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