Saturday, August 04, 2007

Sketches for a new painting

I have a kind of fun assignment, from the same designer who plastered prints of my paintings in gigantic form all over the Sheraton Keauhou. This time she wants a large new painting to make into prints for some time share units, expressing the special legend of the location, on the Kona coast. There are ponds there at the place called Kahuipua'a which of course means something about a group of pigs. Two mo'o sisters (lizard beings) lived there and were famous for their beauty. Pele got wind of this and sent a flow of lava right through their pond and turned them into rocks! So I thought I would concentrate on their beauty and happiness before all the devastation. These are my sketches:

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