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Hoary Bat

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Going for Broke

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Ku

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Working Stiff

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Alala Crow

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He’e

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Leaky Tiki

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Pueo

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Ouroboros Tiki Mug

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Sunken Head

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  • Tiki Trooper

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    “Tiki Trooper” is a custom Storm Trooper vinyl that merges the world of Star Wars with the iconic tiki of Hawaii.  This piece was painted with many layers of acrylic and comes mounted on a round wooden base.  The piece measures 6.5″x4″ and was made specifically for Star Wars 40th anniversary celebrated at HawaiiCon 2017.

    Although this Piece has SOLD you can still place a custom order for a Storm Trooper Vinyl!  Send an email to art@jacobmedina.com and let me know what you got in mind! 

     

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  • Shrunken Trooper Head

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    “Shrunken Trooper Head” is a custom Storm Trooper Art Toy that depicts a First Order Trooper who was captured by Ewoks and had his head shrunken.  This custom piece is painted with acrylic and has additional details added, including plugged hair with a sculpted bone, nose piercing, and a twine-sewn mouth! “Shrunken Trooper Head” comes mounted on a round wooden base.  The piece measures 6.5″x4″ and was made specifically for Star Wars 40th anniversary celebrated at HawaiiCon 2017.

    Although this Piece has SOLD you can still place a custom order for a Storm Trooper Vinyl!  Send an email to art@jacobmedina.com and let me know what you got in mind! 

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  • Cyclops Jawa

    The squirrels at the Disney Parks are some of the most brazen little creatures I’ve ever witnessed.  We watched one go from stroller to stroller and just ransack everyones left overs and bags.  The day before, we were in Hollywood Studios at the Star Wars Launch Bay, where we met a couple of Jawas.  Apparently they will trade little trinkets with you if you ask them to, but for some reason they refused my offer and traded with my wife instead.  I tried a few more times to trade things with them but nope they weren’t into it.  So that’s why I made this painting of sweet squirrel vengeance!  Maybe now they will trade something for their eye back!

    The original painting is made with watercolor and ink on 140 lb. cold press paper.  It measures 5.5″x8.5″ unframed and comes in a clear protective sleeve with a stiff backing.

    $3.00$100.00

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  • Jabba’s Best Day Ever

    “Jabba’s Best Day Ever” shows Jabba cruising around on a Rascal Scooter with C3P0 plates.  His Kowakian monkey-lizard side kick is navigating through Hollywood Studios because they don’t want to miss their reserved seating for the Galactic Spectacular!

    Fine Art prints only come in the original size of the piece 5.5″x8.5″ and are printed on German Etching with an archival pigment based ink.  They come individually wrapped in a clear sleeve with a stiff backing.

    $3.00$100.00

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  • The Mistress of all Bubbles

    This is my version of the Mistress of all Evil! Maleficent working the bubble wand. At all the parks there were gangs of bubbles floating around every twenty steps. It seemed like all the strollers just had these bubble wands built into the wheels.

    The original painting is made with watercolor and ink on 140 lb. cold press paper.  It measures 5.5″x8.5″ unframed and comes in a clear protective sleeve with a stiff backing.

    $3.00$100.00

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  • Out of Reach

    “Out of Reach” was inspired by Main Street at the Magic Kingdom.  It shows a skeleton who lost his arm to the mighty strength of Mickey balloons.  The worst part is that his Magic Band is on that arm and he had a Fast Pass scheduled for Seven Dwarfs Mine Train, Peter Pan’s Fligt, and Space Mountain!  Looks like it’s Stitches Great escape for this skelly.

    The original painting is made with watercolor and ink on 140 lb. cold press paper.  It measures 5.5″x8.5″ unframed and comes in a clear protective sleeve with a stiff backing.

    $3.00$100.00

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  • Hitchhiker Mover

    This hitchhiking ghoul finally got a ride! Too bad the People Mover is going to drop him off right back at the same place he got on.  This piece is a combination of two rides The Haunted Mansion, which is one of  my favorites, and the other is the People Mover, something I go on just because Rachel wants to.

    The original painting is made with watercolor and ink on 140 lb. cold press paper.  It measures 5.5″x8.5″ unframed and comes in a clear protective sleeve with a stiff backing.

    $3.00$100.00

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  • Hell or High Water

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    Hell or High Water is a painting that shows a Day of the Dead kraken attacking a skeleton pirate ship.  Skeleton pirates scramble to stay afloat by hugging barrels of rum, holding debris, and struggle to keep treasure from sinking.  Meanwhile the Kraken deploys her tentacles to crush their ship’s hull and snap its masts.  This unique tall tale enhanced by eerie fog is a great piece for any ocean enthusiast, one eyed pirate, peg leg polisher, or hardcore ocean art collector!

