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REDFISH AND HANDS

DONALD FRANK's avatar DONALD FRANK

I caught this fish a few days after a lifelong friend passed away. He was supposed to be on that trip and my heart was heavy with the good times we'd shared. I remember running my fingers down the side of the fish trying to take in the beauty of the individual scale coloration and the idea for the piece began to form in my mind. I saved the fish and made a fiberglass mold of it. The hands are modeled 2x larger than life-size and realistically painted. The fish is painted using a combination of acrylics, lacquers and oil paints.

Entry Details
  • Art form: 3-D
  • Depth: 24"
  • Medium: wood, stone, polyester resin
  • Width: 30"
  • Year created: 2015
  • Height: 66"