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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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Thunderbirds Secret Base

Thunderbirds Secret Base

Update on the completion of my Gerry Anderson’s Thunderbirds Secret Base – TracyIsland Model Kit by IMAI: A way back in January of 2008 in my blog Surf – Design Planet Blurp No.13 I detailed the making of the above model’s Tracy Island. I just got around to paint finishing […]

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Unique Architectural Scale Models

Unique Architectural Scale Models

Unique Model Dioramas: Eastern European countries produce some great models. I purchased some Zvezda Medieval Castle Models, parts and figures a few years ago. I assembled them last year, and I am hoping to schedule time to finish painting and detailing them soon. I have coated them in a dark-medium […]

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Gerry Anderson’s Thunderbirds Secret Base

Gerry Anderson’s Thunderbirds Secret Base

My Gerry Anderson’s Thunderbirds Secret Base – Tracy Island Model Kit by IMAI Models …Calling International Rescue! This plastic model of Tracy Island is beautifully detailed. Also included are models of TB1, TB2, TB3, TB4, and TB5! The whole model is loaded with motorized gimmicks! Little palm trees fold down as TB2 […]

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Medieval Castles

Medieval Castles

Patience and Making Priority Time: Creating three dimensional art and modeling takes a lot of patience and time. I also try to write two or three blurps a month about my modeling efforts as they progress along. Even when working on several models at once, they do not come together […]

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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 Japanese Castle

A Japanese Castle

A Japanese Castle in an imaginary location: The model that I have completed is “Doyusha’s GifuCastle – Authentic Scale 1/350”. The real GIFU CASTLE is an incredible castle located in GifuCity, Gifu Prefecture, Japan. As I have never been to Japan, or seen the castle’s impregnable fortress location, except in […]

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Godzilla Comes Alive

Godzilla Comes Alive

“Giving an ordinary plastic model life.” In my post No.1, I talked about going the extra mile for an extraordinary result. In post No.5, I mentioned a modeler whom scratch builds great models using ordinary household objects. In this post, I will share a Godzilla model that I just completed yesterday. Explain […]

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Japanese Bottle Cap Figures

Japanese Bottle Cap Figures

“Aloha & Happy New Year! January 2007” Please read my “Introduction Blurp” before proceeding, Mahalo (Thank You). My Blog Blurp No.1: I omitted any pictures in the introduction blurp, so as to not to distract you in the middle of reading through it all. Hope it wasn’t to bland. I’m […]

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