Monday, May 23, 2011

Saturday, May 21, 2011

Sunrise found me in my newly discovered area. I made sketches of singing Great Reed Warblers:

Thursday, May 19, 2011

I moved into a new hosue a month ago (same district of Budapest), just about to explore the surrounding area. Right at the edge of my district I found rich birdlife to ym great surprise and joy. Qauil, Red-backed Shrikes, Corn Buntings, Marsh Harriers, Yellow Wagtails, Hoopoe, Stone and Whinchats, Tawny Pipit, etc. Skethed this singing Whitethroat this morning:

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

I've received 20 bird illustrations back from the publisher. All are painted with watercolours, and are for sale for 58 EUR (which I reduced by 40 % till the end of the summer).

The birds: Bramling, Marsh Tit, Firecrest, Willow Warbler, Hawfinch, Whitethroat, Long-tailed Tit, Lesser Spotted Woodpecker, Ring-necked Parakeet, Redwing, Stock Dove, Fieldfare, Feral Pigeon, Dunnock, Italian Sparrow, Hooded Crow, Kingfisher, Goldcrest, Greenfinch, Pied Flycatcher.

Saturday, May 07, 2011

I got up before sunrise and went down to the river to sketch Great Reed Warblers. My district has a good number of these birds, I cannot get bored of them:

The setting is not the most romantic with some ugly blocks of flats: