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    Updated on Oct 8, 2018. Posted on Oct 8, 2018

    An Artist Imagine Life With A Pet Octopus And It's Absolutely Adorable

    Perfectly cute.

    Brian Kesinger is an illustrator, and has done story artist work at Walt Disney Animation Studio. He has a huge portfolio of absolutely incredible work.

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    Years ago Kesinger participated in a steampunk themed design challenge for t-shirts. While illustrating he happened to sketch out this rough drawing of a girl walking a pet octopus. At the time it struck him as a very fun image, and he knew there was something there.

    Brian Kesinger

    It was at that moment the the idea for Kesinger's series Walking Your Octopus: A Guidebook to the Domesticated Cephalopod was born. The series features Victoria and her per octopus, Otto in absolutely adorable situations.

    Brian Kesinger

    Kesinger told BuzzFeed he keeps a list in his sketchbook of situations that would be made better by the presence of a octopus or might be made worse.

    Brian Kesinger

    Kesinger said for each illustration he roughs out a quick sketch and does several rounds of iterations before he adds color. He added that the idea is hands down the most important part of the process, and it's where he spends most of his time.

    Brian Kesinger

    He went on to say what he hopes people will take from his work. "I hope people enjoy the work. One of the greatest compliments I get quite often is that my work “makes people smile.” In today’s world if I can do my part to make people happy through my art then I consider that quite a success."

    Brian Kesinger

    Here are more great images from Walking Your Octopus: A Guidebook to the Domesticated Cephalopod.

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    For more of Brian's work, check out his Instagram and Etsy page.

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