fire painted and tattooed surfboards by walker
fire painted and tattooed surfboards by walker
jan 11, 2013

fire painted and tattooed surfboards by walker

‘fire painted and tattooed surfboards’ by walker + stephen bowers + quentin goreburnt fish detail image © grant hancock



crafted in southern australia by walker in collaboration with artists stephen bowers and quentin gore, the surfboards are constructed using solid paulownia laminated to a marine ply skeletal frame. they are functioning works of art, sealed internally and waterproofed external through a fiberglass coating. an air vent in the deck allows the board to breath, regulating the internal air pressure.



fire painted and tattooed surfboards by walker

burnt fish ( left ), paisley ( middle ), firestick ( right)image © grant hancock



fire painted and tattooed surfboards by walker

antipodean willow ( left ), boarder lines ( middle ), boarder lines ( right) with illustrations by stephen bowersimage © grant hancock



 fire painted and tattooed surfboards by walkermini simmons with stephen bowers image © grant hancock



fire painted and tattooed surfboards by walkerpaisley detail image © quentin gore



fire painted and tattooed surfboards by walkerburning burnt fish



fire painted and tattooed surfboards by walkerburning firestick photography by ruben gore



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