Donald A. Jusko
Maui Artist

1057 Makawao Ave. A-203
Makawao, Maui
Hawaii 96768
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June 2000, American Artist interview.  Click for the story. From Dusk Till Dawn, Artist's Magazine, October 2005.  Click for the story. April 2006. 20 Unforgettable Places to Make Art, Don Jusko, Maui, Hawaii.  Click for the story.

Dioxine Purple Ultramarine Blue Cobalt Blue Thalo Cyan Blue Turquoise transparent Green Opaque Thalo Green
Burnt Umber Real Color Wheel in Pigments CenterW Permanent Green Light
Burnt Sienna Top Space
Venetian Red Yellow Green Opaque CENTER
Yellow Oxide bottom SPACE
Naples Yellow Light Green Gold Transparent Bottom
Magenta Rembrandt Rose Cadmium Red Medium Cadmium Orange Indian Yellow Gold transparent Cadmium Yellow Medium Cadmium Yellow Pale
palette colors

This is my biography page. I have recorded 37 years of painting and tips from my notes. My "Artist's Real Color Wheel" is unique, joining the pigment and light colors for the first time, check it out.


I've been painting from a van here on Maui for the past 30 years. [ this page was first put up in '98 ] I have had the 1969 van for over ten years. Its body is mostly fiberglass by now :) from all the rust repair. The first van was a 1965, I really traveled some rough roads with that one. This third van, a 1985, I got in 2001. The 3rd photo is this van, taken 8-15-2009.

I just repainted it over a good factory paint job with One-Shot sign painters paint, it still has the lead in it. Again in 2010, it still looks good and it's running fine.
The panel on top has a solar panel on it for my laptop computer, the main reason is to protect my windshield from the sun coming in and the rain distorting my view,
The steering wheel is my easel most of the time. The 1969 was a better positioned easel, the '85 needed a steering wheel easel, it works, but I paint outside when I can.

Dec.1st, 1998. Back out on location. Here with my buddy Duncan, painting the Lahaina Mountains. Notice the Lahaina Lady in the Mountain on Day six, everybody that lives in Lahaina knows she's up there.

Day one, 16x24 acrylic.
Day one

Day two. 
It looks like it should only take one more day to finish.

Day five.

Day six. Well now, here it is two months later, Duncan had to go to Thailand for the Christmas season so I waited to finish, he's my student. I finally finished on 3-3-99. The grass had turned green and I was still painting the dried weed color. I always said, paint the colors of one hour of one day, no matter how many days it takes, I made an exception.

Day seven, finished. It's a lot different from my day 2 picture.

15x22 Garrett Copal Medium on linen panel.
This is a painting that took seven days on location, it's an old cane house.
The next year the fence was gone and the front yard was a parking lot.

First with chalk, then blue acrylic
1st painting day, 4 hours.
100% coverage, half done.
day 8

2 mos. 3 hrs. per day average

Garrett copal on linen covered panel. 15x22

Pictura Translucida is painting with transparent pigments on a shiny support.
The image changes as the viewing angle changes.

View reflections #1 View reflections #2

Oil painting on metallic panel. 7.5x11


I really approve of the
speed using the new alkyd as a
painting medium.
Here are my examples.

Mirror Self portrait in oil on linen panel, 1996 height=

Next Page, Original Real Color Wheel
Biography Dates, 1959 to 2009
US Navy, 1961-1966, Photo Intelligence, PT2, navybiography.htm
Biography Personal photos, 1970 to 2000
Biography Current Maui, 2000 - 2013, art2.htm
Previous Non-bio Page, Original 1996 links, art.htm

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