Never knew the White Perch was such a big deal!! But, my husband did. And who knew one little fish would have so many different names. I was clueless!! Brent has been pushing for this shirt since Jan. I did my part and drew a white perch aka crappie aka tin mouth aka speck, etc etc etc .... while I was on a self imposed art retreat in Vicksburg a few months ago.
(first I drew him in pencil and then I went over it in ink)
Mr White Perch
(Ok- there is nothing red on this, but you get the idea...we moved those fish around a BUNCH)
I felt about as mixed up as Dr Sues. Loved this model....
We decided it needed to have all the different names incorporated in it but how?? I tried a bunch of different ways.
Everything was competing with itself. Words vs Fish and no one was winning. Then, I tried to "reel" (get it!! hahaha) it back in with Brent's Suggestion.
I hand wrote all the different names out in this one. We were getting warmer, but it was hard to read. I really do not have the best handwriting.
Im sure Jeff the graphic design guru was getting frustrated with us on this. He suggested using different fonts on the computer. Ok- so I went home and got to work....AGAIN!
And Voila!!! YES!!! THIS WAS IT!!! Thank the good LORD. :) Brent was happy, I was happy, everyone was happy.
He was not in the mood. Please smile Brent..
and one quick one with Mr P
www.mrpstees.bigcartel.com OR in town at KSera in West Monroe. They are open M-Sat 10am-6pm. This would make an excellent gift for Easter or Fathers Day.
As always, thanks for reading ~ Happy fishing!!