“I am always drawn to and inspired by the amazing variety of colours and shapes found in our beautiful Western Australian flora and this is no exception. Although tiny flowers the bright orange and delicate hints of purple stand out amongst the dry light coloured sand they grow. Whilst tourists often come to my hometown of Mullewa for the carpets of everlastings – the bush flowers such as these (which come out later in October) are often just as striking and worthy of attention.” Helen Ansell
Coppercups (Pileanthus peduncularis) is an eye catching copper-orange to red flower growing in a massed display on a low and spreading perennial shrub, which grows to a height of 1.5 metres.
It blooms between August and December, in most places after the end of the normal ‘Wildflower Season’, on sand plains and sand dunes in the Pilbara, Mid West, Wheatbelt, and Swan Coastal Plain regions of Western Australia.
The Turquoise Jewel Butterfly (Hypochrysops halyaetus) lives in the south of Western Australia and has a wingspan of 3cm. They lay white 1 mm round flattened eggs, in clusters on a food plant. As Caterpillars they are attended by and live in the nests of particular
Helen Ansell Fine Art Paper Prints are now available as giclée quality prints using Fine Art smooth paper 220gsm. Using archival ink, all have a lightfastness under glass and away from direct sunlight of greater than 200 years. Fine Art Paper Prints available in three sizes:
- Small – 30 x 30cm including white border of 5cm (made to fit a 30 x 30cm frame) – Actual image size is 20x20cm.
- Medium – 40 x 40cm including white border of 5cm – Actual image size is 30x30cm.
- Large – 50 x 50cm including white border of 5cm – Actual image size is 40x40cm.
Helen Ansell fine art prints are proudly printed in Australia.
*Please allow up to 6 business days for your purchase to be posted. Because each print is made to order just for you, we require time to print and post your beautiful Australian fine art print.
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