Skip to main content

xXiV x The Lost Art MuralXx

So last night was the iV show featuring talented peoples such as Cold Men Young, Jon Connor, Swinn, JYoung The General, and Sheefy Mcfly. Actually those were all that performed but they all equally shut it down (even killed some of the mics). But as the show was called "Hip-Hop: The Lost Art" I decided to draw up a mural in celebration of the "art" side. This was something very different from what I normally do. I'm all for digital but setting up something from scratch especially in the way I had envision was a tough one. Also it was first foray into making a stencil so a lot of work was put into it.
The now "infamous" mouse stencil as it was being created...
Mi tools along with the "Dave Chow All Nighter" Starter Kit complete with a double dosage of Mnt. Dew.
And this is how it looked after the first three acts did their thing on stage...

So after all the back breaking canvas drawing, I took it all in Photoshop (scanning something that large without a large scanner sucks), and did some touch ups and added my whole "Smack Loves Digital"ness to it. And here, ladies and gentlemen is the final result.
Top (left to right): Kirby Hairston, JYoung The General, Swinn, the cat with the Burn Rubber hat whose name is missing my mind, Young Stunna, Sheefy McFly, Randall Pointer
Bottom (l to r): Jon Connor, Cold Men Young (Phenom, Blaksmith, Kopelli, Mic Write), Jay Norm (with the sign)
And of course, a very tired chibi me and very bottom.

Why yes. That JUST happened. Take that, take that!

As far as its future, prints (MIGHT) be made for people to own sometime in the future so I'll keep you posted. And now...I sleep.

I'm Ghost...face

Comments

Muideen said…
Doing big thing i See.... Nice Work

Popular posts from this blog

Throwbacks: Storyboards - Layne Staley

A few storyboards I did years ago for a documentary on the life of Alice In Chains frontman Layne Staley

Musiq Soulchild - Feel The Real

Having been working with R&B artist Musiq Soulchild for almost two years now on his side projects (The Husel/Pwonda Love, and his top secret animation project), I was given the task to do the art and design for his eight studio album Feel The Real. The direction he wanted to go in for the album was dealing with the idea of emojis and wanted specific ones designed for each of the 24 songs on the double disc album. He also wanted the look of the design to feel like a text message but also still incorporated the denim feel continuing from his previous album Life On Earth. So here's a look at the design of the album booklet along with the 24 emojis as well.







Feel The Real is available on iTunes and in Best Buy and Target now!

The Revolutionary Times - No. 228