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Drew Brophy at Panhe Signing Earth Day April 2012 PHOTO (c) Barry Berg San Onofre Foundation cropped

Drew, signing posters at 2012 event

Drew will be signing posters (free) at PANHE Event in San Clemente from 1:00 – 2:30 on Sunday, April 21, 2013.

PANHE is a sacred Native American land in San Clemente.  Every year during Earth Day, there is a Panhe Earth Day Celebration held at the San Mateo Campground in San Clemente.

Panhe, which translates to “place by the water,” is an ancient Acjachemen village whose site is estimated to be about 9,500 years old. PANHE continues to be used as both a spiritual and ceremonial site.

Each year during Panhe Celebration, the natives from this land come together to share their ancient stories with the public, with the goal to inspire a love of the land and the desire to protect it, in everyone.

In 2011, Drew painted his rendition of Panhe after attending the awesome event.  Once again this year, the San Onofre Foundation, who puts on the Panhe Celebration, is using the artwork for their posters and advertisements.

FREE DREW BROPHY PANHE ART

POSTERS:

Come to PANHE and enjoy learning about Panhe, and pick up a free PANHE poster!

WHEN:  Sunday, April 21, 2013 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. (Poster signing by Drew will be from 1:00 – 2:30)

WHERE:  San Mateo Campground, San Clemente, CA

HOW MUCH:  Admission is FREE!  Bring your kids, it’s a fun yet educational event.

WHAT:  Native American dancers, basket weaving, music, activities for kids, food, and a whole new world of knowledge about this sacred land!

Drew Brophy signing Panhe Poster Photo (c) Barry Berg San Onofre Foundation 2012

 

Photos provided by Barry Berg of San Onofre Foundation!

 

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You can paint anything with water based paint pens!  

Learn Drew Brophy’s tried and true Uni Posca Paint Pen Techniques in this hands-on workshop.

Drew has earned a living for over 25 years, mostly using the medium of opaque, water-based paint pens made by Uni Posca.

He has painted surfboards, skateboards, motorcycles, guitars, canvas, everything with this medium.

UNI POSCAS offer a quick learning curve; it’s an easy, un-intimidating method of painting.  Most artists who try it fall in love with the possibilities of this medium.

WORKSHOP DESCRIPTION:

Paint on the materials we provide, or, bring your own canvas, surfboard, shoes, helmet; just about anything you want to paint on in this hands-on workshop!

In this course, Drew will share techniques on how to:

  • Prepare your painting surface
  • Create the perfect composition
  • Design color schemes
  • Blend the colors
  • Properly seal your art.
  • How to earn money $$ using these techniques

An open Question and Answer session with Drew will continue throughout the workshop.

This is a rare opportunity for artists to spend time with Drew on a personal level for two days!

Drew will welcome questions during the workshop about the business of art and will freely share what has worked for him as a professional artist for over 25 years.

Workshop participants will get a 10-pack of Uni-Posca paint pens and a signed art print from Drew ($60 value).

WHEN:  Nov. 10-11 (Sat & Sun) from 3-6 p.m.

WHERE:  Art Mundo, 111 Orange Avenue, Fort Pierce, FL 34950

SIGN UP: Go to http://www.ArtMundo.Org or call 949-678-8133

QUESTIONS ABOUT THE WORKSHOP?  Email Drew or Maria at info@drewbrophy.com or call 949-678-8133.

IMPORTANT:  Sign up quick so that supplies may be ordered and shipped to the workshop in time.  Class is limited to 12 students!

WORKSHOP GENEROUSLY SPONSORED BY TREASURES OF FORT PIERCE! and SENTIMENT GIFT SHOP!

 

TESTIMONIALS:

Drew showed me how to use paint pens and now I’m making money painting all kinds of things for people!”  Jimmy “The Marine”, Oceanside, California

I had always wanted to paint my own surfboards.  The paint pens are an easy medium to learn.  Now I’m painting boards for my friends!”  Donny D, Vero Beach, Florida

PHOTOS FROM PAST WORKSHOPS:

http://drewbrophy.com/workshop-with-drew-myrtle-beach-sc-aug-3-2008/

http://newspress.furman.edu/?p=4290

Furman University in Greenville, S.C. invites Surf Lifestyle Artist Drew Brophy and his manager, Maria Brophy, to give a lecture titled “How to Thrive as a Professional Artist.” Open to the public on Oct 1, 2012 at 7 p.m. on campus.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
PRLog (Press Release) – Sep 28, 2012 – Furman University, one of the nation’s premier undergraduate liberal arts colleges, has secured artist Drew Brophy and his business manager Maria Brophy to deliver a lecture titled “How to Thrive as a Professional Artist.”

Drew Brophy, a twenty-five year professional artist who became known for his surf lifestyle art and his big wave surfing, will be a university guest speaker on Monday, October 1.

Drew Brophy has become known as the artist who changed the way that surfboards were painted in the late 1990’s.  Since then, Brophy has created a popular brand out of his artwork and currently partners with over thirty companies that license his artwork for their products.

Drew Brophy’s wife and manager, Maria Brophy, is Co-Author of How to Draw with Drew (published by Walter Foster Publishing) and the eBook How to Understand Art Licensing Agreements and producer of instructional art videos, including Paint Pen Techniques with Drew Brophy.  Maria is an expert in art licensing, marketing and deal making.

