Original watercolor paintings; from the field book – a rough and dirty thing; this painting, a piece of the forest of California, alive in prayer; a howl at sunset, a jar of cloud, a stick of lightning.

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When not being willingly swallowed by the California backcountry, you can find the painter-poet at his desk in Oakland, posting @coyotethunder #trailpaintings on instagram.

His book of handpainted wilderness maps of California will be published by Heyday Books in 2017, as will the California Hiking Series of men’s apparel by Indigo Fera, based on the paintings and life of Obi Kaufmann.

The website is http://www.coyoteandthunder.com.