Detailed Portraits of Animals Combine Intricate Layers and Decorative Flourishes

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The newest series by Manila-based paper artist Patrick Cabral features three white animals detailed with elements of black and gold. A pink nose serves as a stylistic outlier for a  whiskered tiger, while the long and narrow trunk of Cabral’s elephant is completed with a dazzling linear adornment in gold. The animal’s design is similar to a previous elephant iteration Cabral created out of paper in 2017. However, the newer piece’s radial patterns on its forehead and symmetrical ears provide a distinct contrast in composition. To support their more permanent display, the artist used MDF to form each intricate layer.

These works, in addition to a quetzal with wide-spread wings, were commissioned by Starbucks for a new Reserve location in Manilla, Philippines. You can learn more about how these sculptures came to fruition on Instagram.

Detailed Portraits of Animals Combine Intricate Layers and Decorative Flourishes

Detailed Portraits of Animals Combine Intricate Layers and Decorative Flourishes

Detailed Portraits of Animals Combine Intricate Layers and Decorative Flourishes

Detailed Portraits of Animals Combine Intricate Layers and Decorative Flourishes     Detailed Portraits of Animals Combine Intricate Layers and Decorative Flourishes

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