Over It All

IMG_5112 Today I was busy painting and checking things off of my to-do list, and overalls were the perfect utilitarian choice for getting work done! I picked these babies up at Goodwill last week (half off sale, ya!) and boy were they ugly. The denim was an awful, cheap looking wash. However when I got them home, I just cut them into shorts, bleached them a little, and then cuffed them and I was good to go! Today I wore them in a skater style with my favorite Vans snapback and high tops, but I also can't wait to wear them with a simple topknot and white tee.

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One of the things on my to-do list today was adding new items to my Threadflip store! I listed 23 new items so go check it out, they are already selling fast! You can find my store here, or anytime on the righthand sidebar of my blog. Thanks so much for reading guys, I hope you had a great Saturday!

overalls // altered, Goodwill

rainbow skull tank // Urban Outfitters

hi-tops // Vans Sk8-Hi

snapback, similar // Vans

spike necklace // Forever 21

midi ring // Urban Outfitters

ART_Skull Coffin Deck

IMG_1075 I finally have finished my baby! I call it that because I have put so much time and thought into this board. This is the first (and only) deck I have made by hand; I learned in a skate deck shaping class at my school last year, and this was the result! It then took me a while, but many sketches later I came up with a design. I talk about the design process a bit in the video below, that also gives you some good shots of the art and details. Please check it out, it's a more personal discussion about the art, which I am excited to continue doing in the future!

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[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XPDfEIx7kZQ&w=560&h=315]

Thanks so much for checking out my work! Custom boards are available on my Etsy shop, and to see any of my past art, check out this page.

ART_Tropical Pomeranian Skateboard Deck

DSC_1235jpg I have yet another skateboard for you today! This was commissioned board that I did for a friend to give to her boyfriend. It was a pretty unique request, blue tropical flowers with a running pomeranian and their anniversary in "thug" font.

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I wanted to include this photo when just the background was finished, because I really liked how it turned out.

I also made another process video because I think it's a cool addition to the photos, so check it out or see more photos below!

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1wQYKM9Kv1c&w=420&h=315]

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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!

ART_"Guster" Skateboard Deck

DSC_1230 I have another music inspired deck to share with you today! After working with a client on this board, she asked me to paint another board for her and of course I said yes. This time she wanted me to reinterpret the album cover of Lost and Gone Forever by Guster. She asked for me to just focus on the main boy and also paint him in stencil style similar to Banksy.

I also wanted to share more of my process with you today. I started by playing around with the album cover in Photoshop, and ended up with this.

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For the rest of the painting process, you can watch this quick iPhone video I made featuring music from the album. Otherwise, there are more detail photos below!

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qmZOj0CwAB4&w=420&h=315]

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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!

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