“I feel that my photography is just an extension of my love of people-watching. I am interested in the way people project themselves to the world. I like reading peoples’ faces or hand gestures and seeing how they dress because it allows you know so much about a stranger without having to have a conversation with them.”
I was first turned on to Grant Hatfield‘s photography by Ed Templeton, skateboard legend and artist extraordinaire. I ...
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“I think it’s the creative kids that spark the skateboarding. Creative people need outlets. Art, music, and skateboarding all have similar qualities; freedom of expression being the greatest in my opinion.”
The first time I heard the name Josh Harmony was in his debut Toy Machine skateboard part, “Good & Evil.” As soon as I heard the bass-line to the track “Flame” by Sebadoh in his part, I thought to myself, this guy is going ...
“You are who you are, so my skating, personality, and artwork all come from that one entity, the person I have become from years of learning, deforming, growing up. It’s ever-evolving.”
Paradigm Magazine recently had the honor and privilege to interview skateboarding legend and artist, Ed Templeton. We would like to thank Albert Hering, Ed’s studio manager and Ed for this amazing interview.
Why did you start Toy Machine as opposed to skating for another skateboard company back ...