Draw A Bird Day




















Did you know that the 8th of April is the “Draw A Bird Day”? A day, when people all over the world draw birds for everybodies pleasure and in memory of a girl called Dorie. Read more about this tradition here on wikipedia.

I drew an European Goldfinch (lat.: carduelis carduelis), a tiny bird of 12 to 13 centimeters. He is sitting on a grassy rush (lat.: butomus umbellatus). Did you also draw a bird? You are welcome to share your link in the comments.


Wußtet Ihr, daß der 8.April der “Draw A Bird Day” ist? Ein Tag, an dem Menschen auf der ganzen Welt Vögel zeichnen, um andere zu erfreuen und um an ein kleines Mädchen namens Dorie zu erinnern. Auf Wikipedia könnt Ihr mehr über diese Tradition lesen.

Ich habe einen Stieglitz gezeichnet (lat.: carduelis carduelis), einen winzigen Vogel von 12 bis 13 Zentimeter Größe. Er sitzt auf einer Schwanenblume (lat.: butomus umbellatus). Habt Ihr auch einen Vogel gezeichnet? Ihr seid herzlich eingeladen, den Link zu Euerem Vogel in den Kommentaren zu teilen.

6 thoughts on “Draw A Bird Day

  1. You learn something new everyday 🙂 petra I had no idea april 8th was draw a bird day that’s so cool! I’ll be sure to do something for the date next year 🙂 your illustration is beautiful to i love the textures and detail x Look forward to reading more posts from you 🙂 x katie x

    • Hi Katie,thank you for stopping by and leaving such a lovely comment. I´m afraid to forget the “Draw a bird day” next year so if you still remember it, let me know in advance.But I love to draw birds and you can find them in a lot of my illustrations.
      Btw I really enjoyed your work in progress video for the cuckoo clock assignment and love to read your posts about the materials you use.
      See you in Bootcamp tomorrow!
      x Petra

      • Your very welcome 🙂 and I’ll remind you next year no worries 🙂 . I’m so chuffed you like my video and post 🙂 I’m in the midst of making another video to upload soon 🙂 cya im bootcamp! Katie x

  2. Tak ten se ti moc povedl. Je to moc hezky zpracované, pěkná kombinace barev a jemných stínů. Jsi moc šikovná 🙂

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