Erika Sanada is a Japanese sculptor currently based in the USA. She creates ceramic creatures that surprise by their soft colors and lines and unsettling undertones. "My work reflects the weird and the creepy. I am fascinated with the dark side," she wrote on her website.

"In my current body of work, “Odd Things,” I’m using the ceramic medium to create my bizarre creatures. My animals have extra body parts such as multiple arms, legs, teeth, and ears. Clay allows me to create what’s in my head. A troubled childhood and constant “life” anxieties are all expressed in the series.”

These works can be best described as disturbing beauty. Take a look at some of the works below to understand why.

More info: Instagram | erikasanada.com

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Debbie Andersson 10 months ago

Thats adorable.

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Mina 10 months ago

My favorite

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Ana T. 10 months ago

a pupper xoloescuincle

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justagirl 10 months ago

I don’t want to look at these pictures, but at the same I do!

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Oliver Sundseth 10 months ago

awesome

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jevais 10 months ago

These sculptures are made with great sense of detail and are well executed. This artist is very good at her craft, yet I wouldn't buy any of sculptures. I find them disturbing.

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proud slytherin 10 months ago

these are all so amazing - I would buy one

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Amaranthim Talon 10 months ago

"Listen, Mouse- I am not taking you anywhere at this hour- hit me up after my coffee, k?"

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Issy 10 months ago

Yep, that's nightmare material right here. I like it :D

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Bob Collins 10 months ago

What did he do???

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Maria Rangel Lemus 10 months ago

ITs SO CUTE :3

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This Lil Raccoon 10 months ago

"A little bird told me."

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proud slytherin 10 months ago

they're really meaningful, but in a different way

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Bettina Jansen 10 months ago

adorable

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Maria Rangel Lemus 10 months ago

Oh noooo

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Maria Rangel Lemus 10 months ago

i want one....

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Bettina Jansen 10 months ago

I bet it's not even his final transformation.

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Amaranthim Talon 10 months ago

"Now what do I do with it?"

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Amaranthim Talon 10 months ago

Hey!!! Stay out of my goldfish pond, you rascal- Put those fishies back!

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TarnishedDreams 10 months ago

OOOOHHH WON"T YOU>>> STAY WITH MEEEEEE? BECAUSE YOU"RE ALL I NEEEEED

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Maria Rangel Lemus 10 months ago

aww

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QuietAnt 10 months ago

I would buy this so fast!

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Aimee Turner 9 months ago

The put downs and opinions of others soon become a part of you. Inescapable.

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TarnishedDreams 10 months ago

My mom's a potter/sculptor. I need to get her into this sort of thing.

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FandomTrashHell 10 months ago

This is really abstract. noice

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Birdgirl45 10 months ago

SO cute

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The Alchemist 10 months ago

"Where's my money?"

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Amaranthim Talon 10 months ago

"heheheeh, that tickles!!"

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Amaranthim Talon 10 months ago

"You can FLY!!! We'll help you!"

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Aimee Turner 9 months ago

Is that a fox cat?

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Issy 10 months ago

That's me when I have to socialize for too long. It's so exhausting for me, sometimes hard to bear.

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Aimee Turner 9 months ago

Beautiful. I'd buy it. It has soo many deep meanings.

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sakora 10 months ago

Hide!

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sakora 10 months ago

No more friends!

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Aimee Turner 9 months ago

The sorrow and pain of one, is the source of survival for the bully.

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sakora 10 months ago

Sad trophy...

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Diane Mackereth 10 months ago

The evil twin

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Creep Reap 10 months ago

Holy )#))-'smsjjmdjkkmdmj'sj

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Aimee Turner 9 months ago

Is that a rat, cat, fox, and long eared dog all in one? Its cute.

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Aimee Turner 9 months ago

When you are helpful to those who need it, but really you caused it in the first place. He stole the birds wing. Fake help, to make you look good.

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Gimmick Schnabitz 9 months ago

made me smile

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Aimee Turner 9 months ago

The second ear allows him to hear your deepest thoughts.

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