Our planets waters are full of strange creatures. The deeper the water and the saltier it is, the more likely it seems that we find strange animals out there. So let me take you on a roll for some creative inspiration in a world that’s still full of surprises and will keep on surprising us for much, much longer!
How the jellyfish lost its shell is one story of many about the dragon god Ryujin. Jellyfish are strange creatures. These days we know what they are and we know much about how they go about their lives, but imagine living in a time when everything new in your life was a good chance of being something nobody ever had seen before? That was food for legends, and that’s how a dragon god made the jellyfish loose its shell.
Jellyfish, though simple beings, are truly remarkable creatures. Just look at their life cycle and you know you hit gold.
A jellyfish knows many forms, from larva, to polyp to fully grown medusa. Artist or not: This will be an interesting read!
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.
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.