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