Silver Creek Brown presents a dramatically painted brown trout head in full spawning colors, vibrating with delightful colors and sparkles. This particular fish has double halos around the spots, markings of extra interest. The sky glistens blue on the wet surface of the fish, adding its own magic to the painting.
This painting is 40″ wide by 30″ high created with acrylic paint on canvas with painted gallery wrap edges so framing is optional. This distincticve painting has been sold.
Wild Rainbow is a celebration of all the sparkling colors seen on a spectacular rainbow trout. The head of the fish itself is the subject of this exploration of color in all its myriad facets. This painting simply must be viewed in person to fully appreciate its qualities.
Bern studies his fish closely when he catches them, taking note of every spot, speckle, and variation of patterns before he releases them. His paintings reflect this intense absorption in the details of trout.
This painting is 30″ wide by 24″ high created with acrylic paint on canvas and beautifully framed. This distinctive painting sold immediately.
River Warrior shows a rainbow trout preparing to take a Royal Wulff drifting on the water. The sparkling water and underwater rocks in this painting set the scene perfectly as the rainbow hovers in crystal clear water. The illusion is of actually wading in the river trying to catch this great fish. One can almost feel the current against one’s ankles when looking at the painting.
This painting is acrlic on canvas and measures 40″ wide by 30″ high and has been sold.
The Long Cast is one of Bern’s most popular paintings. A small gem, the original acrylic painting measures 20 inches wide by 13 inches high. The long loop of the fly line and the glorious colors of fall on the river create a special magic in this image. We are instantly in that place when we look at the painting.
Although the painting sold immediately, giclee prints are available on this site.
Purple Haze shows the memories and dreams of fishing past and present. Against a backdrop of snow covered mountains, a gold rectangle floats, bearing a fisherman from the days when one kept the catch. A couple of old traditional wet flies are softly rendered on the right.
The bottom of the painting implies an underwater scene and a colorful brown trout floats in space. The geometric forms and their shadows create layers of space in the painting, powerfully accented by the dramatic full color Royal Wulff in the center.
This jewel of a painting is 30″ wide by 24″ high and has been sold. However, giclee prints can be ordered.
October Brown 2 is a celebration of the great browns of the fall during spawning. At no other time are the colors so vivid or the fish so outstanding in their appearance. The additional joy of fall is that the biggest fish become active in the daytime, making some exceptional fishing opportunities.
This particular fish is one that Bern caught on the Madison River in Montana on a truly memorable day. A fish like this visits your dreams for years to come!
This painting is 54″ wide by 40″ high created with acrylic paint on canvas with painted gallery wrap edges so framing is optional. This distinctive painting has been sold. For gifts or your own pleasure, the image is also available as giclee prints.