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