Coral Reef | Drawing unitedA coral reef is an underwater ecosystem characterised by reef-building corals.

Reefs are formed of colonies of coral polyps held together by calcium carbonate. Most coral reefs are built from stony corals, whose polyps cluster in groups.

Known as “rainforests of the sea,” coral reefs cover less than 1% of the ocean but are home to almost 25% of all known marine species! Coral reefs are naturally colorful because of algae, which lives inside of the coral, providing them with food.

About the artwork

“Sunrise” was sprayed painted on discarded packaging box to emphasise that unlike what we throw away everyday in our bins, coral reefs cannot be re-used or regenerate themselves once they have bleached.

Global warming is the main threat for the reef and the bright sun from the artwork captures that idea that the hotter the sea gets, the bleaker the reef will become like the rather grey and sad looking of what appears to be or could be the sea or ocean.

The vibrant tones in the artwork aim at reminding all of us how reefs are meant to look like – a celebration of bursting colours.

The facts

I CARE. I DRAW. I SUPPORT.

HERE IS HOW YOU CAN

£50 is what Pierrick’s awesome featured print will cost you but above all what will be given to his chosen charity – The Reef Restoration Foundation.

Here is what Pierrick has to say about it all –

“Coral reefs only occupy 0.1% of the area of the ocean but they support 25% of all marine species on the planet.

In fact, the variety of life associated with coral reefs rivals that of the tropical forests of the Amazon or New Guinea.

You will then understand how vital this ecosystem is and why I have decided to campaign for it and support the Reef Restoration Foundation.”

Pierrick

Please note

Drawing United will collect all the artwork purchases via this website and will make a donation from the chosen charity website.

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We will also, when possible, ask the chosen charity to acknowledge receipt of the donation via their preferred way of doing so.

A 5% admin fee will be deducted from the total sale amount prior the donation

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