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Raptor life drawings

I spent a couple of hours in a Wildpark close to Munich which opened again after months and managed to finish the attached studies of a Peregrine falcon and a Black-chested buzzard-eagle a new species to me.


Siberian tiger portrait

Siberian tiger portrait painted in gouache. As I did lately with the Lanner falcon portrait ,I used only brush without initial pencil drawing and is based on video footage taken in Munich zoo.
 For those who might be interested to watch the whole video here is the Link:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3gS5qlx2sH0


Red-backed shrike courtship

Once again courtship behaviour study, in this case of the Red backed shrike. Based on footage I took in Greece back in May 2012

Eurasian hare study

Eurasian hare study, based also on video footage I took last year in Saxony. Sepia fineliners

Woodchat shrike courtship

Woodchat shrike courtship. Study based on video taken lately by a good friend in Greece. This is why I love videos, `cause I can study movement and behaviour..Thank you very much Giorgos  for allowing me to use your footage! Fineliners & Faber Castell Pitt pens



Munich zoo quick studies

I managed to visit the Munich zoo yesterday after months , because it was closed due to lockdown, and even now I had to book my visit on time since there is only a certain number of visitors per day allowed. The weather was cold and rainy for the most part of the morning, so I had to move on regularly and sketch as quick as I could. My studies include the female Snowy owl, budgerigars and Hartmann`s mountain zebra.









New field work

Attached some life studies I did lately. A Tawny owl, Mute swan ,Greylag goose and a Canada goose from Nymphenburg park and a common buzzard sketched today very close to Munich from a distance aided by my scope





Harpy eagle painting

Harpy eagle portrait, acylics on wooden panel. Based exclusively on video footage I took few years ago in Nürnberg zoo