We have featured many of Raku Inoue‘s amazing floral works (previous 1, 2, 3, 4). As one of our favorite artist, Raku’s creative flower arrangements mostly focus on creating colorful portraits of insects.

Although floral insets are pretty cool, floral animals are even better from my view. Using flowers, twigs, leaves, and stems from his garden, Inoue created many delicate animal portraits from land to ocean, such as whale, elephant, panda, jellyfish and etc,. As Inoue mentioned “It all started when one day, it was very windy and the petals of the rose bush in my backyard fell to the ground. I picked those up and made my first floral sculpture: a rose petal beetle. I found the process to be so calming and therapeutic that I made this a creative exercise that I would do in the morning while drinking coffee. With time, this became my artistic identity”.

Image belongs to: Raku Inoue

Image belongs to: Raku Inoue

Image belongs to: Raku Inoue

Image belongs to: Raku Inoue

Image belongs to: Raku Inoue

Image belongs to: Raku Inoue

Image belongs to: Raku Inoue

Image belongs to: Raku Inoue

Image belongs to: Raku Inoue

Image belongs to: Raku Inoue

Image belongs to: Raku Inoue

Image belongs to: Raku Inoue

Image belongs to: Raku Inoue

Image belongs to: Raku Inoue

Image belongs to: Raku Inoue

Image belongs to: Raku Inoue

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