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Drew Brophy
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Attended The School of Hard Knocks
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Buddha Lotus fine art canvas prints. I painted the original art piece for my wife as a gift. (She wanted a Buddha with muscles.)
Recently we ordered a large canvas print run for a great price and so we are selling the 20"x30" reproductions on canvas for a deep discount.
I have 2 left at the lower price. (Text 949-678-8133 for price and to order.)
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#Buddha #BuddhaArt #LotusFlower #hindudiety #SurfArt #Bhakti #Kirtan #yogaart #lotus #BuddhaPainting
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lol figures Maria would want a hottie buddah :) 
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THE ELECTRIC UNIVERSE painting on repurposed surfboard.
Just got word that this art piece sold for over $12,000 at auction! Proceeds benefit Pipeline to a Cure.

The Electric Universe painting was inspired by my studies of the theory that everything in the #Universe is electric and connected. The hourglass shape in the center is an image that has been found on ancient rocks all over the world. It looks like a man, but it actually is a torus, viewed from the side. This is something that #ancient people saw in our sky and were compelled to draw into stone.

This surfboard is one of a six #surfboard series called Sacred Surfboards. The series was the result of collectors Jeff Eilers and Erwin Spitz, who wanted to breathe new life into worn out, beyond-repair surfboards from the 60's and 70's and transform them into up-cycled pieces of art.

Jeff and Erwin have a process where they skin the #fiberglass from old boards and gently clean up the original shape. It is an extreme amount of work to re-purpose them.

For the artwork for this series, I utilized skills that were mastered in my early days using airbrush and simple cutout paper stencils.

The style was inspired by the Rainbow boards of the seventies. I incorporated my passion for physics into the art motif.

This surfboard is a beautiful example of craftsmanship from a team of people and art that will live on.

To hear more on the Sacred Surfboard Series go to my blog at http://drewbrophy.com.

#SacredSurfboards #AncientSymbols #AncientCivilization #surfboardArt #SurfArt #PipelinetoaCure #CystocFibrosis #ArtAuction #UpcycledArt #collectibleSurfboard #Torus #WeAreOne #RainbowSurfboards
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Well done Drew, you do amazing art.
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Tree of Life #SacredSurfboard  photo by Jonie Millhouse  
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Nice one +Drew Brophy!
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Add to the Sacred Surfboard Album - Maria showing her 4 favorite picks
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SACRED HEART and ELECTRIC UNIVERSE - 2 of 6 Collectible Surfboards I painted for a Vintage Surfboard Restoration project for longtime board collector Jeff Eilers. (email info@drewbrophy if you want to add one of these to your collection)

Years ago, I got my start as an artist painting production surfboards in factories for some of the best surfboard makers in the world.

Back then, I had to master the craft of spraying boards with air guns and airbrushes. It is a more technical job than artistic and in some ways very limiting. I wanted to express my art more fully, and so I found a better way to paint surfboards by developing techniques using water based paint pens on top of glassed surfboards.

I soon became known for bringing a new style of painting to the surfboard market which was painting on the glass by hand with Uni Posca paint pens. It changed the way surfboards were painted forever. These techniques allowed me more creativity and gave others the ability to paint their own surfboards as well.

All of these years later, with the knowledge of tens of thousands of boards painted in every way possible, I was excited to revisit and improve upon my own airbrushing style.

This restoration project was the perfect catalyst to do something really special, up-cycle old #surfboards and keep them out of the landfill. I loved it.

#SacredGeometry   #SurfboardArt   #VintageSurfboard  
#SacredSurfboards   #SurfARt   #SacredHeart   #1970Style   #Surfboards   #ElectricUniverse  

Read more on my blog at: http://drewbrophy.com/vintage-surfboard-restoration-1970-style-collectible/#sthash.NUJ6AaFz.dpuf
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PLATONIC SOLIDS - Sacred Geometry painting 72"x24" mixed media on canvas.
It is said that viewing sacred geometry art can raise your #vibration and generate an inner peace.

All matter structures itself in specific shapes, and these are the building blocks of all-that-is. The Platonic Solids are five three-dimensional shapes with amazing properties of #symmetry; they are the #Tetrahedron, Cube, #Octahedron, #Dodecahedron, and #Icosahedron. You find these shapes everywhere throughout nature; simple, balanced and perfect.
This original art piece is available to add to your collection. Call or text 949-678-8133 for details.

