Accurate illustrations of mammals of North America; Bears, deer, squirrels, moose, wolf, puma, rabbit and many more. All illustrations are hand drawn and expertly rendered. Most illustrations are available in both line art and full color. High quality prints made on acid-free archival paper are available of all drawings in the gallery. If you do not see the North American animal you're looking for please contact the artist to make a suggestion. Custom illustrations of specific animals can be ordered as well. For more information and pricing please call 1 (800) 913-7906 or send an email to the artist. All drawings shown are available in both B&W line art versions and color
The animal drawings are also available for stock art illustration.
The animals of North American - Canada, Mexico and the United States - is a large focus of my illustration work. Certainly, this has to do with me being from the USA. But also, I'm often contacted by parks and environmental group who wish to place a sign or print up flyers in regards to specific species in their area. I'm usually very happy to help and several times I've donated images for such a use. But clearly it is a thrill to see a Tule Elk, Mule Deer or Virginia Opossum knowing that I've drawn the animal and hopefully captured the spirit and essence of the animal in that illustration. I usually add a mammal or two every few weeks. But I've spent a lot of time adding more and more North American animals to this image gallery, so I might move into some other areas for a bit. If you have a request or suggestion to add another species here, please send me an email.
Animals of North America (United States, Canada and Mexico) - encompass a large variety of species. From the smallest shrew to the massive Bull Moose these animals have managed to fill nearly every single environmental niche on the continent. Mammals are warm-blooded or endotherimic, vertebrate animals, in which the mother produces milk for the offspring through her mammary glands. Most animals in the New World are placental mammals, but there are a few marsupials (the vast majority of marsupials occur in Australia, New Zealand and the surrounding islands.) At one time, North America was filled with massive land mammals, most during the ice age, but for reasons that aren't entirely clear most of them - the Saber-Tooth Cat, the Giant Ground Sloth, the Dire Wolf, the Wooly Mammoth, and many others died off some 10,000 years ago, close to the time that it is believed humans crossed the temporary land bridge from Asia. It is also believed that many animals used this land bridge to migrate into the Americas, there they evolved into species we see today like the Timber Wolf, Grizzly Bear, Puma and White-Tailed Deer.