2014 TROUT OF NORTH AMERICA CALENDAR
Author: Joseph R. Tomelleri, Illustrator
Publisher: WORKMAN PUBLISHING, Jul 2013
An ideal gift for the obsessive, passionate angler! The best of fishing gifts, a calendar whose artistry, info, & unique format celebrate the experience that trout anglers treasure. Each portrait captures the trout's vivid coloration & proportion in scientific detail. Cardboard mailer with a die-cut in the shape of a trout on the front cover. Gift-boxed. Full color illus; 14x8 inches, 28 pgs.
A celebration of art & sport for the passionate angler, with a dozen of Tomelleri?s captivating, true-to-life fish portraits.
The best gift for the passionate angler, Trout of North America presents a year of extraordinary paintings from celebrated nature artist Joseph R. Tomelleri. The portraits are true to life in color and even in the smallest details, capturing each fish's elegance and distinctive beauty. A shimmering silver Kokanee Salmon. the subtle hues of a Coastal Cutthroat Trout. The Owyhee River Redband, brightly patterned in yellow, blue and red. Accompanying each illustration is detailed text about the featured trout, including natural history, color range map, and hatch charts of mayflies and caddis flies.
Joseph R. Tomelleri?s fish drawings are beautiful achievements in color and detail?every shimmering hue and intricate pattern is captured with stunning clarity. A golden-bellied Aurora trout. The Coastal Cutthroat?the only cutthroat trout that enters salt water. The spotted Goose Lake Redband trout, painted in subtle shades of red and purple. Accompanying each illustration is a wealth of information about the featured fish: natural history, color range map, hatch charts of mayflies and caddis flies.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Kansas City Artist Joseph R. Tomelleri graduated with an M.S. in Biology from Fort Hays State University (Hays, KS) in 1984. After working briefly as a botanist, Joe turned full time to illustration in 1986. Since that time, he has traveled more than 150,000 miles to collect live fishes for his scientific renderings.