At first glance of below images, the insects seem to be ready to crawl or fly off the page. However, they are actually crafted out of bamboo from by Japanese artist Noriyuki Saitoh. Butterfly, dragonfly, beetle, bee, mantis and all those bugs are thoughtfully recreated with their essential features to give the impression of life. Just take a look at the images, you will be easily “woo” by Saitoh’s delicate work – razor-thin veins in the wings of dragonflies, wiry whiskers of grasshoppers, all those incredible details make these insects look as if they could scurry away at any moment.
Saitoh shares his creations on his website. In addition to many satisfying shots of his work, he writes detailed descriptions about each creature. You also can easily follow his work on Twitter or Facebook.