Pyrography and Oil on Mango Wood, Photorealistic
The day is set on the beach, with a standard wa’a, which is a single-outrigger canoe represented on the right. The sand’s bright warmth and the wood’s calmness combine to create a relaxing atmosphere. The blues merge into one another on the shoreline, building up to a deep blue of the Hawaiian Pacific.
In the foreground, the palm trees provide a bright green energy to the piece, complemented by a few warm yellow accents added across a light blue textured sky.
The surface of the sea is perfectly glossy thanks to pyrography techniques, which created this beautiful effect. The absence of boundaries between land and sea in this work adds to the rest of the picture’s intrigue.
PELE AND HIAKA OIL PAIN WITH PYROGRAPHY ON MANGO WOOD Oil Two nude female figures are seen on a Hawiian beach. Both figures are set in joyus movement with outstretched arms, enjoying the natural landscape. One figure is seen splashing the other, moving the sea in a powerful and playful upward motion. The second figure is calmer, presenting herself in…
Kanani Series #2 OIL WITH PYROGRAPHY ON MANGO WOOD This work depicts three Kanani each facing forward the ladies are topless they are wearing each are wearing a traditional skirt and double flower crown, their three skirts are flowing in different directions as they dance gracefully to the beat of the music. Three women are shown dancing in this piece…
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Kanani Series #4 OIL WITH PYROGRAPHY ON MANGO WOOD The single – hula dancer is very popular in Hawai’i. Kanani dances with her hula skirts, each having fun and enjoying the traditional hula dance. It is a classic piece depicting Hawaiian culture and history. Kanani Series #4 captures the essence of this tradition. She stands looking off into space (away…