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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 'underpainting'

Blossomtime

My painting technique over the past 40 years depends on a very detailed underpainting, where I balance the tones and get it right as a black and white piece. This is then followed by layer upon layer of glaze to get the right colour and texture. It’s a labour intensive and time consuming method. And like many artists I usually end up not loving the end result. I get too close to it. But I think I like this one….

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On becoming a better bird painter

On becoming a better bird painter

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BIA 2019: The Noble Quest

BIA 2019: The Noble Quest

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The 30 year painting

The 30 year painting

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An artist in paradise

An artist in paradise

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New, new studio

New, new studio

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Cassowary dreaming in the wilds of north Queensland

Cassowary dreaming in the wilds of north Queensland

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'Birds in Art' via Ecuador

'Birds in Art' via Ecuador

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Uncle Sid

Uncle Sid

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