The brush gently moves up and down on the paper

The brush gently moves up and down on the paper - Yamasaki...

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Garrett Yamasaki Professor Josh Wood Eng. 100A Tues/Thurs 8:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. 07/10/2008 The Art of Fly Fishing On a beautiful summer day, high in the Sierra Mountains, the paint brush gently flows up and down the paper creating fine, intricately detailed lines. It creates a trance- like state, swaying and hypnotizing the viewer like a clock’s pendulum. With a flick of the wrist, each stroke produces a minor effect on the paper in comparison to the final masterpiece. Not a single stroke is similar to another; each has its own unique correlation to the painting. After spending an ample amount of time, the effect becomes realistic and perfection is born. The ingenious painting attracts much attention toward it, but never speaks one word. You steadily walk until you pass this specific painting hanging on the wall, catching only a mere glimpse of it. However, that one swift glance causes your body to freeze up, as it is slowly lured toward the mysterious painting. You analyze in your brain whether this artwork is real, or rather a fake photograph. There is only one thought traveling through your mind – should you buy this incredible painting? In this case, you, the viewer, are a hungry underwater Salmo Trutta Morpha Fario (Brown Trout) becoming entranced by the art of fly fishing. As the fly moves intensely in and out of the water, noticeable ripples on the surface attract your attention. About two seconds later, the fly is finally stuck beneath the water, creating smooth fluid movements like a hula dancer. The current gradually carries the fly downstream. You quickly follow it, becoming seduced by the attracting movements of the fly and its Yamasaki 1
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distinct patterns on its exterior. The thought of “should you eat it?” quickly runs through your mind as the fly picks up speed in the oncoming current. You immediately decide to eat it before it gets away and it is a fresh meal. As you begin to suck the juicy fly into your mouth to digest it in your hungry stomach, you notice a sharp pain. That sensation
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This note was uploaded on 02/24/2010 for the course ENG eng taught by Professor Wood during the Spring '10 term at Oklahoma City Community College.

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