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The Lurid low-brow Tiki-Art of Brad (tiki-shark) Parker
TikiG
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Joined: Jun 17, 2008
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From: Riverside, California
Posted: 2009-06-11 1:23 pm   Permalink

Another masterpiece in my book.

Love the atmosphere, the childlike quality of the vision and the almost psychedelic approach with color choices.

Superb. Inspiring. Thanks!
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Tiki Shark Art
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Joined: Aug 31, 2006
Posts: 3857
Posted: 2009-06-11 4:38 pm   Permalink

Thanks TikiG! HAPPY KING KAMEHAMEHA DAY!!!!!!!!!!

Hey, I got a special HAPPY KING KAMEHAMEHA DAY limited offer going on in the Tiki Marketplace on my thread there. (Buy-one-get-one-free!)

ALOHA!
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Tiki Shark Art
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Posted: 2009-06-12 10:45 am   Permalink

Aloha!

Some more taking form... and more to come.
Mahalo!

Happy Aloha Friday!


 
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GROG
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Joined: Jun 21, 2006
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From: Tujunga
Posted: 2009-06-12 10:48 am   Permalink

Title:
Tiki Worshipping at the Burning Sphincter of Doom


 
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Tiki Shark Art
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Posted: 2009-06-13 7:43 pm   Permalink

Aloha Tiki Tribe~

GROG~ heh heh, I know! Funny, my first sketch had a "crack" in lava rock which I then felt looked to much like ...er... shall we say a part of Pele's feminine regions. So, somehow, it turned into a whirling vortex in the black sandy beach... which does at this moment resemble a Burning Sphincter of Doom. BUTT, it's not done yet, so it'll keep changing to be sure.

Here's da latest. More to come... think I'll be getting into the wave next...

Big Aloha
B~
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teaKEY
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Posted: 2009-06-13 7:58 pm   Permalink

you say getting into the wave. I bet if you polled people on TC they would say the background is perfectly done in its certain dreamy style of state. The tiki does have a more polished look but I love love the background. I like the more simplistic hazy look.


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teaKEY
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Posted: 2009-06-13 7:59 pm   Permalink

double post

any mug news?

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Tiki Shark Art
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Posted: 2009-06-14 4:54 pm   Permalink

Aloha Tiki Tribe!

teaKEY~ Thanks, It'd be nice to work all loose and easy. But, you know me, I'm an obsessive artist who doesn't control the brush: the artistic mana lightning arches outta' the volcano into my brain - sizzles down my quaking arm into the brush and I gotta paint till it "looks right". What ever that is...and I usually don't know till I get there.

Mug News, check the latest Tiki Magazine for the mug of Diga Diga Doo, plus, I just saw a sculpt for the small mini mug in that same painting - it looks very cool! If you got the print, (or the original painting, and the mugs, it'd all be rather 3-D!) Plus, another one in the sculpting stage that's a sworn secret until Tiki Farm releases it this summer. Plus, I'm sketching another design (that may be related to my favorite pod cast.)


Here's where we are now.... working the wave.

Big Aloha!
B~


 
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teaKEY
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Posted: 2009-06-14 8:39 pm   Permalink

Yeah just picked up a copy of T.M. a couple hours ago. I was wondering if you had saw that there. The color in your ad in T.M. is fantastic and the frame that is around it is a nice choice. ~teaK

 
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little lost tiki
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Joined: Jun 12, 2006
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From: Orange,CA-right near the Circle!
Posted: 2009-06-14 10:12 pm   Permalink

Brad!
Looking so dreamy!
It's perfect as is
but i just KNOW you're add something
wonderful and unexpected!
I like the different layers of meaning
that have slowly formed around and into this one!

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Tiki Shark Art
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Posted: 2009-06-17 1:23 pm   Permalink

TeaKEY~ Thanks, glad you liked that massive dark elaborate frame in my ad in Tiki Magazine. I'm starting a whole new area of the Modern Tiki Sub Culture called "Gothic Tropic"!
LLT~ Thank Ken, it's morphing fer shure... here's the result of last night's late painting session (blurry eyed this morning). Waves taken on some more cartoon realism and such.

Here's the wave shaping up - for the better or worse? (better I thinks... but still more to come...)

B~


 
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Meheadhunter
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Joined: Sep 27, 2007
Posts: 383
From: Wichita KS,
Posted: 2009-06-17 1:29 pm   Permalink

This painting is shaping up to be one of the many greats that have been composed by you.....keep it up!!

 
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Sam Gambino
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Posted: 2009-06-17 1:55 pm   Permalink

Hey Brad- It's looking great! I like to see that wave the way it moves forward when looking at the progress shots.
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Tiki Shark Art
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Posted: 2009-06-20 5:47 pm   Permalink

Meheadhunter and SAM - thanks so much.

The wave is getting more interesting. More to come...
B~


 
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Babalu
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Joined: Nov 19, 2006
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From: Lemon Grove
Posted: 2009-06-20 6:21 pm   Permalink

Yes sir, that did it...it's really pulling together now Brad. CHOICE!

 
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