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Steller`s sea eagle study

  Steller`s sea eagle drawn from life in Wildpark Poing a private park close to Munich yesterday in the morning. Sepia fineliners  
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Animal life studies on toned paper-Munich zoo

Few studies sketched from life in the zoo once again. Sepia fineliners & Pitt pens on toned paper  

Java Banteng and other life studies

  Java Banteng bull painted from life yesterday in the morning in Munich zoo. My very fisrt coloured study of this guy..Also a couple of sketches depicting the Indian rhino and an Asian elephant     

Thylacine & Weaver painting

Attached this time a painting I´ve been commissioned to create, and is based on the best preserved photograph of 19th cetury showing a Thylacine and a hunter. Thanks to legend at the bottom of the photo we know that the hunters name was Weaver. This image was taken in a time where the existence of Thylacine was taken as granted and he was hunted merciless, blamed for livectock loses. I`ve added also the original photograph as well my first attempts to " understand"  the image, a sepia fineliner drawing and a watercolour, a coloured version of it.    

Giraffe life watercolour in the zoo

A reticulated Giraffe painted from life today in the zoo. My very first in colour...Also some Photos showing the process.      

Zoo life studies

  Attached this time some life studies from my visit to Munich zoo today    

Kiskunság National Park & Budapest -21 & 22 June 2022

I had the fortune to visit the Kiskunság National Park in Hungary for two days guided by my good friend and fellow artist Szabolcs Kokay. An impressive steppe like environment with a rich bird life. Thank you so much Szabi!    

Art camp ''Living with wolves'' Project

  I`m just back from a memorable week in the Slovenian mountainous forests taking part in a project organised by the University Ljubljiana LifeWolfAlps. eu and Artists for Nature foundation. I wanted to thank in particular Ana Pšeničnik , Meta Mavec and Ysbrand Browers for the invitation. I was fortunate to work in the field with inspirational artists like Klarisa Sipos from Slovenia, Szabolcs Kokay from Hungary, Tim Wootton from Scottland, Elwin van der Kolk from Holland, and Federico Gemma from Italy , Thank you all for your companionship and friendship! It was an unforgetable experience!