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