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Wedge Tailed Shearwater Poster

When I said in the last post that I hadn’t done any art in the last two years, that wasn’t quite true. Here’s a graphic that I was lucky enough to work on earlier in the year with Patrick Ching. The Hawaii … Continue reading

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Out of Left Field…

Wow. Two and a half years since my last post. WTF? Embarrassing! I wonder if I can remember how to do this? Back in October of 2013 we had to close down our shop in Waimea, and along with it … Continue reading

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New Carving: “Waipiʻo”

So here’s the first carving I made since the big shake-up at the Artists’ Guild, which doesn’t mean anything to you because I hardly even bother keeping up with this thing. In fact I’m not sure if this post is … Continue reading

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Been A While…

Can’t believe how fast this year is flying by. I can get downright morbid when I think about it. Teeth flying out of my head like rats off a sinking ship. Eyesight going. Are-tha-rite-us… There’s a list of images in my … Continue reading

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Dabbling in Oils

Patrick Ching just held two amazing oil painting workshops over at the WAG studio space this weekend. Two one-day sessions were held upstairs in the printshop with five students in each. The youngest students were seven years old and the oldest … Continue reading

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Certifiable…

Merrie Monarch is right around the bend… Don’t know if this gnawing anxiety is justified or not. Such visibility, and the need to impress in this of all venues. One quails at the thought. And then one has another cup … Continue reading

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A new carving

Pretty stoked with this one. Just finished it today. It, along with the Lua Man and the Wahine*, comes from a book called Hawaiian Sculpture by J. Halley Cox with William H. Davenport (1974, University of Hawaii Press). The pictures in the … Continue reading

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Family Portraits

Here are some family portraits to cheer up my friend Steve Lum in the high cold Rockies. Chin up little trooper…

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WAG Related

This is the latest piece I carved over at the workspace. It’s called Laulima, or Five Leaves in my mangled Hawaiian. We just had the advanced cordage workshop last weekend and Beau Jack Key lashed it for me. Thanks Beau for lashing something that … Continue reading

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The glacier moves…

A bookplate I made tonight. Finished a carving two days ago after not working in the studio for two months. No pictures yet. Got two more started and drawings for about a dozen more. Good to be excited again…  

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