freehand… no tape or stencils!

June 27, 2013

“Emilio Pucci” Vans Slip-On

I was recently contacted by Justin Bieber's Musical Director & Guitarist Dan Kanter to paint a pair of Emilio Pucci themed Slip-On Vans for his Fashion Consultant wife Yael for her birthday.  After doing a good deal of research on Pucci, we agreed to replicate...

May 16, 2013

“Eye Candy” Dunk Hi

A dance crew in Canada (Eye Candy) contacted me recently, looking to have a pair of customs featuring part of their logo and favorite color scheme, to give to their teacher/choreographer Vince Akinyode as a year end present. I chose to have the logo almost...

March 23, 2013

“One Drop” Dunk Hi

Ladies and Gentlemen, I give you the "One Drop" Dunk Hi!  What is One Drop you ask? Good question: "a non-profit organization established in 2007 by Guy Laliberté, Founder of Cirque du Soleil—strives to ensure that water is accessible to all, today and forever. From its...

February 2, 2013

“iamNEEK” Vans Authentic

Some of Justin Bieber's dancers contacted me last week looking to have a pair of shoes made for Justin's Choreographer Nick Demoura. The shoes were made to have a classy look, featuring a take on Argyle print, and some lettering on the toe. As usual, all...

January 20, 2013

“RAGE Dancelab” Vans Era

A very good friend of mine contacted me recently looking for a pair of minimalist Vans for a friend of theirs who runs a dance company called "RAGE Dancelab". The goal was to keep the shoes simple and clean with a splash of fun to...

January 17, 2013

“MSFTSrep” Vans Era

When it comes to design, I would call myself a minimalist.  So naturally I was attracted to the logo used by Jaden Smith for his MSFTSrep clothing line.  The words "I need to paint that" literally came out of my mouth the first time I...

January 6, 2013

“Lil Oxford” Keep Ramos

Made these up for my 1 year old Niece for Christmas this year. She just started walking, so Uncle Mike had make sure she had her footwear under control. [justified_image_grid]  ...

November 28, 2012

“A Mind Against The Mindless” Dunk Hi

[justified_image_grid row_height=500 exclude="824, 825, 826, 827, 828, 829, 830, 831, 832, 833, 834, 835, 836, 837,"]   A customer came to me looking to make their best friend a comic book super hero immortalized on a pair shoes. She had written catch phrase and a background story...

November 5, 2012

“Voodoo Doll” Dunk Hi

Finished these up last night, took some pics in the early morning sun today and BAM! Here they are for you guys :) A customer came to me with an image of a voodoo doll on a Zippo lighter not too long ago, asking for some...