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Ackee & Leaves


I have painted the national fruit of Jamaica “Ackee” several times now, however in this case I was inspired to paint it from a more “botanical” approach in order to really capture the delicacy of the fruit and leaves of the plant. I have always thought it to be a rather attractive fruit and I love the colors and textures of the pod and the fruit itself. The leaves also provide quite a wide range of green and yellow shades. This arrangement seemed to work for the botanical study that I was aiming for. This is a limited edition of 250 giclée prints on watercolor paper. The original painting Ackee & Leaves has not been sold.

5% of the total cost of your order will be devoted to the Port Royal Cays Coral Restoration Project in Jamaica. If you would like more information on this project, please go to

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