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Australian Surfing Artist

Australian Surfing Artist

Surfing art is refreshing, easy on the eye and a great past time. Here are three surfing artists who have made surfing art into a profession. Source: Scott Christensen Scott Christensen Surfing artist Scott Christensen started painting with oils on extended canvas in 1997 at 26 years old. After four years, Scott surrendered from his position driving a level penetrating truck to consider Visual Art full-time. Scott's significant other had quite recently brought forth their first kids, twins. As Scott reviews: "failure was not an option". From that point forward, he has sold more than 250 originals and more than 3,500...

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Sydney Local Surfboard Artists

Sydney Local Surfboard Artists

There is something very special about surf photography and artwork. Here are three guys who are exceptional Surfboard Artists. Source: Lee Pegus  Lee Pegus Surfboard artists Lee Pegus is a surf photographer. Growing up and surfing at Sydney's Manly Beach, "Pego" got his first intravenous hit of saltwater at 10 years old, immaculately preparing him for the position of copyboy he took up a couple of years after in the sink-or-swim universe of publication at the Sydney Morning Herald. As anyone might expect, Lee swum. He brazenly wormed his way into the photographic office and learnt his exchange at the...

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History Of Surfing Innovation: Part 2: Tom Blake & George Freeth

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As surfing spread across the globe, reaching the USA in 1885 and Australia in the 1910’s, the history of surfing innovation took a major turn. Surfboards were beginning to change as the sport of surfing continued to grow. It has been widely quoted that the historical ‘king’ of surfing who brought on the surfing revival was Hawaiian Olympic swimmer and all-round water-dweller, Duke Kahanamoku.   The 'Sea God'himself, George Freeth       By the 20thcentury, the sport of surfing was a hot topic, with Europeans and Americans attempting the ‘strange’ new activity. At this time, Hawaiian GeorgeFreeth, who has been named the ‘Father of Modern Surfing’ came to public light. Following a surf lesson Freeth gave to renowned author Jack London, he was described as a "seagod . . .a brown Mercury. . . calm...

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