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A Brush with Birds celebrates the exquisite artworks and incredible life of one of the world's finest bird painters, Richard Weatherly OAM.

A skilled falconer and artist, Richard has spent more than fifty years observing birds and their natural habitats around the world, from Antarctica to Zimbabwe to New Guinea, Australia and America. In A Brush with Birds, Richard accompanies his stunning paintings and sketches with fascinating insights, anecdotes and knowledge gathered throughout his career.

Richard's work continues to document and celebrate the natural world, and reminds us of the importance of conserving our unique environment.

 

Details

ISBN: 9781741176445
Audience: General
Format: Hardback
Number of Pages: 288
Publication Date: 17 Nov 2020
Publisher: Explore Australia
Publication City, Country: South Yarra, Australia
Dimensions (cm): 28.3(H) x 21.6(L)
Weight (gm): 1520

 

Reviews

'This magnificent book is totally captivating and stunning; wonderful writing and stories, gorgeous artwork. It is just a total delight, and I want to commend Richard on what is clearly a long, patient, but loving journey of hard work and imagination.' - Charles Massy, author of Call of the Reed Warbler
This magnificent book is totally captivating and stunning; wonderful writing and stories, gorgeous artwork. It is just a total delight, and I want to commend Richard on what is clearly a long, patient, but loving journey of hard work and imagination. -- Charles Massy, author of Call of the Reed Warbler

 

Author Biography

Artist Richard Weatherly's work as a painter, passionate conservationist and environmentalist has been recognised by an OAM and awards such as the Whitley, Australia's highest zoological award. During his fifty years as a professional artist, commissions have taken Richard from Antarctica to Canada; he has exhibited internationally and his work is held in collections around the world. Richard has also worked as a biologist, merino studmaster and revegetation consultant.
A Brush with Birds: Paintings and Stories from the Wild
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