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ABOUT MY BLOG

ABOUT MY BLOG

A blog by Murray Elliot Breen, aka: surfthearts  “About my blog called “surf-the-arts” My former website http://www.surf-the-arts.com, before 2007, contained my art and paintings of Hawaii. I lived on Oahu from 1995 – 2007. It helped to spread my name, and sell paintings and prints etc..    ‘Lei Making’ Watercolor […]

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Organizing a new Art Space

Organizing a new Art Space

Moving is so much fun! My Acrylic painting of Orcas over our new home’s fireplace After two weeks of unpacking boxes, our new home is starting to come together. My front porch was covered in recycled materials, such as wrinkled newsprint, bubble wrap, and box tape garbage. I flattened over […]

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Mini Shop Space – Blog 2 of 2.

Mini Shop Space – Blog 2 of 2.

My Little Hobby Shop Room: My little hobby room is almost done. I primed the walls and ceiling and then painted all a very pale light green. Trim and baseboard is white. Indoor-outdoor carpeting is a medium brown-beige. View towards the exterior door. Window is a slider. Hobby Model Spray […]

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Studio – Painting + Modeling Set-Up

Studio – Painting + Modeling Set-Up

Modeling Work Table I have been very busy setting up my fine art painting and scale modeling studio rooms since Christmas. Art and Modeling Room Models, Fine Art, Posters, Matte Cutter Modeling & Design Reference I am also in the process of insulating a lower patio area to be used […]

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Home – New Studio Space

Home – New Studio Space

My New Art and Hobby Room I mentioned before that I had sold my separate art and modeling studio, and that my art space was temporarily on hold . This week I was able convert one room downstairs, in our home, to a combination art and hobby room. When my […]

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My Fine Art

My Fine Art

Lifeguard Station 4B, Sandy Beach, Oahu I have previously shared a small selection of my paintings in my Blurp No.10 and No.16. I also have links to a few of my scale models and dioramas in the right sidebar, as well as a few paintings of Hawaii. I have just […]

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Creating A Painting A Day

Creating A Painting A Day

“A Painting A Day” I certainly have not found, or made, time yet to do a painting a day, but as I mentioned in my blog no.14, I was very impressed by artists who are producing a small painting a day. So I purchased a few 8″ x 10″ canvas […]

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Love

Love

Wow, it’s February 2008 already! Note: “Must not forget it’s Valentines” http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Valentine%27s_Day January, 2008: Well, I have been very busy this past cold, wintery January month. Driving my grandson to preschool, shoveling snow, shopping for art and modeling supplies, putting together several Japanese models of space vehicles ready for priming […]

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Studio Space

Studio Space

“HAPPY NEW YEAR TO ALL” I hope you had a great Christmas – got spoiled a little, and are now looking forward to this new 2008 year. Grandson Jake makes a Gingerbread House. View of Okanagan Lake & Mountains (Westbank, British Columbia) Both my daughters were home which was wonderful for our first Christmas […]

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A Life of Fine Art Painting

A Life of Fine Art Painting

“It’s Christmas Time!” Well, I haven’t had time to do any modeling this week. I have been looking after my grandson while my daughter finishes up her school semester studies. Three year olds are so much fun! But with Christmas about a week away, I did start some shopping today. […]

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