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