Jaws 2011 Metal Print
by John Kaelin
Jaws 2011 by John Kaelin - 30" x 19.5"
Jaws 2011 metal print by John Kaelin. Bring your artwork to life with the stylish lines and added depth of a metal print. Your image gets printed directly onto a sheet of 1/16" thick aluminum. The aluminum sheet is offset from the wall by a 3/4" thick wooden frame which is attached to the back. The high gloss of the aluminum sheet complements the rich colors of any image to produce stunning results.
Surfer paddled into this wave at Jaws, Maui, on 2-8-2011. This is a reconstruction based on ONE frame from a cliff-angle video. Looking down from... more
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Surfer paddled into this wave at Jaws, Maui, on 2-8-2011. This is a reconstruction based on ONE frame from a cliff-angle video. Looking down from the cliff at Jaws makes the wave look taller than when viewed from water-angle. This was a long ride, awarded "ride of the year" by the Billabong XXL. The wave is probably over 40 feet. The surfer is Danilo Couto.
About John Kaelin
These are true-to-scale paintings of the biggest waves ever surfed in high definition. Some are imaginary reconstructions of actual events, such as Ken at Log Cabins on "Biggest Wednesday", and Greg Noll at Makaha. There were no photos taken of their historic rides. Others are from sketches I made from viral videos and photos. All surfer and photographer names are available on request. The Mike Parsons wave painting is based on the original photograph by Robert Brown but with a unique view of the trough. There IS NO photograph of Ken Bradshaw's biggest wave. Hank's famous photo featured on Ken Bradshaw's web site was a smaller 65-footer Ken rode later the same day. Greg Noll's wave is mythical, with the scale based on...
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