Mythology Enters Our World Through Clay Sculptures

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Dreams of fantastic creatures with wings and swirling fur have hopped through the portal from their world to planet Earth. Majestic critters pose curiously and delicately — all weighing less than a handful of paperclips.

Russian artist Evgeny Hontor molds creatures using  velvet clay and acrylics, creating light and airy mythical beings. Shaped and painted with intricate detail, the animals come to life through magical clay.

Hontor’s creatures range from foxes to owls to ones developed through the artist’s own creative mind. Hontor crafts a mythological world and brings the characters forward through sculpting and painting, giving life to mere thoughts and concepts.

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Source: Evgeny Hontor