Author: Maria Brophy


Sept. 25,2011

Bring your kids to the South Coast Plaza Festival of Children’s event and let Drew show them how to draw and paint!

WHEN:  Sunday September 25, 2011 Noon – 3 p.m.

WHERE:  Carousel Court, South Coast Plaza in Costa Mesa, CA

WHAT:  Working from pages out of his book HOW TO DRAW WITH DREW BROPHY, Drew will show kids how to draw some of his favorite fish characters, beach scenes and other elements such as flames, flowers and custom lettering.

Fredrix Canvas is donating fun cut-outs to paint on, and Uni Posca paint pens will be the medium!

COST:  FREE!  Seating is limited, so please go online and sign up to reserve a spot for your kids at Festival of Children Foundationwebsite.

Drew Brophy at work Photo by Aaron Bickford


San Diego Catches a Creative Wave with

THE PAINT SHOP TV Series with Surf Artist Drew Brophy

(Newport Beach, California) June 1, 2011 –

Crystal Cove Media is pleased to announce that the newly popular show, THE PAINT SHOP WITH DREW BROPHY, will now air in San Diego, California on Cox Channel 4.  This addition brings the number of households that The Paint Shop airs to over 3.2 million.

THE PAINT SHOP is a strikingly honest, inspirational show that reveals what really happens behind the scenes of a Surf Lifestyle Artist.  Drew Brophy takes the viewer through the process of an art project from start to finish, beginning with the first meeting with a collector, the sketch and painting process, and finally, the great reveal at the end.  Each segment captures (more…)

Ask Drew Brophy (and Maria) Free Audio answering Art Licensing Questions

Tara Reed Asks Artist Drew BrophyArtist Drew Brophy and his wife and marketing guru, Maria, answered your questions about art licensing on January 19, 2011.  If you missed it live, don’t despair!  Click on the link at the bottom and listen now!

Drew and Maria Brophy know art licensing.Drew is best known for his wild, crazy surfboard designs (he has painted thousands) but that is just a fraction of the artwork that he creates. If you ask Drew what he does for a living, he’ll say “It’s my job to make thing look cool.”

Drew has been a professional artist for over 20 years, making his art available to many great companies to make things look cool, including tiki sculptures, skateboards, wakeboards, bikes, shoes, clothing lines, fabric designs, greeting cards, children’s books and more. His wife, Maria, is the business mind behind the brand and we will have both the Brophys on the line!

Click the link below to Join us for Drew & Maria Brophy’s (FREE) 60 minute teleseminar:



We are taking THE PAINT SHOP TV SHOW live to Sacred Craft Consumer Surfboard Expo this weekend in Santa Cruz!

Two painting demonstrations will be given by Drew and filmed on-site for our show THE PAINT SHOP WITH DREW BROPHY.

Drew’s demonstrations are designed to share surfboard painting techniques that can be used by both the novice and the experienced artist.

Sat. March 19 Noon to 1:00 p.m: Drew will give a Graffiti-style painting demonstration and will show how to customize your own surfboard with a few cans of spray paint and stencils. Demonstration will be held at the SurfAide Shaping Bay.

Sun. March 20 Noon to 1:00 p.m: Drew demonstrates his medium of choice, Uni-Posca paint pens, on surfboards. He will share tried and true techniques and will discuss preparation, composition, color blending, and sealing.


One Drew Brophy art print will be given on-site to each person who confirms attendance to Drew’s demos by March 18. (Prints priced at $20.00 for everyone else).

To get your coupon, e-mail your name to info@thepaintshop.tvand confirm your attendance to Drew’s demonstration.  A coupon for the free print will be emailed to you.

Drew will discuss how you can have a viable career painting surfboards, and how retailers can increase sales with surfboard art.  Bring your questions!  This demonstration will be held in Drew Brophy’s booth #B8.

WHO: Any surfer or artist who wants to learn new techniques or has aspirations of a career painting surfboards, and for those who shape or sell surfboards.

WHERE: The Sacred Craft Consumer Surfboard EXPO held at the Rittenhouse Building, downtown Santa Cruz, CA.  INFO:

WHEN: Demos held Saturday and Sunday, March 19 and 20, from Noon to 1:00 pm.

COST: Sacred Craft Entrance fee is $10.00.  Demonstrations are FREE with admittance.