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