I was really disappointed at first, but then I had fun anyway. It was the first time I went to the zoo on my very own, ever. With some music and my sketchbook I found it quite enjoyable. :)
I've been going to zoos to draw several times in summer and it was always fun. This time I had some difficulties getting into it. I felt like all the animals were more twitchy than ever. So I tried to capture at least their silhouettes. I filled three pages of my sketchbook with little sketches. Here are just two excerpts (fotographed with my phone, so sorry for the poor quality). I might flesh out some of my scribbles later. ^^
Drawing animals really is a good excercise to loosen up a bit. I tend to be too rigid, but as your object moves, you're forced to draw quick, loose lines. I should make use of my annual zoo ticket more often. :D
I bought an artbook by Margit König at the shop. She's my heroine *_* Margit König has somewhat specialised on drawing zoo animals. Despite her objects being moving, she really manages to capture their image. You should take a look on her watercolour pictures, they are amazing!
On my way home I also bought another Copic wallet. My other one's full and I kept the rest of the markers in a plastic box. Now they are all well arranged and I quickly find the colours I need. :)