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