Herons, videos and new book


This April 2015 video is about Dutch artist Erik van Ommen making purple heron pictures; for his new book Mijn Reigerparadijs (My Heron Paradise). It is about all European heron and egret species.

This is another video for that book; about the great egret.

This video for Van Ommen’s book is about little egrets, and their roost on Schiermonnikoog island.

This video is about drawing little egrets.

This is another video for that book; about squacco herons.

This is another video for that book; about grey herons in a Japanese style garden.

This video is about depicting a grey heron.

This is another grey heron video.

And yet another grey heron video.

This is another video for that book; about a little bittern. Recorded in Lesbos in Greece.

This is another video for that book; about the bittern.

This is a video about a boat-billed heron.

This video is about drawing western reef herons in Mauritania.

This video is about drawing a juvenile black-crowned night heron.

This video is about drawing an adult black-crowned night heron.

Mijn Reigerparadijs, cover

About Erik van Ommen’s boek (translated):

My Heron Paradise

NEW! Published May 16, 2015.

112 pages, full color and bound in hardcover. 23 x 21 cm
ISBN: 978 9050 11 5308. KNNV Publishers 2015

The book contains numerous drawings, etchings, oil paintings, watercolors and linocuts by Erik van Ommen. It covers all European heron species. The book concludes with a chapter on drawing birds in pencil, ink and watercolour.

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