SURF PAINTING-SHAUN TOMSON-surf legend portrait-acrylic on canvas cm 120×110

Great honor and responsibility to be able to interpret one of the most important faces of the world surfing scene.
Shaun Tomson, a native of South Africa, won surfing’s world championship in 1977 and was listed as one of the most influential surfers of the century. He graduated from the University of Natal with a business finance degree and launched two popular surf apparel brands in the 1980s and 90s. Tomson authored Surfer’s Code and produced the award-winning documentary Bustin’ Down the Door. Tomson is a board member of the Surfrider Foundation as well as the Santa Barbara Boys & Girls Club. A motivational speaker & business consultant, he currently lives in Santa Barbara with his wife, Carla, and son Luke.



Surf Portraits legend
The portrayed characters were chosen for their daring enterprises and for spreading the pure value of passion for sport,
nature and friendship, maintaining a genuine and simple human identity that allowed them to be well-liked and remembered,
a true and just an example imitated by the new generations.