Nike Zoom Kobe IX NSW “Year Of The Horse”

Nike Zoom Kobe IX NSW “Year Of The Horse”

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Dec 9, 2012
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The final colorway of the Nike Zoom Kobe IX celebrates the “Year Of The Horse” in accordance to the 2014 Chinese Zodiac. This version of the Kobe IX is strictly for off the court as it is a Nike SportsWear colorway that is crafted from multi-colored horse hair.

Nike Zoom Kobe IX “Mercy”

Nike Zoom Kobe IX “Mercy”

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Dec 7, 2012
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This all black everything pays homage to Kobe’s childhood origins of Italy and ties directly back to the inspiration of the shoe Lamborghini. Featuring an all matte black upper with gloss black finishes and black tinted clear rubber. This color is unmistakably Kobe.

Nike Zoom Kobe IX “5 Karats”

Nike Zoom Kobe IX “5 Karats”

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Dec 6, 2012
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Kobe always has one goal on his mind and that is to win an NBA Championship. This colorway ties in well with the Lakers heritage but more importantly serves as a reminder to how many championships he has won and ultimately what he is playing for.

Nike Zoom Kobe IX “Sunday Service”

Nike Zoom Kobe IX “Sunday Service”

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Dec 6, 2012
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Sunday is the holy day and this colorway serves as a match to the Lakers home uniforms for their nationally televised Sunday afternoon games. It is a pure take on the color white with “Forum” Blue accents and a combination matte black and gloss black midsole.

Sketchbook Drop For November 11th, 2012

Sketchbook Drop For November 11th, 2012

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Nov 12, 2012
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What’s up everyone? Let me start off by saying I apologize for my recent hiatus. October was a hell of a month. Lots of traveling, made a new portfolio, helped get the #SDMR Podcast off the ground, did a few teaching events and a lot of freelance which all led to me not being able […]

Sketchbook Drop For September 6th, 2012

Sketchbook Drop For September 6th, 2012

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Sep 6, 2012
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Last week I gave you a look at how I am starting my Air Jordan 2013 project by trying to capture the emotion of Michael’s movements through gesture watercolor paintings. This week I am continuing on that theme but I took to a digital level. As I develop the aesthetic story for this shoe I […]

Sketchbook Drop For August 30th, 2012

Sketchbook Drop For August 30th, 2012

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Aug 31, 2012
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For this weeks sketchbook drop I bring you some fresh work of a project I am just starting to embark on. The Air Jordan to me is the pinnacle signature shoe in the performance basketball market. For the past few years I have created my vision for what I want the future Jordan to be. This year as […]

Anatomy Sketchbook: Muscles

Anatomy Sketchbook: Muscles

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Jul 3, 2012
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In the winter of 2007 I was a senior at the College For Creative Studies and I was in search of a new challenge that would take me back to my roots of Illustration and Fine Art so I enrolled in the most rigorous class our school had to offer: Anatomy. The class presented an opportunity to learn what […]

Nike+ Run

Nike+ Run

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Jul 2, 2012
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Back in April, about two weeks before Nike held their Innovation Summit for the Olympics; I stumbled across this post on PatentlyApple. Now I am not the best at reading patents so I put my imagination to work on what would eventually be revealed as the new Nike+ System that came to market on Friday. […]

New Balance Spine?

New Balance Spine?

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Jun 25, 2012
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Last week Under Armour unveiled their new running entry for the lightweight category called “Spine RPM.” The shoe is comprised of a responsive inner core, revolutionary UA Micro G® foam inside for flexibility and support, and an ultra-lightweight UA Spine Cage on the sole of the shoe that keeps the foot locked in place, ensuring […]