Tag Archives: Elephant

Wild Animals…

Here are the three animals boards I have been working on, finished! I’ve really come to enjoy this “canvas”, it’s a nice break, and challenge from your regular rectangular canvas. I used a lot of acrylics, and a clear glossy spray for a nice shiny protective finish.

What Animals…

Working on some new animalistic skateboards. I really like the skateboard template, it really allows for a lot of creativity. A few more sessions and they will be ready for gloss and a professional photo op!

Boards Up…

Here they are, finished, and fully customized with trucks and wheels, and grip tape. What we get is a one of the kind hand painted customized skateboard! I am super happy with how these turned out. Once I finished the painting, I gave it a nice protective gloss finish, which really brought up the color. It still wasn’t a complete board without the trucks and wheels.  So when I went to the shop I was  able to choose which trucks and wheels I wanted, to really put that nice finishing touch. I put white trucks and white wheels with green bearings on the Elephant board. The Tiger received metallic trucks and white wheels with blue bearings. I gave the wheels some tiger stripes for added coolness! I might go back to the shop for some orange wheels!

Elephant Board…

I couldn’t help myself to do another skateboard. I really enjoyed working on the tiger board, it was a nice switch from canvas and paper. Since I sketched out so many, and I enjoyed the process of working on the board, I bought another one and at first I was going to go with a giraffe sketch I had done, but in the end more people actually wanted to see the elephant. This is actually my second go at the board, the first hit you can actually see on my facebook page. Since the elephant takes up a large part of the board, that much grey would dull the entire board. So the elephant gets color, it will still have shades of grey but with color, maybe like a bluish-grey. I might take one more past at this and then it should be finished.