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Friday, March 31, 2017
quite nice. I’m looking forward to showing it off on the streets!
straightforward like an arrow and the graphic has a retro appeal. The
neon green and silver has a modern twist that resembles the dress
fiasco all over social media. The board appears silver from one angle
and green from another.
mist of green. This was a new spray paint technique I tried. I also
stenciled my logo onto it. This was one of the new Roarockit old
school shapes OSF has done; It was a new and interesting canvas to
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Friday, March 24, 2017
Let me walk you through the process. First thing first I pick out my veneers then I set up to press the board using the @roarocket thin air press, tri bond 3 wood glue and a lot of elbow grease. After one night in the press to allow the gule to dry I will take the board out and shape it using a jig saw and rasp. After that I sand the board down and its ready for a graphic. For the first graphic I did a negative tape stencil with a double fade. Some of the elements and principles of design that I used for the board were symmetry, balance and color. On my second board I wood burned a maze in to the board. This was probably the most tedious way of putting a graphic on a skate board ... you would think I would have learned after the first time. On this board the elements and principles of design that I used were texture, lines and again balance.
Reflecting on my frist boards, over all I'm very happy. I feel like everything went really well with these 2 I had no problems. If I could change one thing about them it would be the length of time it took to make them. I'm super excited to hang both of these in my shop...now lets go skate!