Growing up, I spent a lot of time down at the man-made dam behind my house — fishing. The creek here has always been filled with beautiful Speckled Trout. While I no longer care much for the act of fishing (or the act of even eating fish, tbh), some of my best memories are of my dad and I sitting down by the creek, fishing for trout.
My last commission was another in the series of wildlife paintings I’m producing for a client’s book. I had fully intended to blog about each one as I went along, but you may have noticed that the last Gallery Feature I did was the Pacific Tree Frog — exactly one year ago this month.
The lack of posting about my work, however, is not indicative of a lack of work, and 2018 will forever hold a special place in my heart as the year I had more commissions than I knew what to do with.
Happily, this year is also already commission-heavy, and the first piece of 2019 was a Rainbow Trout. Continue reading