Category: Mongolian Wildlife

Brush drawing on canvas after graphite transfer

How I Start A Painting

There are many artists who come up with a way of working that satisfies them and they never alter it. That would not be me. Every year about this time, I sit back and rethink my whole process of painting a picture. I’m perfectly willing to toss it […]

Mongolia Monday- Wildlife Profiles: Takhi

Species: Takhi or Przewalski’s horse (Equus ferus przewalskii) Weight, height: approximately 300 kg or 660 lbs.; 13 hands (52 inches, 132 cm) Conservation Status: Endangered (IUCN Red List) Habitat Preference: Steppe, semi-desert; now also mountain steppe (Hustai) Best places to see takhi: In the wild: Hustai National Park, Mongolia. Captive animals: […]

New Drawings of Takhi

It’s been awhile since I’ve done some finished graphite drawings and that’s what I’ve been doing this week. I’ve always loved to draw, so it was fun to just sit with a pencil (a General’s Draughting Pencil) and paper (Strathmore 300 vellum bristol) and work from some of […]