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This Toronto District School Board alternative school design program, where students earn high school credits by creating their own brand and running a skateboard business / professional design studio, now offers even more SK8 Entrepreneurship Opportunities & New Courses including SK8 & Art Co-ops, Native SK8 Studies, Physical Arts & Mindful Living...


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JUNE 29th UPDATE: OSF is now CLOSED FOR SUMMER and will reopen September 4th. We will be doing an Info Session for the remaining spaces on our student design team Wednesday Sept. 5th at 9AM in the OSF Classroom Room 3, 707 Dundas St. W.

* ALL New and Returning OSF Students must come claim their preregistered spot and be timetabled Thursday Sept. 6th 10:30AM to 1:00PM. Mandatory Orientation for ALL STUDENTS Friday Sept. 7th 10:30AM to 1:00PM, with full day classes and projects starting Monday September 10th.
If you need assistance during the summer you can reach our Office Administrator at 416-393-9830

Thursday, May 20, 2010

Cosmic Dragon #2

Hey, I’m 18 years old and I love Oasis Skateboard Factory.

When Oasis started I wasn’t the best at making boards, but over the year I’ve gotten a lot better. I’m now the Studio Technician who helps everybody with boards and graphics, from how to sand to cutting stencils or masking boards. Personally I like to mask out the board: taping over the board and then cutting out the tape to then spray your graphic.

This board is the second design in my Cosmic Dragon line. The first one was “Incoming Meteor”, which featured a meteor heading towards the Earth. On this board the meteor is crashing into the desert during a sunset. The gold flames coming off the meteor will also be featured on a later board (but they’re here for a reason). When I started this board I wasn’t sure what I wanted to put on it but it came to me, a tree here, a tree there, skull over here and a cactus over there. It was a fun board to make because I learned more about fading the background and not using just one colour.

I’m loving this board and I can’t wait to make the third…and I’m sure you can’t either.