No.114: Hemp SB Triceratops Gas Mask

It’s time to smoke. Well, if I’m being honest with y’all… it’s always time to smoke. Today being the stoner’s holiday of course I’m bringing you a new mask to celebrate. This is my fourth sneaker mask that functions as a smoke device, in chronological order: No.11 Cheech & Chong SB Gas Mask, No. 82…

More of sneaker mask No. 102!

The LeBron 11 “Terracotta Warrior” Gas Mask was Freehand Profit’s 102nd mask and created for recording artist Kasey Framez. Framez’ upcoming album entitled “Airosole” will feature a comic book illustration by Jose Molestina (@journeystudios) with the hero donning the mask by Freehand Profit. FP also designed a Guerrilla Art Squadron version which can be spotted in…

New Release! Terracotta Warrior LeBron 11 Gas Mask

My 102nd sneaker mask was created for up and coming recording artist Kasey Framez. Made from a single pair of “Terracotta Warrior” LeBron 11s, the mask will become part of his musical persona as he prepares his debut album. Kasey came out to the Bay Area for our photo shoot and I talked more with him about…

Liquid Gold Air Max 1 Gas Mask

Being an avid fan of Nike Air Max sneakers, 1s and 90s especially, I’m happy to bring you another Air Max first in celebration of Air Max Day today. So strap on your favorite visible air unit and take a look at the long over due, very first Air Max 1 gas mask by Freehand…

Freehand Profit combines Kryptonite & Jordans

Just in time for the epic clash of Batman v. Superman, I took our signature Kryptonite recipe (containing real meteor crater dust) and cast the Jordan 1 Ostrich mask in the glowing effect. This first one will be a part of Ackshun Jackson’s monthly art show & party, with Bruce verse Clark as this show’s…

1 of 1 : “Cleveland Jade” Jordan 1 Mask

I created this “Cleveland Jade” cast resin Jordan 1 mask as an exclusive for @8and9 & @SneakerCon #Cleveland. Don’t miss your chance to own this 1 of a kind work of art this Saturday, only at the 8 and 9 Booth! The mask features metallic powder coats in the Cleveland Cavaliers “wine and gold” as well…

Freehand on Film

  Photos and Video by Calvin Shamoon. US Marine and photojournalism student, Calvin Shamoon spent time with me on my trip back home to the DMV (DC/Maryland/Virginia) last fall. While I was in town for SneakerCon, which I toured with last year alongside Eight & Nine Clothing, Calvin was there to film as I spoke…

More photos of the DB5 Angler Fish Gas Mask

There was just too much to squeeze into one post so here’s another look at the DB5 Angler Fish mask that released yesterday on FreehandProfit.com. Also be sure to check out the footage of the live chop that went down at the 8 and 9 booth during Agenda Long Beach last year. That was definitely…

New Release! No.111 Doernbecher Jordan 5 “Angler Fish” Gas Mask

When first time sneaker mask collector, @d100y, proposed the destruction of a pair of Doernbecher Jordan 5s he knew what he was doing but wasn’t entirely sure where my creativity might take them. The UK sneakerhead asked me what visions came to mind when I thought of the DB5s on my Chopping Block. I looked over pictures…

More photos of the Air Max 95 Gas Mask

  My 101st sneaker mask released earlier this week – check out those photos here. As promised here’s another round of photos. Some close ups this time around, or as I’ve come to call them “floating head shots”. The Air Max 95 Gas Mask, made from a single pair, is a 1 of 1 and is…

New Mask! No. 101 Air Max 95 OG Neon Gas Mask

  What’s really important is in the quasi-artist statement below the gallery but first let me give you some facts about this mask and photo shoot. My 101st sneaker gas mask was created from a single pair of Nike Air Max 95s in the classic OG Neon colorway, I chose to opt for the premium ‘Animal’…

No.113: “Princess Mononoke” Asics Gel Lyte III Gas Mask

No.113: “Princess Mononoke” Asics Gel Lyte III Gas Mask Princess Mononoke is more than a film, it’s mythic, legendary, insightful and of course inspriational. When I was given the opportunity to be a part of a group art show with “Animation” as its theme I jumped at a chance to intepret San’s mask. It was modeled…

