Saturday, April 12, 2008

South Seas Aloha Shirt Print Kahala Sportswear

Pikake Lei,Hibiscus,Plumeria,Banana Leaves with a Tahitian motif in background for Kahala Sportswear, an older design.

Wednesday, April 09, 2008

Reyn Spooner Golf Aloha Shirt

In 2000, Roy Lowry,then art director, commissioned me to design and paint this aloha shirt for Reyn Spooner .

Sunday, April 06, 2008

Saturday, April 05, 2008

Kahala Sportswear,Honolulu, Hawaii -- fish print

This design has been re-printed by Kahala Sportswear. The sportsfish were painted in gouache with pen and ink. The background was watercolor and colored pencil.

Surf Hawaii kitchenware

A Hong Kong company commissioned me to paint this image for their client's kitchenware line featuring Hawaiian surf looks with a retro feel.

AMPCO Parking Systems parking lot employees Aloha Shirt Uniforms

Dulce Magdamit,Wilfredo Felipe,Bertoldo Orola and Lorie May Orola work at 55 Merchant Street, Honolulu, Hawaii parking garage. We shared some laughs especially when they told me that I still had to pay my $1.75 parking fee.

Friday, April 04, 2008

Workshop "How To Turn Your Art Into An Aloha Shirt Print Design"

I will be teaching an April workshop to artists,date to be announced when 3 artists have signed up .

Call 261-0957

Thursday, April 03, 2008

Kailua ,Oahu bed & breakfast Mural

Bed and Breakfast pool side mural painted in acrylics with sealer.The colors in plumerias match pool tiles. There are very small hula dancers in scenes painted in tonal to ground.

pencil drawings with hand painted croques

Pencil drawings and hand painted art commissioned by Kahala Sportswear for aloha shirts a few years ago.

border print Iolani

This 60" high border print was designed with a side to side repeat for Iolani's women's line.

Pareo Print 100% cotton Kahala

The pareo print used in the background of this picture is actually a very small print for an aloha shirt that Kahala commissioned me to create.

The silk shirt that is being worn by myself is vintage silk with bamboo and a favorite of mine.

Folding Screen with Diamond Head

This folding screen was painted using muted colors that were intended to blend in with the surroundings.

Folding Screen

The Lei Seller aloha shirt was fun to design / paint and popular for awhile so I painted a version of the woman selling leis onto this folding screen.