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Meet The SUPERbrand Artist: Sketchy Tank

Posted on February 02 2016

Sketchy Tank SUPERbrand Surfboard
Sketchy Tank
Creator of the Pig Dog graphic
Hometown: Encinitas, CA
Instagram: @sketchy_tank
www.sketchytank.com

“My dad was a big surfer—he’s from Huntington Beach and worked for Surfing Magazine for years as a staff photographer. When I was about eight he started taking me on surf trips with him to Hawaii, Costa Rica, and Mexico. I remember meeting Tom Curren in 1990 on the north Shore of Oahu—my dad was obsessed with his surfing and style so I naturally thought he was a god. As far as my art, 80s skateboard graphics and traditional tattoos are my biggest inspirations. This collaboration is a trip; surf art is traditionally very peaceful and soft but I like creating stuff more dark in nature. As for the board itself, I got a step up so I have to find somewhere that holds some swell but is kind of soft...like me!”—Sketchy Tank

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