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