Many artists struggle with the business side of art.  Maria says “You don’t have have to have been born with a business mind to do well as a creative entrepreneur.  You just have to know how things work.

Drew Brophy says that he learned the business of art the hard way when he was younger.  Now, he wants to give information to artists that will help make their path to success a smooth one.

During the lecture, Drew and Maria will discuss designing your path as an artist, their own unique business model, and money matters, including how to price your artwork.

Art Department Chair Ross McClain says of the guest speakers, “Drew and Maria exemplify the true spirit of what art entrepreneurship is all about: hard work, honesty, integrity, creativity and talent.

The Lecture, which is open to the public, will be held in the Roe Art Building #100 on campus on Monday, October 1st from 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.

The lecture includes an open question and answer session.  There will be a reception immediately before and after the lecture.

ABOUT FURMAN UNIVERSITY:
Founded in 1826, Furman University is one of the nation’s premier undergraduate liberal arts colleges. The university offers outstanding academics, opportunities for a broad range of talented students with a passion for learning, a robust visual and performing arts program and NCAA Division I athletics.  Furman’s campus is nationally acclaimed for its beauty and the residential student body is the ideal size to enhance scholarly activity, personal growth and leadership development.  Visit http://www.Furman.edu for more information.

ABOUT DREW BROPHY:
Drew Brophy has been a professional lifestyle artist for over 25 years.  An avid surfer and world traveler, Drew is the best known surf artist in history.   Drew’s original artwork is collected worldwide and he currently licenses his art images to over 30 manufacturers with about 300 different products in the marketplace.   Drew has been an inspiration for many artists, young and old, as he enjoys sharing his success secrets and helping others find their success in art, too.

To learn more about Drew Brophy go to his website at http://www.DrewBrophy.com

ABOUT MARIA BROPHY
Maria Brophy is an art licensing consultant and has spent over a dozen years successfully promoting and branding the art of her husband, Drew Brophy.  Her expertise lies in licensing, contract negotiations and marketing art.  A published writer and advocate for artists, Maria maintains a blog that helps artists to create the life of their dreams.

To learn more go to http://www.mariabrophy.com.

WHAT:  Lecture titled “How to Thrive as a Professional Artist” by Drew Brophy and Maria Brophy

WHO:  Open to the public and free of charge

WHERE:  Furman University, Greenville, South Carolina.  In the Lecture room of the Roe Art Building #100.  (Park behind the art and music building or McAlister Auditorium parking lot, #66 on the map)  See map here.

WHEN:  Monday, October 1, 2012 from 7-8:30 p.m.  Reception immediately following.  Attendees will have a chance to meet Drew and Maria after the lecture.

Drew and Maria will talk about the many paths an artist may choose to take, what it takes to find success, and success secrets that you won’t learn in school.

Read the Press Release here.

Questions: email info@drewbrophy.com

Drew Brophy and Dylan Galveston Beach Texas with Dream MachineWe are going on another Brophy family adventure in the Dream Machine!

Three Four  Five Months, 26  28 states and two countries.  (We started this trip as a 3-month trek, but it grew to 5 months!)

A Surf, SUP and Paint tour across the U.S. and a short stint into Canada.

We leave  left the first week of July 2012, head north through Utah, then East across the northern states, into Canada, then New England and then South along the East Coast of America.

Got our surfboards and our Riviera Paddlesurf boards packed, along with camping and hiking gear!

July 6, 2012 – 6:30 p.m. – Drew will be interviewed on 1280 THE ZONE 97.5 Radio Station in Salt Lake City, Utah.

*Radio show host Bob Grove will be giving away one pair of the Aerial 7 Drew Brophy “DIY” Headphones to a caller.  Headphones retail for $100!

If you miss the interview, don’t fret – you can listen to it anytime online here:  Bob Grove Trail Mix Radio Show.

July 9, 2012 Backcountry.com Headquarters in Park City, Utah.  Drew will give a painting workshop, showing how you can customize your DIY Aerial 7 Headphones.

August 2012  Myrtle Beach South Carolina.  Drew will paint a sixty foot mural on the side of Lulu’s Cafe.

September 8, 2012  STANDUP PADDLE RACES in Myrtle Beach  on September 8th – details to follow.

October 2012 FURMAN UNIVERSITY, GREENVILLE SC:  Drew and Maria will be giving a Business of Art Lecture and a 4 day Painting Workshop.

November 10-11, 2012:  ART MUNDO, Fort Pierce, FL:   Drew will be giving a two-day Paint Pen Techniques Workshop from 3-6 p.m. each day.

 

In between stops to be announced.  We have lakes and rivers to paddle, waves to surf and trails to hike.

MEDIA – Some of the adventure will be featured on:

97.5 The Zone – Bob Grove’s Radio Show called “The Outdoors”, and

The Digitel Myrtle Beach –  Will be covering the painting of the Lulu’s Cafe Mural.

Look for the blog posts!

Sponsors of this great adventure include:  Guayaki Yerba Mate, Hoven, Riviera Paddle Surf, Patagonia, Ocean and Earth, Aerial 7.