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