Thursday, November 19, 2009

Trout Swimming Upstream

"In the Current"
20" x 10" Acrylic on canvas with wrapped painted sides

This was a really fun painting to do. It's pretty small. The goal—to keep it loose and let it be a watery way. Detail on the fish is limited. I like the focal point fish being cut-off. Most of the color comes from the fins with the light shining through.

Rainbow Trout Art

"Rainbow Magic"
Acrylic on canvas w/museum-wrapped painted 2.5" sides

60" x 27"

$2500's taken a bit, life has been pretty crazy since my last post, but I think this painting is finished. I wanted it to be pretty loose and so am resisting the urge to keep adding detail. Once again, thanks to Tim Pask for his stunning photo from an Alaskan fishing trip to paint from.