Recently, I’ve noticed a large traffic spike to my site related to searches for Pushead. I have been collecting his work for a long time… so I will try to post up more of what I have amassed over the years. I am no expert by any means, but I am a huge fan. In a world where the digital medium has it’s hand in nearly everything… this man’s patience, penmanship, and attention to detail have created an irreplicable style that holds itself stronger and stronger as time marches on.rnrnI just picked up the ‘Halloween’ copy of Juxtapoz in which Pushead was guest curator for. The cover sports the classic “Hand of Fear”, and I was disappointed not to see a lot more of his work in the magazine. Although the pieces he selected for the issue were intense, I felt like I bought a Playboy… only to find the cover-girl basically absent from it’s pages.rnrnrnrnThis piece… “The Course Marker” was the only other Pushead work in the issue – which was the first wraparound graphic for Mountain Dew’s ‘Green Label Art’ bottles.rnrn
rnrnThis video is collaboration between myself, and Will Roegge. Will shot all of the footage last November at a secret invite-only event in Nashville. His amazing edit STILL ranks as the most viewed drifting video on Vimeo. I wanted to try and focus on a different aspect of drifting with this video. I wanted to peer into what really makes events like this so special: the people.rnrnThe DriftMechaniks crew has an amazingly strong bond. It may sound cliché – but we are a family. Truth be told… it doesn’t really matter what we’re doing – we have the best of times when we are all together. That is what I wanted to explore with this video: the family and friendship we share at these events. If you take that camaraderie away… then well… it’s just… drifting.rnrnBIG thanks to Mr. Roegge for flexing his creative genius behind the lens, and allowing me the privilege to work with the footage!rnrnHopefully you enjoy this look at what I feel is a more intimate side of this crazy sport.rnIf not… please return to taking drifting way too serious and continue not having any fun. EVER.
Some still frames I’ve been wrenching on from a collab project with Will Roegge. Will shot a TON of footage at a super-secret private event last year. It has taken me forever to get around to this footage… but I am super-stoked to be working on it. I’m trying to explore some new avenues with this video, and I’m pretty exited about the progress!rnrnrnrn