This new piece was extremely fun to work on. I have been really exploring the feeling of getting loose and not focusing on going back and forth and holding my breath to make the perfect line. One time, one hit spur of the moment with a lot of layers and patterns. This is a 48 x 60 mixed media... Read More →
Recent project for Raisins Swimwear 2013. Love working on projects with creative people who appreciate organic art and handstyles. Daniela Mendez from Raisins shared with me her creative vision, put together an amazing photo and video shoot and had me develop signature phrases in my own signature handstyle. This was an extremely fun project, thank you to Daniela and the... Read More →
These are some photos from a recent surfboard collaboration project with Shaper Studios in San Diego. This plank is a 9 foot Singlefin and is for a good friend and fellow surfer Nick Borelli who shaped the board on this project. Behind every person there is a unique story. Nicholas Borelli is a former Captain in the Marines and is... Read More →
One by one we learned to smile at death….I had a lot of fun with this particular piece. There is nothing like the feeling of having fun with color and line work and just getting loose. I will be showing this piece at the Dia De Los Muertos show at The Roots Factory October 27th. Come by and say hello.
Recent studies show that singing can increase your life expectancy, make you smile more and allow you to transform into your favorite cartoon character. This little guy came to me while painting in Tijuana, Mexico with good friends. His name is Gordito Panzon, and he loves to sing each and every day. This song by El Gran Combo came to... Read More →
Headed down to Tijuana last weekend to paint with friends El Norteno and Glow. Unfortunately towards the end of the session we were asked to stop by a drunken landlord and were forced to buff the wall or pay the guy some unreasonable amount of pesos. Sorry amigo no can do…anyways here is to the curse of Luis Miguel…The three... Read More →
Kelp Kid Luka drifting away in Dreamland. Monstro and the Kelp Kids are along for the ride. This little guys onesie is now available in the shop. =)
And so it was decided that the narwhal from the sea and the jellyfish from the sky would spend their days roaming the sea together…..
Nothing like the feeling of being a kid during the summer. Grind curbs, break out the fish and go shred. Encinitas local and Kelp Kid family member Emerson.
All artists are in constant battle with our ego. We create something from the heart or have a vision in which we want to share, and have to be prepared for the positive and negative feedback that comes our way. This is the love/hate relationship all of us must experience during the process of free exchange. To build or create... Read More →