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…

Astro Gaming x Freehand Profit: Exhibit No.1: The Koston 2 Files

ASTRO Gaming x Freehand Profit: Exhibit No.1: The Koston 2 Files Name: ASTRO Gaming Nike SB Koston 2 Helmet Artist: Freehand Profit MASK ID#: 076 Made From: Nike SB Koston 2 # of Pairs Used: 3 Special Features: Built in A50 Wireless Gaming Headset by ASTRO Gaming Worn by: Charl_L_Ton Photographed in/ Photographed by: Los Angeles/Freehand Profit…

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…

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…

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…

Custom Jordan “Midas 6s” by Freehand Profit

I’m personally a big fan of the color blocking on Jordans 6s like the Olympics, Carmines and Oreos and the GMP 6s were calling out for that “Midas” touch. Luxury laces from Aglit Italy take this pair to the next level (you can pick up a pair from AGLITITALY.com or by clicking here). The Jordan…

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…

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…

Nike Lebron X (10) ‘Cork’ Gas Mask

When it comes to masks it’s hard not to look at them from an anthropological viewpoint. We should take into consideration the roles they’ve played in our culture  and development as humans.  In many cultures masks are ceremonial and shrouded in secrecy. Masks were believed to not only to represent spirits but to encapsulate them….

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…

@FreehandProfit X @BAITmecom: Wolverine mask made from Asics GT-IIs

Possibly the greatest comic, X-Men first hit the stands in 1963, 50 years later the legend continues.  Wolverine aka Logan aka Weapon X has been a long standing favorite among the evolving roster. With healing powers, uncontrollable rage, razor sharp claws and an indestructible Adamantium skeleton he’s been down but never out. Today’s mask release…

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…

New Mask made from Air Jordan 3 “White Cements”

Originally unveiled at ‘Rise of the Undeadstock’ (Freehand Profit’s solo show at ROSEWOOD SAN DIEGO), today I bring you the ‘White Cement’ III Mask in never before seen photos.  This mask was commissioned by a collector so it will not be available for purchase. (If you’re interested in owning one of the 1 of 1…

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…

A Tribute to the Crew known as Wu: 3 New Sneaker Masks by Freehand Profit

SUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUU! Hip-Hop has always been about ‘the crew’. Whether it was Bambaataa’s Zulu Nation, the Rock Steady Crew breakin’ out of the Bronx or TATS CRU wreckin’ walls- ‘the crew’ is ever present. Being that my work aims to reflect Hip-Hop I started looking for ways to represent my crew (Fat Chance Crew) and also…