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Thierry Boisgard laid down in grass with its Rafflesia ; From the time he was very young, he has dissected, sketched an sculpted
everything he notices during his hikes. While completing studies in biology,
he worked on perfecting his moulding and painting techniques. Today he serves
art and natural history museums by restoring collections or making educational
moulds and models. First he sculpts and models the subject. With the help of
elastomers an resins, he then casts his creation. Next comes the most delicate
phase : giving the animal or plant realistic, lifelike colors.
Acrylic paint applied with brush and airbrush.
Rafflesia, the largest flower in the world. “A Kiss from Sumatra…”

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Hortus / Garden element / Turf

Moved image

Individual / Personality / Boisgard, Thierry

Organism / Morphology / Morphology (botany) / Inflorescence / Flower (Plant Anatomy)

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Flora / Rafflesiales order / Rafflesiaceae family / Rafflesia (Rafflesia sp) / Rafflesia (Rafflesia arnoldii)

Relaxation

Well-being

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Shot / Three quarter shot

Paint

Europe / European Union / France

Organism / Morphology / Physical morphology / Speckled

Colour / Red

Shot / Outdoor

Humor

Behavior / Posture / Lie down

Matter (substance) / Synthetic matter

Organism / Morphology / Physical morphology / Tall

Organism / Morphology / Morphology (botany) / Herb

Individual / Person / Man

Economic activity / Activity / Traditional activity / Manual activity

Art / Plastic art / Sculpture

Art / Plastic art / Painting

Human Settlement / Habitat / Building / Building (Block)

Science / Scientific research / Scientist

Species / Relation between species / Parasitism / Parasite / Holoparasite

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Eukaryota / Archaeplastida / Chlorobionta / Embryophyta / Tracheophyta / Spermatophyta / Phanerogamae / Angiospermae / Dicotyledoneae / Rafflesiales / Rafflesiaceae / Rafflesia

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