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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 'safari show'

A safari in a shed

The Dallas Safari Show as a real eye opener for the boy from Australia – a bit like Crocodile Dundee must have felt when he landed in New York City! My hotel was a 3km walk from the Show, so I set off on foot via McDonalds for breakfast on the way. It was then I realised that no-one walks in Dallas – everyone drives for a reason.  Here I was, all dressed up in suit and tie for my day of spruiking art, and I thought I wouldn’t make it alive. The armed guard protecting McDonalds was a real give away that my transport planning was seriously flawed!

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Searching for Landseer

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On becoming a better bird painter

On becoming a better bird painter

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'Birds in Art' via Ecuador

'Birds in Art' via Ecuador

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New Studio

New Studio

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Making it in the world of bird art before you die!

Making it in the world of bird art before you die!

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Ray Ching - my mentor and friend

Ray Ching - my mentor and friend

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Surviving a workshop

Surviving a workshop

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Residential weekend Master Class

Residential weekend Master Class

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