primarily a self taught artist who has been painting since her childhood
and began painting full time after finishing her Bachelors and Masters
degrees in plant biotechnology at the University of Colombo, Sri Lanka,
and further education in horticulture in New Zealand.
Over the years
she has been painting basically inspired by her immediate surroundings
real or some times imagined. Her versatility ranges from portraits
to fine art oil paintings or illustrations to modern art. She also
practices digital art which is yet to be mastered. You will be able
to view her digital art creations in the near future.
Dileepa has strong passion for beauty and diversity of nature that
most of her paintings and creations are close to nature, highlighting
the beauty of wild life, trees, waterways and livelihood of people.
She enjoys using any kind of medium such as pencils, pastels, graphite,
charcoal, and oil paints, Acrylics and even shoe wax / polish for
her creations. She uses primed linen, canvas, watercolour paper, and
wooden boards as subbstrates.
Her paintings are among private collectors around the world.
To view her
paintings please visit the Galleries of water colour, Acrylic, oil
and mixed media .
for visiting dilArt gallery.