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Juvenile Long legged buzzard at nest

  A Long legged buzzard fledgling study based again on a video of Israel raptor nest cam. Fineliners & Faber Castell Pitt pens  

Short-toed eagle study

 A Short-toed eagle study at nest based on an Israel raptor nest cam video. Fineliners    

Human portraits

Besides my nature illustration work I'm getting occasionally portrait commissions. Attached two of them I did recently.Painted in sepia watercolour  

Thylacine painting and study

A Thylacine acrylic painting I`ve just finished . It is based on the well known videos of the last Thylacine in captivity taken in Hobart zoo / Tasmania in the 1930`s. Also attached a preliminary study painted in gouache   

Tawny owl painted from life

  A life study of a Tawny owl painted this time in English garden Park in Munich. There were also four chicks to be seen but I didn`t have the chance to sketch one. Painted solely by brush withour preliminary pencil drawing. Watercolours     

Carolina parakeet illustration

  Carolina parakeets, illustration of the extinct North American parrot painted for a client recently. Gouache colours  

Long eared owl life studies

  I spent some valuable time in the field today in the morning sketching a family of Long eared owls. Sadly , then came the rain and I had to drive back home. Also, few photos of mine taken by a friend while I was sketching the owl.           

Summer meadow book- just published!

Just got it fresh from the printers, a new book about the meadow in summer, containing more than 100 images painted and drawn by me. Always a pleasure to see my work printed! Many thanks to my publisher KOSMOS and author Daniela Strauß for trusting me again to do the job...        

A new Bonelli`s eagle study

  A female Bonelli`s eagle study based again on a video of Israel raptor nest cam: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DA4j68vPKx0 Fineliners    

Short-toed eagle vs. Woodchat shrike

  A Woodchat shrike visits a Short toed eagle in his nest .Based again on video of Israel raptor nest cam. I have chosen the scene before the shrike is attacking the eagle. Fineliners . Here is the video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7sUP0JSzEyc  

Short-toed eagle portraits

  Short-toed eagle juvenile portraits.Various studies of the same bird based again on video of Israel raptor nest cam. Fineliners    

Bonelli`s eagle study

  Bonelli`s eagle study, once again based on video of Israel raptor nest cam . Fineliners  

Long legged buzzard study

  A Long legged buzzard at nest calling. A fineliner drawing based on video of Israel raptor nest cam. Here is the video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-_-tLxfZdds    

Eagle owl sunbathing

Eurasian eagle owl sunbathing. It is drawn with fineliners and is based once again on video of Israel raptor nest cam: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BeZFkf-s2rM    

New Tawny owl watercolour from life

T awny owl of the reddish phase painted from life yesterday in the Nymphenburg Park-Munich. Watercolours    

Maori woman painting

Just finished, a commissioned Maori woman portrait based on a photograph taken in Manaia-New Zealand back in 1873. Acrylics on canvas. Attached also , the original photograph and a preliminary watercolour.  

Tawny owl new study

  After months , I managed to visit the Park again and sketch a Tawny owl using fineliners and Pitt pens . The weather was sunny but still pretty cold...      

Bonelli`s eagle portraits

Four portraits of the same Imm. Bonelli`s eagle I`ve just finished. Based on video and drawn with fineliners     

Wolf watercolour painting

A Eurasian Wolf in the Slovenian forests. A watercolour painted for the "Living with wolves"project in Slovenia . A cooperation of Artists for Nature foundation and the University of Ljubljana.I had the fortune to be one from the six artists who took part in this project last summer spending a memorable week in the Slovenian mountains. Also attached some development steps photographed during the  creation of the painting            

Common swifts watercolour

  Common swifts flying over Munich. A commissioned illustration I did recently .Painted in watercolours  

Indian rhino drawing

  An Indian rhino drawing based on video I took in Munich zoo few months ago. Drawn using various fineliners & Pens on toned paper    

Ethiopian wolf watercolour

Ethiopian wolf, a watercolour I`ve created recently for Africa wildlife art, an art website where artists donate 50% from their sellings to support conservation efforts in Africa. I love to paint and draw animals rarely seen . Check out the Links for more: https://africawildlifeart.com/?v=3a52f3c22ed6 https://africawildlifeart.com/product/ethiopian-wolf-3/...