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

  • Taylor Nawrocki's "Beastmon" Part

    Taylor Nawrocki's "Beastmon" Part
    Taylor digs deep, cleverly picking apart lines at the Williamsburg Monument in BK with style and ingenuity.
  • Erick Winkowski's "Indy" Part

    Erick Winkowski's "Indy" Part
    Suga Free, 4-Tay, Mac Dre, and Winkowski? It doesn’t get more legendary! This part is the perfect piece of Friday stoke.
  • SKATELINE: 06.19.2018

    SKATELINE: 06.19.2018
    Erick Winkowski's part, Christian Maalouf drinking game, new Gillette footage and more in today's episode of Skateline.
  • Actions REALized Tour: Premier/Grand Rapids

    Actions REALized Tour: Premier/Grand Rapids
    The REAL Team continues their Actions REALized Tour, pulling up to Clemente DIY in Grand Rapids for the Josh Higginson Memorial Skate Jam. Josh co-founded Premier Skateshop in 2001 and was an integral part of the Grand Rapids skate scene. His influence will live on for a long time to come.
  • "Candid Glitter" Video

    "Candid Glitter" Video
    Another hittin’ full-length from the camera of Grayson Miller and the Widdip crew. Big ups, ATL!
  • Integrity Interview

    Integrity Interview
    We caught up with Integrity founder/vocalist Dwid Hellion at his home in Belgium shortly after returning home from this year’s Death Match in Texas.
  • Remembering Mark "Monk" Hubbard

    Remembering Mark "Monk" Hubbard
    You can’t touch Hubbard’s style. He was one of the most unique individuals in skateboarding. A true artist. Most of his moves he made up and named himself. This vid is just a mere peek into the depths of his creativity. We truly lost one of the biggest visionaries of our time and we are forever in his debt. Pick up a shovel and get to work for Hubs. –Sam Hitz
  • Christian Maalouf's "WKND" Part

    Christian Maalouf's "WKND" Part
    Big snaps, beautiful style, and a kickflip to die for, Christian exemplifies everything epic about the pure expression of skateboarding. Welcome to the pro ranks.
  • Actions REALized Tour: Uprise/Chicago

    Actions REALized Tour: Uprise/Chicago
    The REAL Team kicked off their Actions REALized Tour at Uprise Skateshop in Chicago with a packed house premiere of the new Out of Sight series and a 20 Fucking Years Uprise board-release party.
  • Figgy's "The Dose" Shoe Release

    Figgy's "The Dose" Shoe Release
    To celebrate the release of Figgy’s new Emerica shoe, the Dose, the whole team was invited over to Collin Provost’s backyard to hang out and session his concrete skatepark.