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November 8, 2009 @ 11:08 AM
Yoakustoms

Post: 59

Join Date: Apr 2008

Behind every great man is a woman, with an ultimate strength. The inspiration for this pair is the Buddhist goddess Arya Tara, the female Buddha. She is known as the "mother of liberation", and represents the virtues of success in work and achievements. Tara is the generic name for this goddess, but there are different representations of her with various meanings. I've depicted the White Tara known for compassion, long life, healing and serenity; also known as The Wish-fulfilling Wheel. I've painted her in great detail on the outside and inside of the shoes with gold accents. On the outside is her portrait and on the inside is the lower half of her body in a meditative position . Her feet are painted with the third eye in the middle; I used this as the inspiration for the insoles, which have a foot with the third eye as the focus. The tongue is representative of the petals of a lotus flower, each individually cut from leather and sewn, then painted.












November 20, 2009 @ 01:15 AM
corkscrewed

Post: 217

Join Date: Dec 2006

Location: Northwest Coast!

really no comments?! these are def ill. good work, clean, nice detail, good use of color...the whole nine. granted they may be a little too busy for everyday wear, but i'd def display em on a shelf...and wear em once in a GREAT while! props.
November 28, 2009 @ 04:28 PM
username

Post: 98

Join Date: Nov 2006

wooooooooooooooooooooooooooow
February 3, 2010 @ 03:41 AM
Blunted at birth.

Post: 634

Join Date: Feb 2010

Location: Greater Los Angeles...

WOW. Now these are def. the best shoes on here. words can't describe how i feel about this shoe. you are truly a master at what you do.coolcoolcoolcoolcoolcoolcoolcoolcoolcool
February 7, 2010 @ 07:45 PM
artesoul

Post: 247

Join Date: Feb 2010

That is simply a word of art. The flower petal tongue is dope.

ARTESOUL | Art.Eternal.Soul | high-end streetwear | http://artesoul.com

February 24, 2010 @ 08:09 PM
hziii

Post: 13

Join Date: Feb 2008

great art work, very detailed
February 25, 2010 @ 01:07 AM
Hellah Fresh

Post: 3882

Join Date: Dec 2006

AMAZING WORK! you could of lit up the whole shoes if you painted the midsole RED. Other then that i like it.
February 25, 2010 @ 08:37 AM
Killuminati

Post: 136

Join Date: Oct 2008

insane artwork. props
February 25, 2010 @ 12:19 PM
rts

Post: 144

Join Date: Feb 2010

Location: NJ

Art on this is crazzzyy detail
February 27, 2010 @ 10:16 AM
tymtym

Post: 39

Join Date: Feb 2010

Location: London

not for everydat but clean
March 2, 2010 @ 06:13 PM
23Jump

Post: 36

Join Date: Feb 2010

WOW Insane!!!
March 3, 2010 @ 01:51 PM
skorone

Post: 262

Join Date: Jan 2007

Location: san diego

Damn you really know what your doing!! Love the tongue, deff my favorite part of the shoe. Would be really happy if those were mine, not to wear but as a display peice.

PROPS!
March 3, 2010 @ 10:52 PM
thefreshstock

Post: 240

Join Date: Apr 2009

Location: San Francisco

these are amazing, can we feature them on our site?? let me know, would love to have you on there and give you your proper credit. great job www.thefreshstock.com
March 3, 2010 @ 11:24 PM
jaysenn

Post: 32

Join Date: Mar 2010

sick but i woiuldnt wear em.. abit gay
March 8, 2010 @ 05:36 AM
jakuz

Post: 9

Join Date: Mar 2010

Nice work dude...good details
March 9, 2010 @ 03:45 PM
T3000

Post: 100

Join Date: Feb 2010

These customs are jaw dropping. The artwork is so well done it would almost be too much to rock. But I'd rock these once in a while just to have something truly unique on my feet.

Honestly, I'd put these in a glass storage case to display to guests that came in my place.
March 10, 2010 @ 05:29 PM
B Haht

Post: 331

Join Date: Mar 2010

i like the painted box
March 11, 2010 @ 12:38 AM
Kendu56

Post: 83

Join Date: Mar 2010

Location: Kansas City

SO CRAZY! How did you make the tongues?

Me: Kendu56.com | Brand: Since199X.com

March 16, 2010 @ 07:54 PM
iDeasy

Post: 24

Join Date: Mar 2010

Digging the intricate and precise strokes; however, i don't think i'd ever rock these, way too much detail for a shoe!
April 12, 2010 @ 02:37 AM
mobz19

Post: 59

Join Date: Feb 2009

Location: Somewhere over the r...

this one is your best art for me by far, don't get me wrong, i like the others but this one is the best, it looks like you put all of your efford into this one, dope !
April 13, 2010 @ 01:27 PM
On3sizefitsall

Post: 43

Join Date: Sep 2009

Location: Los Angeles

I saw these on iss, and like i said on there, this shoe is dope, but theres just too much goin on for my taste
April 24, 2010 @ 11:56 AM
mEberra

Post: 30

Join Date: Apr 2010

Location: Gladstone MO

WoW..... unreal... thats all i can say. &)
April 25, 2010 @ 02:01 PM
vincentli

Post: 25

Join Date: Dec 2006

good painting
April 26, 2010 @ 08:55 AM
Sushibeats

Post: 14

Join Date: Apr 2010

Omg! Yoa is the mawfakkin man...
April 26, 2010 @ 02:56 PM
Yoakustoms

Post: 59

Join Date: Apr 2008

these are amazing, can we feature them on our site?? let me know, would love to have you on there and give you your proper credit. great job www.thefreshstock.com


Yeah sure that would be great!

Thanks guys for all the amazing compliments.
May 20, 2010 @ 05:15 AM
water493

Post: 17

Join Date: May 2010

gees........

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