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Ghostbusters Customs Tutorial, Raptors Championship Customs & More

Some of our favorite customs artists have been really busy these past few weeks.

From creating customs tutorials to designing custom kicks to commemorate the Raptors' first championship, these artists have been working to bring you some of the cleanest customs you'll ever see. 

Check out some of the best customs from the past few weeks and learn how to make your own custom Ghostbuster Jordan 33s below.

Ghostbusters Air Jordan 33

(source: Angelus)

Sponsored artist @swellguycustoms is constantly working to make new tutorials to show artists like you how you can use Angelus products to create amazing new customs.

In this tutorial, Bryan shows us how to make a custom pair of Ghostbusters Air Jordan 33s with lightning effects and neon paint.

Check out the full tutorial to see the techniques and products used to make these customs.

Raptors Custom Pumas

(source: @mache275)

Last week, the Raptors finally won their first championship in a six-game series against the Golden State Warriors.

To commemorate this championship, sponsored artist @mache275 worked with @pumahoops to design these custom Pumas for the two-time champion Danny Green.

Custom Dad Shoes

(source: @kelshmeamy)

Summer's coming up, which means it's time to break out the dad shoes for some summertime BBQs.


Sponsored artist @kelshmeamy designed these custom Nikes featuring a flame design on the toe. Pick up some lava orange and DTRT yellow paint to get started on a similar pair of customs.

Red and White Dad Shoes

(source: @astrotorfcustoms)

Nike Air Monarchs might be the daddest dad shoe of all time. They also offer the perfect canvas for your next pair of customs.

Sponsored artist @astrotorfcustoms designed this pair of Monarchs featuring a white and red upper with a blue collar and tongue.⠀

Pick up these colors to design a pair of July 4th customs like these.

Flame Jordan 4

(source: @wallychamp15)

A black canvas can be tough to work with, but that didn't stop sponsored artist @wallychamp15 from creating these custom Jordan 4s.

These custom blacked-out 4s feature a neon orange sole with a faded flame design that perfectly complements the all-black colorway.

If you liked these customs, be sure to follow Angelus on Instagram for more designs like these. Also, be sure to subscribe to us on YouTube for more tutorials from our sponsored artists.

Father's Day Giveaway + New Customs

Father's Day is coming up this Sunday.

To show our appreciation for all the dads around the country, we're hosting a giveaway.

Check out the details below to see how to enter.

Father's Day Giveaway

(source: @angelusdirect)

For Father's Day 2019, Angelus is hosting a giveaway to show our appreciation for all that our fathers do.

All you have to do to enter is leave a dad joke/caption in the comments of this post on Instagram, tag a dad, and follow @angelusdirect. Best dad joke or caption about the customs in the post wins a Father's Day care package.

Make sure to enter soon and don't forget to wish your dad a happy Father's Day this Sunday.

If you like those custom Gucci-themed Nikes as much as we do, check out some of these other great customs from the past few weeks.

Jordan 3 Raptors Customs

(source: @mache275)

The Raptors have finally made their first NBA finals. Will they go on to win their first championship? 

Sponsored artist @mache275 made these custom Jordan 3s featuring the old-school Raptors logo and colorway to commemorate Toronto's first finals run.

Whether or not the Raptors pull out the series W, at least we'll have these customs to remember this year's finals.

Jordan 3 Customs

(source: @astrotorfcustoms)

Left or right? Which one is your favorite?

Sponsored artist @astrotorfcustoms designed these colorful Jordans which feature a bright purple, red, pink, turquoise, and white colorway.

Pick out a few colors from our paint collection to get started on a pair of customs like these.

Jordan 1 Warhawk

(source: @sab_one)

The Jordan 1 remains as one of the most iconic silhouettes of all time -- making it the perfect canvas for your next pair of customs.

Check out this custom Jordan 1 "Warhawk" by sponsored artist @sab_one for inspiration.

This pair of customs features a military green upper, Off-White-inspired details, and Jordan 23 branding.

Custom AF1s with Rose Design

(source: @kingdom_made)

All-white Air Force 1s are probably one of the most customizable shoes available. The possibilities are just about endless.

Sponsored artist @kingdom_made designed these custom AF1s to feature a clean rose design on top of the all-white colorway.

Pick up some dark green and red paint to get started on your own similar design.

Remember to follow Angelus on Instagram to keep up with our giveaways and to see more customs like these.

Angelus x Plaza Art Sneaker Painting Contest

Sneaker Painting Contest
Angelus has teamed up with Plaza Art to create a sneaker painting contest so that artists like you can showcase your talents.

Everybody who enters has a chance to win the grand prize of 83 Angelus paints and a set of Princeton brushes. A total of 13 artists will be selected to receive Angelus products.

All you have to do to enter is follow Angelus and Plaza Art on Instagram, and post of picture of your custom shoe with the hashtag #PlazaArtShoes⁣.

Check out Plaza Art on Instagram for more details.

The contest ends on June 10 at 11:59 pm EST, so get started now on your entry.
If you need some inspiration to get started, check out these customs for ideas.
Avengers Vans
(source:  @lucha_loafers)

Avengers may not be over forever, but the saga that started with Iron Man in 2008 is finally over.

