Author name: Kerry Hughes

the last true penguin

The last true penguin

A winter’s tale – the last true penguin?  December 1852, sailing home for Christmas, a highly respected ornithologist spotted what he believed to be a penguin off the coast of Newfoundland. The lone bird is widely believed to be the last sighting of the last true penguin.  Was it or wasn’t it?  Was it a […]

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Garden Birds

Taking a look at garden birds

Nature on your doorstep As everything is a little topsy turvy right now and we’re all confined to our homes once again. We thought it would be fun to take a look at the nature on our doorstep. Where better to start than garden birds? We can all look out of our window and spy

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No to fast fashion

Fast Fashion Alternative

More art than fashion We started Lifeforms Art as an extension of our conservation work. We were looking for a way to spread the word about how amazing nature is and how we can all play a part in conservation. Initially, we looked at making 3 dimensional models/sculptures, like the ones Ian used to make

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colour an octopus

Colour An Octopus

Colour an Octopus Would you like to colour an octopus? As you know we’re a little cephalopod mad here and we thought we’d share the love with a free colouring sheet and a bit of a competition. Click on the link below to download a free colouring sheet of curly our curled octopus logo. Go

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organic cotton

Organic Cotton and Sustainable Fashion

Sustainable Fashion With New York fashion week starting this week and London Fashion week coming up, sustainability in the fashion industry is a hot topic. There is also much, deserved, condemnation of fast fashion and the throw away culture that seems prevalent at the moment. We don’t really consider ourselves as a fashion brand. Our

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tiny actions save the planet

Saving the Planet One Tiny Action at a Time

Tiny Actions. A Blog Post By Ben Hughes Introduction Hello, I’m Ben, you may know me from one of our Instagram pictures, (I’m the one with the big dark curly hair…) I’ve been wanting to write a blog for a while now. Many have been started but they are either incomplete or I’m not happy

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Harbour Porpoise

Finding A Porpoise in Life

Finding a porpoise in life We’re very excited to have a guest blog written by Holly Dunn, Project Officer, at Sea Trust in Pembrokeshire. Holly is running an amazing photo ID project for harbour porpoises and she’s telling us all about it. Sea Trust Sea Trust is a non-profit community interest company established in 2003, working to

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hermit crab print

The Land of the Hermit Crab: Exploring Skomer’s Sea Floor

Hermit Crabs Here at Lifeforms Art we have a passion for hermit crabs and their amazing nomadic life. We were delighted to be contacted by Zoology Graduate Melanie Baker who has been studying the habitat of hermit crabs around Skomer Island. She has very kindly written a blog for us about her research. The Land

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Deep sea brittle star

Microplastics are eaten by creatures of the deep!

  We are delighted to have a guest blog by Marine Plastic Scientist Winnie Courtene-Jones. She tells us about her research into how micro plastics are reaching even the deep seas. Our latest T-shirt, the brittle star was created to help raise awareness of how echinoderms are being affected by plastics. Microplastics are eaten by

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Northern Flights Art Cards

Cards, cards and more cards!

Cards, cards and more cards We’re heading towards that ‘most wonderful time of the year’ when our hearts are filled with thoughts of loved ones. The time when we ponder sending Christmas cards far and wide. This year we’ve launched our new range of cards as Voyager and Boomerang cards. The back of each card

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