Claire Marie

Claire Marie

Welsh-born, Perth-based artist, Claire Marie has always been passionate about art and painting. A love of the ocean has led to creating works of art out of old, disused surfboards.

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Oct 23, 2022

Regret

Regret

Almost every week I get an email or message from someone who inquired about a custom, hand-painted surfboard way back when I first started painting surfboards in 2020. I had just had one

Oct 16, 2022

Nine spots left for 2023

Nine spots left for 2023

There have been many pivotal moments in my journey as an artist and I feel that I am about to experience another one! My last major pivotal point occurred when I painted my

Sep 21, 2022

Yanchep Lagoon

Yanchep Lagoon

This surfboard, like so many modern boards, was not built to last. Instead, it was designed to be lightweight and high performance so that it's owner could squeeze every last drop of fun

Sep 17, 2022

Capturing a moment in time

Capturing a moment in time

Humans tend to gloss up their best memories, making them even more “memorable” by focusing on the most positive or amazing aspects of that moment in time.

Sep 14, 2022

Tropical dreams

Tropical dreams

Nothing humans make is really designed to last forever. Cars and surfboards are the perfect example of manufactured items that have a built in lifespan. That does not mean, however, that we should

May 31, 2022

Eagle Bay

Eagle Bay

This surfboard started its life as an “off the rack” surf store board. It was bought by an experienced WA surfer, who desperately needed a board when a run of good swell had

May 31, 2022

Parting with something you love

Parting with something you love

As I go through the process of creating a new artwork I can't help but fall in love with it. Even when it is a highly personalised scene there is a connection that

May 31, 2022

"Quinns Beach"

"Quinns Beach"

This Al Merrick surfboard was surfed by its original owner in many of Western Australia’s sketchiest waves as evidenced by the black stripes on the board’s bottom painted to deter shark

Mar 17, 2022

"Sunset Dreaming" SOLD

"Sunset Dreaming" SOLD

"Sunset Dreaming" has been SOLD. As you probably know, I am currently booked out for custom boards until September this year, so why not jump the queue and have this hanging on your

Mar 16, 2022

Indo Perfection

Indo Perfection

This JS Industries surfboard was surfed hard by a Perth surfer up and down the Western coast of Australia, until a thick Margaret River lip creased the board and ended its short-lived career.