George is an African Gray parrot who lives with Gill, a friend of mine. 9 x 12 black and white ink on gray toned Strathmore paper
George the parrot
My third drawing of my sons dog named Wyatt. He is a feisty blue heeler. 9 x 12 black and white ink on gray toned Strathmore paper
Wyatt the granddog
I camped with some friends in Jtree who had this dog named Floose. 9 x 12 black and white ink on gray toned Strathmore paper
Floose the crag dog
Commisioned portrait of Mogul the therapy dog. 11 x 14 ink on gray toned Strathmore paper. SOLD
Mogul, commisioned portrait
My brother sent me a picture of his dog Honey Bear. It was a lot of fun to draw. 11 x 14 ink on gray toned Strathmore paper
Honey Bear Webster
I have good news and bad news. As you get older you may have more time to improve your drawing skills, which is fun. The bad news is this allows you to more accurately depict the trainweck of aging. 11 x 14 ink on paper
Self Portrait 2019
My climbing buddy volunteered to sit for a portrait. It took us two sittings of about 2 hours each.
Climbing buddy
My latest self portrait March 2017. I made the eyes big and left it unfinished intentionally.  12 x 16 oil on board
Self Portrait 2017
I get in and out of portrait painting every few years. This particular model is always handy. The mirror doesn't lie. 12 x 16 oil on board
Self Portrait 2014
My amazing wife Sue. She posed  for about 10 hours over a weekend to make this portrait. 12 x 18 pastel. NFS
My wife Sue
Mindy heard I couldn't find a model and very kindly volunteered to pose for me. She is a climbing friend. 15 x 20 pastel
Mindy
Dad had been asking me to come visit, so I brought my easel down and did his portrait.
                            I had planned to paint him again oils, but I ran out of time. 15 x 20 pastel. NFS
Dad 2014
Mick is a former student. He works as a film maker and volunteered to pose. 15 x 20 pastel
Mick Flaaen
My first self portrait in a couple decades. 15 x 20 pastel
Self Portrait 2011
I saw this guy in the mirror, it was my first oil painting in 43 years. The colors are all wrong, but somehow it works.  11 x 18 oil on board
Self Portrait 2014
This started as a half hour lesson plan for a drawing class I was teaching in 2005. Two days later and 5 hours in I called it done
Me in pencil