Art and fly fishing

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

  1. SARG950

    SARG950 Member

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    Greetings, gentlemen! After seeing some of the work on this site, I regret never noticing this section of the forum until now... I'd like to take the opportunity to share some works that are the result of my passion for fly fishing. As shown, the medium I like to employ is painting on rocks, mostly from the Methow River. Again, thanks for sharing your passion with me!
     

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  2. Dave Evans

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    Skip, very nice work. I am envious of those on this forum with such artistic gifts! On the girlfriend, went through the big D about 10 years ago and it was weird dating for the first time, but ended up with a great match who doesn't even mind my addiction to fly fishing. Hope you have the same great experience I did!
     
  3. GAT

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    Sarg950... unique and cool! I've never seen that approach before and it works! Good stuff.
     
  4. Gary Hendriksen

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    Sarg, That is some great stuff. I love 3,4, & 5 with 5 being my favorite. Great paintings. love to see more.

    Gary
     
  5. Mark Mercer

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    Sarg, keep them coming, great work.... I think we would all like to see more. Thanks for sharing your fine art.

    Skip, fantastic work as usual very nice!
     
  6. Skip Enge

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    Okay you say i ain't funny...well, I sense a bit of innuendo and out the other...just sayin'
     
  7. David Bershtein

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    This is a print by Frank Benson. He was the artist on the 2nd Federal Duck Stamp and considered by many the greatest 20th century sporting artist
     
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    Here is another Benson print
     
  9. David Bershtein

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    There is a 7 volume catalogue of Benson's prints. Very expensive and out of print. They now have a single volume version that I believe is still in print.

    I had to sell my Benson print paff.jpg collection to pay my divorce lawyer.
     
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    Here is Benson's Federal Duck Stamp of Canvas Backs from 1935 benson stamp.jpg
     
  11. SARG950

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    Now that my fishing year is pretty much over due to multiple tears in my rotator cuff, I've got more time to paint.... my favorite trout.
     

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  12. Skip Enge

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    She wants to learn to fly fish ...she grew up in my home town fishing...still does in the summer...
     
  13. Skip Enge

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    "Redd"...about 7" X 15" painted in Feb this year

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    rockthief Fly fishing = food for my soul

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    Hi Skip. THis is Paul from Westfly (calapooia). I think you are getting better and better. I cherish the paintings I have from you. Your style is soothing and exciting at the same time.
     
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    Hi, Paul. I second that.