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utkm9
08-17-2010, 01:47 PM
Since I lost my job of 30 years in mid 2009 due to a company consolidation, I have been spending more time on one of my hobbies - painting. I chose trout as the subjects of my paintings b/c my husband is an avid fly fisherman, and the paintings were for him.

I call my work "functional art' because all of the paintings are on small furniture or decorative items such as trays, boxes, stools and tables.

I now have a website at www.TroutPainter.com (http://www.troutpainter.com/) to showcase my work.

Here is my latest painting of a brown trout. It is on a mid size stool. http://i745.photobucket.com/albums/xx100/utkm9/bigbrownstool3.jpg

jross
08-17-2010, 08:25 PM
Good job. Looks nice and I say that as an art teacher who is a painter.

BlueRaiderFan
08-17-2010, 08:35 PM
Nice! I like em. :smile:

MadisonBoats
08-17-2010, 09:14 PM
I love painted trout-art. Good job! Thanks for sharing...

Knothead
08-18-2010, 06:23 AM
Excellent! You might consider displaying and selling them at Troutfest next year.

utkm9
08-18-2010, 10:48 AM
I have given that some thought.

Thank you all for your kind comments and encouragement.