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