Divine Wave Painting from Start to Finish

Waves are one of my favorite, and most challenging subject to paint. I’ve always been in love with the ocean, and am endlessly amazed by the power and beauty of ocean waves. This Divine Wave is acrylic on stretched canvas, 24″x30″ and is exhibited at MoSa’s Joint in Hagatna, available for purchase. Here are photos …

Typhoon Bavi misses Guam, brings waves to the Bay (video)

Typhoon Bavi just missed Guam, passing north, but brought some fun and messy storm waves to Talofofo Bay. It was fun to surf, even if the waves weren’t that great. I spent 6 hours having a blast in the wild mess. We always have a good time at the Bay, especially when a bonfire follows …

Creative Spotlight: Waves Commission Painting Start to Finish

Here are photos of the process from start to finish of this commission painting I just completed. It is a beach scene, and while it isn’t a specific spot painted in its accuracy, the image was based off of a photo of some waves breaking at a particular surf spot on Guam. I gave it …

The Art of Shaping: Arrow Surfboards by Ken Pier

My dad, Ken Pier, shapes surfboards. It’s been many years since he’s made one, and he decided to get back to it, starting with one for himself. This is a whole other kind of art, and one I really respect. Shaping a surfboard by hand is, in my opinion, like trying to freehand draw a …

Talofofo Bay Cleanup and Pro Surfer Girls Visit Guam

This past week the Hui Nalu Ocean Club collaborated with Guam Visitors Bureau to bring a group of junior pro surfer girls to the island. Dax McGill, Tatiana Weston-Webb, Bailey Nagy, Kobie Enright and Reika Noro came to help out with the surf camp at the Onward Agana Beach Resort, as well hold the 1st ladies …

Surfing fun on Guam with the kids

Summer surfing on Guam…definitely not peak season, but great for kids! I still enjoy surfing every once in awhile, but I am also happy to chill on the beach and watch others enjoy the water. I’ve been having fun trying to get some good footage of my son, my little surf grom. He’s had fun …