No.108 “Veterans Day” WoW4 Mask

Today is Dwayne Wade’s birthday so I thought it fitting to release photos of the fifth Way of Wade mask. Like the other 4, recently released here on FREEHANDPROFIT.com, this mask was a part of GAS FACE, a group art show I was a part of during Art Basel 2015 in Miami. The event was…

Pre-Orders Up! No. 104 Jordan 1 Mask Only $250

My resin casting began as I wanted to make translucent red gas mask parts for the Bred 11 gas mask, that became a new platform for my creativity and love for sneakers in the form of lace locks. From mini sneaker gas masks to kyrptonite to ancient scarabs to designer skulls with the help of my…

New Mask! No. 109 “Miami Rose” WoW3 Gas Mask

Like the other Way of Wade masks recently unveiled, this mask was a part of the Vibes305 event during Art Basel. Put together by Gil Green & 305 Films, I created 5 Way of Wade masks which were then passed on to talented video/photographers to invision and translate. The “Miami Rose” Way of Wade 3 Gas…

No.105 “Code Red” WoW3s Gas Mask

The red nubuck and black speckled, almost stingray-esque, suede upper transformed into the head of a dragon with the patterened lining engulfed into a ball of flame in the form of the air canister. Of course it’s sealed with the sole and finished with a 3M braided tail with glow in the dark #UNDSkull lace…

New Mask Release! No. 106 WoW3 “Lemon Drip” Mask

Hope you guys dig the new look of the blog, just an early effort to organize and beautify for the new year. There’s a lot planned already for 2016 and I still have masks from 2015 to share with you. A cleaner look to the blog wil make it easier for you to navigate and…

Now Available! 1 of 1 Optimus Tut by Freehand Profit

This Optimus Tut idol by Freehand Profit was made using a fire truck model kit, a Loyal Subjects Optimus Prime vinyl toy, various sculpting materials like Aves Apoxie Sculpt and of course the vibrant gold leaf. It was created for a group show announcing the release of customizable & collectible vinyl Transformers by The Loyal Subjects in…

New Mask! No.107 WoW4 “Christmas” Gas Mask

No.107: Way of Wade 4 “Christmas” Gas Mask Today’s mask release coincides with the shoe’s release and was created for Vibes 305 (put together by 305 Films) as part of Miami’s massive Art Basel celebration. Sponsored by Way of Wade by Li-Ning and in collaboration with extremely talented photographers Gil Green, Derick G, Jonathan Mannion…

For The Win Interview with Freehand Profit

Check out Freehand Profit’s latest interview with Alysha Tsuji of For The Win (USA Today Sports). What a great way to follow up an epic Art Basel weekend in Miami… stay tuned for new mask releases this week! “A clean pair of sneakers on its own is a work of art. Sneakerheads will lineup for hours and…

Sole High x Freehand Profit tees now available

Buffalo sneaker boutique Sole High has teamed up with Freehand Profit again. This time we’re bringing you exactly what you have all been asking for… sneaker mask tees! With a custom design by Freehand Profit himself, the Limited Edition tee features a 2 sided design printed on high quality ringspun cotton tees in Gold &…

Freehand Profit x 8&9 in Charlotte for another SneakerCon

   For the last year and a half or so Freehand Profit has been touring the SneakerCon circuit with 8&9. Each stop brings a new limited edition collab tee that is sold exclusively at the show and Charlotte is no exception. Grab your tickets from SneakerCon.com    And to keep with the program there will…

New photos of the 3Lab5 Elephant Gas Mask

Want more of No.100? Check out this gallery of close ups, devil’s in the details. Number 100, known to long time supporters as the Hellafant mask, is made from 2 pairs of Jordan 3Lab5s. The ears are made from a Jordan Brand hoodie and also feature custom embroidery done at Imprint Revolution (the LA print shop…

History of the Hellafant

Tonight’s release is about more than just 100 masks. It’s a celebration of the path, the overcoming of obstacles, about documenting the beautiful struggle that an artist takes to make a dream into a reality. My “Hellafant” is an elephant gas mask graphic that I designed during MASK365. MASK365 was a daily project I began…