Raku Inoue is an artist famous for turning flower petals and other plant parts into paintings of various insects and animals. One of his recent works portrays a Caribbean flamingo who became disabled after running into a hotel window. Inoue’s painting is an homage to the brave bird and a celebration of his life.
“Recently @jasperdoest released a series of photographic journal on @natgeo on Bob: a Caribbean flamingo who became an ambassador for the Fundashon Dier en Onderwijs Cariben(FDOC) after he was disabilited when he flew into a hotel window,” he wrote on Instagram next to the flamingo photo.
You can see more of his work below and follow his Insta page for more work in the future.