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Tiger King AF1s + More Custom Inspo

With all of us stuck at home, we thought it'd be a good time to share some of the great customs our sponsored artists have been working on so that you can get some inspiration for your next quarantine project.

Check out the customs below, and make sure to visit our online store to grab the tools and materials you need to create your own unique pair of customs.

Tiger King AF1

(source: @mache275)

If you haven't seen the new Tiger King documentary on Netflix, you're missing out. Joe Exotic, the star of the doc, has become a cultural phenomenon over the past week, and what better way to join in on the fun than with a fresh pair of customs.

Sponsored artist @mache275 designed these custom AF1s, featuring a portrait of the man himself on top of a clean tiger print background.

If you want to see how these were made, make sure to check out the design video on the artist's YouTube channel.

Kobe 11s

(source: @sab_one)

We might not see basketball come back for a while, but that's no reason to give up that Mamba Mentality.

These custom Kobe 11s, created by sponsored artist @sab_one, feature the classic purple and gold Lakers colorway in dedication to the late Los Angeles legend.

Purell Stan Smiths

(source: @solesbysir)

Hand sanitizer is a precious commodity these days, so these next customs are sure to have some serious resale demand.

Sponsored artist @solesbysir designed these Purell-themed Stan Smiths to keep his feet as clean as his hands while we're in quarantine.

Toy Story Air Max

(source: @tragik1993)

This next pair is certain to bring on some nostalgia.

Sponsored artists @tragik1993 threw it back to a childhood classic with these Toy Story-inspired custom Air Maxes.

Grab a 12 color assortment kit to see if you can recreate this clean Buzz Lightyear color scheme.

Air Max 90 Warhawk

(source: @wallychamp15)

Last is another pair of Air Maxes designed just in time for Air Max day.

Sponsored artist @wallychamp15 designed the Air Max 90 "Warhawk," featuring a green and silver upper with the iconic Warhawk shark mouth design on the toe box.

If you liked these, make sure to follow us on Instagram for more great customs, and don't forget to wash your hands, stay inside, and stay safe.

Air Force 1 Custom Tutorial + More Great Pieces

Custom Junk Food Air Force 1's

For our latest tutorial, John from @wreck.creation stopped by to show you how to create this pair of custom junk food-themed Air Force 1s.

Whether you're a beginner or you've been doing this for a while, John will show you all of the tips, tricks, and materials you need to create these AF1s.

To learn how to make these for yourself, make sure to check out the full tutorial on our YouTube channel.

Chrome Air Force 1

(source: @kingdom_made⁠)

Sticking with the AF1, sponsored artist @kingdom_made is next up with a unique take on the classic Nike Swoosh logo.

These customs feature the first attempt at an original chrome effect that takes these AF1s to another level without changing the classic all-white color scheme.

Pulp Fiction AF1

(source: @danielcordas⁠)

What's your favorite Tarantino movie?

For these next Air Force 1s, sponsored artist @danielcordas paid tribute to one of his favorites by depicting three of the main characters from the all-time classic, Pulp Fiction.

Air Max 90 Warhawk

(source: @astrotorfcustoms⁠)

Making your own custom sneakers is all about creating what you can't have. Sometimes, that means recreating an existing colorway that you can't get your hands on.

That's what sponsored artist @astrotorfcustoms did with this pair of custom Air Max 90 Warhawks, which features a colorway almost identical to the original.

Make sure to grab a 12 color assortment kit if you want to try recreating your own favorite shoe.

Back to the Future Customs

(source: @tragik1993)

You've probably seen the official Nike Mags before, but you've probably never seen a pair of Back to the Future hoverboard customs.

Sponsored artist @tragik1993 created both with this pair of customs -- one shoe featuring the classic Nike Mag color scheme, the other featuring the same color scheme and pattern as the board itself.

Which one do you prefer?

To check out more great customs like these, make sure to follow Angelus on Instagram. Also, be sure to stop by our online store to grab the materials you need to create your own customs.

Custom Leather Backpack Tutorial + More

You're not limited to shoes for your custom projects. Angelus paints can be used to customize a variety of products, from backpacks to furniture.

Check out these pictures to get inspiration for your next custom project.

Custom Leather Backpack

(source: @ehkcustoms)

Artist Enzo Kim (@ehkcustoms) stopped by the Angelus studio to put together this custom koi fish leather backpack tutorial.

Check out the full tutorial to watch Enzo walk you through how to create this design, and to see all the materials you need to get started.

Custom Air Max

(source: @jwdanklefs)

Air Maxes continue to be an all-time favorite for shoe artists.

Check out these custom "What the Air Max" AM1s design by sponsored artist @jwdanklefs, which features a variety of animal print and camo patterns.

Grab a 12 color assortment kit to try creating your own custom Air Maxes.

Custom Jordan 12

(source: @kattycustoms)

What would you name these Jordan 12s?

