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After I moved to the Dominican Republic, I became fascinated with the motorcycles that fill the streets there. I guess there was alot of motorcycles in the states too, but I never paid too much attention to them. It always seemed in the states that men ride motorcycles the way women wear jewelry. They serve a much more utilitarian purpose here. Here they're held together with tape and twine, and their frames are scarred and bruised like the faces of fighters.
These illustrations are based off a collection of sketchbook drawings I've done. You can see those here...
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oooh really nice :) I actually like your sketches more but this is still really nice :) 5!
I like this a very lot
great style. 4
I like it a lot
This is something I can DEF relate to since I live in the DR! Lemme know if you need anything while you are here!
Really nice! $
Really beautiful illustration!
Love the style and colors! $
I'd wear that...
Hey Chris!-Love it. $5.
muy muy hermosa espero que todo está bien
HILARIOUS and true (in the states):
men ride motorcycles the way women wear jewelry
Great dude, I can see this printing
i'm really excited to see you back in the new year chris!! great stuff!!
You are back!! Yay!!
Are you really cbuchholz?
GREAT $5 COME BACK!
thanks guys!! Yep, I'm back! One of the nice parts of me living in the DR is that I have plenty of time for both my sketchbook art, and threadless designs!
The only hard thing here is the internet is bad so much of the time. Of course on the day this goes up for scoring the internet was out all day! LOL!
Very artistic, lovely scetches, the colours work great together, and very insightful post on your design.
"it always seemed in the states that men ride motorcycles the way women wear jewelry" hahaha!
I'm not from the States, but I totally get what you're talking about. These symptoms characterize most of the western world imho.
Great work :)
Being Dominican, I not only completely love this but totally get it as well. Great job!
PLEASE never leave us again! We need your over the moon artistic and conceptual brilliance back where it belongs, in shirt form! Nice one here, great explanation, and this better not be the last we see from you in 2010!
cool rides man!
wow!!!!awesome!!love the concept and drawing!
thanks for the comments guys! I'm glad all the dominicans are coming out to support me!
The sketch style is so cool
You!!! Subbing!!!! Yes!!!!!
very nice idea , i feel identificated with the variety of culture represented inthis machines.
great colors! nice lines!
Nice line work, I love the colors :)
Awesome illus! Can you check me out at http://www.threadless.com/submission/248506/Five_cart_men_of_the_ashopalypse.