charleston, south carolina I s h m a e l hosoi L


My idea for this piece was mixing two different styles. The first letter I is a lock in a realistic style,the key hole representing the I . The S is simple grafitti style. The H is two art deco women in the shape of an H, the background is banana leaves. The M is in a graffiti style,so you see the pattern is more traditional styles from our past then modern graffiti styles. The A in the shape of a pryamid and the mayan symbol for Hunab Ku. The E fill is inspired by a Mexican poncho pattern.The L is a tribute to my favorite skater Christian Hosoi but more than  a tribute it is more a reference to a great feeling I had when I would see this board. Nostalgia of my youth. The Hosoi design is in a bubble gum pink and it was a board I owned.

3 comments:

  1. it is beautiful...very creative. In every little thing in this earth would be seen much beauty when you do some enhancing to it. Like this. events limo service in Charleston

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  2. Kinda shitty you painted over that Sheperd Fairey...As if you couldn't find another spot.

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