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