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True Blue mates Textile by Yvonne Chapman Brooks

Yvonne Chapman Brooks is a world renowned West Australian artist specialising in watercolours and acrylics.

Well known both nationally and internationally, Yvonne has won awards in Australian and American competitions for her textile artwork and wall hangings. The most famous was True Blue Mates, which won prizes in Australia and in the USA, and Carousel which won best use of colour in the Mancuso World of Quilts, USA.

Specialising in watercolours, Yvonne also completes stunning works of art in pastels and natural colourings in her photo-realistic acrylic paintings. She is honoured that her artwork is commissioned and displayed all over the world.

Yvonne loves to paint people’s pets and this is a popular request by those who have lost their beloved pets. While her rainbow backgrounds are admired and unique, she also paints portraits in more natural colourings. Yvonne creates artwork for Busselton Greyhound Awareness, a cause close to her heart, to use for sale and fundraising.

Born in Coventry in the UK, Yvonne now resides in Pinjarra, Western Australia with her wonderful husband, two rescue greyhounds – Daisy and Otis and a gorgeous big boy Shadow.


Tradition with a twist, Carousel ,textile

Yvonne’s artwork in on display and retails at the cellar door at Vineyard 28 Winery in West Harvey, in the Southwest of Western Australia.


Yvonne’s artwork is commissioned worldwide. Two main sizes in watercolours, which are easy to post worldwide in rigid, reinforced envelopes.

9×12 inch (22.86cm x30.48 cm) or 12 x16 inch (30.48 cm x 40.64cm).

On request, larger sizes are available up to a full sheet of watercolour paper 700mm x 500mm (approx.).

If you are interested in having your pet’s portrait completed, please contact me here at Yvonne’s Artwork.


Yvonne teaches art to a small group of students and holds workshops in her watercolour techniques and colour theory.

Rainbow Background Cat Watercolour by Yvonne Chapman Brooks

If you are interested in booking workshops, please contact me here at Yvonne’s Artwork.


If you would like to know more, book a commission or workshop; or buy a existing piece of artwork please ring me on 0466 467 153.

Acrylic farm dog commission