Gyotaku is a traditional form of Japanese fish printing or rubbing
LARGO - Florida Gulf Coast Center for Fishing's Marine Institute is offering Gyotaku fish rubbing art class Saturday, Feb. 23, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Gyotaku is a traditional form of Japanese fish printing or rubbing, originally used by Japanese fishermen in the early 1800s to accurately record their catches.
It has since been recognized as a form of fine art. Greg Aragon, the instructor for the Gyotaku class, began to master this form of art 30 years ago. Learn his techniques and secrets in this unique art method. Anyone who loves art, fish, fishing, or fish art will enjoy this class.