Shape language basics in art

Shape language, you probably heard about that before. Shapes can communicate something to the onlooker. It sets a mood or tells something about a character. We especially see this in comic styles where shapes are a lot more telling than in daily life. Traditional movies apply it too, and we even do so in our own households. In this article we specifically look at the basics of shape language when applied to characters and creatures, and what they communicate.

Fantastic specialization of living organisms

The planet we live on screams specialization. Every single organism you see is specialized, one more than the other, but they all found their niche and adjusted to it. In some cases, this means they have very remarkable features you rarely see in other species. In other cases, it meant the difference between life above the water surface and a completely barren planet. Let me take you on a stroll and show you some wonderful specializations on this planet.

The features of the adult jellyfish

The adult jellyfish, though enigmatic, isn’t the most popular kind of animal. However, they’re a great creature for creatives. Their calm and careless way of living, and their various physical traits are not only amazing for creature designs and storytelling, but are also very popular in ocean-themed babyrooms. For those with a true love for jellyfish there are lamps, sculptures, christmas decoration and much much more.
Adult jellyfish for creatives explains more about this wonderful creature. Its important to look at their behaviour, their diet, the way they look and move, their habitat… All in all its important to know the species inside out. Other than that, its very helpful to understand symbolism as well, as that tells a lot about how people feel about them.

Immortal jellyfish, phoenix of the ocean.

She may not look the part, but this jellyfish is the only true immortal creature on this planet we know of.
Turritopsis dohrnii, also known as the ‘Immortal Jellyfish’ is a small jellyfish that left researchers baffled, and to this day is of great interest for those that seek longivity and immortality. Damage it, stress it, or even kill it, it still won’t die.