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Seascape Greeting Card featuring the painting Cutting Bait by Steve Knapp

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Cutting Bait Greeting Card




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Our greeting cards are 5" x 7" in size and are produced on digital offset printers using 100 lb. paper stock. Each card is coated with a UV protectant on the outside surface which produces a semi-gloss finish. The inside of each card has a matte white finish and can be customized with your own message up to 500 characters in length. Each card comes with a white envelope for mailing or gift giving.

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I love how the viewer can just feel the mood and weather here. I loved the story that goes with this wonderful work of art in your description as well!

Steve Knapp replied:

Thanks PJ

Beautiful painting and great description!

Steve Knapp replied:

thanks Lynne

Dynamic artistry Steve!

Steve Knapp replied:

thanks Barbara

Great painting! l/f

Steve Knapp replied:

Thanks Joanna we are having an art show at the winery I work at featuring 3 artists and this painting is drawing a lot of attention I hope it sells

Fantastic work, Steve! l

Steve Knapp replied:

Thanks Ferid

Beautiful painting, Steve! V.

Steve Knapp replied:

Thanks Marco

Really beautiful, Steve!!! :)))vf

Steve Knapp replied:

Thanks Laurie

Very nice, great palette !

Steve Knapp replied:

Thanks victor

Wonderfully atmospheric and simple. A great example of 'less is more' Just lovely.

Steve Knapp replied:

Thanks Susan

Fantastic effect of birds and Atmosphere.L/F

Steve Knapp replied:

Thanks Anand

Marvelous painting, Steve!!! Wonderful arrangement of seagulls! L/F

Steve Knapp replied:

Thanks Hanne

Wonderful mood in this painting Steve! We added our Like! Celebrate life, Debra and Dave

Steve Knapp replied:

Thanks Debra and Dave


Like the mood of this--the seagulls careening. I can almost hear them. v/f

Steve Knapp replied:

Thanks Kae


Steve Knapp replied:

Thanks Joseph

Lovely work, Steve, l

Steve Knapp replied:

Thanks RC

Very nice! v

Steve Knapp replied:

Thanks Cynthia

a revisit ... just love this! a favorite ... patricia

a revisit ... just love this! a favorite ... patricia

Steve Knapp replied:

Thanks Patricia I appreciate the support


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Beautiful piece of art! v/p/t

Steve Knapp replied:

Thanks Randi

Gorgous piece of well done! v

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Thanks Judy

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Artist's Description

The title came from a common English colloquial expression dating back to the 19th century United States, "Fish or Cut Bait." The expression came from the fishing industry where both fishing and cutting bait were equally important tasks. The use of the expression was as a advisor for swift decision making and caution against procrastination or indecisiveness. My Grandfather and Doc Houston owned a 35' boat they used for sport fishing on Lake Ontario and from age 7 I would go fishing with them. It was not just a fishing trip it was an adventure. I was told I was 1st mate and I had responsibilities such as using the pike pole when docking and learning how to tie proper knots when tying up the boat. That was when I became familiar with the sxpression "Fish or Cut Bait." It was a lot of fun some times we would be out from sunrise till evening all of the men always had a wager going every one would have to pay the person who caught the first keeper Bass a quarter $.25 and the same to the pe...

About Steve Knapp

Steve Knapp

All artwork past and present by Steve Knapp is protected by a copyright registered with the Government of Canada, Canadian Intellectual Property Office. Prints ordered from fine art America are not watermarked. From an early age Steve's interest in art was inspired by his father who had received formal training in drawing and watercolour painting.In his early 20's he worked with fellow artists Bob Blenderman and Fred Schonberg and this led to exhibits in various art galeries and exhibitions in the Kingston area.In 1981 the opportunity to work as a subcontractor in the graphics industry in Toronto was offered to Steve and eventhough the other artists told him that his pursuit of fine art would suffer, he decided to accept the offer....

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