An artist’s palette is a gateway to a world of infinite possibility. Skillfully blended colors express mood and vitality, bringing imagination to life well before a brush ever touches the canvas. An evolving composition grows from the palette—the origin of color, form, and light.
Fly tiers also wield a palette of colors and textures. Fur, hair, hackle, tinsel, foam, yarn, wire, and beads replace oils and acrylics. We arrange materials on metal hooks and create images designed to excite aquatic audiences. Flies, like other artists’ works, are compositions of color, form, and light. And of these qualities, light is the most captivating.
This and 13 other articles can be found in the 2010 Issue of Hatches Magazine(will be published September 1st)