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Adorably Emotional Creatures Comprise Nosey Mungo’s Playful Ceramic Menagerie



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July 22, 2022

Grace Ebert

All illustrations or photos © Helen Burgess, shared with authorization

In the fingers of Helen Burgess, goofy grins, bloated bellies, and eyes wide with surprise convert endangered or forgotten animals into endearing creatures with playfully exaggerated feelings. The British ceramicist, who functions as nosey mungo (formerly), sculpts quirky renditions of wildlife and other critters—she prefers to target on conservation issues and species having difficulties to survive— crafting kooky pufferfish coated in spikes and chicks with little beaks poking out from their downy, yellow bodies.

At present, Burgess is operating on a assortment of maritime wall hangings, and you can adhere to her development, alongside with store updates and glimpses into her process, on Instagram.


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