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Paint Louis 2014

Original Paint Louis 2014 Sketch by IzzeWST
Original Paint Louis 2014 Sketch by IzzeWST
Paint Louis 2014 finalized arwork.
Paint Louis 2014 finalized arwork.

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Paint Louis 2014 artwork in Blue and Fuscia
Paint Louis 2014 artwork in Blue and Fuscia
Paint Louis 2014 artwork in Aqua and Red
Paint Louis 2014 artwork in Aqua and Red

I was asked a few months back if I would be interested in creating the official event and tee shirt artwork for Paint Louis 2014. Being familiar with some of the history behind the event made my decision a “no brainer” and I gladly accepted the challenge. I attempted to create a piece that was relatively easy to read, yet not watered down in any way stylistically. I also had to work with their color limitations for screen printing so I tried to keep the pallet to a minimum. I ended up going with a Gold, Navy, Black, and Lt Grey color scheme which is similar to their local NFL team’s colors. I also threw out a few more color options I liked for good measure. In the end, I believe they made some changes to the colors for their event tee which I am eager to see this weekend in person at the event this weekend.

Paint Louis is taking place from August 29th through Sept 1 in St. Louis, MO. If you are anywhere near the are, we encourage you to  come out to check out all of the artwork and events that will be taking place this weekend. Saratoga Sake and myself will be there repping Wild Style Technicians along with our freind Unique ASK XMEN so feel free to stop by and say hi if you see us out there working!

IzzeWST

Paint Louis event page on Facebook

 

 

Completed Tony Gwynn Tribute Mural by Wild Style Technicians

Mr. Sketch by Zone
Mr. Sketch by Zone
Padre Sketch by Zone
Padre Sketch by Zone
Thank you to Ironlak for their support on this project!
Thank you to Ironlak for their support on this project!
Initial Mr. Padre Digital Mock Up
Initial Mr. Padre Digital Mock Up
Idea from the cutting room floor...
Idea from the cutting room floor…
First line going up.
First lines going up.
Zone and Izzy knocking out the blueprint on the wall with some Ironlak.
Zone and Izzy knocking out the blueprint on the wall with some Ironlak.

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Izzy sketching in the 3-D
Izzy sketching in the 3-D
Sake getting some face time with the local Fox Affiliate.
Sake getting some face time with the local Fox Affiliate.
Zone getting interviewed as well...
Zone getting interviewed as well…
Zone filling in the holidays...
Zone filling in the holidays…
Progress... all filled in.
Progress… all filled in.
Digital Mock Up of the color scheme we eventually decided to use.
Digital Mock Up of the color scheme we eventually decided to use.
Outine finally going up...
Outine finally going up…
Unique ASK XMEN helping out with the force field.
Unique ASK XMEN helping out with the force field.
Sake working late in to the night on the Gwynn portrait.
Sake working late in to the night on the Gwynn portrait.
All hands on deck...
All hands on deck…
Saratoga Sake taking a break while working on the Tony Gwynn Mural Project.
Saratoga Sake taking a break while working on the Tony Gwynn Mural Project.
Crunch time with Sake...
Crunch time with Sake…
Completed Mr. Padre Mural by Wild Style Technicians
Completed Mr. Padre Mural by Wild Style Technicians
Mr. Padre Tribute mural for Tony Gwynn
Mr. Padre Tribute mural for Tony Gwynn

I was very honored to have been able to have opportunity to help out a couple of good friends and crew mates execute their idea for a Tony Gwynn Mural Tribute. Tony Gwynn is a baseball legend and San Diego icon who was respected as much off as he was on the field for his craftsmanship, character, and loyalty to the City of San Diego. This project was spearheaded by Zone, who came up with the idea and Mr. Padre sketch, and Sake, who created the amazing Tony Gwynn portrait in addition to a lot of organizational, logistics, and media promotional work. I played a supporting role in helping to obtain some support for supplies from Ironak, WST, and Writerz Blok in addition to numerous digital mock ups, and numerous late nights of grunt work painting. Credit goes to Unique ASK XMEN for helping out with painting and to DazeRoc for also assisting with painting and video documentation of the project.

