Jim Roberts, left, shows first-graders including, from left, Karina Pezeshkan, 6, Madison Dehaan, 6, Allison Meland, 6, Jessica Day, 6, and Bryce Albert, 6, part of the process of Gyotaku at the Community School of Naples on Thursday, Oct. 18, 2007. During the art session students created a mural of various types of fish native to Florida after coloring stamps in the shape of the fish and pressing them down on the mural. Gyotaku, meaning fish impressions, is an ancient Japanese folk art of painting fish. Roberts has been a Gyotaku artist for six years and will be displaying his work at the 9th Annual Downtown Naples Art Fair on Fifth Avenue South on Saturday, Oct. 20 and Sunday, Oct. 21 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Roberts brought fish stamps for the first-graders but uses real fish in his own art making. The process includes making an impression of one fish or multiple fish to create fish scenes by laying down the fish and pressing paper down over the fish.

Photo by JIMMIE PRESLEY, Daily News

Jim Roberts, left, shows first-graders including, from left, Karina Pezeshkan, 6, Madison Dehaan, 6, Allison Meland, 6, Jessica Day, 6, and Bryce Albert, 6, part of the process of Gyotaku at the Community School of Naples on Thursday, Oct. 18, 2007. During the art session students created a mural of various types of fish native to Florida after coloring stamps in the shape of the fish and pressing them down on the mural. Gyotaku, meaning fish impressions, is an ancient Japanese folk art of painting fish. Roberts has been a Gyotaku artist for six years and will be displaying his work at the 9th Annual Downtown Naples Art Fair on Fifth Avenue South on Saturday, Oct. 20 and Sunday, Oct. 21 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Roberts brought fish stamps for the first-graders but uses real fish in his own art making. The process includes making an impression of one fish or multiple fish to create fish scenes by laying down the fish and pressing paper down over the fish.

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