Tuesday, August 25, 2009

mystery owl revealed!



Last month I posted  some pics of a mystery project that Roger and I were working on together. Well, the time has finally come for the big reveal... and no, it's not a jewelry box, or a bread board (as a few had guessed)... it is a skate deck! Merging our two styles into one (which would mean, of course, that it would be woodburned and have awesome skulls), the deck is our entry for my hubby's company Crooked Walker. The deck is part of Contributor's Smile On Your Brother Art Show, where a selection of international artists and designers were asked to create art boards. All the boards are up for auction online (Aug 24th - Oct. 25th) to help raise funds towards donating 100 skateboards to disadvantaged youth across Canada. Check out the auction here if you want to see some of the other boards, or perhaps make a bid (hint hint).

Also, if you want to see the boards in person... they will be touring in a traveling exhibit across Canada. We snapped some pics at the exhibit opening in Vancouver last night (at Livestock in Gastown, August 24th - 26th). The show will carry forth to Calgary, Saskatchewan, Toronto, Montreal and Quebec City.... so check it out if it's in your neighborhood.

29 comments:

jen said...

this is so cool! what a fun project to do together!

rachel is a dreamer said...

awesome! it looks wonderful. what a great project. i don't know if you saw this but you made it on poppytalk- http://poppytalk.blogspot.com looks like the post was yesterday. go you! :)

peace & love.

Christie Cottage said...

Cool!

What an awesome fundraiser too!

Stacey said...

Wow, that is great!! I love that you guys collaborated on such an awesome idea.

MOLLYC said...

Wow! Very cool! I could never work with my husband. He is way too managerial!

Alicia Istanbul said...

Wow! You are so talented. That owl is amazing, and on a skateboard no less. Awesome.

Justine said...

Okay, that's sweet! That's a deck to mount on the wall!

Justine
http://justnibbles.blogspot.com/

koralee said...

Oh love this...I am off to downtown Vancouver today...may stop into see the exhibit...we are heading to the art gallery but may stop in here as well!!! Thanks for sharing.

Kate8085 said...

There really are no words to describe how much we
(yes, I hollered for the hubby to get his butt in here) love this!!!!!
I wish we could go to this exhibition! Its awesome!!!!!
The hub's "Tribute to Old School Skateboarding" show opening is a week from Friday, I wish you two could come to that too!!

californiablue said...

Very cool project - congrats!

The Stapelia Company said...

A skate deck?! Could you get any cooler? I love the owl with antlers!

Piggy said...

Great project.. Love that beautiful. Cool stuff.

devonrose said...

OMG! that's awesome! Makes me wish I could skate:)

missbmckay said...

As others have said... WAY COOL! So awesome to see you both working together.

Light Harmony Gratitude said...

VERY Awesome designs!

- Whitney (buddhanature on Etsy)
LHG :shop:
LHG :blog:

Gallery32 said...

AWESOME! What a cool thing to have your work on a skateboard. I am afraid I have to award you the 'Hip Chick' award :)

BTW, word verification word was 'ferbie'

JanetDavies said...

Wow! This is so cool! I love that you guys worked on a project together.

DancingMooney ♥ said...

Wow, that's so cool!!

readingsully2 said...

Wow...that owl is beautiful....and a neat idea and a wonderful cause.

the Lost Earring said...

That is so cool!

I used to skateboard in my teens a bit--yep I just wanted to hang with the guys ha ha. I once went out in the Seattle rain and of course fell hard and tore a hole in my pants. What a dork!

What a wonderful project! Excellent work :)

our little love nest said...

Wow!! You two are amazing! My kiddos are all staring at your art and wanting that deck badly! Great project! xo

velvetwoods said...

Oh awesome ! nice art !

Robert W. Leonard said...

I totally didn't see that coming! How freaking awesome. What a fantastic group project. And beautiful work.

Chrisy said...

Congrats to you both...it looks fantastic...so lovely that you could work on a project together!

ARTISANNE said...

It's been said but theses are very, very, very, COOL!!

cabin + cub said...

So glad everyone likes it.. and yes, I was excited to see the Poppytalk posting too! ;)

Creative Coquette said...

Very cool!

Great to work on it together as well!

Hey Harriet said...

What an amazing project! I love the skateboard you and hubby collaborated on! Wish the exhibit would tour Oz!

Nicomi "Nix" Turner said...

Looks awesome! Congrats!