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Author: Dickson, Daryl
Brand: Exisle Publishing
Number Of Pages: 144
Release Date: 13-10-2020
Details: Product Description Celebrating Australia’s Magnificent Wildlife is a celebration of Daryl Dickson’s beautiful work, informed by her passion for the conservation of wildlife and wild places. From black-winged stilts to brushtail possums, see the variety and colour of Australian wildlife contained in one wonderful book. She highlights the natural beauty of species that deserve to be saved in what is essential reading for anyone with an interest in the natural world. The work of artists crosses borders, boundaries and language barriers. Painting wildlife does not need language to explain the essence of the beauty, landscape or movement of a creature. This book can be understood and enjoyed by people of any nationality. Witness the ancient tropical forests and majestic landscapes of northern Queensland, Australia — home to some of the world’s rarest and most fascinating species. Dickson’s work is inspired by the incredible diversity of flora and fauna she lives amongst, which are rich and colourful in the diverse, thriving valley she calls home. Dickson’s techniques have varied in medium, from illustration to watercolour and many in between, but nature has always been the key element of her art. View a lifetime of artworks and share in her journey to becoming an artist, showcased in this large-format, beautifully designed book that is an essential addition to coffee tables everywhere. Review Through vivid watercolours, acrylics and pastels, and intricate pencil drawings the self-taught artist captures sugar gliders, koalas, swamp hens and bilbies in breathtaking detail. Dickson proves to be an engaging writer as well.― Good Organic Gardener This is a beautiful volume, sumptuously illustrated and sure to be a welcome gift for the bird or art lover in your life. With part of the proceeds going to conservation work for our threatened wildlife, this is a worthy inclusion on your Christmas list.― Birdlife Australia Some of the most evocative and intricate artworks ever produced on rare Australian species feature in Daryl’s new book.― Wildlife Protection Society Queensland Witness the ancient tropical forests and majestic landscapes of northern Queensland, Australia — home to some of the world’s rarest and most fascinating species. With over 107 paintings, from the northern quoll (Dasyurus hallucatus) to the mahogany glider (Petaurus gracilis), see a variety of Australia’s wildlife contained in one magnificent book.― Australian Wildlife Magazine From black-winged stilts to brushtail possums, koalas to kookaburras, Dickson works in multiple media - from illustration to watercolour - to capture the intricate beauty of her subjects.― The Senior The glorious work of Daryl Dickson jumps off the pages … Highlighting the beauty of a number of endangered species and revealing the majesty of North Queensland's ancient tropical rainforest, the book is inspirational.― Backyard and Outdoor Living Magazine Dickson’s depictions of our native birds and animals are truly delightful.― GrassRoots Magazine About the Author Daryl Dickson is an award-winning painter and illustrator with a passion for the natural environment and wildlife rehabilitation. Originally from London, she now lives in Far North Queensland. She has received an Australia Day Award for her work in environmental education, wildlife rescue, Cassowary Award, and the Drawing prize at the Hinchinbrook Bird Life Art Awards. Unsurprisingly, all of Daryl’s illustration work involves nature and animals, such as the picture book Paddy O’Melon: The Irish Kangaroo. She now works full-time producing original artworks and a range of wildlife cards and prints. Her greeting cards & artwork prints are popular with tourists are from around the world including the USA, Europe and NZ. Daryl and her husband devote much of their time to caring for injured native animals. Their home is shared with an amazing diversity of wildlife, providing endless inspiration, interest and color which she c
Package Dimensions: 10.2 x 10.2 x 1.0 inches
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