Category Archives: Art
A people film about fly-fishing and work.
What do you do when the current of work grows so strong you start to drown in it? You take off fishing the scenic waterways of Montana where trout, and the people catching them, teach you how to breathe again. Follow the journey of one man’s fishing adventure that takes him across the state of Montana in search of the next fish, fresh perspective and a more fulfilling life — after all, staying afloat in this contemporary world is a challenge.
How do you Breathe?
A Film by: RC Cone
Written by: Zack Wheeler and RC Cone
It sounds like the DVD for Breath: A People Film About Fly-Fishing & Work will be available soon. Keep an eye on Imago’s FB page for details.
I got my latest email from Deneki Outdoors this morning and learned about a new compilation of fly fishing essays called Pulp Fly. The timing couldn’t be better, since I’ll be sitting on my butt for awhile. Here are the details from Deneki:
Pulp Fly is a collection of short stories and essays about fly fishing. It was released yesterday, and it’s an e-book – available only through the Amazon Kindle store. HOT TIP: Don’t own a Kindle? That’s OK! You can read Kindle books on your PC or Mac, as well as on your iPad or Android device – not to mention your Kindle.
Who wrote pieces for Pulp Fly? Bruce Smithhammer, Pete McDonald, Bjorn Stromsness, Michael Gracie, Davin Ebanks, Mat Dunn, Alex Landeen, Alex Cerveniak, Raplh Bartholdt and Matt Smythe – an amazing lineup. Kirk Deeter wrote the forward. Cover art is by Bob White. Kirk, Bruce and Pete did the editing. Wow.
If you don’t recognize all the names, how about this? These guys’ work has appeared in Gray’s Sporting Journal, Field and Stream, the Drake, the Fly Fish Journal, and a bunch of other quality publications.
A cool sketch of a tailing redfish from Paul Puckett. We’ll see if it proves inspirational…
Cinema Digital Productions has put up a video featuring artist and angler Derek DeYoung:
At the age of six Derek was declaring to friends and family that he wanted to be a famous artist. Enamoured with angling from an early young age DeYoung’s favourite subject has always been fish. But by the time he left art school at the age of 23, DeYoung realized he needed to push his artwork in a new direction, in order to achieve his goal. He began to experiment with composition, taking the fish’s form away and removing the actual shape of the fish. By zooming in extremely close on his subject, DeYoung’s objective was to portray trout in colour and pattern only. The result was the “Abstract Trout Face” series paintings. Derek’s contemporary vision and vibrant use of colour challenged the traditional, classic style of angling artwork and eventually received critical acclaim and success.