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Michael Warren

This page is a list of books include illustrations by Michael Warren. The list is ordered by publication date with the most recent at the top.

 

Flight Lines: Tracking the Wonders of Bird Migration

Mike Toms

British Trust For Ornithology

2017

"The BTOís Flight Lines project, a joint initiative with the Society of Wildlife Artists (SWLA), highlights through art and narrative the challenges that migrant birds face and brings to a wider audience the research and conservation work that is being done to help them. By pairing artists, storytellers and photojournalists with the researchers and volunteers studying our summer migrants, the book tells the stories of our migrant birds, and the work being done to secure a future for them. Includes artwork by SWLA member artists Carry Akroyd, Kim Atkinson, Federico Gemma, Richard Johnson, Szabolcs Kokay, Harriet Mead, Bruce Pearson, Greg Poole, Dafila Scott, Jane Smith, John Threlfall, Esther Tyson, Matt Underwood, Michael Warren, Darren Woodhead and others."

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Taking Flight: The Birds of Langford Lowfields

Michael Warren

Foreword: Simon Barnes

Mascot Media

2014

"Mascot Media has published renowned bird artist Michael Warren's second book of colourful sketches from Langford Lowfields, the Nottinghamshire sand and gravel pit being transformed into the newest RSPB reserve. Mike has been sketching the growing number of species (latest count 189) attracted to Langford Lowfields every month since 1989, with this second volume, 'Taking Flight: the Birds of Langford Lowfields', including his monthly sketches from 1999-2014, completing his artistic record of this important wildlife project. Printed in the UK and containing more than 190 pages of MIke's stunning work, 'Taking Flight' includes a foreword by Simon Barnes, who explains that "Mike can make birds live again. Not just the shape and the colours; the movement, the attitude, the moving spirit. He can do this with an elaborate painting, but for me itís all the more vivid when done Ė suggested, hinted at Ė with a few deft and thoughtful lines."

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American Birding Sketchbook

Michael Warren

Langford Press

2012

"In this Michael's sixth book, he has brought together the material collected during years of travelling to all 50 American States. The earliest trips at the beginning of the 1970's were to research work for an exhibition at the Carl Battaglia Gallery in New York but the majority of trips through the 1980's and early 1990's were to gather material for projects initiated by Jim Helzer for the National Audubon Society and Unicover Corporation. Some of the locations and birds shown in the book are well known but there are some specialist birds and less visited locations. The book conveys the varied habitats and landscapes and richness of both plant and birdlife to be found on this amazing continent. Michael has been able to combine the enthusiasm of the dedicated birdwatcher with the unique talent of an artist able to portray the atmosphere and often intricate environment in which the birds exist and to convey the varied tapestry of American birdlife."

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Art for the Love of Sark: A Contemporary Portrait of a Changing Island

Renate Zoller

Gateway Publishing / Chris Andrews Publications

2012

"Art for the Love of Sark is published to highlight the beauty and fragility of Sark's unique ecosystem and way of life. This book is a selection of the finest quality reproductions of original artwork produced by award winning artists who visited Sark in 2011. Included is a complimentary DVD (region ALL) about the Island and the artists by international wildlife film maker Hans Rademakers, and a voucher for a complimentary set of six notecards featuring a selection of the artists' work."

Artists include: Carry Akroyd, Kim Atkinson, Denis Clavreul, Jaap Deelder, Piet Eggen, Vadim Gorbatov, Rosanne Guille, Andrew Haslen, Anna Kirk-Smith, Harriet Mead, Bruce Pearson, John Threlfall, Matthew Underwood, Michael Warren, Wolfgang Weber, Darren Woodhead, Tim Wootton, Jonathan Yule

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There and Back: A Celebration of Bird Migration

Editors: Andy Brown, Michael Warren

Langford Press

2011

"This book is a celebration of the phenomenon of migration, through the words and pictures of those seeped in its appreciation-of artists, regular migration-observers, scarce-migrant hunters, ringers, scientists who use satellite tags to follow migrants and of those who attempt to protect migrants during their often lengthy journeys.

A series of essays looks at migration in a diversity of animals with a deserved emphasis on birds. Examples are drawn from across the world's great migration flyways but as the book progresses, the focus narrows, first towards southern Europe and the problems faced by migrants on some of the Mediterranean islands and then to the UK where migration-watching seems to fascinate so many of us.

The book is profusely illustrated with work from some of Europe's foremost contemporary wildlife artists.

All royalties generated from the sale of this book will go to BirdLife International (Malta) to help them to continue their work in protecting migrant birds."

