This previous week we had a couple of East Coast clients swing by, first we had Kevin from the South Bronx. Here’s his piece, a sorrowful angel for the inner arm. Kevin’s sleeve almost coming to a complete close, can’t wait for the final production.
After the rigorous session we have to regroup with some help from Starbucks caffeine.
Jake from Atlantic City with his newest addition, the beast camera known as the Leica
I consider this unique individual a close friend of mine, his far-out insight on business, fashion, & relationships separates him from many people I interact with on the daily. And I hold that very dear to me, even though his medium is music – the core is the still very much the same.
= Can’t Stop x Won’t Stop =
This past week I had a great time with the “Boxing Council” Justin & Albert.
Here are some still shots of the sessions. East Meets West.
Character is Fate.
After the training, business, artwork. It’s time for a couple of pints between the people of the board. We’ll be seeing Justin in Atlantic City for the month of February for some more follow up projects, stay tuned.
A little late but non the the less, here’s an inside thorough look at a recent trip to the carribean, Trinidad & Tobago. A place that will leave a permanent mark in my travels.
Networking and getting to know all the locals before we head to work. Inspiration from North to South – and all ages. A huge thanks to all the people from the island for making us feel right at home.
And here’s some footage of the artwork that went down. Glad I was given full control behind these pieces.
When the rain settled, and the workload was done, and we finally had some downtime. We had to make it a duty to venture out and witness this magical isle. Have a glance at an origin of the Gulf Stream.
Carribean fruit was a must, and my favorite snack – Plum Chow. The Chadon Beni pepper sauce was so good I had to bring some back in my suitcase.
Afterwards we head to a beautiful sunset in Maracas Bay, infinite joy to share these moments with great company.
Then to top off our field trip, we try Bake & Shark, a traditional shark burger from Trinidad. A must try, if you ever make it down to TT!
From Beto and myself, much love to The Hideout Clothing and all the individuals from Trini, for making the campaign come full circle. Hope to make it out to Carnival soon…
A look through my camera lens of DownTown Santa Ana’s Noche De Altares Festival.
I would love to begin by introducing this mexican holiday to all outsiders- Dia De Los Muertos, a public holiday that focuses on gatherings of family & friends to pray for and remember friends and family members who have passed. A primarily Roman-Catholic tradition, but has now been observed worldwide.
The Catrina has become the referential image of Death in Mexico, it is common to see her embodied as part of the celebrations of Day of the Dead throughout the nation.
It was definitely an amazing day capturing and witnessing all the altars and offerings and most of all-the people who came out to take part in the heritage fiesta.
This week I had the opportunity to tattoo a rising star in the tattoo game – Andrick Aviles. This young individual is always taking it to new heights with his fineline black & grey art, very privileged to add to his collection.
He is also a genuinely good person with an awesome background, honored to call him my friend.
My strength, my son, the star, will be my resurrection
Born in correction all the wrong shit I did, he’ll lead a right direction…
Whose world is this? Yo, The world is yours!