George Downing

Guy Okazaki

by Rhea Cortado on January 9, 2013 · 1 comment

Guy Okazaki’s long shaping career feels as if it has literally come full circle. The first boards he made in the mid-1960s in Venice were longboard outlines, scaled down to shorter lengths at the dawn of the transition. Today his most requested models are modern experiments of a similar form — wide-noses, full-templates and pintails. [click to continue]

Letty Nowak is a talented surfer/artist who creates wall size portraits of some of the biggest names in surfing. Her vibrant portraits of surfers like Skip Frye, George Downing, Joel Tudor and others, cover the walls of select art galleries all over the country. We asked her some questions to learn more. [click to continue]