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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.

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On becoming a better bird painter

Painting birds is one of the greatest challenges for any wildlife artist. There seems to be a never-ending cycle of anguish and triumph, because painting birds isn’t hard, but painting them well is difficult. I’ve been putting my artistic endeavours into birds since I was 14 - about 40 years. And I never stop learning. While I paint many types of wildlife, birds are where my mastery, or lack of it, becomes obvious. Birds are the toughest of all wildlife subjects to get right.

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'Birds in Art' via Ecuador

'Birds in Art' via Ecuador

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Cassowary dreaming in the wilds of north Queensland

Cassowary dreaming in the wilds of north Queensland

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Amazonia

Amazonia

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The curse of becoming known

The curse of becoming known

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Colourful birds: Australia vs USA

Colourful birds: Australia vs USA

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New Studio

New Studio

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Searching for Landseer

Searching for Landseer

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Ray Ching - my mentor and friend

Ray Ching - my mentor and friend

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