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Artistic Snippets
Monday, 8 December 2014
New Studies!
Mood:  a-ok
Now Playing: Pineapple Study!
Topic: The Art

I did this tonight before turning in!Sorry for the slight blur due to the lighting this late at night! ;)

Posted by indie/hanaisonmusic at 3:47 AM EST
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Monday, 10 September 2012
The Healing Tree!
Mood:  a-ok
Topic: The Art

The Healing Tree was a piece I recently did for the store window where I work as a framer! The painting is four feet by five feet acrylic! 


Since I do not sell my work, and until I decide to go totally professional...these works will be donated. This piece is open for any "Maui" school, ministry for kids, or non profit org. for their wall as my blessing as I feel it will be a blessing! Any can contact me via my webpage!  

Posted by indie/hanaisonmusic at 1:27 AM EDT
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Thursday, 30 August 2012
Watercolor Class Schedule for Sept.2012
Mood:  a-ok
Now Playing: Sundays 2-4pm
Topic: Art Instruction Schedule!

I will giving watercolor instruction classes each Sunday the month of September at the Ben Franklin Crafts Kahului at the Queen Kaahumanu Center in Kahului on Maui! 

The Classes will be from 2-4pm, and must be preregistered each week by Saturday prior to the class! A class supply list is available at the front register. Questions? Contact me through the email radio button on my website at:

Remember come to have fun! :) 

Mahalos, Tim hope to see You there!  

Posted by indie/hanaisonmusic at 12:03 PM EDT
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Sunday, 18 March 2012
Yohiko's Hope
Mood:  a-ok
Now Playing: This is an Oil Portrait Study &Finished Piece
Topic: The Art

I was much appreciative for Yoshiko to model for me on this painting, it has definately been a long distance work, but now made possible by the world wide web. I must say that this work has brought a sort of revival for me in painting. I have looked back at the last few years and have felt I would have progressed more as far finally making a go of all this. I did get to the point of just wanting to quit because of the constant reminder of this creative drive I have...The two pics are with the first being an 8x10 study...and the second being the 20x24 finished piece! 

The second picture below is the final version with adjustments made, which was what I saw in the reference photo that was used. Let me make a point I do not use projectors, I use a grid system for sketch transfer which is a time proven method some believe that Albrecht Durer developed..which can be seen in the how-to pages on my website and below in #3 pic! 
























Posted by indie/hanaisonmusic at 3:43 AM EDT
Updated: Monday, 23 January 2012 1:04 PM EST
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Monday, 27 February 2012
Princeton Neptune Watercolor Brushes
Mood:  a-ok
Now Playing: 2" Mottler Wash Brush
Topic: Favorite Art Products!

I just got this in today...oredered in from the mainland! Ok well like I needed another brush, but I did buy well on this and Princeton stuff is tuff!

This brush holds water very well and releases it well, is super fine suersoft hair...well made with a Gold anodized ferrule and matte handle! Bought mine off Ebay! Excellent! CheapJoes has them at $41.99 discounted from $ around got mine for way cheaper even! 

Posted by indie/hanaisonmusic at 7:03 PM EST
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Sunday, 5 February 2012
Feb. 5th. 2012
Mood:  a-ok
Now Playing: Tongan Tradition
Topic: The Art

I did this Oil some years back, which was donated to a local Non-Profit I believe in. I worked with them also previously to that. Their work entailed working with the Disabled, in various forms of Handicaps, Mental and Physical, The work entailed helping them learn a trade and hopefully to work in the outside public sector. I saw many success stories, and the joy of being able to help. I learned more of the human spirit and the resiliency of the soul than I ever did sitting in a college was that also, that helped form and recenter my views on art. This piece "Tongan Tradition" was one of those subjects that I happened upon....The image was slotted to be used by in the publication Elements of Literature, Fifth Course published by Holt, Rinehart and Winston.thpugh now it has been sometime and I never received a tear-sheet for confirmation...yet here is this painting which was from real life.

This shows the education in the processes of tradition. Education begins at home... I happened upon this father instructing his son and having him aid in making the ti plant leaf skirts for their ceremony..they agreed and I used the images I snapped for reference.... 36x48 Oil on Canvas "Tongan Tradition" Also may be known as "Father and Son"...Thanks for dropping by! Tim

Posted by indie/hanaisonmusic at 8:05 PM EST
Updated: Sunday, 5 February 2012 8:22 PM EST
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Monday, 30 January 2012
A Maui Aloha!
Now Playing: Aloha From TIm and Buster "The Wonder Dog!"

Posted by indie/hanaisonmusic at 11:48 PM EST
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Sunday, 29 January 2012
An abstractionist!
Now Playing: Andrew Wyeth
Topic: Art Quotes!
I honestly consider myself an abstractionist. Andrew Wyeth (American Painter) 

Posted by indie/hanaisonmusic at 11:31 PM EST
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Monday, 23 January 2012
A laugh for the day!
Mood:  happy
Now Playing: :D
Topic: The Lighter Side of Art 



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Friday, 13 January 2012
Viv Sketch!
Mood:  a-ok
Now Playing: Preparatory Portrait Sketch!
Topic: The Art

This is a pencil sketch of Vivian I did as one of several!


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