Autumn Flight


Printing: Giclee Archival Ink Print
Paper: Breathing Color Optica One
Finish: Un-Framed


Product Description

‘Autumn Flight’ watercolour – this autumnal leaf, Pseudopanax lessonii, fell to the ground in front of me. It reminded me somewhat of a feather, with its veins, torn edges and colour bands echoing the patterns and shapes that a feather might have and I just had to paint it. A4 limited edition of 25

Lesley Alexander

‘Originally from the UK, Lesley has lived in Auckland with her Kiwi husband and 3 children for 12 years. She has always loved drawing and as a mature student, gained a 1st Class Honours degree in Graphic Design, specialising in Scientific Illustration from Middlesex University. With her nursing background, she quickly became involved in medical illustration. However, it was when she was commissioned to 2 Clematis for the covers of the British Clematis Journal, that she became enthralled with botanical illustration. In April last year, she completed the Diploma in Botanical Art, run by the Society of Botanical Artists in the UK and gained a Distinction. She is also a member of the Botanical Society of New Zealand (BASNZ) and the American Society of Botanical Artists (ASBA). Lesley still works part time in a Learning Support Department of a local college and spends the rest of her time painting. Last year she started tutoring botanical illustration at Kumeu Art Centre, as well as privately, and loves being able to inspire others by sharing her love of painting plants in all their guises as well as other natural history subjects.’

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A4 Un-Framed