Janet Matthews

About Janet Matthews

Janet is a multi-award winning artist, in Australia and Overseas, who specialises in Colour Pencil and Graphite, with Wildlife and Botanical as her subjects.

Botanical Art: Blue Faced Honeyeater and Waratah “Hmm, Waratah !!”

Blue Faced Honeyeater and Waratah

Two amazing things, when placed together create a strong image as well as a wonderful play with the colours of the bird against the red waratah.  The Blue faced honeyeater is a bigger bird, so placing him with the waratah makes him look more delicate and attractive.

Artist: Janet Matthews

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Note from the Editor:

Botanical artists are highly skilled, producing important records of botanical subjects. Their works of art are also visually appealing in their own right ; illustrations may be ink, watercolour, pencil, oils or a combination.

The Gardening Magazine features Botanical Art and the artists to promote their work and to provide another platform to display these remarkable art forms.

See below for details of the artist who created this featured piece.