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Kick Off December With These Customs

It's a new month, so that means a month's worth of new customs to share with you guys. Here are some of our favorite customs from the past few weeks to help you start December off on the right foot.

Grinch Nikes

(source: @customicasso)

You know how it goes. As soon as Thanksgiving is over, it's on to Christmas. These incredible customs by @customicasso will go perfectly with your premature Christmas decorations, so grab some fire red, blue, and Grinch green paint to get started on your own.

Smiley Face Customs

(source: @pyi2369)

There's a lot of people out there that don't care so much for winter, so these are here to remind you that summer exists and it will be coming back again soon. These customs by @pyi2369 take a fairly simple idea and turn it into a pair of incredibly unique customs. If you want to make a similar pair of customs, all you need to get started is some yellow and black paint.

Blue Diamond Air Uptempos

(source: @truebluecustoms)

Sponsored artist @truebluecustoms staying true to his name with this pair of white and blue Air Uptempos. The colorway and pattern used here are super clean and perfect for the winter. Just pick up some sapphire and dark blue paint to get going on your own similar colorway.

Astroworld Air Force 1s

(source: @bbizon)

In honor of the Astroworld Festival, our sponsored artist @bbizon brings us these incredible hand-painted Air Force 1s. These super detailed customs were made for Travis Scott himself. They might not fit the whole winter theme, but they are way too clean to leave them off of this list. If you want to recreate a similar design, you're probably going to need a 12 Color Assortment Kit.

Grinch Js

(source: @el_chivo53)

To cap things off, we have another take on some Grinch-themed customs, this time by @el_chivo53. These incredibly detailed customs bring one of the most iconic Christmas of all times to one of the most iconic pairs of shoes of all time. If you want to make your own, you'll need some autumn red, green, and blue paint.

Thanks for checking out this list and remember to follow us on Instagram for more custom inspiration. Also, check out our gifts for under $35 to find the perfect Christmas present for your artistic friend or family member.

Best Customs of November (So Far)

Just like every month, we've been tagged in hundreds of pictures on Instagram this November from artists who have used our paints to create their one-of-a-kind customs. Here are a few of our favorites from the past few weeks. Hopefully, these can give you an idea of what you can accomplish with our premium paints.

Dragon Human Race NMD

(source: @ouqier_)

Pharrell's collaborations with Adidas have produced some of the cleanest additions to their collection of NMDs. This custom pair of Human Races by @ouqier_ go a step further in creating a truly unique pair of NMDs. If you want to try creating a similar pair of customs, try picking up a 12 Color Assortment Kit.

Red Dead AF1s

(source: @artofavisionary)

Everyone's favorite new game is making an appearance on these all-black Air Force 1s by @artofavisionary. The artwork on these customs is absolutely incredible and is definitely some of the best we've seen this month. Grab some autumn red paint and orange paint to get started on your own.

Astroworld Collection

(source: @sophiesophss)

Next up is this collection of Astroworld customs by sponsored artist @sophiesophss. In honor of one of the biggest albums of the year, these customs perfectly encapsulate the aesthetic created by Travis Scott for this project. If you want to get all the colors necessary to recreate these customs, you're gonna have to grab an assortment kit.

UNC Sketch 4s

(source: @astrotorfcustoms)

Next, sponsored artist @astrotorfcustoms brings us these insane custom UNC Sketch 4s. The classic Carolina blue and white is one of the cleanest and most recognizable colorways in existence, and these customs take it a step further with the sketch effect. This artist used a mix of pale blue, royal, and white paint to recreate this classic color scheme.

Fall Vans

(source: @chadcantcolor)

Just wanted to include one more fall-inspired design before it's officially winter. These custom Vans by sponsored artist @chadcantcolor are a perfect way to close out the season. You can grab some orange paint, white paint, and brick paint to get started on a similar colorway.

Minimalist Customs

We see an incredible amount of insane customs from artists combining several of our signature colors to create intricate designs and colorways. Sometimes, though, you can accomplish a lot with only a little. Check out these customs to see how much you can accomplish with only a few colors.

Glitch 3.0s

(source: @Justwincustoms)

First up is sponsored artist @Justwincustoms with his custom Nike Glitch 3.0s. By just using our hot pink paint, you can transform a standard pair of white Air Forces into one of the cleanest customs we've ever seen. If you haven't already seen it, be sure to check out the Nike Air Force 1 Glitch Tutorial on our YouTube channel for a similar design.

Miami Nights Jordan 5

(source: @dejesuscustomfootwear)

If you don't like these, you're wrong. Sponsored Artist @dejesuscustomfootwear made these customs using only a handful of Angelus colors and was able to perfectly recreate the iconic Miami Vice color scheme. If you live around Miami, you need to wear these to your next Heat game. You can pick up some hot pink and South Beach paint to get started on a similar colorway.

