April 13, 2011 – NIKE X PROFIT – Air Jordan 1s Gas Mask
In a post-apocalyptic Los Angeles sometimes it’s hard to hear the thunder over the bass drop. That’s just how DOS!K the THIRD likes it, his family was always in control of sound and despite the Branding Wars he continues the legacy. Amongst the ruins they siphon power from various archaic generators around the city, namely crumbled hospitals and the skeletal remains of schools and universities. Some survivors curse his waste of power for music but The Chosen hear only the gift. Civilization dies countless deaths in the scheme of things, only to be resurrected by our own future. The nine muses of Ancient Greece are the true ageless immortals.
If there’s one thing that has come of the nearly completed MASK365 project I would have to say it’s The Branding Wars series. I really had never worked in this fashion. It also somehow emphasized my work’s need for a storyline even more than my experience in illustration.
And speaking of branding… here’s a shameless plug.