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Art of custom sneakers: how to create one-of-a-kind kicks; paint, splatter, dip, drip, and color

Crews, Xavier (Author).

"In Art of Custom Sneakers, Xavier shares his innovative ideas and techniques for prepping, designing, and finishing custom sneakers for everyone.  The book begins with the basics—including tools and materials, workspace setup, prep, finishing, and design planning—then moves on to dozens of incredible customizing projects. Whatever your level of artistic experience, Xavier’s in-depth, step-by-step instructions ensure your success as you start making your own custom kicks. Twenty-eight QR codes to supplemental video instruction offer additional step-by-step guidance.  As you go, gather inspiration from amazing custom sneakers throughout history.  Start with any clean sneaker—whether leather Nike Air Force 1s, or canvas Vans or Converse, or bargain shoes similar to any of these—then add your own personal touches with techniques such as: * Cartoon Style  * Paint Pen Camo * Sharpie Tie-Dye * Hydro-Dipped Marbleizing * Galactic Splatter * Bedazzled Flash.  Stop admiring custom sneakers from afar, and start making your own!"--Amazon

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  • ISBN: 9780760381809
  • Physical Description: 160 pages : ill. ; 23 cm.
  • Publisher: Beverly, MA, USA : Rockport Publishers 09/12/2023

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General Note:
Brodart on-order record
Subject: Textile painting > Amateur's manuals.
Sneakers > Design and construction > Amateur's manuals.
Clothing and dress > Remaking > Amateur's manuals.
Genre: Instructional and educational works
Handbooks and manuals
Illustrated works

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Berks County. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at RACC.


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