#SacredGeometry #PlatonicSolids #SacredGeometryArt #Resonance #InnerPeace #MidCenturyModern #raiseYourVibration #physics #allthatis #universalenergy
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RAINBOW CHAKRA - mixed media on 72"x24" canvas.
It is said that viewing sacred geometry art can raise your #vibration and generate an inner #peace.

This painting is an overlapping Flower of Life pattern with the seven chakras represented in a #kaleidoscope of color.

It was originally created for printing on yoga mats. My intention with the design was to help someone to balance their chakras as they practice on the mat.
This painting is for sale.

(Text or call 948-678-8133 for price.)

Yoga mats will be produced by Spiritual Revolution in the fall of 2015.

#RaiseYourVibration #SpiritualRevolution #YogaMAts #chakraArt #SacredGeometry #FlowerofLife #Chakras #FindPeace #MidCenturyModern #SacredGeometryArt #BalanceYourChakras
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THE TREE OF LIFE - mixed media on surfboard.
This painting was inspired by my study of the sun and my fascination with #physics. The image incorporates #ancient symbols such as the flower of life pattern, the fruit of life pattern and the tree of life pattern. This is Sacred Geometry.

We have all heard of the fabled Tree of Life. Most of the time it is represented as an actual tree with the roots networking below and its limbs and leaves reaching for the sky. The term "as above, so below" fits this visual. The symbol of yin and yang, light and dark represent the same message. Both of these symbols are actually symbols of a torus; the #torus is a round shape with two halves, with vortexes sucking in. At its center, it's spinning out and back in on itself.
This is what's happening with every atom and #galaxy. All of these ideas are contained within the flower of life pattern.

The symbolic tree of life symbol is contained within the flower of life pattern. Ancient civilizations used these symbols to describe our physical world and how it works.

The painting itself is a mix of all of these ideas.
It means that we are all connected, we are all made of the same stuff, and life is more simple than we think.
This surfboard will be auctioned at Surfing Heritage Foundation in San Clemente this September.

For details on how this old board was repurposed by Surfboard collectors Jeff Eilers and Erwin Spitz, check my blog at http://drewbrophy.com.

#TreeofLife #SacredGeometry #FlowerofLife #Torus #YinYang #AncientCivilization #WeAreOne #SacredSurfboards #AncientSymbols #collectibleSurfboard #Repurposed #FruitofLife #surfboardArt #SurfArt #surfingheritage


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Photo by Jonie Millhouse of Jonie Photo

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FLOWER OF LIFE - One of 6 Collectible Surfboards I painted for a Vintage Surfboard Restoration Project, 1970’s style, using old-school airbrush techniques. Was stoked to work Sacred Geometry into these paintings.

Read about the Surfboard Restoration project and the Sacred Surfboard Series on my blog: http://drewbrophy.com/vintage-surfboard-restoration-1970-style-collectible/


(Email info@drewbrophy.com for pricing)

#FlowerofLife   #SacredGeometry   #SurfboardArt   #SurfingArt   #Surfboard   #Airbrush   #OldSchool   #ChakraArt   #VintageSurfboards   #LightBEings   #NewAge   #SurfboardRestoration  
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U r the best drew!!!!!
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Surf Lifestyle Artist
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  • Drew Brophy Art Studios
    Surf Lifestyle Artist, 1971 - present
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Southern California
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South Carolina - Hawaii
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It's my job to make things look cool!
Introduction

Drew Brophy has been a professional artist for over 25 years.  It’s his job to make things look cool.

As a young surfer, Drew’s career took off when he started applying his edgy artwork onto surfboards.  He became known for changing the way that surfboards were painted, using techniques that he developed with water-based paint pens.

In the mid-1990s, Drew expanded his art to design many different things, like skateboards, t-shirts, wakeboards, and just about anything.  Having the opportunity to experiment with many different surfaces and products allowed Drew to grow tremendously as an artist.

Drew’s inspiration comes from the adventures of traveling the globe with his wife and son.

Drew’s vision is “to inspire generations of people to live the life of their dreams.”  He works towards that vision through being the example and showing the world the good life through his artwork.

http://www.drewbrophy.com

Bragging rights
Was first person (with Seth Warren) to SUP 225 Miles of Grand Canyon and its rapids in May 2011
Education
  • The School of Hard Knocks
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