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