Gyotaku Fish Rubbing Art By Greg Aragon

December 11, 2013

Gyotaku Fish Rubbing Art By Greg Aragon

RealFish Gyotaku Greg AragonImagine taking your prize fishing catch and turning it into a piece of art that you can cherish forever.  That’s exactly what Greg Aragon does.

Gyotaku Fish Rubbing - Trigger - Greg AragonGyotaku is an art form that originated in the early 1800’s in Japan. An exact impression of a fish is created by using acrylics and rice paper. The fish itself is actually painted and then covered with a sheet of rice paper which is then rubbed, creating a print or impression of the fish. All colors are applied to the fish and no hand

detailing is done after the rubbing, adhering to the original tradition of Gyotaku.

Captain acheter du cialis en pharmacie en france Greg Aragon was introduced to Gyotaku over 35 years ago while in the Florida Keys. Greg’s passion for fishing and his love of the oceans naturally led to his fascination with Gyotaku. He has carefully studied the techniques involved with this ancient

art, and developed his own unique style, which is in high demand by fellow fisherman and art collectors alike.

Gyotaku Fish Rubbing Art by Greg Aragon

Watch this quick demonstration video to get an idea of how it’s done:

 

You will find Greg’s work proudly

on display (and for purchase) at Fisherman’s Ideal Supply House including framed prints and t-shirts.

Don’t be fooled by imitators.  Greg is the original artist in the area and is a damn good guy.

 

 

 

 

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