Rafflesia in Abstract

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Rafflesia in Abstract
Acrylic and markers on canvas
30cm x 40cm
Izabella Beck and Jamie Hariette Korthals (11, Rainbow Centre Yishun Park School)

The Rafflesia is one of the world’s largest and rarest flowers, native to Southeast Asia. It is named after Sir Stamford Raffles, who led a British expedition to the region in 1818 and founded modern SIngapore in 1819. Our artists Izabella and Jamie were searching for a way to recreate the bumps on the flower’s petals. Their solution? Bubble wrap!