On the weekend when I was in Margaret River to watch the Margaret River Pro surfing event, I got the opportunity to paint Russell’s custom made helmet – here’s some snaps and a lovely post about it – Thanks Russell!
My custom made helmet I use for swimming in the larger waves now incorporates art from Fieldey, the once plain coloured helmet has been returned with an incredible piece of art, might just put it on the wall and for go the extreme rigours of the ocean – when it does make an appearance I would like to apologise in advance to other photographers but hopefully 99% of the time it will just be me floating around enjoying the serenity.
Fieldey, known to her mother as Haylee Fieldes, was born in New Zealand in the 80s. A move to Norfolk Island as a child kindled her interest in the ocean.
Leaving Norfolk Island in 2001 to study graphic design in Sydney, she spent a few years travelling and working as a graphic artist in London.
When Fieldey moved to Perth, Western Australia in 2007, she started…
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