June 11, 2013 AT 1:01 pm

3D Felted Bugs By Claire Moynihan

‘southern hawker ball’ – 2010, 30mm
Textile artist Claire Moynihan uses animal proteins (mostly of the ovis aries, aka sheep) to create lifelike models of animal proteins (mostly of insects, with arachnids and mollusks thrown in for good measure).  Her miniature scale felted balls include butterflies, snails, hornets, dragonflies, beetles and bees among others. Via designboom.

‘bug balls I’ – 2008, 304 x 404 x 59mm
‘garden snail bug ball’ – 2011, 35mm
‘hornet ball’ – 2010, 30mm
Bug Balls VII – 2011, 304 x 404 x 59mm
all images © P wilkins

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