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