This 21-Year-Old Artist From Penang Creatively Turns Wild Animals Into Food Hybrids

The graphic works are part of the young Malaysian's #HybridSeries.

Cover image via @ronnaldong/Instagram

A Malaysian artist is garnering attention after a netizen's tweet showcasing some of his quirky digital images went viral

The netizen posted three photos on Twitter on 30 June with the caption, "Who edited this hahaha editing skills level 9999."

The tweet garnered over 38,000 retweets at the time of writing.

The subjects of the graphic work are wild animals in their natural habitats. However, the creatures are edited to look like hybrids of food and fruits.

In response to the viral tweet, another netizen revealed that the artist responsible for the photos is 21-year-old Ronald Ong.

According to Behance, the "self-learned digital artist" is a medical student from Penang.

The surreal photos are part of the young Malaysian's #HybridSeries. Here are some of his popular artwork:

1. Zebreo

"I was having this idea while eating Oreos so don't mind me," Ronald wrote in the caption.

2. Loafox

"Natural breadator," a netizen joked in the post's comments section.

3. Pineapple Owl

"This is what happened when fruits decided to join the #HybridSeries," Ronald wrote.

4. Orange tiger

"I sacrificed three oranges in the making of this image. But it was totally worth it!" the caption read. 

5. Ducknana

"Two of my favourite foods in one!" an Instagram user wrote.

Netizens flooded the comments section of Ronald's posts to express their admiration for his creative works of art

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