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the art/design route

Discussion in 'Channel Zero' started by Giving Tree, May 21, 2004.

  1. Giving Tree

    Giving Tree 12oz Senior Member

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    the art/design route

    Discussion started by Giving Tree - May 21, 2004

    so here is the question..

    kaws, futura, joker, silo, quite a few of the heads around here are doing some design shit, making snowboard work or doing toys for japan, shoes for nike, etc..


    a) what is the general feeling on this? do you guys go cop a pair of futura dunks because you love the artist, or because you collect nikes?

    B) with kaws getting metric-fuckloads of money from nike for what i see as a shithole advertising campaign *(see his site)* do you think that as an artist kaws is working the system like a pimp with a strong left?



    and the big guy:

    c) how did they get to pioneer this? was it through connections, or did they send off their work? was there some sort of phone call and "hey, i've seen your dirt and it's hot... lets do something togeather" or whatever..



    i ask because im about to sink into a similar endeavor and really could use some help..





    and on a totally side note, can i get the name of whatever company made the 12oz t's??? did they make custom size tags and shit too or does that shit read haynes or junk like that?





    giving: college grad 04
     
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  2. casekonly

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    casekonly - Replied May 21, 2004

    good questions, i'm curious about the hook-ups, too...was it a phone call? a submitted portfolio??
     
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  3. imported_Tesseract - Replied May 21, 2004

    a) I'd buy the futura dunks because they're the best dunks (colorwise) ever made, hands down.

    B) Kaws is definatelly milking the shit out of everything, but his work sais nothing to me. He sells, good for him..thats all

    c) From buying drugs, to meeting chicks, to selling art, this world is mostly run with connections. Of course there are exeptions, you remember that kid patric jilbert that was on here, he emailed his shit to a bunch of companies and got to work with some.
     
  4. Kr430n5_666

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    Kr430n5_666 - Replied May 21, 2004

    b: rachel
    b: i finished sandman
    b: my face is rosed from the sun
    b: it is hot
    d: whaumeen
    b: sandman comicz
    b: kix for kix
    d: COMICS R 4 DORKZ
    b: june 9th
    b: i dont kare
    d: lollercrunch
    b: shower now
     
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    BROWNer - Replied May 21, 2004

    well since kaws is mr. bigpants these days, i don't feel
    bad hating his shit with a passion. fucking terrible. ugh.
    everyone else up on that list is highly dope and deserves
    every penny. some people are great marketers.
     
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    -Rage- - Replied May 21, 2004

    It was cool at first with the bus stop posters, but come on... get over it.


    http://www.angryalan.com/photohost/12ozalbum/kawsobey.gif'>



    Talk about milking a dead cow...
     
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  7. fermentor666

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    Hell yes, I just finished reading the Sandman series. Awesome.
     
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  8. casekonly

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    we need more information
     
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  9. Giving Tree

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    Giving Tree - Replied May 21, 2004

    what more info do you need?


    im going to be famous soon...

    new york for 3 months, and maybe some promotional work come fall.







    giving: going gold
     
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    casekonly - Replied May 21, 2004

    nice. good job, man.

    the info i needed was more or less how to take advantage of the recent spurt of "graffiti styles" being popular in media as of late.

    i really wouldn't mind having some extra cash for canvases and such.
     
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  11. Giving Tree

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    Giving Tree - Replied May 21, 2004

    why the hell doesn't ANYONE drop info on who cut the 12oz shirts?
    thats all i wanna know..
    damn

    ANYONE know a company that does limited run prints with custom tags etc...?
     
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  12. High Priest

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    High Priest - Replied May 21, 2004

    If you can make money off doing what you love, then do it.
     
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    D3N53one - Replied May 21, 2004

    it might not stay something you love
     
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    i'll give you some $ for a canvas




    $5 and a pack of juicy fruit sound good?
     
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    High Priest - Replied May 21, 2004

    Ill worry about that when i get there, right now i know i love what i do. Besides anything worth doing is gonna have its up's and downs.

    Oh, i wouldnt buy the futura dunks. The espo ones on the other hand..
     
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