    $5.00$3,500.00

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  • Hoary Bat

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    The endangered Hoary Bat is the only native land mammal of the Hawaiian Islands.  It is a very elusive bat that roosts in trees among forests and the Hawaiian name is ‘Ope‘ape‘a.

    It is painted with acrylic and enamel on 5″x7″ canvas panel in a rustic wood frame, measuring 10″x12″ in total.

    $10.00$300.00

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  • Muerte en Hawaii

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    “Muerte en Hawaii” is original day of the dead art from Hawaii.  Death is shown here on vacation in an aloha shirt playing an ukulele on a sunlit beach.  I like to think that he is playing that song from Ziggy Marley, “Beach in Hawaii”, while the waves keep the rhythm in the background.  It’s a perfect picture of the island lifestyle and shows how the only way to live life is in the moment.

    Although the original painting has SOLD there are still many print options available.

    $10.00$335.00

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  • Tombstone

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    The title “Tombstone” is a term used by surfers that refers to the predicament a surfer gets into after he wipes out and gets stuck underwater. When a surfer gets plunged really deep their leash pulls so taught that it causes the surfboard to stick out above the surface resembling a tombstone. The longer the tombstone is up, the greater the danger the surfer is in. This piece shows how real things can get below the surface.

    Tombstone is painted with acrylic, ink, and enamel on a birch panel.  The painting measures  11″ x 14″

    $10.00$750.00

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  • Going for Broke

    Going for Broke is a painting made based on my experiences skateboarding.  I chose to represent a skeleton skateboarding because it amplifies the vulnerability of our bodies. When I was fifteen I wrecked my left arm trying to do a noseslide and ended up having surgery where doctors installed screws into my bones to hold my elbow together.  Since skateboarding is one of the earthly pleasures I would be enjoying in the afterlife this piece honors the idea of the Day of the Dead by depicting not just any skeleton skateboarding but my skeleton skateboarding.  After my first broken arm I have continued to skateboard and have broken a total of nine bones. I feel this piece is very personal to who I am and sums up the passion to do what you love.

    $10.00$800.00

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  • Ku

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    Kū is one of the four main Hawaiian tiki gods. He is the god of war and is the only god who is worshiped with human sacrifice.

    Kū is painted with acrylic and enamel on a 11.5″x15″ birch panel.  He comes in a custom frame made from endemic Koa wood from the Big Island of Hawaii and is embellished with sculpted tiki tiles and rope details, measuring 19.5″x23″ in total.

    $10.00$3,000.00

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  • ‘I’iwi in Waiting

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    The ‘I’iwi also known as the scarlet Hawaiian honey creeper is one of Hawaii’s most recognizable birds.Unfortunately it is facing near extinction due to habitat loss and the spread of mosquito born diseases.However these birds can still be found in high elevations of the big islands of Hawaii and have been listed as threatened under The Endangered Species Act.

    This piece measures 5×7 inches and was painted with acrylic and enamel on a canvas panel.  The original work can be purchased at the Volcano Art Center in Hawaii’s Volcano National Park, or on their website here.

    $10.00$335.00

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  • Warrior Kitty

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    Warrior Kitty is a painting of our cat Nargle who is an avid hunter and protector of our house.

    He is painted with acrylic and enamel on an 8″x10″ canvas with a custom made Zebra wood frame, measuring 11″x13″ in total. Zebra wood comes from a large tree that is native to Central America.

    $10.00$400.00

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  • Working Stiff

    Working Stiff represents the plight of the daily grind. It is a symbol of how skewed our priorities have become and how we sit for hours alive in a tomb. It is a humorous reminder of how much time we spend at work, school, or just living in our virtual world. This piece was commissioned by a friend who works extremely hard and long hours at a visual effects studio in Hollywood. Details in the painting have been personalized to his experiences.
    The original painting was made with acrylic and enamel on birch and measures 18″x 24″and is placed in a custom built Mahogany frame. Although the original has sold there are still print options available.

    $10.00$335.00

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  • Model Tiki Joy Ride

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    This unique Tiki Skeleton painting incorporates Day of the Dead imagery with Hawaiian Tiki culture.  “Model Tiki” is a narrative of a father and son going on a joy ride into the lush jungle of Hawaii in a car they built together. This is a great piece for all tiki and car culture lovers.

    The piece was made with acrylic and enamel on birch panel and measures 16″x20″.

    $10.00$2,500.00

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  • Alala Crow

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    The Hawaiian Crow or ‘Alalā is endemic to the Hawaiian Islands and is considered by natives to be a family god or ‘aumakua.  Unfortunately it is extinct in the wild and there are only about 150 left in captivity!

    This painting is 4″x6″ on wood with an acrylic underpainting and is enhanced with black enamel.  It comes in a custom built mango frame bringing the total size to 8″x 10″.  Although the original has sold canvas giclee and paper prints are still available.