Sponsored artist @kattycustoms designed these Js features an all-black upper, multicolor camo sole, and neon pink accents.

Supreme x Louis Vuitton Custom Cleats

(source: @solesbysir)

Supreme x Louis Vuitton: every hypebeast's dream.

Turns out Drew Brees is a hypebeast himself. Sponsored artist @solesbysir designed these custom cleats for the legendary quarterback and added some gold accents to bring the design to a new level.

Area 51 Customs

(source: @visionarykickz)

You ready to storm Area 51?

Be sure to prepare yourself by checking out this tutorial by artist Jake Mata from @visionarykickz. Watch as he walks you through the design using Angelus paints and some easy DIY stencils.

Don't forget to follow Angelus on Instagram for more customs like these, and check out our online store to pick up the materials you need for your next project.

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Torched 1s, Cheetah Print Air Forces, & More Great Customs

Need inspiration for your next project?

Check out these great customs from the end of July.

Torched Jordan 1s

(source: @justwincustoms)

Jordan 1s are one of the top choices for custom artists around the country, but not many of them can make a pair as clean as these.

Sponsored artist @justwincustoms designed these custom 1s featuring a blacked-out colorway and took a torch to the classic Nike Swoosh.

Grab some orange and black paint to get started on your own similar pair of customs.

Flamin' Hot Air Max

(source: @jwdanklefs⁠)

You can use almost anything you want as the theme for your next pair of customs.

Take these custom Air Maxes, for example. Sponsored artist @jwdanklefs created these shoes featuring an orange, yellow, red, and cheetah print design to make his own Flamin' Hot Air Maxes.

Black and Orange Air Forces

(source: @kelshmeamy⁠)

If you're having trouble coming up with new designs, try playing with the logo to create a unique pair of customs.

These black Nikes, by sponsored artist @kelshmeamy, feature a new take on the classic Swoosh to make a one-of-a-kind pair of Air Force 1s. 

Pick up some orange paint to see if you can replicate this design.

Cheetah/Zebra Print Air Force

(source: @kendrascustoms⁠)

Creating a unique pair of customs goes beyond changing up the colorway. Try playing with patterns for your next project.

Sponsored artist @kendrascustoms created these custom AF1s, featuring a cheetah, zebra, and giraffe print design, just in time for the new live-action Lion King. 

Lion King Vans

(source: @lucha_loafers⁠)

The new Lion King remake has a lot of people excited to see an updated version of their favorite childhood movie.

If you're one of these people, you can try your hand at making your own Lion King customs, like these detailed Vans from sponsored artist @lucha_loafers. Just grab a 12 Color Assortment Kit to get started.

Don't forget to follow Angelus on Instagram to keep up with more customs like these from our amazing sponsored artists.

DBZ Air Force 1 High Custom Tutorial + Custom Inspiration

Need some new ideas for your next pair of customs?

We put together a few tutorials plus a few new customs to help you get some inspiration for your next big project.

DBZ AF1 High
(source: @customicasso)

In our latest tutorial, Miles ( @customicasso) stopped by to teach you how to create these clean custom DBZ Air Force 1 Highs.

Miles will show you some airbrushing techniques, how to layer your paints, and how to use even brush strokes to get even coverage.

Check out the full tutorial to learn what materials and techniques you need to create these Shenron Dragon AF1 Highs.

Chance The Rapper Custom NMDs

NMDs still have one of the cleanest silhouettes that Adidas has ever come up with -- making them perfect for your next custom project.

Sponsored artist  @astrotorfcustoms finished these custom NMDs just in time for Chance The Rapper's debut album, which is dropping next week.

These red, white, and blue custom NMDs commemorate the three mixtapes that brought Chance to where he is now. 

Bape AF1
(source:  @ianjpaintedit⁠)

Bape camo looks good on anything -- especially these custom AF1s.

Sponsored artist  @ianjpaintedit⁠ used Bape's iconic camo design as inspiration for these purple, blue, and turquoise AF1s.

Grab a few paints to make your own Bape AF1s in a unique colorway.

Blush Pink Jordans
(source:  @kattycustoms)

It can be hard to come up with Jordan colorways that haven't already been done to death. You just need to get a little creative with it.

Sponsored artist @kattycustoms designed these Coral Jordan 4s, featuring bronze accents and gold tips. 

Pick up a 12 color assortment kit to see what new colorways you can come up with.

Summertime Vans
(source:  @ehkcustoms)

Lastly, Enzo Kim from  @ehkcustoms stopped by the studio to show you how to create the perfect pair of custom slip-on Vans for the summer.

Check out the full tutorial to learn how to paint on canvas and follow along to create this tropical sunset design for yourself.

Remember to follow Angelus on Instagram to see more inspiration like this, and make sure to subscribe to our YouTube channel for more tutorials.