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Lost Tiki

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Going for Broke

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Viva Zapata

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Faux Monarch

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He’e

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Working Stiff

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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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  • 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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  • Tiki Guardian

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    “Tiki Guardian” pen and ink sketch was created with Micron pens and India ink on a 140lb watercolor paper. It comes in a clear plastic sleeve with a stiff backing and measures 4×6 inches, the size of a standard photograph, and is ready to frame.

    This is a great gem to add to your art collection, or a perfect original piece to start one! Hang it up at work to show your coworkers how hip you are! Or give it as a gift to your favorite tiki enthusiast!

    $65.00

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  • Tiki Hut

    This pen and ink sketch was created with Micron pens and India ink on a 140lb watercolor paper. It comes in a clear plastic sleeve with a stiff backing and measures 4×6 inches, the size of a standard photograph, and is ready to frame.

    This is a great gem to add to your art collection, or a perfect original piece to start one! Hang it up at work to show your coworkers how hip you are! Or give it as a gift to your favorite tiki enthusiast!

    $65.00

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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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  • Tumba

    This pen and ink sketch was created with Micron pens and India ink on a 140lb watercolor paper. It comes in a clear plastic sleeve with a stiff backing and measures 4×6 inches, the size of a standard photograph, and is ready to frame.

    This is a great gem to add to your art collection, or a perfect original piece to start one! Hang it up at work to show your coworkers how hip you are! Or give it as a gift to your favorite skull enthusiast!

    $65.00

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  • V-Dub Love

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    This original piece of VW art depicts a skeleton style tiki racing along in his VW bus.  He’s burning rubber and warping his tires cause he heard the surf is firing on the North Shore!  The fish scale pattern in the background is meant to represent the sun and shows how this dedicated surfer is ready for dawn patrol.  This painting depicts the VW lifestyle that attracts so many interesting characters who all have one thing in common, living it up!

    This painting was made with many layers of acrylic and the foreground character was enhanced with enamel.  This VW art piece measures 12″x16″ and comes in a custom blue stained wood frame bringing the total size to 16″x20.5″.

    $10.00$335.00

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  • Zombie

    This pen and ink sketch was created with Micron pens and India ink on a 140lb watercolor paper. It comes in a clear plastic sleeve with a stiff backing and measures 4×6 inches, the size of a standard photograph, and is ready to frame.

    This is a great gem to add to your art collection, or a perfect original piece to start one! Hang it up at work to show your coworkers how hip you are! Or give it as a gift to your favorite zombie enthusiast!

    $65.00

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  • Kabuki Tiki

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    This unique piece of Japanese tiki decor combines cultural elements taken from Japan’s kabuki mask, and meshes them with traditional Polynesian tiki features.  “Kabuki Tiki” is a salute to the integration of Japanese culture with Hawaiian lifestyle.  This unique piece of tiki decor celebrates the profound impact and influence that Japan has had on Hawaii’s food, language, and people.

    “Kabuki Tiki” was made during Waimea’s annual Cherry Blossom Festival.  It was painted with many layers of acrylic paint and then enhanced with enamel line work.  It measures 10″x16″ and is painted on a smooth Birch panel.  Although the original painting has sold there are many print options to choose from.

    $10.00$345.00

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  • Lost Tiki

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    A relic that has been long forgotten sits on the ocean floor as it looks to the surface surrounded by kelp hoping to one day be found again.  “Lost Tiki” is a reminder of how the ocean claims victims to all who fall below her surface.

    Made with many layers of acrylic paint and then enhanced with enamel line work “Lost Tiki” measures 12″x16″ and is painted on a smooth Birch panel.  It comes in custom rustic wood frame bringing the total size to 20″x22″ giving the piece a look of antiquity.

    $10.00$335.00

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  • El Sonido de una Sirena Enamorada

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    “El Sonido de una Sirena Enamorada” is an underwater love story where two sea creatures have found each other after being separated for ages by vast oceans.  Both have traveled the seven seas in search of the other guided only by the unique sound that their counterpart makes.

    Once they find each other they embrace in harmony and make the most beautiful music that resonates to the deepest depths of the ocean.

