Thoughts on the Gobekli Tepe

We are flying out of Sanliurfa after having visited the Gobekli Tepe four times, twice with a group of enthusiasts and twice alone, just the two of us. Rosemary is practiced in shamanic journeywork so we brought along some headphones and some drumming tracks on her i-Pod so that we might take the opportunity to […]

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Resignation

Charcoal and pastel. This is one of my favorite pieces. I rarely work with pastel but on this day I was feeling just like the image portrays. I guess that’s when we do our best art, when it resonates most closely with who and why we are.

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Where is Your Surfboard’s Heart?

What is a surfboard blank? blank is perhaps the most important part of a surfboard and yet it is the least talked about component in surfing. If a blank were a human it would be the heart, as it is the core of a surfboard. If you were an artist, the blank would be your […]

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It Only Takes One

“Do you bring the bong? No, I thought you brought it!” This trip has been like a Cheech and Chong bong party, without the bong! Traveling isn’t always easy, different beds, snoring friends, babies crying, funky food, “for the last time, vegetarian does not mean I eat chicken god damn it!” There is nothing like […]

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Ode to Wood Surfboards

 Ode to Wood Surfboards Having made about 100 surfboards in my short surfboard building life (over ten years in), I have to say this was one of my all time favorite projects. I got the blank from Mark, the creator of Crooked Blanks, after meeting him in New York where he shlepped a bunch of […]

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