Posts in 'Art'

Inspired by an octopus

Inspired by an Octopus

Creating Octagopus!  This is the tale of Octagopus and how the image inspired by an octopus, came to be.  Octagopus is probably our most popular image after Curly. I may have to enter a sort of whimsy-world to describe her in an entertaining way. So here we go…  She was waiting in my head to […]

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reconstructing the Steller's sea cow

Reconstructing the Steller’s Sea Cow

A brief story of the Steller’s Sea Cow  The world of the Steller’s sea cow is something we only know from the written descriptions of a castaway. A Scientist on an expedition Our hero, and part-villain, Georg Steller was a German scientist on a Russian  expedition to the western coast of north America. They would be […]

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Holey Trinity

Nettles, Docks And Thistle -The ‘Holey’ Trinity

The Wildlife Garden This plea to anyone and everyone to make their garden wildlife friendly rides on the back of my usual mantra about extinction. It rarely happens in big obvious and rapid catastrophes. It happens all around us, so slowly that we get used to it. First a species disappears from a garden, a […]

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Giant squid in progress

The Kraken Awakes

Wide Eyed Squids and Squid Kids – In search of the Kraken Cephalopods (octopuses, cuttlefish, squid and nautiluses) are our most popular images at Lifeforms. In response to the popularity we decided to take it a little further.  I can claim no great expertise on the subject but a lifelong fascination does help prevent me from […]

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Art to save the planet

Art to Save the Planet

Adorning our homes with nature Art to save the planet is a bit of a big ask. But never has our environment faced greater threats than it does today. We all need to take responsibility and play our part. Our approach here at Lifeforms is both hands on Conservation and raising awareness of our fellow […]

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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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Lifeforms art organic cotton t-shirts

Organic Cotton T-shirts and more

Lifeforms Art We’ve just released a new curled octopus T-shirt. The curled octopus organic cotton t-shirts have become our best sellers by far and we love all the positive feedback we get about them. We’re beyond excited to know that our octopus t-shirts are being worn around the world. In Australia, America, Spain, UK, Germany, […]

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curly the Curled octopus

Curly The Curled Octopus

Curly The Curled Octopus How Curly became our logo We have just produced a new batch of t-shirts, in response to comments from customers, featuring curly the curled octopus. In effect we have launched the lifeforms brand as a brand; not what we expected to do. Our aspirations were much more unassuming – an environmental message […]

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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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