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

  • Adam Taylor's "Thaw and Order" Part

    Adam Taylor's "Thaw and Order" Part
    Joogymack blends raw power with a smooth style and a frisky flick. This is skateboarding done right.
  • "Grosso's Ramp Jam" Video

    "Grosso's Ramp Jam" Video
    Massive air and wicked lip trickery as vert skating's finest break in Grosso's new ramp!
  • Ryan Connors' "Thaw and Order" Part

    Ryan Connors' "Thaw and Order" Part
    Ryan Connors coming in hot like that first slice of the pie: cheese melting, mouth burning, but you just can't wait for things to cool off...
  • Alltimers' "No Idea" Video

    Alltimers' "No Idea" Video
    There are serious things in life, but skateboarding isn't one of them. Pull up a chair, have a laugh, watch these dudes rip, and remember that skateboarding is your escape.
  • SKATELINE: 04.17.2018

    SKATELINE: 04.17.2018
    Lil Wayne's new part, Pizza's new video, Girl and Chocolate go to China and more in today's episode of Skateline.
  • House of Vans: Calgary

    House of Vans: Calgary
    Vans Canada threw an epic House of Vans event that included art installations, local vendors and even its own skatepark modeled after the old Slam City Jam contests.
  • Chima Ferguson's “Spinning Away” RAW FILES

    Chima Ferguson's “Spinning Away” RAW FILES
    No gimmicks, no goofball garments, no garbage—Chima's Spinning Away Raw Files is timeless skate stoke for the ages. This is how you close the curtains on a stellar vid. Good on ya', Chima!
  • Necrot Interview

    Necrot Interview
    The backbone of Necrot, Chad Gailey, picked up the phone and gave us a little insight on their latest album and the past year.
  • Jeff Grosso: On Vert Ramps

    Jeff Grosso: On Vert Ramps
    At the inaugural session on his new U, Jeff talks halfpipe history, ramp hogs and the greatest vert skaters of all time.
  • Burnout: Grosso’s Ramp Jam

    Burnout: Grosso’s Ramp Jam
    The old guard and yüng bucks vie for sky time and have a blast on Mothra's new swingset.