Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Aloha Shirt with Wine bottles

Pete Rhein,his wife and artist/designer daughter, Deborah Rhein, were on same Honolulu bound flight  as I when I spotted him wearing this aloha shirt.
Motifs: Wine bottles,lauhala basket,coconut palm trees, banana plants,hibiscus flowers and a surf shack.
Art Direction:
Donna Fitch and Dale Hope

Friday, August 8, 2014

Skills Aloha Shirt worn by Doug Rigg

Punahou School Alumni News and Events:
"Under the leadership of Doug Rigg '84, the School's Alumni Relations and Annual Giving offices will also merge in the aims of providing more resources for the School’s growing alumni constituency. “This is the direction many independent schools are taking because the two offices complement each other well,” explained Rigg, the incoming director of alumni programs and annual giving.
“Doug understands the traditions of Punahou. He has worked on all of his alumni reunion committees and has a strong background in alumni relations, I’m very excited to pass the torch on to him,” Fordham added."

Art Direction: Dale Hope

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Surfer girl

Zoe, a surfer who had just returned to the mainland from Hawaiian Islands, is new owner of "Hibiscus Surfer". Hand painted on a cradled panel board. Materials used:
Eco Friendly German paint made from ground white marble and borax
Gouache paints
Eco Friendly clear sealer
Setting up a new booth at Santa Barbara beach Artwalk on Sundays.
Surfer Girl
Endangered species

Laguna Beach Hobie Surf Shop window display

Using brushes to hand paint  gouache paints on paper to create a hand rendered textile design shown  in window. Motifs in design include Ohia Blossoms,Maile vines and Palm fronds. The work of the  Maui Cultural Lands was inspiration for the motifs.

Window Display Designer: Veronica  M. Cano of OluKai

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

OluKai Nohea Canvas Shoes

Hand painted design for OluKai Nohea Canvas Shoes feature fragile/vulnerable flora found growing on Maui Cultural Lands.

Maile Vines
Ohia Lehua Blossoms
Coconut Palm Fronds

Art Direction: Bill Worthington