Category Archives: Animals

Flamingos in sunlight

From a visit to the San Diego Zoo’s Safari Park.  

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ConDorCon 2017 3/3-3/5

A detail of  “The Bat and the Weasels” from a series of Aesop’s Fable’s illustrations, at this year’s ConDor show in San Diego.

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The Shepherd and the Sea

We’re finally having a wet winter here in California. It was on a recent stormy day that this painting for, “The Shepherd and the Sea” was made. There was a young shepherd tending his flock of sheep along the seashore. He began … Continue reading

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Dog Beach w clouds

A view looking west along the river control channel, this area of Dog Beach has far fewer people than right along the surf. Depending on the tide you can walk inland to where the Pacific Ocean and the San Diego River waters … Continue reading

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The Fox and the Grapes

Watercolor on cotton paper illustration 9″x12″ One warm summer’s day under a bright blue sky, a Fox was strolling through a green orchard. He came upon a bunch of purple grapes hanging on a vine. “Those look so sweet, and … Continue reading

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Animal Sculptures of Arthur Putnam

What a fantastic exhibit “Ferocious Bronze” is, many of the pieces are indeed ferocious, but there are others that depict a sense of calm and quiet strength. I’m so happy that the San Diego Zoo’s Centennial inspired this great exhibit. ER … Continue reading

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The Owl and the Grasshopper

Pen & brush with India ink and watercolor’s on cotton paper illustration, 2016. On view at this year’s Comic Con. Once there was an Owl who liked to nap during the day. This Owl had become very particular and hard to please in … Continue reading

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