Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Holiday Recap

This was one of my most productive holiday breaks ever. All I did was kick it, eat, and paint. Here's a lil visual recap:
I met Kurupt in the JFK airport! Helluva a way to start the trip.

Delivered my favorite painting, Rescusitation, to the church fam Kelley. Thanks for the love and support!

Merry Christmas Mom. New piece entitled 'The Last Supper'. Explains why my siblings are so much bigger than I.

Proud mom displaying the two new pieces I finished while at the crib

Saturday, December 26, 2009

Up with Hope! Up with Dope!

I'd like to start this post by saying "WEST SIDE!" Thats right, I made it back to Cali for the holidays and I had to do the dang thang in the parental's living room. This goes out to one of my best friends from Stockton, CA, Ant, who made growing up in Stockton a dope experience.

The piece is entitled "The Dopeness." Life is constantly changing (represented by the motions in the painting) and its up to us to realize the positivity in our situation instead of being taken aback by the negative. Simply put- just find the dopeness in life. "Up With Hope and Up with Dope!"

Also, I must credit the movie 'The Wackness' for inspiring me to paint the philosophy of dopeness. See the movie, I found it hella tight.

Wednesday, December 2, 2009

Skateboards. Yes, I design them.

So I design skate decks. I guess not many people knew that. But I do. These are the ones I've done so far. Most were done during my senior year at Howard University. Click on the decks below to see them enlarged.

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