mr_shotts I've been digging her #style, #spirit and #energry from the first time we met ( must be a #brooklyn thing or the fact she loves to take pictures as much as I #love shooting them lol)

But it wasn't until we bumped into each other on our way to separate events and had an impromtu conversation about #peace signs that I realized @imjustina is the real deal๐Ÿฝ So #happybirthday #christinajo ! heres to more of thats Style, spirit and energy. #blessup

P.S. You know your #loved and appreciated when your turnup is packed to the brim...(I mean wall to wall!) #ijs #newartalert #createwithhope #art #illustration #portrait #stipple #pointillism #blackisbeautiful #ebony #blackgirlsrock #tomgirl #braids #womenswear #womansfashion #galaxy #cosmos #followmyart #goodvibesonly
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mr_shotts Though I donโ€™t know him personally, I can definitely say that there hasnโ€™t been a time Iโ€™ve left his #feed with out a substantial dose of #positivity

From the thought provoking (and #encouraging) posts, the impeccable #style to his well known โ€œ!!!!โ€ at the end of those aforementioned post, @tytryone takes his celebrity and puts it to good use, and Iโ€™m appreciative of that #blessup

I would so appreciate if you guys can tag @tytryone so he may see this piece. ๐Ÿพ #newartalert #souldesigns #createwithhope #art #illustration #pointillism #stipple #drawing #mixedmedia #portrait #blackisbeautiful #locs #crown #tytryone #natural #mensfashion #style #swag #servedfresh #galaxy #cosmos #followmyart #goodvibesonly
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mr_shotts Happy birthday to my #heart and my anchor @keiora21

I get all warm and mushy inside when I think about your #life (all 22 years of it) and how far you've come; you my beloved #sister are a #solider๐Ÿฝ and I thank #god that I have a constant reminder of what #strength and resilience is.
Here's to many more of a #beautiful spirit, warm #smile, and #wisdom beyond your years.
I #love you forever and a day. #happybirthday Sis! #blessup

#blessed #blackisbeautiful #siblings #brothernsister #longhairdontcare #natural #locs #blowout #goodtimes #goodvibesonly
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mr_shotts We've known each other from young #ratchets to young #professionals, from talking about our #dreams to living them out. Funny enough as #thankful as I am for another year I'm #blessed with you in my life, I can't help but think about how much we have grown, and how our lives and circumstances seem forever parallel with one another.
If I don't say it enough, I appreciate you sis. From Day one when you told a ninja to "grab your nuts son" to the many other invaluable bits of advice you have imparted on me. You will forever be in my #heart #HAPPYBIRTHDAY @flashyjazzy #blessup ( we bout to to turn up till the nob falls off this weekend...just thought that you should know)

#newartalert #souldesigns #art #illustration #portrait #drawing #sketch #pointillism #stipple #bestie #bestiepowersunite #blackisbeautiful but #bigupmyboriquas #queen #fashion #louboutin #love #smiles #style #universe #cosmos #goodvibesonly
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mr_shotts It's been a tough weekend. But #GOD keeps showing me that I'm tougher than the tough times. Bout time I start walking in that #fact ๐Ÿพ๐Ÿพ๐Ÿพ #godisgood #blessed #lifeisgood #presson #blackisbeautiful #blackmenwithstyle #blackexcellence #locs #longhairdontcare #beardgang #menswear #mensfashion #fashion #graphic #tshirt #sneakerhead #igsneakercommunity #kicks #photography #layout #nikon #sun #spring #love #goodvibesonly 3w

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mr_shotts #latergram

#fbf
But more of an #update, a slight #edit to the original piece I did of the bro @raeholliday.
It's hard to get into the #details in the last post. So I figured a #repost was in order.
My bro's an author now and I completely forgot to harass him for a signed copy of his book #singlemanmarriedman (the years not over yet so I'm bout to be on my stalker ish) #illustration #souldesigns #artist #me #art #drawing #mixedmedia #handmade #blackmenwithstyle #blackisbeautiful #universe #pointilism #stipple #art #fashion #menswear #servedfresh #snapback #goodvibesonly
4w

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mr_shotts #latergram

It took a lil time but I finally got it to him ๐Ÿพ lol.
Me and my #bigbro @raeholliday holding up the #portrait I did for him some time ago.
Better late never, but glad I can add #author to his list of credentials๐Ÿพ๐Ÿพ๐Ÿพ #illustration #souldesigns #artist #me #art #drawing #frame #commission #timeoutthursdays #nyc #nightlife #blackmenwithstyle #blackisbeautiful #blackexcellence #mensfashion #menswear #smile #love #support #goodvibesonly
4w

