Sunday, July 24, 2011

Art Meets Fly Tying

Our friends at Moldy Chum seem to have a sixth sense for finding fish, fishing news, and fly fishing related stuff, and this one's a fine catch indeed.

Shawn Davis is a chemistry teacher. But his spare hours are spent amidst lean feathers, fine wire and tiny hooks, practicing the age-old craft of fly tying. Turning such a practical thing as a fishing fly into an artwork—and innovating while doing so, as Davis does—serves as a stirring reminder to search for art in the everyday.

Check it out: Link to full article: the Anthropologist

My wife thinks I spend a lot of time tying flies!! 


Brk Trt said...

Very creative.
Well done.

Anonymous said...

This something new to me. I like it.