Sponsored artist  @lucha_loafers designed these custom Vans which depict some of the most iconic characters from the Avengers franchise, including Captain America, Thor, Iron Man, and Thanos. 

UK Air Force 1s
(source:  @truebluecustoms)

Got a favorite sports team? Consider making a pair of customs dedicated to your favorite franchise to enter into the contest.

Take these custom Air Force 1s for example. Sponsored artist  @truebluecustoms designed these custom Air Force 1s to show support for the University of Kentucky.

Steph Curry Customs
(source:  @chadcantcolor)

It Steph finally about to get his first FMVP? With KD out of the picture, this might be the year.

These custom Curry's by sponsored artist  @chadcantcolor are another great example of how you can create a pair of customs to support your favorite franchise.

Bape Air Force 1s
(source:  @ianjpaintedit

Last up is another pair of custom Air Force 1s by sponsored artist  @ianjpaintedit. If you're having trouble choosing a canvas for your entry, white AF1s are one of the most versatile options.

The all-white colorway leaves a lot of room for you to implement your own complex design -- just like this artist did with these Bape-themed customs.

Hopefully, these pictures gave you some ideas to get started on your entry for the sneaker painting contest. That deadline's coming up, so make sure to get started soon. We want to see as many entries as possible. 

Remember to follow Angelus on Instagram for more customs inspiration. 

Cream City 4s, Flintstones Customs & More from Our Sponsored Artists

New design ideas aren't easy to come by.

If you're having trouble coming up with an idea for your next pair of customs, check out these projects that we shared on IG from some of our talented sponsored artists.

Cream City 4s

(source: @noelitoo_⁣)

Giannis and the Bucks managed to send Kyrie and the Celtics home for the summer. Do you think they can go all the way?

These Cream City 4s by sponsored artist @noelitoo_ came just in time for the ECF. With a cream upper and sole and blue and green accents, these 4s are the perfect homage to Milwaukee.

Spring Nike Blazer 

(source: @christycustoms)

Spring is here and these Blazers by sponsored artist @christycustoms are the perfect pair of customs for the season. 

Christy stopped by to put together a tutorial to show you how to create these pastel Blazers decorated with clouds, birds, and roses.

Check out the full tutorial on YouTube to see how you can recreate these customs.

Black AF1 Customs

(source: @justwincustoms)

People are getting really creative with their customs takes on the classic Nike Swoosh.

Just take these custom black Air Force 1s for example. Sponsored artist @justwincustoms designed these customs with a black and white distorted Swoosh. 

If you're feeling stuck, try your hand at redesigning the classic logo for your next pair of customs.

Custom Fire Nikes

(source: @truebluecustoms)

Next is sponsored artist @truebluecustoms with these custom Nikes.

Now, you've probably seen the flame design done before, but the customized Swoosh takes these customs to the next level. In case you needed more inspiration to try to manipulate this iconic logo.

Flintstones Customs

(source: @solesbysir)

One of the most iconic cartoons of all time -- The Flintstones.

Sponsored artist @solesbysir brought everyone's favorite cartoon family to life on this pair of customs. 

Featuring the classic logo over an orange and black backdrop and a spot on depiction of Fred Flintstone, these customs are the benchmark for cartoon-themed customs.

What have you been working on this week? Tag @angelusdirect on IG to share your latest customs and make sure to follow us for more custom inspiration.

Giveaway + Customs Inspiration

Every week brings new customs for us to showcase. From Gucci AF1s to Mortal Kombat 11 customs, some of our sponsored artists have been busy making some of the cleanest customs you'll see this month.

On top of these customs, we're doing a giveaway for some custom Cactus Jack Air Max 1s -- read til the end for the details.

Gucci AF1

(source: @kattycustoms)

If you can't afford to drop almost $1,000 on some white Gucci sneakers just make your own.

Sponsored artist @kattycustoms shows you how you can do that with a pair of all-white AF1s. The classic green and red stripes will look good on any pair of all-white sneakers.

Wingsday Customs

(source: @astrotorfcustoms)

Sponsored artist @astrotorfcustoms shows you how you can take one design and translate it to any pair of sneakers you want.

This Wingsday gold and black color scheme works perfectly on some Ultra Boosts, Jordan 5s, and Jordan 12s. 

MK11 Customs

(source: @feelgoodthreads)


Get a chance to try that new Mortal Kombat 11 yet? 

Sponsored artist @feelgoodthreads made this pair of gold and blue MK11 customs showcasing to of the franchise's most iconic characters -- Scorpion and Sub-Zero.

Grab a basics kit to make a pair of customs for your favorite character.

Thor Air Force 1

(Source: @ianjpaintedit)

Endgame might be one of the most hyped movies of all time. It's already breaking records at the box office.

Sponsored artist @ianjpaintedit designed these custom AF1s depicting one of the most iconic comic book characters of all time -- Thor.

Pick up an assortment kit to try making your own.

Cactus Jack Air Max

(source: @jwdanklefs)

Sponsored artist @jwdanklefs has been working in the customs game for a long time now -- even working with big names like LeBron James.

Check out his artist profile on our YouTube channel and learn how you can win your own pair of Cactus Jack Air Max 1s. Giveaway ends on May 28th.

Make sure to follow us on IG to keep up with new customs inspiration and product drops.