Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Trout Unlimited Canada Acrylic Painting Donation

These are the progressive photos of the acrylic painting I completed at the Trout Unlimited Canada
Dinner and Auction that was presented at the Metro Convention Centre October 30. 2012.
The final donation over $200. Titled "BROWNIE RISING" 11 in x 14 in acrylic on canvas

Monday, October 29, 2012

How to catch your biggest Muskie, Real Fishing Magazine

This is my Interview style story titled "How to Catch Your Biggest Muskie".
It includes interviews with Muskie anglers and Guides including, John Anderson, Rodel Misa,
Gord Pyzer, Pete Maina, Greg Videki, George Unis, Graham Bistrow and Mark Forabosco.
The ART I created for the story features a portrait of all the interviewed muskie fisherman holding a giant 600 pound Muskie!
Tha art published in the magazine is almost the same size as the original illustration.

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Wood Carved Smallmouth Bass

The published version of My How to Carve a Smallmouth Bass story will be featured in the 2013 Summer #43 issue of CARVING Magazine!
 This is the drilling of the eye socket for the glass eye. The eye has a red coloured iris.
 The shaping of each fin is detailed with an electric carving tool. The pelvic fin is being finished.
I've drawn with a coloured pencil  the scale cross hatching has been completed

The finished painting of the smallmouth bass.

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

McGinty Caricature

ARTWORK COPYRIGHT Charles Weiss 2012
This is my caricature portrait of now-resigned Premier of Ontario Dalton McGinty.

The Chase Begins acrylic painting included in 2013 Musky Hunter Calendar

The recently published 2013 includes my "The Chase Begins" acrylic painting.
It's featured for the month of October .
 It's a scene where the muskie has just arrived at the moment a lure has splashed down.
A few stems of underwater weeds indicate  the lure was cast to the edge of muskies  lair.
 The lure featured is a LEO LURES, old style flat sided  jointed crankbait in a popular fire belly perch pattern.