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