Creating art on the big canvas and the small ones too
Pen And Ink
Giving the look!
Black Tail Deer
Most old sawmills had teepee burners.
Redtails Coarsgold Serrano Sizzle JH, “Ruby”
Bliss in watercolor, and pen and ink.
Large Mouth Bass Study 2
Bear Skull in pen and ink.
Skidding logs with a big wheels and a team.
Steam Donkey, inking is complete.
A steam traction engine hauling lumber.
Coyote in mixed media. Done with pen and ink, and watercolor.
Otter in pen and ink.
Plein air pen and ink of a lodgepole pine cone.
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.
Roadrunner in Watercolor and, pen and ink.
The red tail huntress with her prey
The Best Steam Traction Engine.
“Gray Fox” in pen and ink.
A pair of Canada Geese in pen and ink.
California Valley Quail on sentry duty.
Canyon Live Oak acorns in pen and ink.
Ponderosa pine cone in pen and ink.
Marilyn Monroe in pen and ink.
Canada Goose Gander in pen and ink.
Blitz follows her nose to the prize.
The cormorants moved like poetry in the surf.
Large Mouth Bass Study
Three otters resting on a log.
Make sure the lid is tight or your bait will get away.
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.
American Black Bear, (Ursus americanus), the biggest predator in our woods.
Spike Buck, Columbian Blacktail Deer in pen and ink.
Circa 1940’s, loggers use a two man chainsaw to fell a large Douglas-fir.
The belted kingfisher
His name is Ducky. I did this pen and ink portrait as auction prize for our retriever club a few years ago.
California Ground Squirrel
The osprey have inspired art from yours truly.
A window to the woods.
Black birds feast.
The “Uncle Sam”, hauling logs in the Sierra Nevada.
Past and Future
Blitz, a contented retriever.
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.