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The "Lurid" Tiki Art of Brad (Tiki Shark) Parker
Tiki Shark Art
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Joined: Aug 31, 2006
Posts: 3532
From: The volcanic Big Island of Hawaii
Posted: 7 days ago; 3:31 pm   Permalink

Aloha Tiki-Tribe!
Here's me working on the wood work….

More to come…


 
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Tiki Shark Art
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Joined: Aug 31, 2006
Posts: 3532
From: The volcanic Big Island of Hawaii
Posted: 7 days ago; 9:21 pm   Permalink

Aloha Tiki-Tribe!
Here's the current work in progress..

Sunset starting to light up,

And the wood work looking woody!
It's October so time to re-read my favorite Halloween books (or one of them at least)

This one's awesome!

Speaking of Awesome, check out tonight's sunset!



 
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Tiki Shark Art
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Joined: Aug 31, 2006
Posts: 3532
From: The volcanic Big Island of Hawaii
Posted: 4 days ago; 3:31 pm   Permalink

aloha Tiki Tribe~
Here's the new-Art work.

Sketch on the sky and sunset.

Here a sketch of the ukulele the ghost -tiki will be strumming.

Here's the ghost-tiki….but it didn't look right.

So I repainted the design of the tiki on the canvas-
This is one of the most important things to go on the painting and it HAS to be just right.

He's looking better - more in the wide mouth "Kona-Style".
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needs some work still, but better…

And the ghost - tiki is starting to appear!

Haunting the corner of the room…

I think it's right, better check the lines of the ukulele though…

more laters..


 
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Tiki Shark Art
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Joined: Aug 31, 2006
Posts: 3532
From: The volcanic Big Island of Hawaii
Posted: 2 days ago; 05:44 am   Permalink

Aloha!

Discovered major f-up on my painting. WHERE IS THE LIGHT COMING FROM?

It's coming from the Sunset…course!

So had to re-paint the ghost-tiki first..

Now going through everything and making sure things work with that in mind.

I was looking at Tim Hildebrandt's art book and theta very important fact hit me today.
To sell any kinda realistic lighting idea you gotta figure out the light source for everything. One slight source should make it more dramatic, so even better. Sure I use a cool fill for the shadows, but the hot sunset out the window HAS to be the light.

more laters!


 
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Tiki Shark Art
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Joined: Aug 31, 2006
Posts: 3532
From: The volcanic Big Island of Hawaii
Posted: Yesterday; 04:40 am   Permalink

Aloha Tiki-Tribe!~
Here the "Hotel Honolulu Haunted Hootenanny" still in progress… I got the light sourced better figured out…


And the Waikiki Sun-set is starting to look a little better….

I want to do a few layers of Clouds…this should be the farthest back…. Then a thin darker layer in front of this? We'll see….

More to come!



 
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