Swan Song – River Poem

Swan Song – River Poem

Swan Song River Poem Medium: Watercolor/Gouache, Image Size: 13.75″h x 19″w, 2012. The basis for this painting was the graceful curves of the adult and juvenile Trumpeter Swans and how they enhanced the elegance of this winter, snow scene. I saw this at...
Quail Puffs

Quail Puffs

Quail Puffs Medium: Watercolor, Image Size:15″h X 19″w, 2014. I saw these bachelor male Quail on a frosty winter morning, and they were so puffed out to insulate themselves that they almost looked like round balls. I thought it was both interesting and...
The Embrace

The Embrace

The Embrace Medium: Watercolor, Image Size: 28.75″h x 21″w, 1993. I often saw this rock outcrop when I hiked along one of my favorite trails on Black Mountain in Siskiyou County, CA. The backdrop is of the Southern Oregon Cascades, and Pilot Peak is to the...
Driftwood Gull

Driftwood Gull

Driftwood Gull Medium: Watercolor/Gouache; Image Size: 11.5″h X 15.50″w; 2018. This Western Gull was perched atop a massive hunk of driftwood at Bullard’s Bar State Park, Oregon. The colors of the weathered driftwood and the wing-bars of the gull...
Elegant Trio

Elegant Trio

Elegant Trio Medium: Watercolor, Image Size: 15.5″h x 22″w, 2009. This painting depicts the elegant beauty of a trio of trumpeter swans that grace the chilly waters of the Harriman River, Harriman State Park, in Idaho. The three are almost hidden against...