I spent a day traveling the Salmon River and Salmon Reservoir in New York State. Using dozens of photos, drawings, and a water color sketch, I created this painting. The fishermen were real and their activities were used just as photoghraphed. This waterway provides world class fishinig, Salmon are well stocked and managed by New York State authorities. Fishermen travel from all over the world to the "Autumn Salmon Run". Take a look at the pictures of the "lunckers" on a google search.
"Salmon Run In New York State" 20x30x2 acrylic paints and mediums on canvas
All work is created and painted by artist Steven Rockwell. Steven uses Imagination, memory, and assimilated photographic likenesses to create each paintng's subject. All work is hand painted using acrylic or oil paints and compatible additives. The finished paintings are full of impastos, textures, and/or sculpture like qualities. The resulting products have a "real time and space" presence that is visually stunning. No painting is made using computers or printers. Each and every painting is Guaranteed to be a hand painted/sculpted original.