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