Art & Design Magazine

Australian Bouquet | Native Australian Flowers to Commemorate a Beautiful Wedding

By Artbycedar

Here is “Australian Bouquet.”

Australian Bouquet | Native Australian Flowers to Commemorate a Beautiful WeddingAustralian Bouquet. 24″ x 18″, Acrylic on Canvas, © 2022 Cedar Lee

This piece was commissioned to commemorate the wedding of a couple who married in Australia this year.

Australian Bouquet | Native Australian Flowers to Commemorate a Beautiful WeddingAustralian Bouquet. 24″ x 18″, Acrylic on Canvas, © 2022 Cedar Lee

All their wedding flowers were native to Australia, and they were not able to bring any of them back with them to the U.S.

Australian Bouquet | Native Australian Flowers to Commemorate a Beautiful WeddingAustralian Bouquet. 24″ x 18″, Acrylic on Canvas, © 2022 Cedar Lee

This beautiful painting will keep the memory alive for them!

Australian Bouquet | Native Australian Flowers to Commemorate a Beautiful WeddingClose-up detail of painting: Australian Bouquet. 24″ x 18″, Acrylic on Canvas, © 2022 Cedar Lee

The dramatic red flower is called a waratah.

Australian Bouquet | Native Australian Flowers to Commemorate a Beautiful WeddingDetail: Australian Bouquet. 24″ x 18″, Acrylic on Canvas, © 2022 Cedar Lee Australian Bouquet | Native Australian Flowers to Commemorate a Beautiful WeddingDetail: Australian Bouquet. 24″ x 18″, Acrylic on Canvas, © 2022 Cedar Lee

The yellow blooms that resemble corn cobs are banksia flowers.

Australian Bouquet | Native Australian Flowers to Commemorate a Beautiful WeddingDetail: Australian Bouquet. 24″ x 18″, Acrylic on Canvas, © 2022 Cedar Lee Australian Bouquet | Native Australian Flowers to Commemorate a Beautiful WeddingDetail: Australian Bouquet. 24″ x 18″, Acrylic on Canvas, © 2022 Cedar Lee

In the language of flowers, the pink protea symbolizes diversity and courage.

Australian Bouquet | Native Australian Flowers to Commemorate a Beautiful WeddingDetail: Australian Bouquet. 24″ x 18″, Acrylic on Canvas, © 2022 Cedar Lee Australian Bouquet | Native Australian Flowers to Commemorate a Beautiful WeddingDetail: Australian Bouquet. 24″ x 18″, Acrylic on Canvas, © 2022 Cedar Lee

I added a sprinkling of delicate eucalyptus leaves around the periphery of the composition.

Australian Bouquet | Native Australian Flowers to Commemorate a Beautiful WeddingDetail: Australian Bouquet. 24″ x 18″, Acrylic on Canvas, © 2022 Cedar Lee

I had a lot of fun creating this detailed painting, and it renewed my interest in painting botanical imagery.

Australian Bouquet | Native Australian Flowers to Commemorate a Beautiful WeddingArtist with art: Australian Bouquet. 24″ x 18″, Acrylic on Canvas, © 2022 Cedar Lee

Prints of this painting are available.

Australian Bouquet | Native Australian Flowers to Commemorate a Beautiful WeddingAustralian Bouquet. 24″ x 18″, Acrylic on Canvas, © 2022 Cedar Lee

Back to Featured Articles on Logo Paperblog