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Sketch of lizard

Ink on paper
4" x 6"

Sketch of lizard, possibly for "The Friendly Dragon" or "Japanese Goldfish, Lizard and Frog Fountain." Sketch may be early concept for the sculpture outside the Holden Museum of Living Reptiles at the Detroit Zoological Institute.

Sketches of iguana

Graphite and ink on paper
4" x 6"

Sketches of iguana, possibly for "The Friendly Dragon". Sketches may be early concepts for the sculpture outside the Holden Museum of Living Reptiles at the Detroit Zoological Institute.

Unidentified sketches, possibly early concepts for the sculpture outside the Holden Museum of Living Reptiles at the Detroit Zoological Institute

Graphite on paper
5" x 8"

Unidentified sketches, possibly for "Flying Pterodactyls" and "The Friendly Dragon". Sketches may be early concepts for the sculpture outside the Holden Museum of Living Reptiles at the Detroit Zoological Institute.

Sketch for "The Friendly Dragon"

Graphite on tracing paper
8.5" x 11"

“I did … a dragon; I called it The Friendly Dragon. The architect said he didn't think he would use it because he said the children would be frightened of a dragon. But children love dragons and it's not an ugly dragon, it's a friendly dragon with a big smile and it's cozy and you can sit on its back on…

Sketch for "The Friendly Dragon"

Pencil and ink on steno pad paper
8.75" x 5.5"

“I did … a dragon; I called it The Friendly Dragon. The architect said he didn't think he would use it because he said the children would be frightened of a dragon. But children love dragons and it's not an ugly dragon, it's a friendly dragon with a big smile and it's cozy and you can sit on…

Wing and body of "Flying Pterodactyls"

Bronze on granite, 16 feet including base. Located at the Holden Museum of Living Reptiles, Detroit Zoological Institute, Royal Oak, Michigan.