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Friday Fish Frame: Peter Perch, heartfelt illustrations

Peter Perch is an illustrator specializing in fish and angling related illustrations. His illustrations are beautifully simple in that he doesn’t waste a stroke. We find his stylized approach to the medium subtle and refreshing. See these and other great works at his site. Peter is also available for commissioned work.

Brown Trout / Salmo trutta fario

Brown Trout / Salmo trutta fario

 

Striped Bass / Morone saxatilis

Striped Bass / Morone saxatilis

 

Northern Pike Graphic

Northern Pike Graphic

 

Peter Perch was born in his parents 1870’s farm house in a small village close to the the Ijssel River in the Netherlands. From early on Peter spent his days fishing and studying water flora & fauna in the river or the canal system just behind his parent’s house, often taking specimens home in a bucket to study them and make drawing. Peter is a professional artist and illustrator. He works for a wide range of commercial clients but his true love is painting fish, fishing and wildlife related subjects.

Visit Peter’s site.

 

 

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