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