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