Someone named this plant ‘baby toes.’

Ryan Higa, one of the 11 artists who were selected to be part of Artists of Hawai‘i 2013, takes visual cues from things he sees around him. He prefers to not share images showing his art process, but he is willing to share these images he took of his everyday inspiration. The captions are by Ryan.

So many shades of pink to utilize and adore.

Want to see how he used all those shades of pink? Click here.

Green grows whether you like it or not.

Almost there.

Close rusty.


Full rusty.


Sappy stumps.