"If I fished only to capture fish, my fishing trips would have ended long ago."
- Zane Grey
Being around fish and water is a constant inspiration. Passion breeds creativity.
I can't help but be amazed by the extremely diverse species of animals readily available for subject material all around us. All one needs to do is take time to open their eyes to see beauty.
Because you never will know what inspires the spark to paint. Often its my other passions like aircraft, tools, a sunrise after a rain, or a weather beaten barn on a snow filled afternoon.
Much of the artwork you see on Facebook or Instagram is available at the artist's ETSY shop. If you are interested in owning an original or print, this is an easy and quick option for you purchase.
Not all the artwork you might see will make it to the artist's Etsy page. If you have seen a work of art on one of the artist's social media platforms and are interested in purchasing it but want to deal with the artist directly, please feel free to contact him with your request.
If you would like to inquire about commissioning a unique work of art for yourself or have an idea for a painting, feel free to contact the artist directly. Please provide as much details and photographs if applicable to the desired piece of art you would to commission.
Joel DeJong specializes in sporting art and can convert a photograph of you memorable catch or hunting trip into an original work of art. If you have a few photos of an animal or subject that you would like to have painted please contact the artist to discuss the subject and pricing.