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White Ginger Flower Pattern

White Ginger Flower Pattern has been created using the individual ingredients of my artwork called A Mojito Made Me Do It.

The illustration features limes, mint and White Ginger flowers commonly known as Mariposa (butterfly in Spanish). Its scientific name Hedychium Coronarium, from the family of the Zingiberaceas, native to Vietnam, became a symbol of Cuban flora because Cuban women used it to smuggle messages to the battlefield during the liberation wars of the 19th century. Its perfume is exquisite.

My process starts with drawing each element individually on a A4 paper. Then, I scan each ingredient and colour them in Photoshop following a specific colour palette. The final layout is done in Illustrator.

This artwork has been featured in my latest solo exhibition in Spain called What a Shitshow.