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

  • Toeda and Ryuhei's "Tabi" Part

    Toeda and Ryuhei's "Tabi" Part
    Good hip-hop and exceptional ledge skills will always make for a timeless duo. Toeda and Ryuhei rip, and this part has a throwback style you gotta love. 
  • Ronnie Kessner's "Sickhead" Part

    Ronnie Kessner's "Sickhead" Part
    Ronnie rips all terrains without prejudice, destroying schoolyards and ditches with equal verve. Dig in...
  • Panda Patrol: Episode 2. Jackson Pilz

    Panda Patrol: Episode 2. Jackson Pilz
    KOTR MVP Jackson Pilz grabs the reigns of episode two, leading the Panda troops into battle, annihilating everything and leaving nothing but ashes in his wake. Pilz is the real deal!
  • Firing Line: Max Hohlbein

    Firing Line: Max Hohlbein
    This is probably the best Firing Line ever. Nuff said!
  • Mwadlands

    Mwadlands
    The Palace crew exhalts the glory of an influential British skatepark of yesteryear, and they’ve opened it to the public. Here’s a glimpse of the VIP action...
  • SKATELINE: 11.14.2017

    SKATELINE: 11.14.2017
    Clive Dixon's Rough Cut, Zion Wright goes pro, Tony Hawk gets on Lakai and more in today's episode of Skateline.
  • Wand Interview

    Wand Interview
    We present to you this interview featuring Cory Hanson and Lee Landley of LA’s best kept secret: Wand. Check it out.
  • Double Rock: Santa Cruz Ams

    Double Rock: Santa Cruz Ams
    New Santa Cruz ams Jereme Knibbs and Maurio McCoy only needed few hours to unleash a firestorm inside the park. Damn!
  • Thrasher Radio Ep. 57: Eric Dressen

    Thrasher Radio Ep. 57: Eric Dressen
    When it comes to legends in skateboarding, the name Eric Dressen always gets in there. The ‘70s micro-midget talks about Logan Earth Ski, Laura Thornhill and a young kid named Julien Stranger. Been there, done it. Eric D knows his stuff.—Jake Phelps
  • Blind's "For Days" Video

    Blind's "For Days" Video
    Beckett fires up the vertical assault before TJ, Sewa and company unleash the tech wizardry. Then Yuto brings down the curtains, making the impossible way too easy. Damn!