3. Blackwork beach flash, Evie Yapelli, showpigeon.com

  4. Bathing beauty from one of my paintings, based on Gus Wagner flash from the 1800s. Evie Yapelli, showpigeon.com

  5. vintage ad...
    + vintage photo...
    + awesome reference book...
    = inspiration for my latest painting!

    I’m always collecting images for reference and inspiration. Here’s a breakdown of what inspired my latest painting, Kewpie Beach. (you can see more of what inspires me on my pinterest)

  6. Kewpie Beach! Evie Yapelli - showpigeon.com

  7. Ice cream beach on Krysta!! In progress. :)

  10. I want those shoes.

  11. Scamp swimsuit ad, 1953

  13. Umbrella racing? 

    (Source: galakospeculoos, via benaltrecose)

  14. sannanystrom:

    Beach Fashions, 1923

    It’s hard for me to resist a photo of 1920s beach ladies. Plus, check out the shoes on the far right.

  15. How to swim and dive.