to avoid paying a construction fee, jack mubiru, a father of the skateboarding scene in uganda, fabricated a story about building a private enclosure for a pet crocodile. most local officials and neighborhood residents had never heard of skateboarding. yet six years later, the sport has spread from the skate park to the streets, attracting children as young as five and adult women.
photographer yann gross always takes his deck with him on his journeys. during one trip to easter africa, yann ecnountered a group of skaters in kitintale, a suburb of kampala, who had built the first and only half pipe in uganda. he ended up spending several months with the skaters, becoming a full member of the group, documenting a unique skate culture that, given the area’s contingencies, has styles and tricks all its own.
chooligan asked: ... Hey after you do the sketch. What's your process? Scan and live trace with illustrator to outline then color?
After I sketch it I redraw with Ink, pen and marker. Then scan it, cline it in Photoshop. Coloring It all depends what I will like to do whit it I cold use color markers, acrylics, aerosol, ink, or paint it in Photoshop or Illustrator. I don’t use pen tablet cause I have an old fucking PS haha!
If you dont have a computer and scanner you cold cling it with withe out and use a zrox. :)