    $10.00$335.00

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  • Hot Rod TiKeys

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    A tiki skeleton races his 1928 Model A hot rod away from his favorite tiki bar as a nearby volcano begins to erupt.  His exhaust shoots flames and the shrunken head on his grill shell gets whiplash as he is accompanied by some Big Daddy Roth style flies into the dense rainforest of Hawaii.

    The original painting was a custom piece made centered around the client’s 1928 Model A hot rod.  It was painted with Acrylic and Enamel on panel and was framed in a 1930 Model A Ford grill shell.  Although the original has sold there are many canvas and paper print options available.

    $10.00$335.00

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  • Pu’uhonua O Honaunau

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    I painted this tiki gods piece as a submission into the Maui Arts and Cultural Center Hawaii National Parks Centennial 2016.  The site of Pu’uhonua O Hanaunau is a unique blend of natural and cultural resources where the idyllic Hawaiian landscape is made sacred by human influence.  The power of the site is emphasized in the painting through bold line work and exaggerated colors that highlight the significance of this historic place.  The frame is constructed to enhance the painting in the same way that the structural elements of Pu’uhonua O Hanaunau enhance the site.

    The original paining is painted with acrylic and enamel on birch panel and measures 48″x20″.  The frame is custom built from black walnut and is enhanced with rope details bringing the total size to 34″x61″.  

    $60.00$450.00

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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″.

    $105.00$1,500.00

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • The Rising Tide From Above

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    The Rising Tide from Above is an acrylic painting inspired by the beautiful Big Island of Hawaii.  It depicts a fictional animal standing on a rocky Hawaiian cliff in the rain.  He is holding an umbrella that is way too small for him while the tide has just one out.  This piece was made with several layers of acrylic and enhance with acrylic texture mediums.  

    The original painting is made with acrylic on canvas and measures 9″x12″.  It comes ina custom built white, wood frame bringing the total size to 10″x13″.  Currently there is only one 8×10 paper print option available for this piece.

    $10.00$250.00

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  • Viva Zapata

    Emiliano Zapata was one of Mexico’s most iconic Revolutionary leaders and also my Grandfather’s hero. He was a gunslinger who rode with Poncho Villa and formed the Liberation Army.  Followers of Emiliano were known as “Zapatistas”.  This is a portrait representing Zapata as a skeleton and depicts how he will live on through the ages in the stories that are told of him and the Mexican Revolutionaries.

    $10.00$335.00

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  • Knitten Kitten

    Knitten Kitten is a story of a very lonely girl who lived life in isolation.  Having no friends or family the only thing that keeps her company is knitting.  She decides to knit herself a little kitten friend one day using her own hair and she was never lonely again.  True story.

    Painted with acrylic and gold leaf on a Maple wood skate deck.

    $300.00

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  • Time Changer

    Time changer is inspired by the Jackson Chameleon lizard that can be found on the big island of Hawaii. They are masters of camouflage and constantly change color to adapt to their environment.  This particular Jackson can change time and is shown fixing a pocket while sitting inside of a larger clock and wearing a monocle.

    Painted with Acrylic and gold leaf on a Maple wood deck.

    $300.00

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  • Faux Monarch

    Although a man may wear a crown and robes he is still just a man. Faux Monarch depicts a want to be king in an illustrative style. It is a statement about how all men are created equal wether king, serf, or jester we are all in this together.
    Painted with acrylic, charcoal, and gold leaf Faux Monarch comes on a Maple wood skate deck.

    $300.00

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  • Soldado de los Dioses

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    Soldado de los Dioses is a narrative about our cat Muggies.  The title translates into Soldier of the Gods and shows how Muggies would have been viewed as a great warrior during the Tarascan and Aztec empires.  He is an avid hunter who prefers the jungles of Hawaii to our comfortable home and will leave for up to three days at a time.  The painting depicts him in the context of my cultural background alongside his queen who was modeled after my wife Rachel.

    This piece was made with acrylic, charcoal, and gold leaf.  There are also elements of woodblock printing, stenciling, and glazing applied to the work. The painting measures 30″x 48″ on canvas and comes in a Mahogany frame bringing the total size to 31″x 49″.

    $25.00$5,000.00

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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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  • 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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  • 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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