Check out the Decked 2010 Flickr set (here!)showing all the boards from this year and if you hover over each deck it will bring up details of the artist name and the price. To reserve a board email firstname.lastname@example.org with the deatils as the decks are selling fast!
Wednesday, 25 August 2010
Monday, 23 August 2010
Check out the really insightful review of the Decked Project on the Imagecore sitehttp://imagecore.co.uk/decked-project Suree (http://twitter.com/sureeshire) and Imagecore (http://twitter.com/imagecore) have picked out a couple of boards from the show that really stood out for them and given their analysis of each deck, a must!
Saturday, 21 August 2010
Take an virtual tour of the exhibition! A chance to get a brief viewing of the boards and Vans before you come in! Boards start from £75 -the perfect chance to peruse today's up and coming contemporary artists and get some amazing original artwork for your walls!
Friday, 20 August 2010
Wednesday, 18 August 2010
Here are a couple of teaser shots of Thea Schultheiss' board - Everything Comes up Roses, to see the real thing you will have to get down to the Coningsby Gallery before the 28th August to see this beauty in all it's glory!
This is Vicky Newman's Queen of Diamonds painting for Decked and is part of her lady luck series. Vicky paints in gouache and embellishes with gold leaf (Midas would be proud!) so come along to the private view tonight and take a look!
Tuesday, 17 August 2010
Take a look at this evocative painting by Martin Squires, at first glance it appears dark and mysterious but your eye is drawn to the lower third to the wonderfully painted tribal scene suddenly conjuring up ideas of magic, the occult and half forgotten stories.
Monday, 16 August 2010
Check out Log Roper's amazing entry into the Decked Project! Log has created a "Skuitar" from an old skateboard that has grinded the streets of Birmingham, and an electric guitar -genius! Of course it is fully functioning and the only way to play is to slide with a truck! We are hoping to get Mr Roper himself to play this musical wonder for us on the private view (Coningsby Gallery 6.30 - 9.00pm Wednesday 18th August)
Friday, 13 August 2010
Just to whet your appetite for this amazing board Michelle has sent us some sneak peak photos of her deck! Amazing stuff! Get down to the Coningsby gallery from the 16th - 28th to see this baby for real!
Thursday, 12 August 2010
Wednesday, 11 August 2010
Check out this regal gent! This is Louis Michel's (aka Masai) entry for Decked. What could be better than tigers and crowns? This fine fellow handily combines the two - God save the King!
Tuesday, 10 August 2010
Here is a long shot down the board of Sam Falla's deck! It is an adventureland of monochrome goodness with curves and characters a plenty!
Monday, 9 August 2010
Here is the latest board work from Aaron Petz and a few behind the scenes shots from his workshop out in Phoenix Arizona. Aaron has a bold and eye catching style and is not afraid to deal with social and political issues creating this powerful board referencing the terrible lot faced by the boy solders of Sudan.
Thursday, 5 August 2010
A couple of shots of the latest work from Simon Mills showing a buried car at Farmfest and a mural for a school in Bristol both featuring his signature characters and colourful illustrative world -check out out more from Simon here!
Wednesday, 4 August 2010
These shots are taken down the board of The 5683's Deck in a quick advanced showing for the blog. Big Bird and beach huts adorn the board in The 5683's signature style of detailed cameos and washes of colour making for exciting viewing. Come along to the show to see this fellow in all it's painted goodness!
Monday, 2 August 2010
A nautical extravaganza from mr Frudd! Highlighting the dangers of fishing in a tiny boat it's a lesson we should all learn from this beautifully painted board!
Friday, 30 July 2010
Jake Blanchard and Tom Forsyth collaborated to produce this unique hand carved board which even includes a carved crest with winged guardian featuring their initials at the top of the deck -this one needs to be seen in all it's 3d glory so all the more reason to come along to the show!
Monday, 26 July 2010
These are some advanced shots of these beautifully painted customised Vans Chukkas by the ever talented Docvek based on the theme of Adam and Eve-sit back and admire ...then come along to the show from the 16 -28th August to see them in all their canvas goodness!
Thursday, 22 July 2010
Wednesday, 21 July 2010
Check out this advanced screening of Camellie's awesome painted deck! If you are lookin' for adventure you better head out this way and swing by the Coningsby Gallery London from the 16-28th August to check this baby for real!
Tuesday, 20 July 2010
We have the world exclusive on these Dave Bain deck photos so Roll Up! Roll Up! gather round and check out the wonders of the "Pinball Head" -a compendium of illustrated typography and imagery! Come along to the Coningsby Gallery from the 16th -28th August to see it for real and test your fortunes!
Thursday, 15 July 2010
Illustrator Cristina Guitian has created this fantastically surreal instillation for the Nike 78 project check it out here! and see more of her work on her site http://www.cristinaguitian.com/
Saturday, 10 July 2010
Wednesday, 7 July 2010
Mark Frudd has just released these awesome limited edition gicleé prints for sale featuring some of his characters check 'em here... http://markfrudd.bigcartel.com/ and catch them whilst you can!
Monday, 5 July 2010
Decked girls Michelle Turton and Yee Ting Kuit are part of the Girls Who Draw gang with a current exhibition "Menagerie at the Here & Now Gallery in Falmouth from the 2nd - 31st July check it out for some fine pencil action here!
Tuesday, 15 June 2010
A quick advanced sneak at one of the pairs of customised Vans Chukka boots to be on show at the Decked exhibition this August produced by the ever talented Sarah King!
Sunday, 13 June 2010
Friday, 11 June 2010
Check out the brand new 'n fresh website from Mr Aaron Petz (& Co.) at http://www.aaronpetzandco.com with all the latest from the illustrator, photographer, designer and all round awesome fellow!
Thursday, 10 June 2010
Hey Y'all results from the weekend's draw-off! Decked was representing the ladies with Louise Brangwin and Vicky Newman drawing in the monster 7 hour live drawing session, featuring artwork around the theme of Mythology -Medusa, Leda and the swan and butterflies and bees representing the afterlife. Black and Gold baby, Black and gold!
Wednesday, 2 June 2010
Decked will be taking part in this year's UPFEST live drawing competition held at the Tobacco Factory in Bristol doing a monster 7 hour drawing session, Drawing for Decked will be Louise Brangwin and Vicky Newman alongside the awesome crews of ♥ BOYS WHO DRAW ♥ http://www.boyswhodraw.com/♥ GIRLS WHO DRAW ♥ http://www.menageriebook.blogspot.com/♥ INKYGOODNESS ♥ http://www.inkygoodness.com/♥ DECKED ♥ http://thedeckedproject.blogspot.com/♥ DRAWN RECORDINGS ♥ http://www.drawnrecordings.com/♥ URBAN ILLUSTRATORS ♥ http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=139798408543♥ HOT SOUP ♥ http://www.hotsouphouse.blogspot.com/ So come on down this weekend for some serious Sharpie action!
Wednesday, 12 May 2010
Monday, 10 May 2010
Sunday, 2 May 2010
We're extremely excited to announce that this year we will also be displaying 15 pairs of customized Vans Chukka boots as well as decks. Vans has been at the forefront of skating ever since the likes of Stacey Peralta, Tony Alva and Jay Adams picked up a deck, and continues to revolutionize the industry. And they make a mean pair of shoes!