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