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SofthackleApril 30th, 2009, 8:32 pm
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Wellsville, NY

Posts: 540
Original Watercolor- Title: Early Spring Outing
"I have the highest respect for the skilled wet-fly fisherman, as he has mastered an art of very great difficulty." Edward R. Hewitt

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TroutnutApril 30th, 2009, 11:16 pm
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Wow!!!
Jason Neuswanger, Ph.D.
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FreepowMay 1st, 2009, 4:43 am
menomonie, WI

Posts: 83
That painting is beautiful...wonderful job! Do you have a website with others that you've painted? Also, do you intend to have prints made...? Keep us posted. Thanks for sharing, you really are talented.
"I fish...because I suspect that men are going along this way for the last time, and I for one don't want to waste the trip..."
MartinlfMay 1st, 2009, 4:56 am
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Palmyra PA

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Mark, thanks for sharing this. Way cool.
"He spread them a yard and a half. 'And every one that got away is this big.'"

--Fred Chappell
TeddypMay 1st, 2009, 5:27 am
North Carolina

Posts: 18
That's a great painting! I'd be intested also if you have a website or prints that become available.
Ted
PatcrisciMay 1st, 2009, 6:28 am
Lagrangeville, NY

Posts: 119
Nice painting. What a talented group of people here in this forum! And not only fly tyers and fly fisherman but all sorts of -- who knows what???
Pat Crisci
SofthackleMay 1st, 2009, 6:50 am
Site Editor
Wellsville, NY

Posts: 540
My Personal page with more art

I have been considering having some prints made of some of my work, but wasn't sure if they'd sell. Perhaps in the near future it'll happen. If it's okay with Jason, I'll let everyone know if it happens.

Thanks for the positive feedback.

Mark
"I have the highest respect for the skilled wet-fly fisherman, as he has mastered an art of very great difficulty." Edward R. Hewitt

Flymphs, Soft-hackles and Spiders: http://www.troutnut.com/libstudio/FS&S/index.html
CaseyPMay 1st, 2009, 8:09 am
Arlington, VA/ Mercersburg, PA

Posts: 653
gee, and Best Fishing Buddy just asked me what might be appropriate for Mother's Day...
yes, prints might be worthwhile. how much of a hassle are they?
"You can observe a lot by watching." Yogi Berra
DOSMay 1st, 2009, 10:00 am
Buffalo, NY

Posts: 64
Simply beautiful Mark!! I too dabble in watercolor... strictly for fun. I would love to pick your brain about some of the techniques your using when I have a little more time, if you don't mind . I'll send ya a PM soon, but now its back to work :)
Andrew Nisbet
TroutnutMay 1st, 2009, 4:57 pm
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Bellevue, WA

Posts: 2459
If it's okay with Jason, I'll let everyone know if it happens.


No problem!
Jason Neuswanger, Ph.D.
Troutnut and salmonid ecologist
Shawnny3May 1st, 2009, 5:56 pm
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Pleasant Gap, PA

Posts: 1197
Beautiful, Mark. Vivid.

-Shawn
Jewelry-Quality Artistic Salmon Flies, by Shawn Davis
www.davisflydesigns.com
SofthackleMay 2nd, 2009, 5:41 am
Site Editor
Wellsville, NY

Posts: 540
DOS,
Feel free to get in touch.

Mark
"I have the highest respect for the skilled wet-fly fisherman, as he has mastered an art of very great difficulty." Edward R. Hewitt

Flymphs, Soft-hackles and Spiders: http://www.troutnut.com/libstudio/FS&S/index.html
EricdJuly 14th, 2009, 6:55 pm
Mpls, MN

Posts: 113
That is a great painting. I liked everything from your website, too. Thanks for sharing. I've been looking half-heartedly for three photos or paintings to display in my house. One each of Brown, Brook and Rainbow with their latin names. I have not seen much that I've liked and I'm interested in seeing photos and paintings in both color and black and white, but it would be important to be of the same series or of the same artist. Has anyone seen anything like this that I could peruse for purchase.

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