I used a Keahou surfboard 7 feet 5 inches long. A Keahou is a very tough, yet light and extremely buoyant board that was made in the 1950’s. It has a pronounced nose and tail, with a rounded bottom contour.
Keahous were popular for a lot of things, but most notably for ikebana flower arrangement.
They were used to hold fresh cut flowers, or dry flowers that could be arranged into Ikebana ikebana style of flower arrangement.
The board I’m using is made of Philippine mahogany and still has some original fiberglass cloth on it –
The beautiful Akaka Falls State Park in Hilo, Hawaii is home to a 400-foot cascade of water that flows over the edge of the Kolekole Stream into an idyllic blue pool at its base. The name Akaka in Hawaiian roughly translates to “rippling water” which is exactly what the stream does here as it flows over the edge of the…
This photo was taken on my solo art trip to lake tahoe for winter break. It rained the entire time which made everything extra beautiful. This is a photo of “Pine, Bamboo and Plum.” I liked how all the lines seem to meet at one point creating this perfect vortex.
A deep canyon in Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah. This is the second picture of the Ikebana series I did with my girlfriend. The last one you can see here . She had this idea of taking selfies while pretending to be dead for some time now and I thought it would be cool to recreate that idea with some…