Ken at Logs 1-28-1998 Metal Print
by John Kaelin
Ken at Logs 1-28-1998 by John Kaelin - 30" x 19"
Ken at Logs 1-28-1998 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.
This is my second painting of the biggest wave ever surfed. Ken Bradshaw was towed into this rogue wave at Log Cabins, Oahu, on 1-28-98, Biggest... more
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This is my second painting of the "biggest wave ever surfed". Ken Bradshaw was towed into this rogue wave at Log Cabins, Oahu, on 1-28-98, "Biggest Wednesday". This is a true-to-scale, photorealistic rendering of ONE frame from the grainy video that Bill Ballard shot from a mile away, from a hill on land, which is a LOW camera angle. Does this wave look over 80 feet high, as the experts generally accept it was? We must assume the trough is located 5 feet below the crest of the previous, unbroken wave blocking our view of the trough. See the actual video taken on 1-28-98 at Log Cabins of this wave on YouTube entitled "Ken Bradshaw January 28. Scroll down to the video about Ken Bradshaw. His wave starts 20 seconds into the video, and my painting is based on a frame at about 30 seconds: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VTx0XblyLkU
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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