Having published a few greeting card designs, it did not take long for individuals to request bespoke commissions. Armed with a sense of humour, an eye for detail and a flair for watercolour and ink, Helena's compositions and artwork evolved.
Each have been based on the recipients hobbies, interests, special events, cars, motorbikes, vehicles, careers, pets, cats, dogs, even a tortoise! Sketched first with the main subjects and background to suit. The design is then made permanent with ink. Colour is applied using watercolour pencils and a paint brush, allowing Helena to achieve such fabulous colourful detail.
Commissions are generally based on photographs provided by the customer, though Helena is known to conduct her own research particularly when challenged with painting specific vehicles and/or scenes. For further details, please contact Helena.
Recently, Helena has added another string to her bow, fine art commissions using acrylic paints on natural slate. Prices start at £45. Also, memorial stones - Prices varies.
For the watercolour and ink illustrations, prices range from £120 to £300 dependant on size and complexity. Below are a few examples of these delightful paintings: