Creating art on the big canvas and the small ones too
Pen And Ink
Giving the look!
The “Uncle Sam”, hauling logs in the Sierra Nevada.
Past and Future
The belted kingfisher
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.
Blitz follows her nose to the prize.
Bliss in watercolor, and pen and ink.
Roadrunner in Watercolor and, pen and ink.
The cormorants moved like poetry in the surf.
The Best Steam Traction Engine.
Plein air pen and ink of a lodgepole pine cone.
Tasha in pen and ink. Golden retriever portrait.
Large Mouth Bass Study
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.
“A Forester and his Dog”‘ pen and ink.
Large Mouth Bass Study 2
Steam Donkey, inking is complete.
Hooded Merganser in pen and ink.
Canyon Live Oak acorns in pen and ink.
American Black Bear, (Ursus americanus), the biggest predator in our woods.
A pair of Canada Geese in pen and ink.
Redtails Coarsgold Serrano Sizzle JH, “Ruby”
His name is Ducky. I did this pen and ink portrait as auction prize for our retriever club a few years ago.
Blitz, a contented retriever.
The osprey have inspired art from yours truly.
A window to the woods.
Bear Skull in pen and ink.
Coyote in mixed media. Done with pen and ink, and watercolor.
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.
Spike Buck, Columbian Blacktail Deer in pen and ink.
Marilyn Monroe in pen and ink.
Skidding logs with a big wheels and a team.
Black birds feast.
He looks a bit Hungry
Most old sawmills had teepee burners.
A loaded log truck heading to town.
Black Tail Deer
Ponderosa pine cone in pen and ink.
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.