This 50 cm square cushion features Helen's original, large-scale floral print. Country Garden Design in all its luxe velvety goodness.
'Country Garden’ is a modern take on 19thcentury scientific botanical illustrations, featuring a dark green backdrop with pops of curated colour in the form of belladonna, brunia, cosmos, hydrangea petals and greens, lisianthus, nigella, thistle and zinnia.
Premium Silk Velvet with beautiful black velvet backing.
50cm x 50cm
Made in New Zealand
Design & Artwork Helen Bankers
Supplied with 55cm Feather Inner.
These pieces are all limited editions of 100.
All fabric printed in Australia, to the highest ecological process standard. Bespoke and Artisan. Supply Chain is known, this product has been consciously and responsibly made.
Fabric pattern may slightly differ from shown image. The artwork is an organic repeat pattern
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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.
For art work leasing, please contact www.artassociates.co.nz
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