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Watercolours for Hungary ANF Project

Attached this time a couple of studio watercolours inspired by my last visit to southern Hungary, as participant in a ANF(Artists for Nature Foundation) project. Check out the website for more: https://www.artistsfornature.com/news/lad-hedrehely-hungary/

New golden eagle portrait

A new portrait of a Golden eagle drawn on white paper this time, using sepia fineliners and warm gray pens

New Siberian Tiger portrait

Siberian tiger showing aggressive behaviour. A portrait I`ve just finished, using various fineliners & pens on Strathmore toned paper.Attached also, some images showing  steps of the progress

Golden eagle portrait

Just finished this Golden eagle portrait, . Created using various fineliners & pens on toned paper

New life studies from Munich zoo

Some studies from my visit to the Zoo today in the morning. I haven`t been there for weeks and the weather was pretty foggy and cold, but I decided to ignore the weather conditions and do my best..Various fineliners & pens on toned paper

New Tawny owl life study- Nymphenburg park

I have been in the Park two weeks ago, but I didn`t have any possibility to work in colour then due to the lack of time. As soon as I saw that the weather is gonna be cold but fine today, I didn`t  miss the chance to work with Gouache outdoors again and I`ve been rewarded with this study..

Eagle owl portrait

A portrait of an Eurasian eagle owl while calling. Sketched on toned paper using various fineliners & pens. Attached also,a series of scans showing various stages of the drawing while it was created.

Double dog-portrait

Something else this time, the friend`s dogs in a portrait. Watercolours. Attached also the preliminary sketch.

Illustration of a Post-glacial landscape

Attached this time, an illustration and the preliminary drawing I did lately, depicting a post-glacial Landscape in eastern Austria.

Van Dyck exhibition in Munich

I spent few hours in the Gallery of old masters(Alte Pinakothek) yesterday, visiting the current exhibition showing works of Antonis van Dyck from its own collection as well international loans. I found this portrait of the engraver Karel van Mallery particularly expressive and I did this sketch.. I copied also Van Dyck`s self portrait painted when he was 16, loan from the Gemäldegalerie der Akademie der bildenden Künste, Vienna /Austria Sepia fineliners

Siberian Tiger "Jegor" portrait

Just finished, the portrait of "Jegor", the male Siberian tiger of Munich zoo based on video I took few months ago. An amazing animal! Experimenting with various fineliners & Pens on toned paper.  Attached also,  a couple of images showing two stages of the drawing while it was created

Nymphenburg park new studies

Some quite various studies drawn today in Nymphenburg park in Munich. It was a very foggy and cold morning and I had to wait a couple of hours until the sun came out. Attached a Tawny owl study, my first ever Dog study from life, a lovely Samoyed, and a Great spotted woodpecker quick sketch done from a great distance within a minute

Lion & Wood bison life studies- Munich zoo

Some life studies from my today`s visit to Munich zoo. A Lion and Wood bisons

Jackal buzzard life study-Birdpark Olching

I went back to the Birdpark today and managed to do a coloured study of the Jackal buzzard. What beautiful birds they are! Attached aslo, a failed attempt. It was a sunny but unusually cold and windy day today, and wasn`t easy to work outdoors.

Bird studies from Birdpark Olching

I spent few hours in a bird park close to Munich today, which is open only over the weekend from April to November . I haven`t been there for ages, this was actually my second visit in five years,, and I was happily surprised to see bird species from all over the world. I promised myself to go back with colours next time..

New life studies- Hellabrunn zoo Munich

I spent few hours in the zoo today,looking after new models for a drawing course I`m giving in the zoo next Saturday. I used mainly black ballpoint pens and fineliners, but in case of the Indian elephant I tried to combine two colours, orange & black.. Indian elephant Lion male study The second male lion in the zoo Nyala bull, head study

Canadian impressionists exhibition in Munich

There is a very interesting exhibition about the Canadian impressionists in Munich and it`s really worth a visit! I spent there a couple of hours with a good friend today and I must say I have to go back! Attached, the only sketch I managed to finish today, a portrait of Jean Baptiste Cholette painted by Marc-Aurele de Foy Suzor-Cote, one of the leading Canadian impressionists. I used a Staedtler ball point pen to do it. Here is the Link to the exhibition: https://www.kunsthalle-muc.de/en/exhibition/details/canada/

New book about the forest

Just published! A new book about the forest, the sixth and last of a series illustrated by me.  Attached also, some of the illustrations I did for this book.