Archive for the ‘Art’ Category

Not To Scale – Andy Jenkins

Thursday, March 26th, 2015

Eric Koston and Girl Skateboards art director Andy Jenkins have left an ever-lasting impact on skateboarding and art. To celebrate 20 years of working together on iconic graphics, Koston and Jenkins came together for a very special collaborative project.

Shawn Powers’ “LET G0″ Photo Recap

Wednesday, March 18th, 2015

Last Saturday, March 14th, Palace‘s Shawn Powers held “LET G0,” an art show at Vancouver’s Crack Gallery.

Check out a few recap photos below, shot by Briggs Ogloff and Alex Hondas.

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Girl Skateboards x Manny Trinh – Guy Mariano Board/Tees

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014

Flatspot‘s Manny Trinh was given the surprise of a lifetime this past Friday, Dec. 12th with this limited edition Guy Mariano Girl Skateboards deck with artwork that he created.

The doll was made for last year’s 20 Years of Girl and was printed on these limited decks to thank Manny and Flatspot for all their support.

Available exclusively at Flatspot in Hamilton, ON now.

Product photos by Luis Mora, others by Trevor Ydreos.

Created with flickr slideshow.

The Quiet Life – Drawing/Design Contest!

Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014

The Quiet Life has a long history of involving the community and fans to be involved with the brand, and following in the tradition they have announced their second drawing contest!


Anyone can enter via Instagram – just use the hashtag #qldrawingcontest2

Anything goes! Design/Doodle/Draw/Computer/Logo/Art – any format and medium

Limit yourself to 3 submissions max

Winning design will be printed on a tee, and prizes includes copies of this shirt and a box of QL loot

Deadline is this Friday, December 5th

Here are a few example submissions – see the rest at #qldrawingcontest2

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Krooked Kansas City Racers

Tuesday, September 16th, 2014

The Krooked team heads to Kansas City for the Gonz City Racer Art Show with special guest Sean Malto. Doesn’t this look like a good time?

Geoff McFetridge: Krooked Guest Artist Profile

Friday, July 18th, 2014

Krooked visits the studio of guest artist Geoff McFetridge to hear about his early years skateboarding and how he became an artist. Check out the video here on Youtube, and Krooked’s Summer ’14 product here.

Swanski Art Blender – Concrete Magazine #131

Thursday, July 17th, 2014

Check out the digital version of Concrete’s article on Swanski, a Polish artist who has recently done some work for Lakai and Girl, just to name a few.

Click here to view the article.

OG Select Pommier Series from Girl Skateboards

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014

Vancouver artist Andrew Pommier teamed up with the folks at Girl Skateboards for works on the new OG Select 2 series that is now available at select retail locations across the country!

Andy Pitts: Art Blender

Thursday, February 27th, 2014

Over the past five years, Andy Pitts has had his hand in creating graphics all across the board at Deluxe, no pun intended. From Krooked, Real, Antihero, Spitfire, Thunder and Venture, Andy’s handiwork has become some of the most recognizable and iconic styles of what DLX is today and it is currently featured in the new issue of Concrete Skatbeoarding’s Art Blender section. Click here or the image below to check it out!

Evan Hecox On The Chocolate Vagabonds

Thursday, November 21st, 2013

Boardistan caught up with Chocolate Skateboards graphic artists Evan Hecox to talk about the release of his new Vagabond Series for Kenny Anderson, Mark Johnson, Gino Ianucci, Raven Tershy, Vincent Alvarez, Chico Brenes, Justin Eldridge, Elijah Berle and Stevie Perez.