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velvet paintings
nui 'umi 'umi
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Joined: Feb 21, 2011
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From: La Mirada Atoll
Posted: 2016-06-29 10:20 pm   Permalink

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On 2012-12-23 15:35, nui 'umi 'umi wrote:
Found at my local "Savers" this afternoon. Unsigned. This painting may be one reason many consider this genre tacky and gaudy. It is in poor condition and very dirty.The edges are warped and the painting may have been wet at some time. I'll post pic another after I l clean and frame this.
Cheers





Only took 4 years to clean and frame this. Made the frame and added the brass corners for a little more cheesieness.




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DusktoDawn
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Joined: Jul 21, 2016
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Posted: 2016-07-22 12:31 pm   Permalink

My dad found these paintings--4 of them--in the early 70s. 28 x 40. The painting is actually stained onto the velvet--the only paint on the canvas is in the whites of the eyes. Could they be by this artist? I can't make out the signature.


 
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tikiskip
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Joined: Nov 26, 2005
Posts: 4139
Posted: 2016-07-22 3:58 pm   Permalink

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On 2015-11-18 18:34, hiltiki wrote:
I like the Elvis velvet. I have been hunting for 15 years or more and have never found a velvet, not even a bad one.



They are all here in the Midwest.
I see them all the time.

The duck one here was $8.00 bucks!
I just have no room so I never buy these velvets.




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Bay Park Buzzy
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Joined: Apr 07, 2006
Posts: 3015
From: West Bay Park, San Diego, CA
Posted: 2016-09-20 2:27 pm   Permalink

From afar, I thought it was a Phillipine velvet, but I could see it was signed, so I took a closer look. Turns out it was of a Hawaiian cowboy, by Hawaiian artist Carl Hermanson. So I bought it.

A quick search yielded the following info on him, Born in Kauai county in 1899, moved to Honolulu in 1929,lived in Ewa with a wife and 2 children in 1940, an finally mention of him as an artist heading to "Zoo Mart" in 1954.

Anyway, Panola-Cowboy by Carl Hermanson





Buzzy Out!
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Aloha pinball
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Joined: Nov 10, 2012
Posts: 32
Posted: 2016-09-23 9:48 pm   Permalink

Nice one Buzzy!
I just picked up a Leeteg (I think it was a bargain, but it wasn't cheap either). I may post it soon but this thread seems to have gone off the rails of late - lots of not so Tiki velvets! Yours certainly hits the mark though.

The Leeteg is "Blonde Woman" - which is arguably one of his least Tiki subjects- but it is Leeteg- and it is a real one, not a cheesy copy. A bit sun damaged but in the right light she still pops right off the Velvet!
Now I just need to get me a Tyree or two- in case anybody wants to sell one at a not insane price!


 
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tikiskip
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Posted: Yesterday; 07:53 am   Permalink

Yet another Elvis...


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Bam Bam
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Joined: May 13, 2016
Posts: 60
From: NEPA
Posted: Yesterday; 5:20 pm   Permalink

Found this velvet Jesus in rough shape at a nearby Salvation Army store. He glows under blacklight.



 
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nui 'umi 'umi
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From: La Mirada Atoll
Posted: Yesterday; 7:53 pm   Permalink



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