Romantic Cafe au Lait Dahlias, surrounded by classic garden roses. The colour palette are crushes of apricot, soft pinks, magenta and white. Think summer, and fresh,fresh,fresh!!...View full product details
This stunning still life lends itself to hang in a dramatic master bedroom or dining room. Influenced by 17th century artisan's and their approach to...View full product details
Single Peony floating on lush black velvet. A beautiful softness, a quiet demeanor beckoning you closer. Classic artwork for your living or bedroom space. Size:...View full product details
Striking Peonies - blush colours with broody inky blues. The Peonies will transform any room and is a statement piece in your collection! Size: 1100mm...View full product details
Double black Hellebores create an elegant still life piece to your your bedroom or entrance way. Size: A0 - 841mm x 1189mm / Signed Limited Edition...View full product details
Influenced by the Renaissance Still Life painters of the 16th - 17th Century - their awareness of nature, and use of delicate light techniques. Moody inky blues...View full product details
Dramatic, dark foliage, with pops of lush pinks and hues of deep magenta. This large-scale floral artwork is inspired by the still life paintings of the...View full product details
Luxurious and feminine, this piece would look amazing in your entrance way or master bedroom. Size: A0 - 1189mm x 841mm / Signed Limited Edition of...View full product details
Inspired by delicate delft blue pottery from the Netherlands. The matte black velvet background holds the Belladona steam. Beautiful in any room. Size: A0 - 841mm...View full product details
Blooms that pop with bold vibrant colour. This work has painterly detail and sits on a rich black velvet background. Perfect inspiration for any space....View full product details
Inspired by the Renaissance Still Life painters of the 16th - 17th Century - their awareness of nature, and use of delicate light that engages us...View full product details
There is great depth in these delicate blue hydrangea petals - connecting the viewer with nature's intricate detail. This piece looks amazing in a living...View full product details
The dark mood of these hydrangea and black calla lilies - crowd together in a mass texture. An intimate collectors piece for the master bedroom...View full product details
The Grandi Flora Magnolia - lying on a bed of black velvet. Timeless artwork and a statement piece in a living room, bedroom, or home/office....View full product details
Auckland-based artist Helen Bankers has always been attracted to the natural world. Her work has taken her around the world for a myriad of publications and brands, but when she’s not on assignment Helen loves exploring the creative side of photography.
“Throughout my career I’ve learnt a lot about the importance of leading a balanced life,” says Helen. “I realised that I have an overwhelming desire to produce a more artistic and illustrative side of work.”
Outside of her magazine and commercial projects, Helen can be found in her home studio creating work that celebrates the natural world. She has a sharp eye for detail and particularly likes working with flora and fauna.
“I’m inspired by the paintings of Georgia O’Keeffe, and Australian florists such as Saskia Havekes at Grandiflora. I enjoy looking at the fine form and intricacy of flowers and plants,” says Helen, who lives with her engineer husband Dan and daughter Isla, in the eastern suburbs.
“From that passion grew a series with a focus on botanical studies.”
The abstract images, which often combine close-up detail, colour and texture, form the basis of Helen’s Limited Edition Fine Art Prints collection.
As well as having a passion for photographing nature, Helen has a talent for interiors and portrait photography. “I have a love for people and interiors,” she says. “I love telling the story of someone’s life journey through their homes and how their homes reflect the lifestyle they lead,” she says.
*From my experience shooting interiors, I’ve been inspired to create a range of botanical images that people can enjoy in and around the home.”
Helen’s Limited Edition Fine Art Prints are available on this site.
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