The latest media craze in fly fishing? “Fly Box” is a mixed media presentation in Racine, WI.
Nick Mayer’s watercolor artwork at Escape Studio. Nick’s pieces have a “technical” feel to them, with a clean, precise look, but the watercoloring softens them, bringing a warmth and aliveness to each piece.
If you’ve tried getting to Mike Savlen’s Fresh Art Blog and keep in touch with his excellent artwork, make sure you update your address for him (see link above).
Five angling artists to peruse and purchase from.
A handful of artists are featured in this post as I try to get caught up. Fly fishing art has some great artists plying their skills. In addition, I find many of them keep some great blogs where you can get a behind-the-scenes look at an artist at work.
Thom Glace is a watercolor artist living in Pennsylvania. He has some nice looking paintings dealing with many sportsfishing species.
Sumi-e is the Japanese art of ink painting stemming from Zen thought. There is much to learn from thoughtful sumi-e artists that can be applied to many things, including an approach to fly fishing.
Mike Savlen has done his first (I believe it’s his first) painting of a cutthroat. The colors are exceptionally brilliant. It’s for sale too. Go check it out!
Mike Savlen is a great artist! And he is now offering, for the first time, to paint portraits of you and your trophy.
Check out Robert Williamson’s original trout art. He’s got some nice talent with his colored pencils and I’m excited to see what he does in the future with his oil pastels.
OK, maybe “conversation” is a bad choice, since there is no guarantee that Mark will read, let alone respond. Mark, feel free to chime in if you read this, I’d love to carry on the dialog you started. If you are interested in photography and thoughtful writing, head over to Mark’s Forest Rat website. He [...]