Doug Fine was born and raised in the Pacific Northwest. Attending the University of Nevada, he studied figure drawing while working as a junior draftsman for an architectural firm in Reno. This training, combined with a previous twelve years of freelance oil painting have given him the ability to develop his creative talents in the art of scrimshaw. Doug has been a resident of Maui for over fifteen years and is a member of the Lahaina Art Society. He is a recognized and reputable Maui scrimshander.