Category Archives: Wildlife Artist

Photographs and the wildlife artist

Every story of any artist has a beginning. In my case my first drawings came from other peoples photographs. My sense of achievement was limited to having captured a likeness of the photo. I set about getting my own reference … Continue reading

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Friends of Hazel Vale Valley’s new banner featuring my Powerful Owl Drawing

As part of our 4th Birthday celebrations of Friends of Hazel Vale Valley Tecoma , unveiled a new banner, with a drawing that I did in 1994 of a Powerful Owl. It features on all their brochures, flags, bags and … Continue reading

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The Wildlife Art Museum of Australia will be an Australian first.

See new web page http://www.wama.net.au/ Colleen and I were fortunate to be able to help launch a visionary plan to place Wildlife Art in its rightful place in the world of art. Wildlife Art Museum of Australia will be an … Continue reading

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Steve Morvell & Stephen Powell Wildlife – Artist Photographers Guided African Safari. 2012

Just a sample of my travel images & video from 2010 to temp you to join Steve Morvell & Stephen Powell Wildlife Artist Photographers on our Artist – Photographer Guided African Safari. 2012 Continue reading

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Lyrebird Song

This lyrebird is just 1 of 10 lyrebirds heard during a late afternoon walk in the Dandenong Ranges National Park. I was able to film 3 birds from as close as 2 meters. There appears to be an echo but … Continue reading

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A walk in the forest!

Added a walk in the forest to my get fit program. Lyrebirds weren’t obliging for photography but they did serenaded me throughout my walk.

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Balangara-films: The Message of the Lyrebird

I participated in a lyrebird survey during which Balangara Films shot some this video. I discovered they have included a brief clip of me in the trailer! Look for me looking old in a beanie ‘I had one mimic my son’

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OPEN STUDIOS EXHIBITION OPENING

OPEN STUDIOS EXHIBITION NAKED BEAST: WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE Burrinja Gallery Opening at 6:30pm Friday 20th of May 2011, on display until 26th June The annual Open Studios exhibition features a key work from each participating studio. This exhibition … Continue reading

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Presentation to Steve Morvell’s Wildlife Art Classes – Ballarat

12/05/2011 Steve’s and I take what appears to be quite a quite different approach to how we create our art. However frequent discussions have revealed more similarities than differences in the thought and methods that are the basis of our … Continue reading

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WildArt @ Old Post Office Seymour

‘Makalali Yellow-billed Hornbill’ Southern Yellow-billed Hornbill Oil Painting 365 X 505 mm. Reference gathered whilst participating in Siyafunda Volunteers on Makalali Game Reserve South I am participating in an exhibition starting this week end. Come along and have a chat … Continue reading

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Just some of the Birds

Morning and afternoon game drives around Kruger National Park. 5am – 9 or 10. 3pm till getting inside the gate by 6:30pm. This was a flexible arrangement as there were distractions that kept us out longer – such as herds of elephants surrounding the car, … Continue reading

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Steve Morvell at Creaturehouse Nature Books

My mate Steve Morvell puts the finishing touches on a mural at Creaturehouse Nature Books – Olinda. Nice work for nice people.

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Forest Visit

Just so you understand. In the park where the pic of me covered in Rosella’s was taken I could just as easily been covered in Sulphur-crested cockatoos.  Except for one thing, fear!!! Like the black cockatoo in the image above … Continue reading

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A walk in the forest

I’ve been very busy so my blogging has suffered. Today I walked through a local forest and listened to Lyrebirds – They are incredible mimics their songs include all the songs of the birds in their part of the bush. … Continue reading

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Melbourne Zoo

Spent the day at Melbourne Zoo with Steve Morvell. Thought I would add just a taste of my photos.

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