Air Jordan IV (4) “Toro” Gas Mask by Freehand Profit

The 70th sneaker mask made by Freehand Profit, the Air Jordan IV “Toro Bravo” mask takes the form of the iconic Chicago Bulls logo. Perry Brooks @bigbrooks8and9, from 8 and 9 West, modeled this art piece among the Pacific forests, forming this Minotaur’s natural labyrinth.  The mask was commissioned by art collector, K. Santa @santaklaus36, who sacrificed…

Air Jordan VI (6) “Black Infrared” Gas Mask

Masks serve a number of functions, possibly more than ever in modern society. They have breathed life into ceremonies and performances since the ancients. A mask can instill fear, disguise a criminal or cover a surgeon’s mouth. Masks not only obscure a physical identity but can also express identities unseen. The sneaker masks I’ve created…

Air Jordan “Raptor 7” Mask by Freehand Profit

Despite releasing 3 masks on the 1st and a bonus mask released just 5 days ago, I couldn’t let the 15th go by without releasing another mask. This time it’s the Air Jordan “Raptor 7s” (2012 Retro). The pair was originally chopped live at 8&9’s Pop Up Shop in Wynwood Art District during Art Basel…

@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…

Grape V Mask Revealed Plus Sneaker Lifestyle 2013 Recap

Just two weeks ago, the good folks from Drunk Off Shoes kicked off Sneaker Lifestyle 2013 in Montreal. I spent a week leading up to the event enjoying their beautiful city- eating a lot of great food (the smoked meat poutine at Main Deli Steak House guarantees that I’ll be back!), meeting a lot of…

Freehand Profit presents the Boba Fett SB Helmet from #RISEoftheUNDS

The galaxy’s most infamous bounty hunter gets the sneakerhead treatment. Just in time for “May the Fourth Be With You”, Freehand Profit presents the highly anticipated Boba Fett SB Helmet, made from 3 pairs of Nike SB Dunk HIs.  This piece is for sale. All inquiries please contact info@rswdsd.com. On April 19th my first solo…

New! Air Jordan Olympic VI Gas Mask

As promised, I’ve been hard at work in the lab creating new pieces for “Army of the Undeadstock”. The book will feature more than 100  pages of sneaker masks (including brand new, never before seen masks ) accompanied by haikus written by San Diego poet – B(e) Selah. If you’re getting too impatient you can see 5…

Mistyk 1 x Freehand Profit

Nothing quite feeds my eyes the way a great piece of vector art does. (What’s Vector Art?) Mistyk 1 (Brian Tafoya mistyk1design@gmail.com) put together a truly kick ass piece of vector art inspired by the Lebron IV Dunkman mask that I created. I’m truly honored by just how much care and time he clearly spent on…

Sneaker Pimps Tour Jumps Off in LA 8.11

I got 5 masks going on tour with Sneaker Pimps as they celebrate their 10 year anniversary and it all jumps off on Aug. 10th in LA. Come kick it with me, the Fat Chance Crew & a gang of sneakerheads as we celebrate art, kicks and Hip-Hop. Lemme know. But let’s be real… $20…

Coach Gas Mask Now On Sale

Back from exhibit at the Corcoran, the Coach Gas Mask by Freehand Profit is now available on PROFITink.com. Swing by and check out the shop, more masks and new tees coming soon! Support art, buy direct from artists!

Freehand Profit relaunches ProfitInk.com

I know y’all been patiently waiting for me to bring you some new tee heat and as promised the new Profit Ink shop is now open at PROFITINK.com. You’ll notice multiple t-shirt options, lemme break it down for ya: 1) Pre-Orders: You’ll notice 3 designs (Grizzly G.A.S. Mask, Sneaker Gas Mask Emblem & Beware: Snakes…

New! Concord XI Branding Wars Gas Mask

I can already hear the screams of “Noooo!” & “Why the hell would you do that to a pair of Concords!?” echoing on Twitter and the sneaker blogs. After all who has the nerve to cut up the most hyped and coveted and saught after shoe of 2011? (And some would say of the entire Jordan…

RUFNEK vs. PROFIT – Cement IV Tees Available

One of the cats that really caught my attention at SneakerCon LA was the homie from RUFNEK h.a.r.d.war.e. We decided to link up to bring you some fresh collab gear at a great price. Click the photo to grab yours and check out some killer tees to match your favorite kicks. Click to Cop Yours

Secret Sneaker Society: T-Shirt Design Concept

What’s up folks? I know it’s been too long since I dropped a design on you and I had few sketched out in the black book so I got to work. I know I’ll definitely do some custom prints for myself, debating on selling the design or printing a run to sell through the Profit…

Newest Branding Wars mask made from Coach sneakers

Another ‘Chopped & Glued’ creation by Freehand Profit as part of the Branding Wars series. Currently for sale through the Profit shop. The newest piece by Freehand Profit adds a new brand to the arsenal: Coach adds a more feminine touch to the series. Don’t worry sneakerheads, I’ll be getting back to some serious footwear…

Urban Threads X Freehand Profit: Interview & Exclusive Design

I gotta thank Momma Moates for introducing me to UrbanThreads.com, a great place to find amazing designs for hand and machine embroidery.  They honored me with the Featured Artist position this month and we did a fun interview to accompany this exclusive gas masked cardinal design.  What color crayon would be? (If you read the…

The Vices of Ganesh Tee – New Profit Shop Preview

In an effort to bring you tees that are as current as the art I create I’ve decided to re-imagine the Profit Ink.orporated Clothing online store.  I’ve teamed up with Shopify to save me time and to bring you promotions and coupon codes that will save you money on the road to staying fresh.  Like…

Create & Inspire Plus Branding Wars

I do not mean this lightly.  I have declared the Branding Wars.  The masks have lead me to this point in the narrative.  Right now we’re in the props department if you will.  This piece is entitled “.23 CAL” and is the first piece of the Branding Wars done seperate from my MASK365 project.  Inspired…

MASK365 – Adidas X Def Jam X Freehand Profit Gas Mask

“In Neo-Angeles, Hip-Hop has returned to it’s origins.  Graffiti runs rampant and fills the desperate void of a world without color.  DJs keep crowds moving with turntables powered by hacking in to the city’s street lights.  Only the strongest MCs survive, the air is too toxic to risk death for anything but the dopest rhymes. …