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« on: September 14, 2007, 04:43:05 PM »

I am doing an icefishing scene for the father-in-law, and really hdon't have any great ideas. Anybody have a picture of an interesting ice fishing habit. I have tryed to search and haven't come up with any ideas.
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« Reply #1 on: September 14, 2007, 05:48:12 PM »

I enjoy the above/below ice (acrylic) scenes.  Having a tip up above the ice with fish below... maybe have a minnow on the hook as well for any fish below the "ice".  That wouild make a very unique wall mount!
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« Reply #2 on: September 14, 2007, 05:52:00 PM »

BFV, ck out my website gallery fish, I have one ice scene with a white bass, or birds-another ice scene with apair of mallards. both are different techniques. umwartistry.com paul
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« Reply #3 on: September 14, 2007, 06:13:49 PM »

SIKK what is you web address its not in your profile
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« Reply #4 on: September 14, 2007, 06:19:42 PM »

Cecil Baird has a nice ice fishing display.  I would ask him for some input also. 
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« Reply #5 on: September 14, 2007, 07:41:22 PM »

I have a simple one with perch on my website at Angler's Art Taxidermy.
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« Reply #6 on: September 14, 2007, 07:56:18 PM »

If you can wait until next week I am doing one for a customer and plan on taking pics of the process step by step and posting them in the fish section and/ or habitat section. The hold up is I am still waiting for the local glass company to finish the glass case. This one will have a tip up in a hole with a 3 1/2 pound largemouth laying on the ice. Unlike the last few I have done I plan on putting the ice etc. (white crushed foam mixed with clear silicone caulking) on a top of a piece of Plexiglas (Plexiglas over the entire base which is painted black underneath to add depth) an leaving areas of black ice for more realism. Stay tuned if you're interested. 
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« Reply #7 on: September 14, 2007, 09:09:37 PM »

Stay tuned if you're interested.  you bet i will cant waite
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« Reply #8 on: September 14, 2007, 09:26:05 PM »

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* perch bucket [1024x768].JPG (91.63 kB, 1024x683 - viewed 1005 times.)
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« Reply #9 on: September 15, 2007, 09:19:30 AM »

I think ladyarcher's idea would be neat but above the ice have some perch or bluegill laying on the ice after they have been caught here's the best pic of one I found on the internet.........
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« Reply #10 on: September 15, 2007, 09:42:42 AM »

I still love that bucket of perch. That is one of the best examples of reproduction artwork I have ever seen.
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« Reply #11 on: September 17, 2007, 12:50:49 PM »

Yea the bucket of fish get my vote.
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« Reply #12 on: September 17, 2007, 12:56:55 PM »

I still love that bucket of perch. That is one of the best examples of reproduction artwork I have ever seen.

Marc,

If someone wouldn't have said it I would have thought that was real!  :o :o :o 
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« Reply #13 on: September 18, 2007, 03:51:20 PM »

    I thought it WAS real!
My husband also had the idea of having fish lying on top of the ice, combining both aspects (on and below the ice) would look great!
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« Reply #14 on: September 18, 2007, 06:50:36 PM »

I'm still waiting to hear the glass cube had been constructed. No call yet. My nephew who works there says they are really busy. Sorry for the delay.
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