Here she is! Packed and ready to go. Have a safe trip, little guy.
Skin: On Deck 9 @MTskatepark
Blue started. I’m still thinking about the texture I’d like to add to this part.
Suckers: On Deck 9 @MTskatepark
Progress on the board: So far, the eyeball and the yellow sucker area is finished. (Please excuse the distortion on these “in-progress” images; I’m using Photoshop’s Photomerge, and it hasn’t been doing that well of a job. When I get to the final images, I’ll make sure everything is in proportion and lined up properly.)
Sketched, underpainted and local color: On Deck 9 @MTskatepark
Progress on the board: Sketched on board Underpainting Local color Eyeball Close-up of eyeball
Cut, sanded and primed: On Deck 9 @MTskatepark
Progress on the board: Pattern transferred. Pattern cut. Board sanded. Board primed. Ready for painting!
New skateboard design for On Deck 9 @MTskatepark
The Montana Skatepark Association is once again trusting me with one of their skateboards for On Deck 9. I’ve decided to step outside the box this year and do a little woodwork before I start painting, and I’m a little nervous about that. One skateboard; no room for mistakes. Hey, it makes life interesting. Here’s my sketch. The working title …