Monday, April 15, 2013

Redband Rainbow

The original of this acrylic painting measures 18 x 20 and is available, framed or not.
If you are interested in a limited edition print they measure 11 x 14 and are printed on
100# Archival paper. The edition size is 100 and they are available for $50.00
This four painting series entitled Native Faces includes the Spring Creek Brown, the Southern Appalachian Brookie, and the Westslope Cutthroat.

Monday, April 8, 2013

Peacock Bass

I happened to watch a program last week about the Great Barrier Reef and it got me to thinkin' that I ought to do an illustration featuring one of the beautiful tropical fish that inhabit that place, so I did a a photo search for some reference material.  The more that I looked at them, the more I thought about it...the more I was turning against the idea. 

Yes, they were beautiful, but hey, they weren't gamefish.  Then it occurred to me that the Peacock Bass is just as pretty...its a gamefish, and it is indeed "tropical."  So here is a rather quickly done portrait of one...

Monday, April 1, 2013

Warm Water Slam

A few weeks back I mentioned that I had been asked to supply illustrations for some signage that Riverlink in Asheville, NC plans to place along the French Broad River.  Well, I finished up the cat, the carp, and the musky and have combined them here in a potential poster format.  Each fish is of course available separately, but if anyone is interested in this poster idea shoot me an email at