Creative Salmon Fly Art (Volume 2 - Kingfisher, Bee-Eaters, and Rollers) by Paul Rossman
For sale here is Creative Salmon Fly Art (Volume 2 - Kingfisher, Bee-Eaters, and Rollers) by Paul
Rossman. An Ornithological Schema. A treatise on the creative structure
of Tying Artistic Salmon Flies. Each volume contains 24 flies
representing 24 birds.
Trade edition with cloth/paper boards and dust jacket. 10" x 13"
"My schema flies are all about the structuring
and restructuring of known forms. My inspiration and impetus comes from
the botanical and ornithological prints from the 17th, 18th and 19th
centuries. Artists would take a specimen and examine it through their
contemporary medium be it engraving, etching or lithograph."
"My flies have become the diagrams or even maps
where I can feature parts (feather) from each species that I choose and
structure the fly. The position of the feathers on the fly becomes as
important as it is unimportant. That is, the restructuring
(reorganization) of the feathers allows the fly to become something else
in the abstract sense."
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