Wildlife Protection Society Queensland, Newsletter
“Some of the most evocative and intricate artworks ever produced on rare Australian species feature in Daryl’s new book”
“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.”
Good Organic Gardener
“Through vivid watercolours, acrylics and pastels, and intricate pencil drawings the self-taught artist captures sugar gliders, koalas, swamp hens and bilbies in breath taking detail, Dickson proves to be an engaging writer as well“
Tropic Magazine Reviewed by 8 year old Percy –
“Daryl’s paintings are very realistic, almost like photographs. I highly recommend this book for lovers of our local wildlife”
Weekend Australian- Feature
“a gorgeous album for lovers of our natural environment”
Australian Boat Magazine – feature
“the perfect gift for any art or nature lover. It’s been published at a time when Australians, universally appalled at the damage to our flora and fauna wreaked by the disastrous 2019-20 bushfires, are looking to re-engage (and support) the unique and delicate beauty of the Australian bush”.
ABC Adelaide – Afternoons with Sonya Feldhoff
“for those who love their wildlife this is just a beautiful book”.
Australian Women’s Weekly Christmas Issue
“Art and conservation merge in this stunning tome.”
ABC North Queensland Breakfast with Michael Clarke
“a beautiful hardcover book, it’s just marvellous to look at”
Townsville Bulletin – feature article and review
”This is a book for lovers of Australian wildlife. It would not be lost on those worrying about following a dream”.
The Scots News
“The artist has taken full advantage of the light and colour of her rainforest home to provide a unique look into the natural world … Daryl Dickson may inspire young illustrators and artists to capture the natural world around them.”
Radio Adelaide interview and Review-
“It is really beautiful Its a powerful way of passing on your message that each creature is important and why we need take care of them”.
Science teachers of Victoria
“Daryl Dickson’s drawings and watercolours are so life like and so full of detail that not only the personality of the animal drawn is evident but that she is truly passionate about it. ‘Celebrating Australia’s magnificent wildlife’ is perfect for those who are interested in nature and in art.”
Humane Society International – reviewed in their Wildlife Land Trust Newsletter
“As we rapidly approach the holiday season, now is a great time to think about gifts for the wildlife lovers in your life! Daryl Dickson, an award-winning artist, life-long conservationist and dedicated member of the WLT has released her captivating artbook, “Celebrating Australia’s Magnificent Wildlife” just in time for the giving season. The stunning artworks of Australian fauna are accompanied by interesting notes on their habitat and behaviour, making this a wonderful book for lovers of art and nature. A percentage of the sales will also go to preserving Australia’s natural heritage!”
ABC Cairns interview
“Spectacular. A marvellous read, sensational artwork that accurately describes and portrays so many of our special wildlife”. Click here to Listen (starts at around 2hs 54mins).
Spine Out – Good Reading – Featured
“Australia has some of the most beautiful and unique wildlife on the planet. What better way to celebrate it than with some beautiful and unique art”
Australian Wildlife Magazine
“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.”
“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.” Click here to read the full review.
Backyard and Outdoor Living Magazine
“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”
“Dickson’s depictions of our native birds and animals are truly delightful”