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