Wednesday, 25 August 2010

The Decked Project Flickr Set

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 with the deatils as the decks are selling fast!

Monday, 23 August 2010

Imagecore Review Decked!

Check out the really insightful review of the Decked Project on the Imagecore site Suree ( and 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

The Decked Project Virtual Tour!

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

Phil Hope's Deck & Vans

Check out these awesome hand painted repeat print action from artist and illustrator Phil Hope! At first glance it appears to be painted chain mail perhaps, but then your eyes seek out the faces -all hail the master of tessellation!

Wednesday, 18 August 2010

Thea Schultheiss Teasers!

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!

Vicky Newman's Queen of Diamonds

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

Martin Squires Deck and Detail!

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

How To Make A Skuitar!

Skuitar from Lawrence Roper on Vimeo.

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

Behind the Scenes with Michelle Turton!

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

Snub Co-Ordinates

Check out these custom kicks and deck by Snub, co-ordinated stripes to get you noticed!

Wednesday, 11 August 2010

"Humanimaltation" Tigerstyle Fusion!

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

Seen it here first! Sam Falla's Deck

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

Behind the Scenes Shots from Aaron Petz's Workshop!

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

Latest Work from Simon Mills

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

The 5683's Deck Advanced Showing!

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

Mark Frudd's Deck for Decked!

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!