Thursday Creative Callout: Line Afterbang Artist, Jimbo Phillips

Thursday Creative Callout: Line Afterbang Artist, Jimbo Phillips

In the 70’s and 80’s Jim Phillips‘s art could be found all over surfboards and skateboards. Since 1975 Jim has worked as the art director for Santa Cruz Skateboards. His art has become synonymous with action sports and the counter culture that it has produced.

Classic Phillips art

Following in his fathers footsteps, Jimbo Phillips has also become a world renowned artist. Known for bold, catchy and eye popping illustrations Jimbo has been working in the actions sports world for over two decades and has offered his artistic talents to sports like surfing, snowboarding and skateboarding.

The legendary designer Jimbo Phillips

This past season Line Skis called upon Jimbo to do a graphic for them. Line’s Marketing Coordinator, Ryan McBride , said “When we were thinking of who we wanted to design our first skate-deck construction ski, all we could think of was classic 80’s skate art. Who would be more perfect for that look than the legendary Jim and Jimbo Phillips? No one. Luckily it worked out and we were fortunate enough to have their designs put on our Afterbangs!”

The final product… A piece of art

Max Hill almost looking as good as the art on his skis.

Make sure to check out more of Jim and Jimbo Phillips art and visit lineskis.com for more info on the skate inspired Afterbang.

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