Thrasher magazine Canvas details:

CANVAS INFO:
Thrasher has a two-page department called Canvas where we showcase skaters and their art. The department is strictly focused on art by skaters, so a skate photo needs to be provided by the artist as well.

ART IMAGES:
The photos or scans of the art need to be well-focused and brightly-lit against a white background with a resolution of no less than 300dpi, 5-6 inches wide each. A flatbed scanner works best. 10-15 pieces of art is an ideal number to choose from.

SKATE PHOTO:
Multiple skate shot options are preferred. The skate photo should be shot up-close with the skater large in the frame. We do not expect pro-level skating but try your best. Obviously: no posed shots. If you have older skate photos of yourself these can be an option as well, but we prefer more recent shots.

PROFILE WORDS:
The words can be written directly by the artist or, more often, they are written by someone who knows the artist. You can write whatever you want, but we suggest avoiding bland, cliché descriptions of people and their art though. Try to spice it up and inject humor if you can.

SENDING IMAGES:
Place all images in a folder, compress it, and send it by email, or though a reliable file-sharing system such Hightail or WeTransfer.

FINAL DETAILS:
Even after all Canvas items are compiled there is no guarantee when or if it will be published due to various editorial factors. Canvas is considered an unpaid reader-submitted article for the artist, although there is a small payment for the skate photographer. It is good promotion and exposure for the artist and we will place any email or website you would like on your spread as well.

Send all Canvas submissions here.

Thrasher Magazine Canvas Details

  • SKATELINE: 01.16.2018

    SKATELINE: 01.16.2018
    Atlantic Drift in SF, Mark Suciu, Gabriel Summers "My War" and more in today's episode of Skateline.
  • Character Study: The skate art of ModernCholo

    Character Study: The skate art of ModernCholo
    It's obvious where Anthony "ModernCholo" Cardenas finds his influences. He takes both well-known and obscure animated characters and collides them straight into the world of skateboard photography. The result he creates is a pretty cool place to visit.
  • Classic Covers: Geoff Rowley

    Classic Covers: Geoff Rowley
    Used to be that when people spoke of Hollywood High they were referring to the smaller rail. Geoff helped change that. This fs slider was groundbreaking stuff. 
  • My War: Gabriel Summers

    My War: Gabriel Summers
    Gabbers engaged in an epic battle with this rail, and you’ll have to watch this edit to appreciate the gruesome nature of the confrontation. Skateboarding can truly push you to your absolute limits, both mentally and physically. Wow...
  • Tum Yeto's Blood Sucking New HQ Video

    Tum Yeto's Blood Sucking New HQ Video
    After 20 years, Tum Yeto is moving its HQ to a new location, where they’ll continue to distribute Brostyle, Pig Wheels, Toy Machine, and Foundation. Cheers to 20 more years!
  • Mark Humienik and Nick Ferro's "Calzone" Part

    Mark Humienik and Nick Ferro's "Calzone" Part
    Smooth styles laced with impeccable trick selections at sweet-looking spots—you can't go wrong. Mark and Nick deliver the goods.
  • Atlantic Drift - Episode 6 - San Francisco

    Atlantic Drift - Episode 6 - San Francisco
    The Drifters departed the familiar waters of the Atlantic, finding themselves staring down the Pacific from the hilltops of San Francisco. Cheers to another epic chapter from the crew you know and love.
  • Fatback: New Balance Blessed in the Midwest

    Fatback: New Balance Blessed in the Midwest
    Capturing the good times, the shenanigans and plenty of shredding, there’s no coverage quite like Fatback coverage. The New Balance crew stacked plenty of serious footage, but watching them mess around is loads of fun. Enjoy...
  • Tum Yeto's Blood Sucking New HQ Photos

    Tum Yeto's Blood Sucking New HQ Photos
    No better way to break in the new spot than to get all the homies out and have a party with a taco truck, cold beers and a skate sesh.
  • Quadra Supply's "Insert Disk" Video

    Quadra Supply's "Insert Disk" Video
    Brazil is a hotbed of skateboarding talent and this video is loaded with ripping from start to finish. Pull up a chair and make yourself comfortable, because this is 30 minutes you’ll want to really enjoy.