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Tiki Central Forums Creating Tiki Other Crafts The Lurid low-brow Tiki-Art of Brad (tiki-shark) Parker
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The Lurid low-brow Tiki-Art of Brad (tiki-shark) Parker
Atomic Tiki Punk
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Posted: 2010-04-05 12:53 pm   Permalink

SHARP! very sharp!

 
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hewey
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From: Sydney, Australia
Posted: 2010-04-06 05:30 am   Permalink

Looking good mate! Can pick the 32 coupe style now, much better than the generic hot rod cartoon look.

I found this pic which is from a similar angle.


The things that stand out for me:
* Driver side pillar needs to be more vertical (making it parrallel to the passenger side, and making the side window more 'square' in shape)
* Grille shell needs to be fatter/grille insert needs to be skinnier

Keep the progress pics coming
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teaKEY
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Posted: 2010-04-06 05:53 am   Permalink

I think Hewey is right about the Driver side pillar needs to be more vertical (making it parrallel to the passenger side. The rest could be artist license for you and the fictional builder of that car.

 
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Posted: 2010-04-06 10:48 am   Permalink

Really loving this piece! The mysterious woman at the door of the lounge is awesome!
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Posted: 2010-04-07 12:40 pm   Permalink

Aloha Tiki Tribe!
hewey - Thanks for the photo ref...yep! I had to adjust that.
teaKEY - yep, but the car builder is not fictional, he's a real hot rod builder who lives over on Maui. I'm using his car as inspiration.
zerostreet - Thanks! I thought the mysterious female stepped up the "pulp" a notch. Glad you noticed and approved!

I straightened out the windshield posts... hope to get a LOT more painting time in today than yesterday. Lots left to do!

aloha!
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Posted: 2010-04-11 1:52 pm   Permalink

Aloha!

Mahalo!

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frostiki
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From: Mobile, AL
Posted: 2010-04-11 7:25 pm   Permalink

Brad,
Aloha long time no type. The car is looking great. Much better now that you fixed the roofline.
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Iokona Ki'i
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Posted: 2010-04-12 12:55 pm   Permalink

Great adjustments as usual Brad!
Kinda reminds me of that Sky Captain and the world of
tomorrow movie at this point.
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little lost tiki
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Posted: 2010-04-13 08:46 am   Permalink

Makin Magic there Brad!
they keep gettin better and better!
Lots of force and drama in this baby!
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Posted: 2010-04-13 6:17 pm   Permalink

Aloha Tiki Tribe!
Thanks! Still working out the monochormatic under-painting...


closeer look

B~
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Posted: 2010-04-13 6:31 pm   Permalink

cool Brad cool

 
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zerostreet
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Posted: 2010-04-14 09:50 am   Permalink

I'm really loving this piece! Amazing work!

 
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Posted: 2010-04-14 4:47 pm   Permalink

Go Daddy-O!

 
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Posted: 2010-04-14 5:34 pm   Permalink

ALOHA TIKI TRIBE!

Here's the over all - still working out the under painting... no real color choices yet... red sky I know... green neon maybe...

reworked the tiki

Thanks for watching the paint dry!
ALOHA!
Brad
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tikigodz
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Posted: 2010-04-14 6:52 pm   Permalink

Mr. parker this is all going to be the underpainting when most of us would agree it looks awesome the way it is. Ive always wondered when you start your color is it pretty much a wash, or do you do the whole painting all over again? Thanks for any response in advance...

 
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