Art / Design / Photo


Lenz II Trailer

Shinpei Ueno of Evisen has been busy behind the lenz and at the editing bay, putting the final touches on the much-anticipated LENZ II video. This video is an inspirational narrative of skateboarding in Japan, New York, and France. Over 180 skaters are featured! Stay tuned for information on the Los Angeles premiere of LENZ II, presented by Permanent Distribution.


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Mark Oblow Art Auction To Benefit Philippines Relief Efforts

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Mark Oblow is auctioning 3 of his original artwork on griptape to benefit our brothers and sisters in the Philippines, suffering from last Fridays typhoon Haiyan.

Typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines causing significant damage and a growing death toll, while the full extent of the devastation continues to unfold. The storm affected 4.3 million people across 36 provinces, and 1,200 evacuation centers are housing more than 330,000 people left homeless by the storm.

Philippine Red Cross volunteer-rescue and relief-teams are providing assistance in the hardest hit communities, including assisting in search and rescue efforts and distributing food and relief supplies to survivors.

Original Artwork; Multiple Stencils, Overlaid Spray-Paint on Skateboard Griptape (Mob Grip). 

100% from the sale of MOBLOW’s artwork will be donated to help our friends and family.  Please join us and thank you.

Below are 3 pieces that are currently up for auction on eBay, listed under, “Mark Oblow Art: Benefit Auction for Philippine Typhoon: American Red Cross

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Darkroom Skateboards in the Mini Skate Shop

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I’m stoked to have the first round of Darkroom Skateboards, owned and operated by Don Pendleton in the Mini Skate Shop at both Equal Dist and Solitary Arts online shops.  All have subtle unique shapes along with artwork from Don himself.  Grab them here or at a fine skateboard shop near you.

Above: Black Beauty and Pegleg

 

Above: Harlequin and The Soloist



Todd Francis Interview and Studio Visit By Amber B. Dianda

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Amber B. Dianda interviews Todd Francis for SHELTERBLACK with photos from her visit to his studio in Venice Beach.

Read the full article and view all of the photos HERE

All [o]’s by Amber B. Dianda



Todd Francis in Know Mag with 21 page interview by Natas Kaupas

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Todd Francis was asked to do the cover (front and back) for volume 2, issue 3 of Know Mag, which includes a 21 page interview by Natas Kaupas. Read the full conversation between these two friends by clicking HERE or the cover below.

For the complete, 21 page interview, click HERE

Todd’s first ever run of prints are featured on page 66-69 and available HERE at Equal Dist. These 3 color screened prints by Bloompress in Oakland are in an edition of 50. Each one of three prints in this series sized at 18″ x 24″; signed and numbered by the artist.

For the complete, 21 page interview, click HERE

 



Mark Penxa $40 Sale

Don’t sleep on this one – Michigan’s finest Mark Penxa has some sick original artwork for sale at his webstore – and everything is priced to move at $40.  If you’ve appreciated some of the graphics he’s done for Girl over the years (among others), now’s your chance to own the real thing for your wall. Click here to visit the store.

 

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Todd Francis x Atlas Skateboarding Decks Available @ Equal Dist

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I’m truly proud and stoked on this project between Todd Francis and Atlas Skateboarding in San Mateo, California. Each deck is numbered in an edition of 50. Click image below to purchase the, “Banjo“,  “Harmonica” and “Guitar” from Equal Dist.  Shipping is included in the USA.