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