The art of fishing on ice is precarious, full of risk, and requires one to brave extreme elements most individuals would not endure. The demonstrative texture of this piece transitions from heavy intentional strokes to light patterning and intentional crackling. This declarative piece speaks of courage necessary to take oneself into another sphere or environment, knowing this type of beauty few can see due to their fear of risks. The black outline depicts fleeting ice as fear dissolves such does the ice pronouncing courage as monumental in overcoming any obstacle or reward. The color beneath the ice is representative of the vibrant underworld of fish even in the dead of winter.