I usually make rapid small squared paintings in the side of the sketchpad a part of the main work, when in a hurry an not enough time to get details, just to rember the site or to have an overview of the surroundings.
Fat Sand Rat Psamommys obesus in a hole among salicornia végétation, Hchichina (Gabès). The Psammomys is a small rat found particularly around wetlands (Sebkha and chotts) mainly in arid areas and partly along the coast
Ain Bousaadia : a perched berber village, a spring, a forest, many cliffs and of course birds. This landscape was superb in spring and while sketching two Golden Eagles appeared flying over the horizon with a flock a Alpine Swifts.