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The Shining Vans Slip Ons

All work and no play makes Laptop a dull boy. All work and no play makes Laptop a dull boy. All work and no play makes Laptop a dull boy. All work and no play makes Laptop a dull boy. All work and no play makes Laptop a dull boy. All work and no play makes Laptop a dull boy. All… Continue reading The Shining Vans Slip Ons

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“Shokushu Goukan” Supra Skytop II

Painted for the Sneakersheads Expo at Think Tank Gallery in Downtown Los Angeles on June 20. Inspired by some of my favorite artists right now, the Tentacle Sex customs feature an anime girl (rip off of Kei from Akira getting familiar with an octopus, with traditional Japanese-inspired waves on the side panels of the Supra… Continue reading “Shokushu Goukan” Supra Skytop II

Sports related

Skidmore College Custom Vans Slip-Ons

I was asked to donate a pair of shoes to an online auction for my alma mater, Skidmore College, to benefit the Athletics department. The winner of the auction will get a 1-of-1 design on a pair in their size, but I made this pair as a sample. The auction ends June 12 at 12:00PM… Continue reading Skidmore College Custom Vans Slip-Ons

Movie Inspired

An American Werewolf in London Nike Air Force One

For Halloween this year, I took inspiration from the 1981 horror, An American Werewolf in London, creating a pair of custom Nike Air Force One Mids that pay homage to the greatest transformation scene in film history. - Special effects-grade silicone and fashion spikes -Hand-painted "fur" -Red nylon and black leather tongues -Vintage box lined in… Continue reading An American Werewolf in London Nike Air Force One

Kicks

Black History Month- 1968 Olympic Jordan VI

During the 1968 Olympics held in Mexico, two United States athletes held up their fists on the award podium during the National Anthem to show support for human rights. The gesture became an iconic symbol of the Black Power movement and is still considered one of the most important moments in Black History. There is… Continue reading Black History Month- 1968 Olympic Jordan VI

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Bruce Lee “YOTD” Custom Lebron 8

Finally time to post these! I've been working on this pair for way too long (grad school = priorities?). Anyway, 2012 is the Year of the Dragon so I decided to pay homage to THE dragon, Mr. Bruce Lee (In Mandarin, Li Xiaolong, which means "little dragon"). Arguably the greatest martial artist of all time,… Continue reading Bruce Lee “YOTD” Custom Lebron 8

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Custom Sneaker Templates

These are nowhere to be found on the Internet these days, so I thought I'd share with the community. They were posted on PIGMAG years ago, no idea who actually made them. Each panel/part of the shoes has its own layer so it makes designing a pair a lot easier and more fun. Click the… Continue reading Custom Sneaker Templates