Josephine Theodora, Michelle Sanjaya
Through this concept, the spices that are reviewed on the artboard are the flower of lawang and cubeb. These two spices are small, unique but have a very distinctive, strong fragrance and taste that other spices do not have. Lawang flower or known as pekak with the Latin name illicium verum is a spice originating from southern China and Vietnam. In Chinese, the lawang flower is called bat gok & ba jiao means ‘eight horns’ which refers to the shape of the flower petals and consists of 8 segments, each of which contains small brown seeds. The lawang flower is a plant that lives in cold and sub-tropical regions, has a high adaptability, so that it can survive even though it is not in its natural habitat. Meanwhile, cubeb with the Latin name piper cubeba comes from Java and Sumatra, so it is called Javanese pepper and can grow well in cool climates. Kemukus has segmented stems, is not woody, soft texture, has fibrous roots and brownish yellow, single leaves, has a round shape and wrinkled base. Flowers lawang and cubeb have benefits including overcoming colds, maintaining healthy skin, and increasing immunity. However, the uniqueness of these two spices is less well known among young people. Through a poster with a fashion illustration content entitled Anggi Abirupa, which was inspired by the form of lawang and cubeb flowers. Both of them are the inspiration for making cloth motifs so that the two types of spices are better known by the younger generation. The parts of the cubeb plant and the flower of lawang which are visualized as motifs / accessories include seeds, flowers, and seeds. The method we will use is manual with color tools such as colored pencils, markers, and poster paint, while the paper used is Canson Watercolor 220gr. Our way of pouring the characters from the inspiration into the work is with an advertorial fashion illustration, where the illustrations have a fashion design to introduce lawang and cubeb flowers to the younger generation.