Creating art on the big canvas and the small ones too
Pen And Ink
Three otters resting on a log.
His name is Ducky. I did this pen and ink portrait as auction prize for our retriever club a few years ago.
California Valley Quail on sentry duty.
Many fawns are killed each spring by black bears. Brand new fawns know instinctively to lay perfectly still. They have no almost smell. If the fawn doesn’t move a muscle and the bear is up wind it my not see the little deer.
California Valley Quail, Callipepla californica, in pen and ink. This is the male. The covey often has one bird acting as lookout. This one sits on a stone fence.
Bear Skull in pen and ink.
Blitz follows her nose to the prize.
A pair of Canada Geese in pen and ink.
Redtails Coarsgold Serrano Sizzle JH, “Ruby”
Marilyn Monroe in pen and ink.
Canyon Live Oak acorns in pen and ink.
Past and Future
The osprey have inspired art from yours truly.
Bo was our first Golden Retriever. He traveled with me for many years throughout the Sierra Nevada. He had visited more of the Sierras the most people will ever see.
Blitz, a contented retriever.
Giving the look!
Black Tail Deer
Bliss in watercolor, and pen and ink.
Skidding logs with a big wheels and a team.
Make sure the lid is tight or your bait will get away.
Spike Buck, Columbian Blacktail Deer in pen and ink.
Circa 1940’s, loggers use a two man chainsaw to fell a large Douglas-fir.
American Black Bear, (Ursus americanus), the biggest predator in our woods.
Plein air pen and ink of a lodgepole pine cone.
Roadrunner in Watercolor and, pen and ink.
Canada Goose Gander in pen and ink.
Black birds feast.
Large Mouth Bass Study
The red tail huntress with her prey
The belted kingfisher
California Ground Squirrel
The Best Steam Traction Engine.
Coyote in mixed media. Done with pen and ink, and watercolor.
“Gray Fox” in pen and ink.
Ponderosa pine cone in pen and ink.
The cormorants moved like poetry in the surf.
A window to the woods.
Otter in pen and ink.
The “Uncle Sam”, hauling logs in the Sierra Nevada.