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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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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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The curse of becoming known

The curse of becoming known

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'Birds in Art' via Ecuador

'Birds in Art' via Ecuador

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BIA 2019: The Noble Quest

BIA 2019: The Noble Quest

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Blossomtime

Blossomtime

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The blurry line - bad & contemporary bird art

The blurry line - bad & contemporary bird art

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New Studio

New Studio

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On Being a Young Artist

On Being a Young Artist

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