• Bird rescue – a challenge

    The last 2 weeks kept me quite busy. We did a lot of decluttering and construction in and around our house. And additionally we got a new family member accidentally. Falling from the sky When I was doing training with…

  • An egg´s tale

    “We found an egg!” my son told me and was holding this little thing carefully in his hands. A song thrush egg. Such a bright beautiful blue color. It was the first time for me to see a real one.…

  • With silent wings

    The barn owl (tyto alba) is one of the night hunters. It flies silently and quickly through narrow gaps and wall entrances. It´s flying talent is incredible and the mice in the attics have to be careful. DThis observation sketch…

  • Ornithology of native birds

    I think that eggs are totally difficult to paint. Not the shape, but the texture and the color transitions, not to forget the incidence of light. My goal was to make a small documentation in my nature sketchbook of the…

  • Bird Sketching: We are hungry!

    Field Sketching in a group of young sparrows. They enjoyed to take a bath in the dust. They dived into the sand, shacked the feathers, jumped up and down, chased each other and started a playful fight. But as soon…

  • The Kingfisher (alcedo atthis)

    This picture was done during my first course at Newcastle University. It was the final assignment of a graphit drawing with focus on the representation of an animal with a detailed texture of fur and / or feathers. I was…