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Drawing Inspiration from the Hula Valley

Zev Labinger and Edna Gorney

Artists: Farid Abu Shakra, Amir Balaban, Varda Breger, Keith Brockie, John Busby, Iraida Cano, Jean Chevallier, Denis Clavreul, David Daly, Jaap Deelder, Charles Donker, Paschalis Dougalis, Noam Gonnen, Vadim Gorbatov, Robert Greenhalf, Paul Henery, Zev Labinger, Kioko Mwitiki, Bruce Pearson, Greg Poole, Andrea Rich, Elie Shamir, Robin D. Shillcock, Juan Varela Simů, Barry Van Dusen, Erik Van Ommen, Michael Warren, Wolfgang Weber, Darren Woodhead

Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel / Artists for Nature Foundation

2011

"The artwork in this book forms a unique portrait of the Hula Valley, an important agricultural region in northern Israel. This area is located at the crossroads of Eurasia and Africa and is situated along the Great Rift Valley. It is an area rich in wetlands, woodlands, open fields and mountains, and is a critical stopover, breeding, and wintering site for more than 300 bird species, 20 of which are globally threatened. An estimated 500 million birds pass through here while migrating, which is why the Hula Valley is currently being proposed as the largest UNESCO World Heritage Transnational Serial Nomination. The Israel Ornithological Center of the Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel (SPNI) teamed up with the International Artists for Nature Foundation (ANF) to produce this book. They brought together 34 artists from around the world to participate in two festivals held during the winter of 2008 and the spring of 2009. The reproductions of their works shows us the Hula Valley in all its splendour."

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Images From Birding

Michael Warren

Langford Press

2007

"A collection of paintings and sketches that document and describe many memorable observations, mostly form the last twenty years of birding around the British Isles and Eire. From patchworking to twitching, all these drawings and paintings illustrate a particular moment. Many of the captions are taken from Michael's field notes written at the time of the observation. The pictures reflect Michael's continuing delight and fascination with birds."

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The Great Fen: Artists For Nature In England

Chris Gerrard

Langford Press

2006

"Inspired by the potential of lowland England's most ambitious habitat restoration project, twenty nine artists produced work that shows the riches that hang on in the remnants of fenland. These remnants will be enhanced as the Great Fen Project acquires more land and achieves its first objective of linking Woodwalton Fen and Holme Fen National Nature Reserves. This book features the body of work generated from the artistic reaction to this unique landscape. It shows a variety of styles and topics, ranging across field sketches of birds and other animals, detailed botanical and entomological studies, landscapes that are instantly recognisable and landscapes that are almost abstract, sculptures using scrap metal found in the area, and transient paintings of dragonflies on bog oaks dug from the peat. Their artistic vision matches the vision that has inspired the Great Fen Project."

Artists: Carry Akroyd; Kim Atkinson; Ysbrand Brouwers; Ad Cameron; Corrie Cameron; Iraida Cano; Denis Clavreul; Victoria Crowe; Charles Donker; Barry W. Van Dusen; Piet Eggen; Yvonne Glenister Hammond; Vadim Gorbatov; Andrew Haslen; Jane Leycester Paige; Harriet Mead; John Paige; Peter Partington; Bruce Pearson;Nik Pollard; Darren Rees; Andrea Rich; Chris Rose; Juan Varela Simo; Matt Underwood; Michael Warren; Wolfgang Weber; Darren Woodhead; John Wright; Jonathan Yule

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Sails Wind and Meadow Birds: Mills in the Landscape of Utrecht

(Wieken, Wind & Weidevogels)

Artists for Nature Foundation / The Utrecht Landscape Foundation

Utrechts Landschap

2006

"In this book the artists of The Artists for Nature Foundation, portray 22 mills managed by 'The Utrecht Landscape'.The aim of the Utrecht Landscape is to keep these machines running. Flour Mills grind grain into flour while polder mills help the electric pumps to keep the land dry. ANF has been inspired by these magnificent monuments. The result is this exceptional book portraying the beautiful symbioses of landscape, mills and nature. Sand in the background but always present is man, the miller!"

Artists include: Kim Atkinson, Denis Clavreul, Charles Donker, Piet Eggen, Hans Geuze, Vadim Gorbatov, Robert Greenhalf, Jeroen Hermkens, Hilderie JuriŽns, Jaap te Kiefte, Bruce Pearson, Nik Pollard, Robin D'Arcy Shillcock, Matthew Underwood, Erik van Ommen, Michael Warren, Wolfgang Weber, Sherrie York

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Treasures of the Forgotten Forest: Artists For Nature in the Tumbesian Region of Peru and Ecuador

Robert Williams

Wildlife Art Gallery

2004

"This book is the result of two journeys through the Tumbesian region of Peru and Ecuador by twenty wildlife artists from twelve countries. The artists responded to a request for help from a group of local conservation organisations, Bosques Sin Fronteras (BSF), which is seeking to maintain the biodiversity of the forests of the Tumbesian region. As a first step to raising awareness of the region's importance, Birdlife International, with help from WWF and other interested groups, is supporting the efforts of the Artists for Nature Foundation to help bring attention to the area through art. Some of the world's foremost wildlife artists were invited by Artists for Nature to paint and draw what they saw and witnessed as they travelled through this remarkable land. It is hoped that this compliation of their artworks will help illustrate the wonderful biodiversity of the Tumbesian Region and support the efforts of local groups, to work together for the long-term conservation and sustainable development of this globally important region."

Artists include: Kim Atkinson, Iraida Cano, Denis Clavreul, Jaap Deelder, Charles Donker, Vadim Gorbatov, Lars Jonsson, Bruce Pearson, Nik Pollard, Darren Rees, Chris Rose, Juan Varela Simo, Barry van Dusen, Michael Warren, Wolfgang Weber, Siegfried Woldhek, Darren Woodhead,

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Quadros De Vida / Living Paintings

Artists for Nature in Quinta Do Lago

Quinta Do Lago & SPEA, (Birdlife Portugal)

2002

Bilingual: Portuguese / English

"The artworks of this project celebrate the beauty and importance of the remaining coastal nature and wetlands in the Algarve."

Artists include: Michael Benington, John Busby, Andrew Haslen, Bruce Pearson, Jose Pojecto, Greg Poole, Juan Varela Simo, Michael Warren, Darren Woodhead, Jonathan Yule

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Le Lac Du Bourget

Michael Warren

Gallim Loisirs

2001

"A hardback collection of field sketches from the Lac du Bourget, the largest natural lake in France."

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Langford Lowfields 1989-99

Michael Warren

Arlequin Press

1999

"A series of paintings and sketches of wildlife which document the formation of new habitats as a series of gravel pits are transformed into a nature reserve."

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Field Sketches

Michael Warren

Arlequin Press

1998

"This beautiful book reproduces a selection of the best illustrations from Mike Warren's sketch book which are a mix of snatched opportunities and more concentrated effort. Mike describes his days in the field as being divided into going out birding or sketching and there is evidence of numerous 'twitches' in the book."

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Artists for Nature in Extremadura

Editor: Nicholas Hammond

Wildlife Art Gallery / Inmerc / Banque Parisbas

1994

Spanish, English, and Dutch editions were published.

"Artists for Nature in Extremadura features a group of international wildlife artists following the migration of cranes to Extremadura in Spain, illustrating their flight across Europe, as well as the wildlife, people and landscapes of Extremadura."

Artists include: Kim Atkinson, Chris Bacon, David Barker, Larry Barth, Victor Bakhtin, Robert Bateman, Victoiria Crowe, Charles Donker, Piet Eggen, Robert Greenhalf, Han van Hagen, Derek Hyatt, Lars Jonsson, Piet Klaasse, Joaquin Lopez Rojas, David Measures, Jeri Niccols-Quinn, Peter Partington, Bruce Pearson, Bernd Poppelmann, Timothy Prutzer, Thomas Quinn, Chris Rose, Lennard Sand, Christopher Schmidt, Hilde Snoeyer, Michael Warren, Sherrie York, Zhou Yun

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Portrait of a Living Marsh: 32 International Artists Visit Northeast Poland

(Leven Tussen Land en Water)

Robin D'Arcy Shillcock

Artists For Nature / WWF International / Vroege Vogels VARA

Inmerc

1993

Published in English and Dutch

"A land, where centuries-old traditions of farming, have existed in harmony with a nature rich in plant and animal life. Here it is still possible to meet with elk, beaver and wolf. Over 230 species of birds can be found, and many plants unique to the area. 32 artists from 15 countries lived for two weeks in a village on the edge of the marshes recording the many memorable sights they found and saw."

Artists include: Kim Atkinson, Larry Barth, Robert Bateman, Keith Brockie, John Busby, Ad Cameron, Jean Chevallier, Denis Clavreul, Tomas Cofta, Victoria Crowe, David Daly, Jaap Deelder, Charles Donker, Piet Eggen, Jon Fjeldsa, Hans Geuze, Vadim Gorbatov, Robert Greenhalf, Andrew Haslen, Alan Johnston, Lawrence McQueen, Peter Partington, Bruce Pearson, Dag Peterson, Darren Rees, Chris Rose, Robin D'Arcy Shillcock, Michael Warren, Siegfried Woldhek

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Wind, Wad & Waterverf: 25 Kunstenaars tekenen en schilderen op Schiermonnikoog

Wereld Natuurfonds WWF / Grasduinen Natuurmonumenten / Artists For Nature

Benjamin & Partners

1992

Published in Dutch

"This is the first publication of ANF. It is a portrait of one of the most pristine barrier islands of the Netherlands. The publication has helped to create the Schiermonnikoog National Park."

Artists: Keith Brockie, John Busby, Ad Cameron, Denis Clavreul, Jaap Deelder, Charles Donker, Julian Friers, Hans Geuze, Vadim Gorbatov, Andrew Haslen, Alan Johnston, Kees de Kiefte, Piet Klaasse, Dag Peterson, Thomas Quinn, Darren Rees, Robin D'Arcy Shillcock, Hendrik Slijper, Freek van Binsbergen, Walty Dudok van Heel, Erik van Ommen, Peter Vos, Michael Warren, Siegfried Woldhek

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Shorelines. Birds at the Water's Edge

Michael Warren

Hodder & Stoughton

1984

"Illustrated with 70 full-color paintings and 40 field sketches of birds found throughout the world."

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Last updated August 2013