Saturday, December 29, 2007

A new category has been added to my webpage, a categorized selection of my illustrations: www.kokay.hu.
I would like to thank Selmeczi Kovács Ádám, my webmaster, to help me to create this new menupoint!

Monday, December 24, 2007


I would like to wish you Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! Thank you very much for visiting my webpage and blog this year! I will try to update them more freqently in the future.

Monday, December 17, 2007

The grandparents will receive again 1-1 portraits for Christmas. 2 years ago they were given the portrait of my first son, Dani, who is 3 now, this time the 8 month old Marci will be drawn. One is finished:

His mother, my wife, is satisfied with this portrait (and I think a mother is the most strict critic).
I've created this oil painting for commission. I could choose from my own experiences. This scene was seen on Hortobágy last September.

This is the first layer of painting, the main colours are roughly blocked in:










First I finished teh backgroud with the sheep:










Then I moved to the foreground, trying not to make the grass too detailed. Lastly the 2 Stone Curlews were put in:










Here's the framed painting (it's oil on canvasboard, 40x60 cm):

Friday, December 14, 2007

This is teh new issue of BirdLife Hungary's magazin, called 'Madártávlat':















In my usual identification article I'm dealing with Coot, Moorhen, and the rare Purple Gallinule:

Wednesday, December 12, 2007

I've updated the field sketching section of my webpage. There's a selection of 66 sketches. My computer screen is quite big, so if you have problems in seeing the whole page, open in in a new window.
http://www.kokay.hu/field.htm