Just done a tee shirt print design for Wavedreamer called O sea D. Its inspiration was our obsession with all things nautical, especially waves and surfboards.
One of my current nautical obsessions is riding an Alaia, a replica of what ol Capt'n Cook first found the ancient Hawaiians frolicking on in the surf way back in the day.
I have some vague notions taking shape in my head about a movie on these and other various bits of wooden items that can be used to ride waves on, and i think this could be the start of a little idea Im calling "the wood n float"project for now.
I guess the appeal of these rudimentary craft is they allow you to just experience the joy of riding a wave without the attachment of needing to perform anything rad to feel you have had a good surf.
A bit like your first ever clean face ride.
I have been experimenting with some POV stuff, and i know its not Brian Conley in Mexico, but hopefully it can give you just a glimpse of what sliding along on a 3/4" thick piece of wood feels like.
Tuesday, 11 October 2011
Friday, 7 October 2011
"The competition allows you to express what the National Trust means to you as a surfer and how the Trust is involved in a surfers life. ‘We’re on the front row of a surfer’s daily life – managing some of the world’s most unique and important habitats in a 760 mile stretch of coastline,’ says National Trust Water Sports Coordinator and former British pro surfer Robyn Davies."