The Messenger by Lynnette Shelley



Sizing Information

Small 16.4" x 20.0"
Medium 23.4" x 28.5"
Large 33.2" x 40.4"
Note: Includes a 3/16" white border


  • Printed on 185gsm semi gloss poster paper
  • Custom cut to three maximum sizes – A2, A1 & A0
  • 5mm white border to assist in framing
  • Tack them to your bedroom door, or frame

Original artwork sold 2010

Influenced by Byzantine iconography, as well as art nouveau, and folk art, THE MESSENGER is a mixed media artwork on Canson paper. Mixed media includes liquid gold leaf, liquid copper leaf, oil pastels, woodless colored pencils, and marker.

In many mythologies world-wide, birds are seen as messengers of the gods. In this artwork, I have a hummingbird seemingly whispering in the female / madonna / goddess-like figure’s ear.

Get the T-shirt Here!

Having a great love animals, fairytales, and world mythology, Pennsylvania artist Lynnette Shelley fuses these influences into her strikingly unique illustrations. Her artwork strikes a primal chord in many viewers, with almost Jungian associations to the colors and shapes. Her artworks have been likened to images from an undiscovered ancient civilization or culture.

View Full Profile


  • shadowlee
    shadowleealmost 5 years ago

    beautiful and creative work

  • thank you Shadow!

    – Lynnette Shelley

  • Kseniya Beliaeva
    Kseniya Beliaevaalmost 5 years ago


  • thank you Kseniya

    – Lynnette Shelley

  • Tahnja
    Tahnjaalmost 5 years ago

    Such a very beautiful work of art. A great style with a wonderful feel to this artwork

  • thanks so much Tahnja

    – Lynnette Shelley

  • Anita Inverarity
    Anita Inverarityalmost 5 years ago

    So beautiful Lynette, she looks very serene with her message- Wonderfulness xx

  • thank you Anita!

    – Lynnette Shelley

  • Isa Rodriguez
    Isa Rodriguezalmost 5 years ago

  • yay! thank you

    – Lynnette Shelley

  • helene ruiz
    helene ruizalmost 5 years ago

    this is gorgeous lynnette!

  • Thank you Helene

    – Lynnette Shelley

  • KimTurner
    KimTurneralmost 5 years ago

    Gorgeous – I love her eyes! Really lovely work =)

  • thank you so much Kim

    – Lynnette Shelley

  • Poisonlolly
    Poisonlollyalmost 5 years ago

    beautiful gentle work! i love the colors. xx

  • thank you so much

    – Lynnette Shelley

  • MoonSpiral
    MoonSpiralalmost 5 years ago

    She’s beautiful, and one of my favorite themes for sure!

  • I figured you would like her Tammy. Thank you.

    – Lynnette Shelley

  • DesignBakery
    DesignBakeryalmost 5 years ago

    this is stunning :)

  • Thank you!

    – Lynnette Shelley

desktop tablet-landscape content-width tablet-portrait workstream-4-across phone-landscape phone-portrait
desktop tablet-landscape content-width tablet-portrait workstream-4-across phone-landscape phone-portrait

10%off for joining

the Redbubble mailing list

Receive exclusive deals and awesome artist news and content right to your inbox. Free for your convenience.