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