Wednesday, November 26, 2008

I've painted a Peregrine with watercolours. This will be one of the prizes of a birdrace held this weekend in Tata town (http://kokayarthu.blogspot.com/). The finder of the rarest bird will receive it. This race will be the part of the 8th Wild Geese Festival.
This Falcon winters in this town, the painting shows it perched on the Catholic church:

Tuesday, November 25, 2008

At last I finished my snake commission. The last plate was completed yesterday late evening. Here's a species from it, the Dice-like Trinket Snake (Maculophis bellus):


Sunday, November 23, 2008

I've painted a Moustached Warbler for an ID article. It's painted with watercolours and gouache. The original is sold.
















I have older works of this species, but now I'm no more satisfied with them.
This one is from 2000 (painted with acrylics):















And this from 2002 (also with acrylics):





Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Only one plate left! Here's a detail from the one I finished yesterday. This is Zaw's Wolf Snake (Lycodon zawi), discovered in 1999 in Northeast India:


Thursday, November 13, 2008

Here's an interesting species from my next plate. Blunt-headed Slug Snake (Aplopeltura boa). This, and some other from this plate, are specialized in feeding on snakes and slugs.
















The work in progress. At last someone is interested in my work!



Thursday, November 06, 2008

Calamaria griswoldi, one species from my next snake plate:


Monday, November 03, 2008

A detail from the next snake plate finished yesterday. From top to bottom:
Fimbrios klossi, Stolickia borneensis, Xenodermus javanicus

Sunday, November 02, 2008

I've updated the illustration section of my webpage (new items can be found in each category):
www.kokay.hu