the fish by Calgacus

Pictish carving of a salmon, lifted from solid stone through the magic of photography and transported to a digital fish-farm to be coloured, then let loose into a watery environment painted in Photoshop.


    STRINGERover 6 years ago


  • ha, he does doesnt he, there must be something out there

    – Calgacus

    STRINGERover 6 years ago


  • excellent, i like your thinking, i feel distressed now when looking at the poor blighter

    – Calgacus

  • tkrosevear
    tkrosevearover 6 years ago

    Or a bigger, hungry human…;)
    Beautiful colors Matthew…

  • lol thanks, funny i was thinking of adding a dangling hook, but opted out, may do now..shall see..cheers t

    – Calgacus

  • Steve Arkleton
    Steve Arkletonover 6 years ago


  • yeah ! the fish has love, i’m picking up now, thanks John : )

    – Calgacus

  • Ariane
    Arianeover 6 years ago

    I love the way that us artists can rejuvenate these old symbols and keep them alive in the collective conciousness.

  • yes yes, thats the joy of it ariane i feel too, the timeless wonder of art that unites us with the ancients, thanks

    – Calgacus

  • pijinlane
    pijinlaneover 6 years ago

    This is such clever work … fabulous image

  • Tania  Donald
    Tania Donaldover 6 years ago

    truly fabulous image, with real depth and sparkling vibrancy. : D

  • thanks very much tania

    – Calgacus

  • udonchow
    udonchowover 6 years ago

    Looks like it’s his first day out in the open sea without mummy and daddy :D

  • haha udon, great description, thats nailed the expression

    – Calgacus

  • Tahnja
    Tahnjaover 6 years ago

    whoa, that looks awesome!

  • hirst
    hirstover 6 years ago

    Great image, the fish does look worried, are there sharks about!!!!

  • lol thanks Shirley, there’s something for sure, i do hope its not a shark

    – Calgacus

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