Live Painting at the Margaret River Pro

Fieldey painting at the Margaret River Pro

Holy dooley! I have just come back from the most intense coupla weeks!

I was lucky enough to be invited beautiful Margaret River to live paint during the Margaret River Pro ASP surfing event, which was such a buzz – famous surfers, famous waves and thousands of people! It was my first time live painting and after a few nerves I got into it and finished a board in little over two days.

Big crowds and pumping waves — at Surfers Point, Margaret River.

Big crowds and pumping waves — at Surfers Point, Margaret River.

The surfing was top class, and in a shock twist, Tahitian surfer Michel Bourez went on to beat both Kelly Slater and Josh Kerr to win the event. It was some quality surfing by Bourez, which you can check out in the clip below, and boy… I could watch that that guy bottom turn in his green wetty all day 😉

Michel Bourez winner of the 2014 Margaret River Pro

Michel Bourez winner of the 2014 Margaret River Pro

I had some intense moments of stoke after meeting Tom Carroll who popped in to have a chat and admire my boards, and also to have a board signed by Kelly Slater.

Skull Painting at the Margaret River Pro

Tom Carroll with a Fieldey Surfboard at the Margaret River Pro

Tom Carroll frothing over my half finished board

Kelly Slater signs Fieldey's surfboard

Kelly Slater signing one of my artworks – Mad Dog

Kelly Slater signed this surfboard

Kelly Slater after his loss to Michel Bourez in the semifinals — at Surfers Point, Margaret River.

Kelly Slater after his loss to Michel Bourez in the semifinals.

Josh Kerr pumped for the finals

Josh Kerr pumped for the finals

Every grom in a 5-mile radius lining up to get a signature from Kelly Slater

Every grom in a 5-mile radius lining up to get a signature from Kelly

Big thanks to Matt Fieldes Photography for the quality photos of the event.

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