Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Compare Original fishing lure with fake

The paint on the fake Chewie is easily worn off. The Nils Master Invinsible lives up to it's name and is avery durable Pike and Muskie lure.

 Similar in sizes
 Chewie the fake made by someone from Windsor Ontario is the molded plastic foam fake is a quarter inch longer and weighs one ounce heavier. the Nils Master Invisible is carved from wood and has slightly smaller hook's

Friday, February 19, 2016

Martini Glass Muskies

 Cool Blue Martini Glasses 7 inches high by 5 inches wide were the perfect medium to paint an exciting muskie scene.
The fish are chasing a crankbait similar to a shad made by Shawn Mahar and a double blade spinner in the styre of a Dadson Blade bait.

2016 Artist Project Exhibition was great!

The entrance to the 2016 Artist Project has a front installation colorful mural by Happy Sleepy!

Serene and atmospheric painting of a small river on Lake Huron by Jennifer H Clark. The dazzling textured frame is made from  durable paper mache.

Olga Pankova  has a unique approach to the skull and bones paintings

Olga Pankova wonderful animal inspired textured paintings

 Sparkling jewel encrusted  skull of a male white tail deer by Ian Busher

The front entrance had a wall filled with terrific interpretations of the road . Such as this expressive sun filled reflection of a  wet road painting at the Road Trip ART COMPETITION

SNOW COVERED SCULPTURES at the entrance of the Exhibition were very inviting too.

The exhibition featured over 250  contemporary artists from all corner of the North America and England. It was a information filled moment to meet and ask questions directly to the artists.The artist that were attractive to me featured animal inspired art. They include paintings and sculptures of Richard Anhert,  Ian Busher, Kari Serrano, Tim Hough, Olga Pankova and Agata Wisniewski

Wonderful wind filled dog portrait!

Fishy window on surreal looking detail of a truck with Parks Canada sign on door.

Thursday, February 18, 2016

Giant muskie head carved from wood

 Over 120 teeth in the top of the mouth

The length of the fishes head is usually about a quarter of the total length of the fish. This head would represent a large muskellunge of 80 inches/ 200 cm in length

20 inches long from the tip of the jaw to the back of the gill cover

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

2016 Spring Fishing SHOW, Toronto Ontario Canada!

Beautiful trophy replica of a colourful brook trout at the Esnagami Lodge display. 

Great old lure  called a Lil'Wish with Brook Trout pattern.

Horseshoe Jim's Unique wood lure design for fishing Muskie on Lake St. Clair! 

My watercolour painting inspired by measuring large Northern Pike and Walleye at Esnagami Lodge.

Measuring a large Walleye from Esnagami Lodge

Esnagami Lodge photo of Caribou crossing lake. Real wilderness !

Johnston Lures great looking paint pattern on a crankbait.

Johnston Lures large crankbait lure with a colourful yellow perch paint pattern

Johnston Lures crankbait witha Northern Pike paint pattern.

Johnston Lures inspired carving of a giant sturgeon as a jointed lure

 Overall the show was a wonderful success. Old and young dropped by my Charles Weiss Art Studio booth. I drew caricature portraits and sold paintings wood signs and carvings. t-shirts  and lures!