No.90: Infrared Air Max 90 Gas Mask

No.90: Infrared Air Max 90 Gas Mask When you need something fresh, grasp for Air. – Freehand Profit Happy #AirMaxDay 2015 everyone! In celebration of the timeless Nike silhouettes designed by the legendary Tinker Hatfield, the world laces up their favorite pair of Air Maxs. Being that 2015 is the 25th anniversary of one of…

#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…

Series 2 Unveiled: Army of the UNDS Art Figure

Series II Unveiled Wearing a mask based off of the “Black Infrared” 6 Mask by Freehand Profit & a pair of 6s, the body comes from the Terra Cotta Warriors of Qin Shi Huang (1st Emperor of China). Like the scarabs of Ancient Egypt, these warriors were guardians in the afterlife. Series III Pre-Order are…

Air Jordan “Stealth” III (3) Gas Mask

“With the multi-headed, ADHD dripping Gods of Consumerism slowly but surely pushing the old religions out, where do we turn when we lose our faith? With Heaven so far away, are there enough worldly pleasures to drape ourselves in? Is the world coming to an end or are we?  The gas mask protects, not just our…

Air Jordan VIII “Playoff” Gas Mask

Appropriately enough, the 80th sneaker mask I’ve created was made from Air Jordan 8s. This is the first mask I’ve made using the Jordan 8 model and was made using just a single pair of “Playoff” Retros from 2013.  The mask features carved lens frames to imitate the VIII’s midsole while the shoe’s liner overflows…

Jordan IX “Doernbecher” Mask

The Doernbecher 9 Mask may be my 78th mask, but it is the first mask to be built on a entirely custom base, made up of different masks and mask parts. I shot it in Los Angeles with good friend Julio Tellez (@chewlio) – you may recognize him (or his tattoos at least lol) from…

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…

Neutral Grey Jordan 13 Gas Mask

Air Jordan XIII (13) Neutral Grey / University Blue Gas Mask Name: Neutral Grey XIII Mask Artist: Freehand Profit MASK ID#: 062 Made From: Air Jordan XIII (13) Neutral Grey / University Blue # of Pairs Used: 1 Worn by: Freehand Profit Photographed in/ Photographed by: Los Angeles/Betsy VanDeusen (2013) Check out these never before seen images of the…

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…

Jordan Spizike “Knicks Blue” Gas Mask

The Jordan Spizike “Knicks Blue” Gas Mask is the 74th sneaker mask I’ve created and the 2nd Spizike mask I’ve made (Click here to see the 1st). This mask was commissioned and created for a collector and will not be for sale. The perk of chopping a pair of Spizikes for a mask is exactly…

New Mask Release: Reebok Answer IV DMX Mask

The 4/20 release of the “Skunk” Dunk Mask kicked off the a series of new mask releases by Freehand Profit. New work will be released here on FREEHANDPROFIT.com every 10 days leading up to the release of Freehand Profit‘s yet-to-be-titled 2nd art book. Free’s first book, “Army of the Undeadstock” hit shelves November 28, 2012…

Happy 420! Nike SB “Skunk” Dunk Mask

This is for all my smokers! Here’s a lil something to soak in whether your catchin’ vapors, splittin’ blunts, rollin’ spliffs, packing bowls or dabbin’ – proud to present my 82nd sneaker mask made from a single pair of 2010 Nike SB by Todd Bratrud. I’ve known for a long time the pressure that comes…

Freehand Profit X Jet: Nike Superfly R4 Track Cleat Mask

I had the honor of teaming up with the fastest woman alive for this one of a kind mask. Carmelita Jeter, known as ‘Jet’ for obvious reasons, has won Gold, Silver and Bronze medals and today we’re proud to present this one of a kind art piece made from 3 pairs of her Nike Superfly…

Reebok X BAIT Question Gas Mask and Charity Art Auction

BAIT in Diamond Bar has had a stellar year for sneaker collabs. Some of you I’m sure have seen the Wolverine mask I made from a pair of their Asics “Olympic Rings” pack. They were generous enough to donate pairs of their Reebok Question Mids to my creative process so that I could create and…

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…

A Look At 14 Unreleased Masks

Kickin’ off the new year right with a look at 14 unreleased masks. Take a look at the gallery below and be sure to cast your vote for which mask(s) should be the first release of 2014. Masks have long been cultural mile markers during times of change. They allow us to explore the paradoxes…

Nike Lebron 10 “Christmas” Gas Mask

This December marked my 2nd year visiting 8 and 9 in Miami for Art Basel. Folks who came out to our events got to see new masks first hand, including the Toro IV “Bulls” gas mask (unreleased), Lebron X “Cork” gas mask, Lebron 11 “King’s Pride” gas mask (unreleased) and the Lebron X “Christmas” gas…