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Tiki Art Gallery Kozy’s Tiki Palace

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Hawaiian Tiki Art Gallery Kozy’s Tiki Palace is the best Tiki Art Gallery in Hawai’i!  With world class tiki artists like Brad Tiki Shark Parker, Ken Ruzic, and Robert Jimenez  it’s no wonder that you feel like you are…

Mold Making with Mold Builder and Cast Resin

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 Mold Making with Mold Builder and How to Cast Resin This tutorial on mold making shows how to use the product Mold Builder.  I also go over how to use casting resin with Amazing Casting Resin.  After the pieces…

How to Paint an Octopus

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Finding a Reference Although this blog post is titled “How to Paint an Octopus” the process can be applied to any subject.  With any representational painting the first thing I do is find a good reference to look…

Art Lesson for Kids, Farm Animals

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  Farm Animals Headline Collage Objective: Find a good reference of a farm animal such as a chicken, pig, horse, sheep, etc. Draw the basic outline of the animal onto a thicker sheet of paper. Focus mostly on…

Collage Project of Full Standing Figure

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Full Standing Figure in Collage Objective: Construct a full standing person from head to toe using elements of collage from a magazine. While constructing this figure keep an open mind on how you use imagery. For example, many…

Logo Design

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  If you are interested in having a logo made, book cover, or illustrations please contact me for a quote. Above is an example of the process I used to create my own logo.

Commissioned Portraits in Oil or Acrylic

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16×20 portraits are $300.00 18×24 portraits are $500.00 Paintings take 3 to 4 weeks to complete. Custom frames made from Mahogany are also available 16×20 $100.00 -18×24  $150.00 I use very good materials that are archival to prevent…

Value Drawing Exercise

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Objective:  Create a drawing using pencils 6b, 4b, 2b, hb, 2h, and 6h to enhance the illusion of space by applying different values. Pencils should be used in procession from darkest in the foreground to lightest in the…

Black and White Fisherman Mural

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      This is a black and white painting of a fisherman done in spray paint located on the west annex of the East Hawaii Cultural Center.

Art Classes for Kids in Hilo Hawaii

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                The above photos are of student work during High Fire Hawaii’s 2015 Christmas Break class.  Students learned the history, style, and techniques of four famous artists.  The first was Post Impressionist…