Helen Ansell

Helen Ansell's vibrant paintings capture the spirit of native Western Australian flora and fauna. Helen lives with her family in Mullewa, in the centre of Western Australia's wildflower country.

Head Full of Flowers Print Head Full of Flowers Print

Head Full of Flowers Print

Art print of an original painting 'Head Full of Flowers' by Helen Ansell.

Art print of an original painting 'Head Full of Flowers' by Helen Ansell.

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Mighty Boab Print Mighty Boab Print

Mighty Boab Print

Art print of an original painting by Helen Ansell. Boab Tree (Adansonia gregorii)The Boab Tree is...

Art print of an original painting by Helen Ansell. Boab Tree (Adansonia gregorii)The Boab Tree is related to the Madagascan and African Adansonia species known as baobabs. As with other baobabs, it is easily recognised by the swollen base of its trunk, which forms a massive caudex, giving the tree a bottle-like appearance. The huge tree, found in the Western Australian Kimberley region, is used as food, medicine, shelter and artwork. Boabs range form 5-15 metres in height, usually between 9-1...

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Sun Setting on the Carnaby's Print Sun Setting on the Carnaby's Print

Sun Setting on the Carnaby's Print

Art print of an original painting by Helen Ansell. Sun Setting on the Carnaby's Black Cockatoo (C...

Art print of an original painting by Helen Ansell. Sun Setting on the Carnaby's Black Cockatoo (Calyptorhynchus latirostris)The endangered Carnaby's Black Cockatoo is one of just two species of white-tailed black cockatoos on earth. The other is the Baudin's Black Cockatoo, and they are both found only in the Southwest Australia Ecoregion. Their population has declined greatly in recent decades, mostly due to the loss and fragmentation of their preferred habitats, and they need the support of...

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Blue Winged Kookaburra Print Blue Winged Kookaburra Print

Blue Winged Kookaburra Print

Art print of an original painting by Helen Ansell. Kookaburra (Dacelo novaeguineae)The laughing k...

Art print of an original painting by Helen Ansell. Kookaburra (Dacelo novaeguineae)The laughing kookaburra is the largest of the kingfisher family, and famous for its chorus of laughter which echoes through the Australian bush. Unlike most of its relatives, kookaburras occupy the same territories year-round which they mark with their noisy calls. Each group knows the boundaries of each others territories by communicating before the spring breeding season to establish boundaries. The name is a...

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Desert Bloom Art Print Desert Bloom Art Print

Desert Bloom Art Print

Art print of an original painting by Helen Ansell. Wreath Flower (Leschenaultia macrantha)A speci...

Art print of an original painting by Helen Ansell. Wreath Flower (Leschenaultia macrantha)A species of low growing plant, the unique and distictive "Wreath Flower", amazingly, grows in bare gravel roadsides, quarries, cemeteries, etc., particularly around Mullewa, inland from Geraldton, Western Australia. Mullewa is renown for it's carpets of everlastings, but of the many flowering specimens in the district, the wreath flower is the star attraction of the annual Mullewa Wildflower Show held e...

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Rose of the West Print Rose of the West Print

Rose of the West Print

Art print of an original painting by Helen Ansell. "Rose of the West"The Rose of the West (Eucaly...

Art print of an original painting by Helen Ansell. "Rose of the West"The Rose of the West (Eucalyptus macrocarpa) is a mallee Eucalypt that is native to the south-west of Western Australia and noted for its large, spectacular flowers. It is sprawling in habit and grows to between 0.8 and 5 metres in height. The silver-grey leaves are ovate-elliptic, sessile and are up to 12 cm long and 8 cm wide. The red, pink or cream flowers are up to 100 mm in diameter and occur in early spring to summer a...

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A Different Kind of Desert Print A Different Kind of Desert Print

A Different Kind of Desert Print

Art print of an original painting 'A Different Kind of Desert' by Helen Ansell. After moving home...

Art print of an original painting 'A Different Kind of Desert' by Helen Ansell. After moving home from Europe, artist Helen Ansell found herself struck by the wild, striking shapes and colours of Western Australian wildflowers, unlike any others in the world. She returned to live in a remote Aboriginal community in the desert 75 km outside of Wiluna in Western Australia and says, "When most people think of 'desert' they imagine nothing but barren sandy plains, however I found a lush beauty wa...

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White Spider Orchid Print White Spider Orchid Print

White Spider Orchid Print

Art print of an original painting by Helen Ansell. White Spider OrchidThis group contains about 1...

Art print of an original painting by Helen Ansell. White Spider OrchidThis group contains about 16 species, most of which are in the Caladenia longicauda group. All of them have predominantly white flowers with no red tip to the labellum, most of which have relatively large flowers. The subspecies are generally very similar with subtle differences ranging from differences in the size of the flowers, size and shape of the labellum and the distribution. As a group, they are very common across t...

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Red Tailed Cockatoos Print Red Tailed Cockatoos Print

Red Tailed Cockatoos Print

Art print of an original painting by Helen Ansell. Red-tailed Black CockatooThe Red-tailed Black ...

Art print of an original painting by Helen Ansell. Red-tailed Black CockatooThe Red-tailed Black Cockatoo (Calyptorhynchus banksii) is a large black cockatoo native to Australia. Adult males have a characteristic pair of bright red panels on the tail that gives the species its name. It is more common in the dryer parts of the continent. Five subspecies are recognised, differing most significantly in beak size. The species is usually found in eucalyptus woodlands, or along water courses. In th...

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Blue Wren Among the Marri Blooms Print Blue Wren Among the Marri Blooms Print

Blue Wren Among the Marri Blooms Print

Art print of an original painting 'Blue Wren Among the Marri Blooms' by Helen Ansell.

Art print of an original painting 'Blue Wren Among the Marri Blooms' by Helen Ansell.

$39.95

Desert Gold Art Print Desert Gold Art Print

Desert Gold Art Print

Art print of an original painting 'Desert Gold' by Helen Ansell.

Art print of an original painting 'Desert Gold' by Helen Ansell.

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Hakea Haven Print Hakea Haven Print

Hakea Haven Print

Art print of an original painting 'Hakea Haven' by Helen Ansell.

Art print of an original painting 'Hakea Haven' by Helen Ansell.

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