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The "Lurid" Tiki Art of Brad (Tiki Shark) Parker
Tiki Shark Art
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Posted: 2013-07-20 06:47 am   Permalink

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sM0XvXEt2lo

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Tiki Shark Art
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Posted: 2013-07-20 06:47 am   Permalink

The Brian Setzer response to "Pacific Rim"? Man, I LOVE Brian Setzer! Only Brian could write a song called "GO-GO GODZILLA"!! http://www.briansetzer.com/setzer-news/new-video-go-go-godzilla!
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Tiki Shark Art
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Posted: 2013-07-20 07:54 am   Permalink



 
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Tiki Shark Art
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Posted: 2013-07-21 12:56 am   Permalink

ALOHA Tiki Tribe.
OK.
I, Tiki-Shark, have created the "Shark-Tiki" Tiki-Mug:

This is it.
It had to happen sooner or later. I just wasn't sure I was a good enough designer yet. But it just about flew out of my hands, like I was watching someone else draw it's pencil designs. It's really magical when That happens, and very rare. Once I figured that I could try putting shark teeth in a Tiki's mouth, the whole design just fell together. The final touch was the small shark aumakua swimming around it's base. Most things I design I have to fight with to get them to come out looking like I want, but this knew what it was right from the start! I just watched it appear on the paper! Big ALOHA, and mahalo - B Tiki-Shark P





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Tiki Shark Art
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From: The volcanic Big Island of Hawaii
Posted: 2013-07-21 10:04 pm   Permalink

Aloha Tiki Tribe! Just got in a new batch of beautiful gallery wrapped giclee on canvas art prints - same size as the originals - really came out nice.I'm signing and numbering them, getting 'em ready to be shipped out. JEEPERS CREEPERS, I'm still in shock, and I am just so FREAKING grateful that my printer is not moving off island!! ...I was scared he was for the whole last year! He was actually in the process of moving! ...when finally the tiki gods or fate or what ever stepped in and now he's staying on the Big Island, and saved my butt! His work is some of the best around, and not just in Hawaii - Curators of galleries in LA have told me his giclees are the best they have ever seen. So check 'em out at www.mahalotiki.com Thanks, and BIG ALOHA!
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Tiki Shark Art
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Posted: 2013-07-21 10:23 pm   Permalink

Aloha Tiki Tribe - still working on the Tiki Mug's "ugly mug". I'm working on the Bela Lugosi dramatic lighting across his eye kinda thing...

 
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Tiki Shark Art
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Posted: 2013-07-22 05:30 am   Permalink

Aloha - Working on the mega surreal tiki lounge... ... closer on dat mug! More to come - ALOHA!

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Tiki Shark Art
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Posted: 2013-07-23 10:48 pm   Permalink

Aloha Tiki Tribe! Here is the latest brush slapping on canvas of my newest painting. It doesn't really have a name yet .. so the working title is "Surreal Tiki Lounge". Right now I'm working on getting the tiki Mug to look a little like Bela Lugosi, while the zombie holding the drink up is based on the awesome looks of one of my Artist heroes, Crazy Al Evans from Tiki mania. Got lots more to do... ALOHA! Tiki-Shark

 
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Tiki Shark Art
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Posted: 2013-07-23 10:53 pm   Permalink

Aloha Tiki Tribe! I found this really nice, short, video (do people still call them videos even though no one uses actual video tape any more?" ...it's of the Father of Low-Brow Art; Robert Williams, talking about how the whole "low-Brow Art" (Pop-Surrealistic) Movement started out. Cool stuff! Father of "Low-Brow" givin' the Low-Down on da' Low-Brow!!!! Dig it! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VmqrIp5Jtlo&list=PL6FAA9CDF37B7BB31

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"Brad Parker creates lurid paintings that pull in influences from tiki, comics, and rock."
- Honolulu Magazine "The Best Of" 2012 Issue

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Tiki Shark Art
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Posted: 2013-07-26 12:08 am   Permalink

Aloha Tiki Tribe! Something was not right with this painting. I just wasn't GROKing with what was going on in the lower front, while I really loved the rest of it. So I painted out the parts I didn't like and am now gonna sketch somethings that may I want to put in, or leave it empty, or my only fill out the flora.

 
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Posted: 2013-07-26 12:10 am   Permalink

That scared me Brad!

 
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little lost tiki
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Posted: 2013-07-26 12:54 pm   Permalink

Listen to that instinct,Brad!
looking SO Incredible so far!
Have you got a white pastel pencil? those are great for sketching onto the painted surface
((if you need to rework that left bottom side)
and they wipe off with water and a rag!
Easy-Peasy!

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Posted: 2013-07-26 6:11 pm   Permalink

Aloha Tiki Tribe! Thanks LLT! U RAWK! Here's a new sketch of the Low-Brow Tropical Orchid. I was not sure I was digging it in the painting, but I recalled when I put teeth in my last Tiki Mug design,. IT all worked for me, -so I put some little fangs in the flower and it works for me now as a flower worthy to be in a pop-surreal painting. Let's see how it comes out on the canvas...
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Posted: 2013-07-26 10:11 pm   Permalink

Aloha Tiki Tribe! Well, LLT, I just repainted the thing with a brush of red paint... I'll figure out what, if anything goes there after some more sketching... I will just paint over the paint when I decide I guess. Here's the repaint... Here's the new surreal-killer flower... more to come! ALOHA!

 
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Posted: 2013-07-27 05:21 am   Permalink

Looking good! You are using a technique I don't think I have seen you use before: using heavy lines to differentiate the areas that you are painting (which looks sort of like pen & ink at this stage). Is this new, or did I just not grock your use of it before?

Really like the crazy bizarre new flower!


 
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