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Old Thursday 18th October 2012, 13:23   #1452
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Originally Posted by oivind egeland View Post
Great sketchwork here! It's a real challenge to draw migrating raptors, I tried it in Tarifa in March. I found that it presented me with two problems - it required a tremendous drawing speed, and I always felt that I was missing out on the action when I focused on one single bird. You've done a great job here, especially considering the numbers of birds passing!
Just got back from watching migrating raptors, among others, in Cape May. I spent a few hours one day trying to capture them as the dipped and rose, shot by and turned sharply. It was exhilarating to watch and almost impossible to get down. These drawings are an inspiration, not that similar ones from you and others weren't in my mind as I tried to sketch.
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