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.
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.
Varney Bridge Brown shows a splendid brown trout taking the stonefly nymph. He has not seen the prince nymph tied below the stonefly on the line.
The bridge abutments at Varney Bridge on the Madison River in Montana are known for producing excitingly large fish. Bern has caught his share of them, which is why he can render this painting in acrylic so well.
This painting measures 40″ wide by 30″ high and has been sold. Fortunately for gifts or to enjoy in your own home, giclee prints of this painting are still available.
West Water is an underwater scene showing a rainbow and two brown trout competitively eyeing an alluring spruce fly cast by the hopeful angler. An old snag sits quietly in the background, peacefully ignoring the drama about to unfold.
Acrylic on canvas, this painting measure 30″ wide by 24″ high and sold before it was completed. Fortunately giclee prints of this painting are also available for gifts or to enjoy in your own home.