When tallying up a list of materials to use in assembling delicate fairy sculptures, bug parts might not be first on your average list. But for sculptor Cedric Laquieze, who is fascinated with organic materials and a natural aesthetic, they are the perfect choice. The resulting fairies and goddesses transcend the ick-factor for even the most dedicated bug-hater and showcase the incredible shapes and textures in the insect world. Keep up with his creations and fascinations on his blog, Cedric Laquieze.


For the third year running, we are turning September into a month-long celebration of science artists by delivering a new morsel of sciart to chew on each day. Totally yum? Check out what was previously featured on this day:

2013: Standing (and Soaring) with Canadian Science with artwork by Peter Bond



2012: The Great Architeuthis with artwork from Louis Figuier's The Ocean World: Being a description of the sea and some of its inhabitants, 1872