My name is Heather Brown and I am an artist on the North Shore of Oahu. You can see my art at


Friday, March 30, 2018

Weekend Slide by Heather Brown Surf Art now available!

Happy ALOHA Friday everyone!

I am so happy to release my newest Limited Edition on canvas piece, Weekend Slide!
I worked on painting the original for Weekend Slide this winter when we were having a lot of cloudy, rainy and cold days. While these days are hard to motivate, when you would make it down to the beach to get a surf you would find the most beautiful colors everywhere you looked. The wash of colors and how everything just seemed to melt into each other, the constant drips of water from tree branches, gutters, roofs, surfboards. The feeling that the Island was thankful for the abundance of rain.
I started working with canvases just to see how the colors would layer in different ways, using different techniques of wet blending, dry blending, scraping blending and some other homemade secrets. I love the mood and feel of these paint transitions and how it really converges with tropical beach art. Surfing and surf art to me are all about the feeling, and if you surf or love to spend time around the beaches, you know these tones and the feeling very well. To many of us, we obviously LOVE the bright sunny days where everything is postcard perfect, but for us who truly live "Life at Sea Level" we also relish days like these.

Wishing you all a beautiful weekend!
Love each other, Love our Planet and Love all the creatures who we share it with! Aloha!
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Weekend Slide by Kaua'i Surf Artist Heather Brown 

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Heather Brown Surf Art. Weekend Slide in Reclaimed Wood Frame made on North Shore Oahu

Friday, March 23, 2018

Pipeline by Kaua'i tropical surf artist Heather Brown

“Although by the calendar it’s wintertime, the water is 75° and so is the air. The temperature only changes about 2° during the year, so unless you have sensitive skin you can’t tell if it’s winter or summer in Hawaii. Hawaii is truly land of an endless summer.” Bruce Brown from The Endless Summer

The Banzai Pipeline is so much to so many people. To many it is the most dangerous wave in the world. To some lucky groms, it is their after school playground. To the pros and up in coming pros it is known as the proving ground. To me it is a place with many faces. Spending years of my life living on the beach at off the wall and rockpiles, I have spent many hours mesmerized by the beauty of the Pacific as it graces the beach on the famous seven mile miracle of the North Shore of Oahu. Flat days diving the reef in the summer, small days sliding into a few lucky ones at Ehukai and Gums, stormy days rolling around int he shore break when nobody is around. And it also happens to be the site of my first date ever with my now husband 10 years ago. Needless to say, its a very special place to many and I always love to paint it. I originally painted this piece of Pipeline, titled Pipeline, in 2007/2008 while living in a small Ohana unit on the beach about 100 yards from this scene.
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Pipeline surf art by Heather Brown ©2008
Happy ALOHA Friday! Here is a little flashback to Pipeline which I released in 2007-2008 and is still in my matted print catalog today. Wishing you all a wonderful day and a fun weekend ahead!

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Pipeline matted print available in 3 sizes by Heather Brown ©HeatherBrownArt

Also, all my prints and giclees are available with beautiful frames in different styles and colors made using reclaimed woods on the North Shore of Oahu.

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Pipeline surf art by Heather Brown in reclaimed wood frame made on North Shore Oahu 

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Mystic Hawai'i by Tropical Surf Artist Heather Brown

I hope that everyone is having a great week! It has been rainy, rainy, rainy here this week, but just a few minutes ago we got a break in the rain and the SUN came out! Of course we went outside to soak it all in and see how lush everything is and it reminded me of this piece Mystic Hawai'i . All this rain is going to make our springtime flora and fauna beautiful!! I have such a deep love for the tropical island lifestyle and every day I am thankful for these beautiful views.

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Mystic Hawai'i by Heather Brown

Also, very happy to announce that we have released Mystic Hawai'i as a new matted print available framed as well in our reclaimed wood frames hand made on Oahu's North Shore!

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Surf art by Heather Brown. Mystic Hawai'i matted print now available!

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Mystic Hawai'i by Heather Brown with reclaimed wood frame built on North Shore Oahu