Sunday, December 31, 2017

Have a Froggy New Year!

The Sufi Zoo wishes you a Happy, Healthy, Holy and Froggy 2018.

Gold and silver with watercolours on Fabriano paper; 12,5x18 cm. / 5"x7"

Thursday, December 28, 2017

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Merry Christmas 2017!

Renate the Reindeer wishes you a Merry, Merry Christmas!

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

"Fiorona" Apple

Coloured pencils and gold on antique sketchbook.
8x10 cm / 3¼x4¼ inches.

Saturday, December 9, 2017

Tower on the river Aar

The river Aar is like a friend to me.

Graphite: Technograph 2H + 2B. Watercolour: Titanium white, Buff titanium, Hooker's green, May green, Gold. Fabriano paper "per Artisti" CP.
12,5x18 cm / 5x7 inches.

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Missing my Classics ;-)

Column (ο κίων)
Graphite Caran d'Ache technograph HB on Fabriano paper prepared with watercolour Titanium white; burnt umber mixed with gold.
12,5x18 cm / 5x7 inches.

Tuesday, December 5, 2017


On Christmas time there is music everywhere.

Silver point and golden point on Fabriano paper "per Artisti" CP prepared with Buff Titanium watercolour. 12,5x18 cm / 5x7 inches.

Sunday, December 3, 2017

Christmas (tribute to Giuseppe Ungaretti)

Oh Yes! Let's dive
into a yarn of streets.
Oh yes! Let's shake
fatigue off the shoulders.

Gold, silver, titanium white watercolours; sepia ink; Fabriano paper "per Artisti" CP. 12,5x18 cm / 5x7 inches.

Monday, November 27, 2017

Hovering Pear

Silverpoint on waxed paper. 14.5 x 10.5 cm / 5¾" x 4".

Sunday, November 26, 2017

Turkey and Griffon

Silverpoint on Fabriano paper prepared with tempera. 10x10 cm / 4x4 inches.

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

755-a-b-c-d Coloured

755: Never quote too quickly!

To go to # 754 CLICK HERE.

Tuesday, November 21, 2017


I think you should first hear the quote in full!

Monday, November 20, 2017

Sunday, November 19, 2017


Yes! Yes!! You surely could!!! It is a quote from Hermann Hesse (1877-1962). Although... Although...

Saturday, November 18, 2017


That is a nice quote, Meggie! One that I could use for my Sunday Sermon...

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Dendrobates tinctorius "azureus"

Blue poison dart frog in front of the Tropical rainforest glasshouse in Zurich, Switzerland.

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Unexpected Meeting

For the meaning of the Brazilian expression "Deu Zebra" click HERE.
The Rainforest glasshouse is explained in detail HERE (unfortunately only in German).
More on the Tropical Rainforest? Click HERE!
Last but not least: There are no zebras in the rainforest, but sometimes magic happens :-)

Sunday, November 12, 2017

Friday, November 3, 2017

Inviting Octopus

Octopus says: "Try me, at once!" inviting someone who never tasted it to give it a try.
Coloured pencils on Strathmore Toned Gray paper. 14x21 cm / 5.5x8.5 inches.

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Monday, October 30, 2017

Sunday, October 22, 2017

754-a-b-c-d Coloured

754: Thoughts on the Shore

To go to # 753 CLICK HERE.

Saturday, October 21, 2017


...easier than to perfect oneself!

Friday, October 20, 2017

Thursday, October 19, 2017


Bur, jokes aside, it is easy to blame doctrines for not being perfect...

Wednesday, October 18, 2017


Come on, Albert! Your joke is good...

Sunday, October 8, 2017

Almost Sunrise

September 29, 6:27 AM; Bethany Beach, DE
(the sun will rise 6:54 AM).

Saturday, October 7, 2017

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Another Postcard from DE

Me and my friend Michele Dracula. Mickey Mouse with such Halloween costume is as sweet as he could be :-)

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Monday, October 2, 2017

Sunday, September 17, 2017

Tropical Conversation

Frog listening to a tropical conversation between a Banana leaf (Musa velutina) and a Pineapple (Ananas comosus).
Silverpoint on prepared paper. 10x10 cm (4x4 inches).

Friday, September 8, 2017

753-a-b-c-d Coloured

753: Geometrical Fantasy