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