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The Art of Daryl Dickson is a celebration of her diverse style and beautiful work. From black-winged stilts to brushtail possums, see the variety and colour of Australian wildlife contained in one wonderful book. Dickson's passion for the conservation of wildlife and wild places has informed and inspired her work. 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.

 

Details

ISBN: 9781925820607
Audience: General
Format: Hardback
Number of Pages: 144
Publication Date: 7 Oct 2020
Publisher: Exisle Publishing
Publication City, Country: Woolombi, Australia
Dimensions (cm): 25.4(H) x 25.4(L)

 

Reviews

"Art and conservation merge in this stunning tome." * Australian Women's Weekly Christmas Issue *
"a gorgeous album for lovers of our natural environment" * Weekend Australian *
"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."
"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."
"Some of the most evocative and intricate artworks ever produced on rare Australian species feature in Daryl's new book."
'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

 

Author Biography

Daryl Dickson is an award-winning painter and illustrator with a passion for the natural environment and native wildlife rehabilitation. Her home in Far North Queensland is shared with an amazing diversity of wildlife, providing endless inspiration and colour which she channels into her artwork.

Celebrating Australia's Magnificent Wildlife: The Art of Daryl Dickson
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