Author: Maria Brophy

spin-magazine-drew-brophy-copyThe July 2009 SPIN MAGAZINE has a page titled “TOYS OF SUMMER” which includes cameras, watches, shopper bags and a Drew Brophy Surfboard.

The Drew Brophy surfboard painting shown in this magazine is titled “Flying Fish” and was sold for $14,000 in a Surfrider Foundation New York auction. 

This issue of Spin Magazine also has an insightful article on the elusive talent, Prince, and the making of his Purple Rain Movie back in 1984.

The most intriquing trait about Prince was (more…)

eagles-in-the-city-finished-finished-eagle-painted-by-drew-brophyTHE EAGLE HAS LANDED!

It was an adventure, this Eagle painting.

Drew thought he’d have it completely painted in 2-3 days.  (It took 5.)

(Drew figured if he can paint a van in one day, he could paint an Eagle in two….)

So, the lovely Noelle Quinn, owner of HtO Surf Shop (and sponsor of this Eagle for the Charity)  flew us up to Victoria for 5 days.

We were sure that 5 days would give us plenty of time for Drew to paint the Eagle, and still have time to surf and explore this beautiful area of south west Canada.

Here’s the layout of the adventure: (more…)

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Mick, Drew and the Fiberglass Eagle

We arrived Victoria Airport this morning and as usual, we had “Criminal” stamped on our foreheads and were “randomly” chosen for a criminal security check.

I knew Drew should have shaved this morning!

Being last through immigration, we walked out and Noelle and Mick from HtO Surf were (more…)