Red Hong Yi Creates Birds From Petals

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Red Hong Yi

When you look at the structure of a flower petal, the delicate lines and shapes might bring to mind images of bird feathers. But even when it's easy to see a similarity between the two, it's unbelievable to see bird portraits made of nothing but flower petals. 

That's precisely why Red Hong Yi's stunning pictures of birds constructed from petals are so visually striking. While your eyes immediately recognize that they are pieces of flower petals, your mind still notices the structural similarity between feathers and petals, attracting you to further study the beautiful artworks.

You can keep up on the young Malaysian artist's newest creations on her Instagram, which is filled with fabulous artwork made from all types of amazing materials.

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September 1, 2013 - 2:00pm
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