Amongst the foothills of the Santa Ynez Mountains, sloping into the North Pacific Ocean, lies a quasi-commune of artists, musicians and freethinking creatives providing shelter for none other than our cosmic craftsman pal Mr Ryan Lovelace.  Taking up residence in a converted vintage Chevrolet bus, Ryan adopts a non-conformist approach to most things in life.  This outlook has undoubtedly led to Ryan becoming one of the more progressive and revered surfboard craftsmen of the modern era.