Club of the Waves

Norm Daniels


Artist — San Diego, California


Norm is a surf and island-themed artist and illustrator with a unique and fun impressionistic style working primarily with oil on canvas. Norm’s love of “plein air” painting has taken him around the world creating scenes from San Diego County landmarks to the beauty of the Hawaiian islands. Norm has long since painted historical moments of legendary big wave surfer and friend, Greg Noll, and Norm’s fun cartoons and illustrations give nod to his great sense of humor and whimsy. Norm was born and raised in San Diego, California. Throughout his life, he has dabbled in the arts, painting mustaches on posters, scribbling Griffinesque waves on the corners of his homework, and even occasionally selling something to the unsuspecting public out of his VW bus in-between surf sessions.

Lifeguard tower on beach
VW surfer bus
Ron Jon – The Early Days
Surfboard shop
A Day in the Life
San Onofre, California
Dawn Patrol
Evening Traffic
Contest 66
Greg Noll – Third Reef
Greg Noll
Third Reef
Surfing legend, Greg Noll
Greg Noll
Aloha Rack
Considering Ka’ena Point
Rainbow Bridge in Haleiwa, Oahu, Hawaii
Waimea Heroes (Hawaii)
Greg Noll Surfbaordsin San Clemente, California
Pura Vida
Secret Spot
The Road Home
Surfing van
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