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Sharing the journey and stories from the present and the past to educate, inform and entertain you.  With the love of nature, the eye for detail, Tony shares his real life ventures into the outback to seek out those rare and hard to find birds and bring them to life in the form of stunning art work.

Entries for 'glazing'

My Painting Techniques 1

The drawing and glazing techniques I use for my oil painting starts with a very detailed drawing. This is followed by underpainting to get the right tones, laying down the colour in lots of thin transparent glazes, and working up the darks and lights. This article is based on work I did in 1991, but I still use the same techniques today.

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Colourful birds: Australia vs USA

Colourful birds: Australia vs USA

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An artist in paradise

An artist in paradise

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A Glamorous Life!

A Glamorous Life!

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A safari in a shed

A safari in a shed

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The 30 year painting

The 30 year painting

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My equipment of choice

My equipment of choice

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On becoming a better bird painter

On becoming a better bird painter

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Armed and dangerous in Africa

Armed and dangerous in Africa

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