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