Art and fly fishing

Discussion in 'Arts and Literature' started by Skip Enge, Nov 30, 2012.

  1. Skip Enge Active Member

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    Hey would love to see this Arts and Literature develop into a regular forum...I have been painting my whole life and have focused on fly fishing and riverine landscapes many times...Here is one I created quite some time ago...the lake is long gone ...inundated by a rerouting upper Kalama River near Mt St. Helens...I miss it ...it was full of eager brookies...painted and tied flies we used there around the perimeter... the_Magicwand.jpg
  2. Skip Enge Active Member

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  3. Skip Enge Active Member

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    This one is at River City Fly shop in Beaverton, OR...



    Brookiesmall-1.jpg
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  4. Skip Enge Active Member

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    If you want to see more let me know, otherwise this is like ...makin' sounds with no echo...which is unfortunate because there are other artists out there that need a voice...and some kind of support even if it's just showing you came and saw...ya know?
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  5. Steve Bird Member

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    Beautiful work. Thanks for sharing it. And yes, would be delighted to see more.
  6. Skip Enge Active Member

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    Thanks I will Steve.
  7. Skip Enge Active Member

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    This one was commissioned by our local newspaper The Columbian Blacktail-Deer.jpg for their annual Black tail deer feature
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  8. Skip Enge Active Member

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    I did a series of paintings up on Yellow jacket creek part of the Cispus drainage in Central WA DarkPool.jpg
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  9. Skip Enge Active Member

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    "Heading Out"
    memories of fishing the Columbia with Dad...not fly fishing...but it's the big river... Heading-Out.jpg
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    "Should Have Crossed"
    A place I used to fly fish a lot, haven't been in a few years...started fishing it over 30 years ago... Should-Have.jpg
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  11. Skip Enge Active Member

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    "The Take"

    a commission for a fly fishing videographer in Idaho The-Take.jpg
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  12. Jeff Dodd Active Member

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    Skip
    Thanks for posting your work! What talent you have and to see your work focused on fishing and the waters we fish make it even more enjoyable.
  13. Skip Enge Active Member

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    Not always at all...but I am for the time being trying to stay on "topical point"
  14. Skip Enge Active Member

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    For fun here is one of Gene Trump ...hooking a "Great White" trout at a local fun spot he invited me to...Artistic license was employed...Ha!

    "The White Knight" The-White-Knight.jpg
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  15. Skip Enge Active Member

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    Gene is a bad ass on still water...just sayin'
  16. Gary Hendriksen Member

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    Very nice Black tail Skip, didnt know you painted those 4 legged creatures.
  17. GAT Active Member

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    Gary, yes he does. I gave a copy of that painting as a Christmas present to an avid deer hunter.

    You should post more photos of your great fish sculptures.
  18. Jerry Daschofsky Moderator

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    Great work. Please share more.
  19. Skip Enge Active Member

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    I can paint anything i decide to...I might need a picture for some things though...it's got to be relevant to me...ain't painting rhinocerous ya know...ain't seen one around here
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  20. Skip Enge Active Member

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    Instinct"

    Been preoccupied didn't want to shoot my wad too soon...I mean i have been preoccupied for the last week and a half ...a new girl friend...first one in 38 years...divorced a year ago...still got it but i gotsta pace myself...ha!

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