ART_"My Morning Jacket" Skate Deck

My Morning Jacket I am back with another skateboard deck! Suprisingly, this is the first band tribute deck I have ever done. Gladly though, it won't be the last. I am looking forward to working with this customer again for a board of another of her favorite artists. I hadn't heard of My Morning Jacket and their logos before, but as I worked on this a lot of my friends told me that they liked the music--so that was cool!

I incorporated some of the band's art, the owl and bear, to create this vertically oriented board. The leaves were part of the bear art, but I decided to tie them in with the owl to give it a nice flow. The banner and freehand lettering was my favorite part to do, and has got me inspired to get better at lettering from memory. I think I'll work on that over spring break. By the way, I was working with this and this as reference images.

DSC_0980

DSC_0985_2

DSC_0984

DSC_0983

If you are interested in a custom skate deck or purchasing any of my art, you can check out my Etsy shop or see any of my past work here. Thanks for checking out my work!

instagram / facebook / tumblr / bloglovin' / twitter / pinterest / youtube

ART_Godzilla Kitten Skate Deck

cat deck edit I'm back with another skateboard deck! This was a commissioned piece I finished up this weekend for a client through my Etsy store. This was a fun request, she asked for her kitten (who is pretty crazy apparently) to be depicted as a Godzilla-type character attacking a city. I went for a pretty cartoony style, outlining everything in black. To give an extra bit of a comic book feel, I incorporated the "RAWR" speech bubble to finish off the board. I sent this out yesterday and I had a lot fun with it!

DSC_0673

DSC_0674

If you're interested in a custom board, you can check out all of my past decks here and purchase through my Etsy store here.

Thanks so much for checking out my work, and I'll see you tomorrow for an outfit post! x

keep up with all my work! instagram / facebook / tumblr / bloglovin' / twitter / pinterest

OOTD_82: "Art Show"

DSC_0660 today was chilly and rainy so i layered up with my favorite leather jacket/hoodie combo. since i wore an oversized tee, i added a feminine touch with my silver toms. this is a pretty staple look for me, and although its casual, its very true to my personal style.

about the deck i'm holding, this was the most recent skateboard painting i was working on, and i actually made the deck myself in a class at school as well. i had the deck around this morning because i was walking it down to my local skate shop for an art show i was in for this board! i was able to bring this coffin deck as well, to showcase my other art. it was a really fun show, and it was awesome to see all of the other work. i included some images of the show below!

DSC_0642

DSC_0606

DSC_0635

DSC_0650

DSC_0641

DSC_0656

Screen Shot 2013-02-09 at 1.44.07 AM

Screen Shot 2013-02-09 at 1.41.45 AM

i changed my shirt and shoes before the show a little to add some more color and polish--but you get the idea!

iron maiden tee_Urban Outfitters, sale. a cute different option is available here grey hoodie_PacSun leather jacket_H&M black jeggings_HUE for Dillard's, available here silver toms_Plato's Closet, but available here knit beanie_BDG by Urban Outfitters

keep up with all my work! instagram / facebook / tumblr / bloglovin' / twitter / pinterest