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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

100th Mask Unveiled: 3Lab5 Hellafant Gas Mask

I’m proud to present my 100th sneaker mask, made from Jordan 3Lab5s nicknamed the “Hellafant”. I began thinking about this particular photo shoot before I even chopped the shoes. I wanted so badly to have an elephant included in the shoot, but being aware of issues facing the world’s wildlife I knew it wasn’t going…

Countdown to 100: The Freehand Files No.90-100

For the past few months I’ve been remastering the 99 masks leading up to the release of my 100th sneaker mask. Tonight No. 100 releases and so I’m wrapping up with a recap of the final 10 masks leading up to it. Number 90 – Infrared 90 Gas Mask I was past due for making…

New Release! The Freehand Files: No.99 Atmos Tiger Stripe Air Max 90 Gas Mask

Made from the Tiger Stripe Air Max 90s by ATMOS, Tokyo based sneaker & streetwear boutique, the mask like the shoes features 3M reflective tiger stripe camo and black glossy snakeskin accents. The unique midsole treatment is translated to a custom cast resin saber tooth tiger skull, held together and hinged by #UNDSkulls (skull lace locks) and…

The Freehand Files: No. 90 Infrared Air Max 90 Gas Mask

Easily a favorite of mine and one I felt that was long past due considering my deep love for Air Max 90s. Everything happens for a reason though and the timing was perfect. The 90th mask, made from 2 pairs of Infrared Air Max 90s released on March 26, 2015* – That’s Air Max Day…

New Photos of the ASTRO Gaming x Freehand Profit HALO 5 Helmet

Last night at midnight ASTRO Gaming and I brought you pics of our latest collaboration – a Spartan Locke helmet made from LeBron 12s, KLR Goggles and of course a special HALO 5 edition wireless A40 headset. Working with ASTRO means working with a lot of great people, photographer Engrique Espinoza is the perfect example….

The Freehand Files: No.89 Miami Nights 11 Gas Mask

I’ve had a pretty close tie with the number 89 ever since my 15th mask – that’s when I first met the guys from Eight & Nine Clothing at the very first SneakerCon LA. Since then I’ve worked with Eight & Nine in a number of capacities, sometimes it’s as a designer, other times we’re exhibiting…

The Freehand Files: No.88 Kings Crown ASTRO Gaming Master Chief Helmet

With HALO 5 releasing at Midnight today is the perfect day to take a look back at my 88th sneaker mask – a Master Chief helmet made from “King’s Crown” LeBron 11s and a functioning ASTRO Gaming wireless headset. Tonight at 12am EST/9pm PST, to coincide with the release of HALO 5, ASTRO Gaming and I will…