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The "Ars Bestiaria" (or "Beastly Arts") is a series of prints based on antique scientific illustrations of animals. These source images were photoshopped together into new combinations of imaginary beasts. The prints originally took the form of a bestiary book made using a paper-plate lithography process, and are now being re-imagined as singular works of art, printed from poleyester plates and embellished by hand.

These are the original combined images used to print the plates; I will be posting the finished prints as soon as they are completed.

Ornithorhynchus anatinus + Eutoxeres aquila Dendrolagus bennettianus + Capra aegagrus hircus Perameles nasuta + Danaus plexippus Cebus capucinus + Istiophorus albicans Hydrophasianus chirurgus + Rhacophorus prominanus Georychus capensis + Homarus americanus Phoca vitulina + Rhinoceros unicornis Microtus agrestis + Cheilopogon melanurus Giraffa camelopardalis + Felis catus Puma yagouaroundi + Charadrius obscurus Ambystoma maculatum + Pandion haliaetus Camelus dromedarius + Rangifer tarandus Apteryx mantelli + Naja haje Mesocricetus auratus + Cuon alpinus Terrapene ornata + Gazella dorcas Canis latrans + Microcebus rufus Iguana iguana + Macroscelides proboscideus Equus ferus caballus + Alligator mississippiensis Rattus norvegicus + Anser anser Pteropus alecto + Vulpes vulpes

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