The entire process was an awesome experience of which to be a part. The scale of this mural made the project somewhat challenging but I’m very proud of how the team came together to make this vision a reality for the City of San Diego. Thank you to Rocco at Undisputed Gym for allowing us to use his building as canvas. And last but not least, we appreciate all of the support, financial and otherwise, and the tremendous feedback we’ve received in the process of creating this tribute!

IzzeWST

Fresh Paint… Izzy and Ebik at Writerz Blok

Izzy graffiti sketch on paper
Izzy Sketch
Spray paint loaded in to trunk of vehicle.
Paint packed up.
Ebik buffing his spot on the wall at Writerz Blok
Ebik buffing his spot on the wall at Writerz Blok
Ebik putting up his first sketch on the wall
Ebik First Outline going up.
Izzy first outline going up on the wall.
Izzy Outline going up… All City Paint in the mix.
Izzy first ouline filled by the end of the day.
Done for the day… Izzy outline filled in.
Filled in Izzy piece with All City Paint in foreground
Back to work.
Izzy piece with Final Outline and 3D filled in Solid.
Izzy piece with Final Outline and 3D
Finished Izzy piece in the dark at Writerz Blok
Finished in the dark.
Finished Izzy piece in the dark at Writerz Blok
Finished Ebik piece at Writerz Blok
Completed Izzy Graffiti Piece
Completed Izzy Piece
Completed Izzy Graffiti Burner at Writerz Blok in San Diego, California
Finished Izzy piece.

 

Ebik reached out a couple of weeks back to let me know he was coming down with a friend to San Diego to paint and asked if I wanted to join. I was glad to be able to accept the offer as I felt I needed to paint something anyway to kick things off for 2014. So as usual, I didn’t really plan anything in the way of colors and I didn’t have a completed sketch but I figured those minor details could be ironed out on the spot. I arrived at the Writerz Blok around mid afternoon and we met by Ebik shortly thereafter. We picked a prime location on the first wall and went to work buffing our spots. Ebik knocked his outline off the dome quickly and picked a color scheme that I agreed to try and match to a certain extent. Having to return back to LA the same day, Ebik completed his piece. I on the other hand took my sweet time trying to maximize my scraps to put together a decent fill and had to come back 5 days later to complete my piece as the Blok was closed for 4 days. Overall, I was pleased with the outcome and was happly to get in a couple of much needed painting sessions. Thanks to Ebik for dragging me out!  Check out his work and follow him at @ureye on Instagram.

Zone in East Los Angeles

Zone1WST Graffiti Masterpiece getting in the beginning phase of being painted in Los Angeles.
Zone Piece going up.
Man on ladder working on large scale graffiti mural in Los Angeles, CA.
Ladder work.
Character in the process of being painted on a graffiti mural.
Character work in progress.
Two men painting large scale graffit mural.
Work in progress.
Ebik Graffiti Burner in the process of being painted.
Ebik Piece in progress.
Naughty Nurse getting painted on graffiti mural.
Naughty Nurse being painted.
Completed Zone piece in Los Angeles photo.
Completed Graffiti Piece by Zone 1 WST in Los Angeles.
Detail image of the letter "Z" by Zone 1 WST.
Zone “Z” Detail
Detail image of the letter "O" by Zone 1 WST.
Zone “O” Detail
Detail image of the letter "E" by Zone 1 WST.
Zone “E” Detail
Completed Graffiti Burner by Zone 1 of Wild Style Technicians in Los Angeles.
Finished Zone 1 Piece

Zone made a trip up to LA To paint this last weekend and was nice enough to share some photos with us for the blog. As usual, he finished before everyone else so we’ll have to wait for the completed production shots. Make sure to check his personal blog out at zone1wst.blogspot.com for more flicks, articles, and product reviews by WST’s Style Master Sergeant!

Google Logo Revision by IzzeWST

Revised Graffiti Style Google Logo by IzzeWST of Wild Style Technicians
Revised Graffiti Style Google Logo by IzzeWST of Wild Style Technicians

Blueprint of Revised Google Logo by IzzeWST with All City Paint cans.
Blueprint of Revised Google Logo by IzzeWST with All City Paint cans.

Graffiti Handstyle Version of Google’s Logo by IzzeWST done in preparation for a Google 360 Tour at Writerz Blok. I have the vector of this Google if you are paying attention… holler at your boy!