Dresses Gallery


Dresses Gallery

A selection of Collette's recent contemporary style Dress artworks available for purchase. Please also check out the GALLERY ARCHIVE page for sold works to see more of her work if interested in commissioning your own unique artwork

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100 Dresses

These are the 100 watercolour Dresses, inspired by the book The 100 Dresses by Eleanor Estes in the 1940s. Collette has recreated this show in her own style in her own exhibition in 2018

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The Ghost Dress Series

A fascination for vintage lace and the beauty of dress silhouettes inspired this series

  • Moira
    Watercolour dress from the 100 Dresses collection. 1950s style swing dress in rich warm orange, red and gold, a daring neckline with tiered skirt and trim. $40NZD unframed schmincke watercolour paints on paper 210 x 297 mm Dress painting for sale by artist
  • Rachel
    Watercolour dress from the 100 Dresses collection. Stunning fitted sheath dress in rich warm orange, side flounce with train and a pleated halterneck. $40NZD unframed schmincke watercolour paints on paper 210 x 297 mm Dress painting for sale by artist
  • Hannah
    Watercolour dress from the 100 Dresses collection. 1950s style swing dress in rich warm orange, cowl neckline with cap sleeves. $40NZD unframed schmincke watercolour paints on paper 210 x 297 mm Dress painting for sale by artist
  • Kirsty
    Watercolour dress from the 100 Dresses collection. 1950s style swing dress in pinks and golds, with frills and a floral design midriff and border print $40NZD unframed schmincke watercolour paints on paper 210 x 297 mm Dress painting for sale by artist
  • Claire
    Watercolour dress from the 100 Dresses collection. 1950s style swing dress in pinks and golds, wth a button down bodice, gathered straps and detailed midriff. $40NZD unframed schmincke watercolour paints on paper 210 x 297 mm Dress painting for sale by artist
  • Gillian
    Watercolour dress from the 100 Dresses collection. 1950s style swing dress in Pinks and golds, sweetheart neckline with a sheer shoulder. $40NZD unframed schmincke watercolour paints on paper 210 x 297 mm Dress painting for sale by artist
  • Olivia
    Watercolour dress from the 100 Dresses collection. 1950s style swing dress in olive greens and golds, button down front and detailed midriff. $40NZD unframed schmincke watercolour paints on paper 210 x 297 mm Dress painting for sale by artist
  • Victoria
    Watercolour dress from the 100 Dresses collection. The finale dress of any fashion collection is the wedding dress, 100 dresses was no exception. A fitted mermaid dress with tulle overskirt and detailed bodice. $40NZD u$40NZD unframed schmincke watercolour paints on paper 210 x 297 mm Dress painting for sale by artist
  • Jade
    Watercolour dress from the 100 Dresses collection. 1950s style swing dress in olive greens and golds, a border print like this was a common feature of this era. $40NZD unframed schmincke watercolour paints on paper 210 x 297 mm Dress painting for sale by artist
  • Beth
    Watercolour Dress from the 100 Dresses collection. !850s style swing skirt and fitted buttoned detail bodice with a sheer yoke. $40NZD unframed schmincke watercolour paints on paper 210 x 297 mm Dress painting for sale by artist
  • Gloria
    Watercolour dress from the 100 Dresses collection. A 1970s style waterfall maxi with flowing sleeves and crossover bodice design. A water effect silk is what I envisaged for this piece $40NZD unframed schmincke watercolour paints on paper 210 x 297 mm Dress painting for sale by artist
  • Vanessa
    Watercolour Dress from the 100 dresses collection. A stunning contemporary design strapless ballgown with a side flounce $40NZD unframed schmincke watercolour paints on paper 210 x 297 mm Dress painting for sale by artist
  • The Banshee
    The Banshee is a vintage lace dress from the Ghost Dress series inspired by a visit to the Waitomo Caves Hotel where Collette had a ghostly encounter, built in the 1800s, the hotel is said to be one of the top ten most haunted places in New Zealand. Measuring 300mm x 150mm Mixed media on canvas in teals and creams, using quality Golden paints gels and pastes Available for purchase from Art on Tyne Gallery, Oamaru, New Zealand $150.00NZD
  • Apparition
    Apparition is a vintage lace dress from the Ghost Dress series inspired by a visit to the Waitomo Caves Hotel where Collette had a ghostly encounter, built in the 1800s, the hotel is said to be one of the top ten most haunted places in New Zealand. Measuring 300mm x 150mm Mixed media on canvas in teals and creams, using quality Golden paints gels and pastes Available for purchase from Art on Tyne Gallery, Oamaru, New Zealand $150.00NZD
  • The Ghost Dress
    The Ghost Dress is a vintage lace dress from the Ghost Dress series inspired by a visit to the Waitomo Caves Hotel where Collette had a ghostly encounter, built in the 1800s, the hotel is said to be one of the top ten most haunted places in Nw Zealand. Measuring 400mm x 200mm Mixed media on canvas in teals and creams, using quality Golden paints gels and pastes Available for purchase from Art on Tyne Gallery, Oamaru, New Zealand $210.00NZD
  • Michelle
    Watercolour 1950s day dress. Clinched in waist on a fully gathered swing skirt, buttoned bodice with short sleeves, matching belt and a pretty floral design $40NZD schmincke watercolour paints on paper 210 x 297 mm
  • Bearchhhhh
    Mixed media beach themed dress painting about Collettes favourite theme, dresses Part of the 100 Dresses series this mixed media artwork has lots of texture and depth. Featurung silver leaf teeth it has some bite! Beach themed colors it also has seashells and starfish along with artist gels and pastes. Measuring 500mm x 900mm, strecthed canvas that is ready to hang. $590.00NZD
  • Heidi
    Watercolour 1950s Swing Dress featuring a unique mountain range look to the design where the bodice forms the peaks of the Swiss Alps making me think of Heidi $40NZD unframed schmincke watercolour paints on paper 210 x 297 mm Dress painting for sale by artist
  • Fleur
    Watercolour 1950s swing dress with tulip design print around the hem, off the shoulder satin straps for true glamour $40NZD unframed schmincke watercolour paints on paper 210 x 297 mm Dress painting for sale by artist
  • Ceylene
    Watercolour 1950s style button down day dress. I imagine this one in a lovely rich silk, full collar and cap sleeves $40NZD unframed schmincke watercolour paints on paper 210 x 297 mm Dress painting for sale by artist
  • Amber
    $40NZD unframed schmincke watercolour paints on paper 210 x 297 mm Dress painting for sale by artist
  • Anne
    $40NZD unframed schmincke watercolour paints on paper 210 x 297 mm Dress painting for sale by artist
  • Sophia
    $40NZD unframed schmincke watercolour paints on paper 210 x 297 mm Dress painting for sale by artist
  • Amie
    $40NZD unframed schmincke watercolour paints on paper 210 x 297 mm Dress painting for sale by artist

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