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…

SneakerCon Atlanta ReCap via @8and9 PLUS CHOP FOOTAGE

Last weekend I was in Atlanta for SneakerCon alongside the team from 8 and 9. Thanks to Marino of Team 8 and 9 for capturing the beautiful chaos that is the greatest sneaker show on Earth! Click here to see the full recap by 8 & 9.

SOLE OBSESSED X FREEHAND PROFIT AT RED BRICK BREWING CO. ATLANTA

SOLE OBSESSED X FREEHAND PROFIT AT RED BRICK BREWING CO. ATLANTA “The Way of the Masks”, a Freehand Profit art show pop up presented by Sole Obsessed kicked off Friday night at Red Brick Brewery. Folks from as far as Mississippi and New York were in attendance at the Atlanta event. Those that made it…

#MARCHoftheUNDS Starts Now! Presenting the Miami Nights Gas Mask by @FreehandProfit

Today kicks off #MARCHoftheUNDS – What is that you ask? This month we’ll be doing giveaways and contests, as well as releasing new & improved styles and colors of lace locks, and of course I’ll be bringing you never before seen sneaker masks as well. BE SURE TO FOLLOW @freehandprofit ON IG & TWITTER FOR THE FULL #MARCHoftheUNDS EXPERIENCE! To kick it all off is…

Ewing 33 Hi “Red Suede” Sneaker Gas Mask

8&9 MFG Co brought me to NYC last weekend for 8and9 Presents #FreehandProfit at SneakerCon NY. We displayed 4 sneaker masks including the first time ever the Ewing 33 “Red Suede” mask, as well as a wide selection of 8&9 tees designed by yours truly, and exclusive and rare Mini Mask key chains and lace…

Exclusive Look At Art from “Survival Is An Art”

While you’re waiting on tonight’s release of the Air Jordan XIII (13) Neutral Grey/University Blue Gas Mask… Take An Exclusive Look At The Post-Apocalyptic Art from “Survival Is An Art” for #TNT #TheLastShip | via @FastCoCreate LoyalKaspar put together an amazing lineup of gas mask artists like Bob Basset, “Survival Is An Art” will also include 3…

Charity Art Auction to benefit Invisible Children Inc

I’m proud to announce the auctions are now live via eBay. You can now place your bid for these unique works of art by artists Betsy VanDeusen, Gretchen Mars, Chris Tobar Rodriguez, Charlton Yu, ROM and Freehand Profit. Through eBay’s Giving Works, 100% of the proceeds will go to Invisible Children Inc. Invisible Children “works to rehabilitate children directly affected by the LRA and invest…

The “Fresh to Death” Group Art Show Opens at @RSWDSD

1/31/2014 UPDATE: The Charity Art Auction is NOW LIVE! Click here to find out more! Rosewood in San Diego hosted “Fresh to Death”, a group show put together by Rosewood, Sneaker Head Confessions and myself (Freehand Profit). I had the pleasure of showing work alongside @char_l_ton, @romtheworld, @marsartist, @betsyvandeusen and @christobarart. It featured a variety…

Double Up: Two New Jordan Masks by Freehand Profit

Ok, I’ll admit it, I totally forgot Tuesday was the 15th! (New masks every 1st and 15th here on freehandprofit.com) To make up for the delay, I’m droppin’ 2 Air Jordan masks on you. And of course they had to add up to 23 (23 photos too). The Bred XIII Mask is modeled by Martel…

@FreehandProfit creates a classic mask for @MethodMan

Normally new masks are released every 1st & 15th but I got a special piece to share with you today. I started this month with a tribute to Wu Tang Clan, fittingly because September is the 9th month (Wu Tang Clan being made of 9 deadly emcees). Sebastian Bleak and I made it to Rock…

Another restock? No, BRED XIs like you never seen.

Just touched down last night, fresh back from San Antonio – still got some of that stale airplane air in my lungs. Too bad I’ll never be able to wear one of these masks on a plane (Note to self: photo shoot). It was worth it though, San Antonio is a beautiful city yo! I…

@Sneaker_Pimps announces #NBA2K13 Tournament in LA

Prefer to pick up a controller rather than crease your Js? Come kick it in Hollywood at the Avalon with Sneaker Pimps, just be sure to root for Team Freehand! MARCH 23 FOR MORE INFO HIT UP SNEAKER PIMPS Live Performance by Schoolboy Q! $2000 Grand Prize! Live Art by REE (@sneadsbyree) Hosted by Ben…

“Killin’ Monsters, waiting for Meth” – Method Man show in OC

Anyone who’s read my interviews or artist statements has an understanding of how influential Hip-Hop has been on my life and art. Very few emcees have had an effect quite the way Method Man has. Snoop and the West Coast were the first to catch my ear in grade school, ‘Doggystyle’ was my first album….

@BurnRubber debuts “Detroit Rubber”: Watch Episode 1 Now!

Rick and Ro from Detroit’s sneaker shop Burn Rubber. BR is notorious in my sneaker rotation for the New Balance 580 “Blue Collars”, other notable collabs with Reebok like the “Apollo Young” Questions will be hitting the Chopping Block in 2013. Those of us watching the sneaker game would be short sighted not to be…

Originally posted on Davey D's Hip Hop Corner:
Looks like Lupe Fiasco is gonna stick to his principles no matter what.. We’re getting reports that he was dragged off stage from security at a StartUp RockOn  event in Washington DC..Apparently he performed his anti-war, anti Obama song Words I never Said for 30 minutes..…

Freehand Profit talks with UniverseMiami.com at Art Basel

If you couldn’t make it to Miami for Art Basel you missed out on one helluva weekend filled with creativity, positivity, music & art. 8 & 9 Clothing Co brought me to their beautiful city to showcase my art as part of their PopUp Shop, we’ve been working together on our respective coasts for about a year…

Want to see the creation of a mask from start to finish?

Make sure you check out the latest episode of Skee Locker with DJ Skee where I unveil the KD IV N7 gas mask. Those of you who pre-ordered the book got a sneak peek before it’s released to the world but for the first time ever, the great folks at SKEEtv filmed the entire creation…