Log Cabins 1998 Metal Print
by John Kaelin
Log Cabins 1998 by John Kaelin - 24" x 18"
Log Cabins 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.
Surfer (right) was towed into this wave at Log Cabins, Oahu, on 1-28-1998. The jet ski at top speed was unable to outrun the wave, so they both... more
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Surfer (right) was towed into this wave at Log Cabins, Oahu, on 1-28-1998. The jet ski at top speed was unable to outrun the wave, so they both went down hard. It was their last wave that day. They were rescued and taken to safety outside the break where they drifted for hours before being taken to shore. This photorealistic-impressionistic rendering is true to scale and based on ONE frame from the video "Biggest Wednesday". Tony Ray towed Ross Clark Jones into the wave of about 70 feet tall and moving faster than their jet ski.
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...
I appreciate your opinion friend. That was the best line they could draw on a 70 foot closeout.
Perfect lines down the wave!