Zak Art

Size 66 Vans Shoe

A few months ago, I was gifted by a friend called Greg a giant size 66 Vans shoe at his store over in Bournemouth. He said that I could go ahead and paint anything I wanted on it, so i finalised on the idea of designing a wave morphing into a dragon.

Me with Greg at the Vans shoe store in Bournemouth:

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I started by coating the shoe in a white primer which allowed me to paint on the fabric easily. I then settled on using Posca Paint Pens as a form of media

The design phase:

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I first started with painting the wave which then shortly after connected to the green dragon.

Going over pencil markings with Posca:

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After completing all Posca, I decided to add a gradient background that went from yellow to red using my airbrush, as this would give a smooth blended effect.

Finalising by airbrushing the background:

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Finished Piece:

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Me back at the Vans store with Greg and the finished shoe:

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