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Bonelli`s eagle head study

Bonelli`s eagle , head study, sketched on toned paper, using various fineliners & grey/ white pens. This is my last drawing for this year, Happy new year everyone!

Old monk portrait

Just finished the portrait of an old monk I know since I was a child. Here they are few stages of the painting while it was created and the finished portrait . Watercolours on Hahnemühle paper




Studies of master portraits

From my latest visit to Old masters gallery. An unknown French general painted by an unknown artist, 1650, and a portrait of an unknown spanish nobleman, 1631, painted by the great Velasquez


Bonelli`s eagle painting

The Boneli`s eagle is definitely my favorite raptor. Though a rare sighting in Europe, I was lucky enough to observe, study  and sketch them in the wild five years long.
In one of these visits I saw the female sitting in the distance against the sea. I managed to make a watercolour on location, and get some blurred video footage. I did a more detailed b/w study based on this footage years later but I didn`t find the time to create a painting until now.


Saker falcon watercolour

It was two years ago when I did a study of this Saker falcon on toned paper. I always had in mind to do a coloured version of this but didn`t find the time until now..Here is the initial drawing , and the latest watercolour.


Bavarian nobleman portrait-Wilhelm Leibl

A new portrait sketched on location in the "Neue Pinakothek" in Munich, a gallery containing paintings from 18th to the beginning of the 20th century. Here is a portrait of Max Freiherr von Perfall painted by Wilhelm Leibl in 1877