Custom Air Force 1

(source: @bluethegreat)

You don't need to add color to make your customs stand out. Custom artist @bluethegreat uses only black paint here to recreate the classic Nike swoosh. If you don't want to take away from the clean all-white color scheme on you Air Forces, just grab some black paint and get creative with your illustrations.

Burnt AF1

(source: @Justwincustoms)

Sponsored artist @Justwincustoms takes the idea of altering the classic Nike swoosh in a different direction by adding some color to the logo and leaving the rest of these AF1s untouched.  Recreating this effect might be tough, but you can get started with some black, orange, and yellow paint.

Camo NMDs

(source: @alexanderjohnsondesign)

We have @alexanderjohnsondesign topping off this list with this clean pair of camo NMDs. NMDs started off with limited releases, but almost everyone has a pair by now. By making small changes like this, you can make your customs stand out. You can pick up some olive paint, brown paint, and vachetta paint to get started on something similar.

Remember to follow our Instagram for more inspiration. We post several customs like these from great artists every week.


October's Best Customs (So Far)

Just like every month, we've been tagged in hundreds of pictures from artists showing us what they've created with our paints. Unfortunately, we can't repost all of them, but we do try our best to highlight some of our favorites every week. So, here are some of our favorite customs that we've seen so far this October.

Rose-Covered Vans

(source: @chadcantcolor)

Sponsored artist @chadcantcolor is up first with these rose-covered Vans. Vans might be one of the most versatile canvases for customs as these perfectly demonstrate. If you want to get started on your own rose-covered customs, you can start with some Angelus fire red paint and dark green paint.

Heat Air Force 1s


One of the cleanest pairs of Air Force 1s we've ever seen. The red, black, yellow, and white colorway created by @heatmcgee is perfectly executed. It can be hard to make Air Forces stand out as pretty much everyone owns a pair, but no one owns a pair quite like these. Pick up some flat black paint, red paint, and yellow paint to get started on a similar color scheme.

Supreme X Louis V Vans

(source: @acm_allcolorsmatter)

Well, these Vans might not really be fit for Halloween, but they're way too clean to leave off this list. Custom artist @acm_allcolorsmatter put together his own Supreme X Louis Vuitton collab with these powder blue, purple, and pink Vans. Pick up some lilac paint, petal pink paint, and light blue paint for a similar colorway.

Patriots Fans

(source: @lucha_loafers)

This one's for all you bandwagon fans. Next time we'll try to get a pair of Warriors customs for you. Sponsored artist @lucha_loafers shows off her insane talents with these incredibly detailed Patriots-themed customs. If you want to try making your own, you can start with some blue paint, red paint, and flat white paint.

Rick and Morty Jordan 4s

(source: @mammothnamedjim)

Lastly, we have everyone's favorite cartoon. These Rick and Morty retro 4s made by @mammothnamedjim showcase some of the show's most iconic characters next to a clean orange and blue color scheme. Replicating customs this detailed is going to be almost impossible, but you can pick up a 12 Color Assortment Kit if you want to give it a shot.

Hopefully, you enjoyed these customs as much as we did. If you want to check out more customs like these, you can head over to our Instagram. We repost new and interesting customs from artists around the country every day.

Highlighting This Weeks Best Customs

We love seeing artists use our paints to create new and interesting custom designs. It can be hard to shout out everyone who deserves it as we get tagged in countless pictures every week, but we try to give artists who bring us fresh designs the exposure they deserve. So, here are some of our favorite customs that we've seen this past week.

Eagles Customs

(source: @astrotorfcustoms)

First up is our sponsored artist @astrotorfcustoms with these Eagles-inspired Jordans. Just in time for football season, these shoes are perfect for any super fan. You can grab some Angelus Green Paint to get started on your own.

AB Customs

(source: @4w_rick)

Antonio Brown fans might not really be feeling these right now, but they were to clean to pass up for this list. Here's to hoping things work out for you Steelers fans. If you want to make some customs similar to these, start with Angelus Black Paint and Angelus Yellow Paint.

Air Force 1 Customs

(source: @y_kicks)

To get away from sports for a second, we have these customs Air Forces by @y_kicks. Hopefully, this incredible artwork shows you how creative you can really get with your customs. Angelus Orange Paint would be a good place to start for a similar style.

Air Max Califronia Customs

(source: @Jwdanklefs)

Last, but not least, sponsored artist @Jwdanklefs shows his love for California through some iconic names and places on these custom Nikes. Pick up a 12 Color Assortment Kit to get all the colors you need to represent your hometown.