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