These astonishingly intricate paper sculptures are the work of Virginia-based artist and professor Eric Standley. We can’t stop staring at them. Eric uses multicoloured, layered paper and a laser cutter to create mesmerizing pieces that bear a remarkable resemblance to stained glass windows.
…is a colorful species of acorn barnacle found throughout California and other areas in the North American Pacific coast. Like all barnacles M.californicus is a suspension feeder and uses its cirri which are modified legs to scoop organic material into its mouth. M. californicus is often found in the intertidal zone where it grows in large colonies of mixed species.