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