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mr_shotts #tbt (kinda lol)

I vividly #remember when @missfreemarie did this #fashion spread for #KING Magazine back in the day. Mainly because my big bro @dannystlez1 got to #style her for this #shoot (I was proud but a smidge jealous lol) and secondly because it was tasteful new light that none of us had seen her in prior to.
For me, outside of the spread displaying black beauty at its #best, it also continue to exemplify what I liked about Free ever since #106&park. The sense comfortability and ownership that she displayed on TV transitioned well in print and I think her persona as a whole helped a lot of young girls love themselves by giving someone to identify with and relate to.
So imagine my #joy when I got the chance to show her the work progress of this piece; not only did she #love it but her #encouraging words on finishing it (as well as my work in general) not only confirmed that she a beautiful person but got a beautiful spirit #imjustsaying

#newartalert #souldesigns #artist #me #art #illustration #pencil #pen #drawing #photoshop #blackisbeautiful #blackgirlmagic #swimsuit #womenswear #womenfashion #cosmos #goodvibesonly #followmyart
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mr_shotts #latergram

Thank you for reminding me that my #childhood was doper than most.
From the impromptu #photoshoot #backstage to the endless amount of #usies you took (without losing that #beautiful #smile) your spirt not only exuded #love...but embodies your namesake. Thank you for the encouraging words on my #art and I can't wait to work with you again!๐Ÿ˜Ž (Didn't get a pic but this more than makes up for it ๐Ÿ˜ฌ๐Ÿ˜Ž๐Ÿ˜ฌ) #jjayradio #blackisbeautiful #freemarie #106&park #blackgirlsrock #blackgirlmagic #blackexcellence #followback #reciprocation #love #vibes
#goodvibesonly
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mr_shotts Join me and #jjradio crew #tonight April 2nd for their annual Mega (#talent) showcase. They've gathered the best that #CUNY has to offer & this year our showcase is being hosted by Free!
Doors open at 6:30pm...see you there!

#jjayradio #JohnJayCollege #music #dance #performances #goodtimes #nyc #goodvibesonly
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mr_shotts #update
Mission accomplished on getting the #piece to @teyanataylor the other night thanks to the homie @guapoc.
So here is the cleaned up photoshop version. If you guys can obnoxiously tag @teyanataylor again I'd appreciate it lol *artist note* I have a love hate relationship with #photoshop on one hand it helps to refine my work, but on another hand it continues to remind me how much of a messy #artist I am lol. I'm bout to start #drawing with gloves on #newartalert #souldesigns #art #illustration #pen #stylized #portrait #ink ##vii #justdifferent #blackisbeautiful #blackgirlmagic#blackgirlsrock #teyanataylor #galaxy #cosmic #womenswear #fashion #sneakerheads #fresh #style #design #love #friends #goodvibesonly
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1mon mr_shotts
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mr_shotts #latergram

Was running uber late to see @teyanataylor @sobsnyc tonight so I didn't get a chance to give photoshop clean up . Crossing my fingers that I can get this piece to her.
Can you guys do me a favor and tag @teyanataylor and maybe I'll have a fighting chance at getting her attention lol (after the show of course lol)๐Ÿ˜Ž Scaned version coming soon #souldesigns #art #illustration #pen #stylized #portrait #ink ##vii #justdifferent #blackisbeautiful #figure #blackgirlmagic#blackgirlsrock #teyanataylor #galaxy #cosmic #womenswear #fashion #sneakerheads #queenofsneakers #style #design #love #friends #goodvibesonly
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mr_shotts Untitled *2000*
Acrylic on canvas by Michael "Powerful" Brown

This last piece from my uncle, completed in 2000 was the last painting that my uncle created. Not entirely sure what made him stop, but going through those 34 paintings awaken something within me.
#Art is #powerful. #God gave me a magnificent #gift; as he has many #artist that I find #inspiration in. We need to hold tight to our gifts, nurture our gifts, be #thankful for them and of course use them.

With that said; #keepdrawing, #painting....just keep #creating.
Oh...new art coming sooner than later ๐Ÿ˜Ž #myblackhistory #illustration #family #blackisbeautiful #abstract #church #motivation #blessed #vintage #technique #menfashion #womenfashion #fashion #artisinmydna #blackart #love #artist #goodvibesonly #rip #unclemike.
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