The Hukilau Song by Jack Owens Hand Lettering Modern Calligraphy Hawaii Print Tropical Home Decor Fish Fishes Fishing Beach Party Fisherman

  • $ 17.00

Hand lettered 'Hukilau song' lyrics. This is a well known 1940's Hapa-Hawaiian (part Hawaiian) song about going to a hukilau. In the Hawaiian language 'huki' means 'to pull' and a hukilau is an ancient Hawaiian fishing technique where friends and family gather around a large fishnet filled with fish and work to pull the net to shore together. Afterwards it is all fun with a cookout and party on the beach. (This was one of the first songs I learned to hula to.) Regarding the design I extended the letters and wove the ends to create a fishnet. To dot the letters i I made little fishes to fill the nets.

This print is made from an original design made with ink on paper, and then digitized. A little bit about my process: I begin with a sketch of an idea, and then go through many more pencil sketches and erasures until I am satisfied with my design. Next I practice inking my design with a watercolor brush and ink, or a brush pen until it looks fluid and I am happy with it. Finally I make a high resolution digital file to make your print.

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Your 8" X 10" image size and paper size will be printed on premium Kodak Professional Endura photographic paper, with a Lustre finish. Let us know in the order comments if you want a glossy or matte finish instead. This paper will last 100 years in a typical home display, 200 years in dark storage, or 1-5 years in commercial display. watermark on bottom of the image will NOT be on your print. It is for internet identification purposes only. A very small copyright notice will be next to the artwork.

Note that the color on your monitor may differ from the printed artwork.

Your order will be printed by our mainland Printing company partner, and mailed in 3-5 days (not counting the day of order and the weekend), and mailed with first class mail in a sturdy cardboard mailer or roll. It usually takes 3-5 business days for delivery in the US. Let us know in the order comments if you need it by a certain date.

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We do not sell frames or mats. If any are shown in photographs, they are for illustrative purposes only.


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