     

    $10.00$335.00

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  • He’e

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    In Hawai’i the word for octopus is “he’e” however islanders commonly refer to it by the Japanese name “tako”.  There is even a restaurant on the Big Island in Waimea called Tako Taco, but if you are like me you would never eat one because these he’e are pretty awesome!

    $10.00$335.00

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  • Leaky Tiki

    “Leaky Tiki” is a piece of tiki pirate art that depicts a rum running pirate and his trusty parrot.  His hard efforts to distribute his tasty rum have been foiled by the tiniest of foes, that cork pulling crab! The island off in the distance is one of his many stash spots, and his loyal parrot companion holds the map to the rest of his secret rum reservoirs.

    This piece was painted with acrylic and the background was made to look like a treasure map.  The original painting is on an oval cut piece of birch and measures 20″x14″.  It comes in a gilded ornate frame that you would expect to see in the Captain’s Cabin on a swashbuckling Pirate Ship!

    $10.00$335.00

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  • Tiki Skeleton Dancer

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    This unique Tiki Mask painting incorporates Day of the Dead imagery with Hawaiian Tiki culture. A skeleton wears a tiki mask while dancing around with a tiki torch with a green lit flame.

    In Polynesian culture, tiki torches were used in religious ceremonies to pay respects to the gods.  Pele the goddess of fire and light, was the god who was most often venerated by the tiki torch.

    The piece was made with acrylic and enamel on birch panel and measures 8″x12″. It comes in a custom wood frame with wood burnt tribal details bringing the total size to 13″x15″. Although the original painting has sold there are still paper and canvas print options available!

    $10.00$335.00

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  • Pueo

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    The Pueo is a short-eared owl that is endemic to the Hawaiian Islands. It is considered an ‘aumākua (ancestor spirit) and is endangered on the island of O’ahu.

    It is painted with acrylic and enamel on a 5″x7″ canvas panel in a rustic wood frame.  Although the Original has sold, Giclee prints on canvas and paper prints are still available.

    $10.00$335.00

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  • Vino de los Muertos

    Celebrating life after death “Vino de los Muertos” is a painting depicting a couple drinking wine to their everlasting commitment to one another.  It is a celebratory piece combining wine lovers with day of the dead imagery.

    This piece was made with acrylic and enamel on wood panel and the original was placed in a custom frame.  The frame is made of mahogany and embellished with wine corks in the corners.  The wine corks were collected from bottles of wine that the clients had shared together.  Although the original has sold there is currently one paper print option available.

    $10.00$335.00

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  • Ouroboros Tiki Mug

    “Ouroboros Tiki” is a painting of a tiki mug character, who symbolizes the ancient Egyptian ouroboros symbol in a humorous way.  The ouroboros symbol usually depicts a serpent or dragon eating its own tail. It is a symbol of infinity that is represented by something constantly recreating itself.  It also represents the infinite cycle of nature’s endless creation and destruction, life and death.

    This piece was made during the 9th annual Mai Tai Festival at the Royal Kona Resort on the Big Island of Hawaii.  Painted with many layers of acrylic on birch panel, “Ourobors Tiki” comes in a custom frame.  The frame is embellished with hand-carved tiki corners and is stained a rich blue color.  The painting measures 8″x10″ and the frame brings the total size to 14.5″x12″.

    $10.00$335.00

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  • Sunken Head

    There are many tales to be told by the sea; stories buried by time existing only in fragments. Sunken Head is one of those stories. A mystery of a merchant, pirate, or naval officer whose remnants are now becoming a part of the ocean floor.

    Sunken Head is painted with acrylic and enamel on a 8″x10″canvas panel. The frame is custom made from Purple Heart wood which is native to tropical parts of Central and South America. It is one of the hardest woods in the world. With the frame, this work measures 11″x14″ in total.

    $10.00$335.00

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  • Honu Ofrenda

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    This painting depicts a Honu with an ofrenda on it’s back. The ofrenda is an offering in Mexican culture and often includes food, flowers, and candles.  The ofrenda is very common in the Day of the Dead celebration and is used to invite your departed loved ones back for a night of earthly delights.  I chose to show the Honu with a Hawaiian style ofrenda that includes a tea leaf offering and native Hawaiian flowers.  Since the honu is endangered it carries the ofrenda for it’s lost brethren.

    This piece was painted with acrylic and enamel on birch panel and measures 16″x20″.  It comes in a custom wood frame that has been painted with a teal antique finish bringing the total size to 19.5″x24.5″.

    $10.00$1,500.00

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  • The Queen of Mictlan

    In Aztec mythology, Mictecacihuatl was the Queen of Mictlan, the underworld, and wife of Mictlantecuhtli. Her purpose is to keep watch over the bones of the dead.

    The painting is acrylic and enamel on a 9″x7″ birch panel with a golden tiered frame, measuring 10″12″ in total.

    $10.00$400.00

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