mr_shotts Too clean to get dirty

Getting that good ole photo op in at my bro's @pana_da_don & @raeholliday #dayparty at #milkriver

#bkallday #blackisbeautiful even in #allwhite #locs #beardgang #stepandrepeat #blackmenwithstyle #gqafrica #sneakerhead #DapperlyDone #MensFashionReview 😎😎😎😎😎😎😎😎
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mr_shotts This guy, my big bro @raeholliday has been doing it big for quite some time now. Media personality, blogger, and co founder of #stuffFlypeoplelike and most recently...a branding specialist; his grind is definitely one that not only #inspires but is one to aspire to. Back when I was in college he gave an unknown designer (me) my first gig, though it happened during trying times in my life; Rae not only showed me support....he exemplified it. As he continues on his path to world domination, Im happy to see the continued growth but more importantly I'm happy to see him into another year. (Though I don't get to see him as often * you know how those #celebrity types can be lol* With that being said here's to many more of that patent pending #smile and humbleness that is hard to find in a world where image is everything....#HappyBelatedBirthday bro #blessup

#newartalert #raeday #illustration by #jasongaskins #souldesigns #mixedmedia #handmade #photoshop #blackmenwithstyle #universe #pointilism #stipple #art n #fashion #servedfresh #snapback
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  •   tecklotekin how to transfer my sketches into a polish version. no one is paying my fashion designs any mind. i've been told i need to convert them to illustrator. i've been looking at tutorials, but i would like someone to show me. 3d
  •   mr_shotts I feel you, the greater majority of my work is hand done though (I just use Photoshop to clean up smudges and fingerprints and to refine any fine details that get lost when scanning) with your fashion drawings I'm assuming you want your contours to be smooth and seem less (which illustrator is perfect for) @tecklotekin 3d
  •   tecklotekin you have a scanner? can i use it sometime? 3d
  •   mr_shotts Sure no problem @tecklotekin 3d
  •   tecklotekin when are u free? 3d
  •   mr_shotts My bad most likely Thursday Thursday @tecklotekin 3d
  •   tecklotekin coolio 3d
  •   tecklotekin i will hit u up 3d

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mr_shotts Just be cool *ICE COLD!! * (in my andre 3000 voice) 😎 #me #bkallday #brooklyn #locs #sneakerhead #blackmenwithstyle even #onthecorner :-P #shoutstothephotographer #gqafrica 2w

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mr_shotts #poetry

Love Me

I've been gone a while
Had to take a lil sabbatical
Methodically managing madness all the mean while
Had to take #life a lil more tactical

I've been out and about
Up and down
Bothered and bewildered
just wanting to "be"
Serious soul searching simply to see 
I love me some #me.
Found forging Friendships
To be substantially more fruitful
Canceling condescending courtships
Found this to be substantially more meaningful 
I've been out and about
Up and down
Feverishly flustered just wanting to "be"
Took a minute but I can say this with #glee 
I love me some me.
Babe bro gone and lord knows how I miss him
So now i waste none of my words,
When talking to my lil bro's
I only talk to teach to em. 
I've been out and about
Up and down
Painfully Paused just wanting to "be"
Got on my knees , learned the true meaning of reciprocity
Showed em some love now I'm considered an OG (lol)
yeah the hood love them some me
Promises Promises
Written on the stone of my heart
Too scared to tell those promised
The Multiplying menaces
Tearing me apart 
I've been out and about
Up and down
Cripplingly complacent just wanting to "be"
The shadow of doubt gone, now I can see 
That I can't lose sight
That I love me some me
Being taken for token
Felt like good pair of jeans "well worn in"
But I flipped it got to the #heart of the matter and stripped it
Off my shoulders I brushed it..why?Cuz im so #Brooklyn (lol) 
I've been out and about
Up and down
Feverishly flustered just wanting to "be"
But found and everlasting #love in the love that is HE 
Good #God AlmightyI love me some Me. -
#art #illustration #poem by #jasongaskins #inmyownwords #illustrated #selfportrait #wip #handmade #locs #beardgang #micron #stipple #universe #inspiration #motivation #lifeclass
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  •   mr_shotts thanks much love @imjuststina :-* 2w
  •   imjuststina Your welcome I get inspired by things like this. 2w
  •   reemdaking First i wanna say, this art pic is on point!! Amazing!!..The poetry Maaaannn!!!!! It was absolutely great!! (())yu kno god blessed yu with the talent of art!! And yu using it well! Keep up the gud wrk! 2w
  •   mr_shotts I really appreciate the encouraging words bro @reemdaking, im doing my best not to let the gifts god blessed me with go to waste. 2w
  •   _code_e @mr_shotts appreciate the love! You've got some killer stuff 2w
  •   mr_shotts Thanks boss @_code_e I appreciate it.... keep #inspiring cuz your work is killer as well! 2w
  •   _code_e @mr_shotts means a lot. Thank you! 2w
  •   qupidvalentine @Mr_ShOtTs iWAnT 1 GrApHiC Of Mii CuZ dAt iS 2 #dOpe 2w

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mr_shotts So I had a terrible #dream the other night in which I lost the ability to #draw , and with my #work being so technical....I was beginning to think I lost my #freehand. My bro @klever_art been told me to do more #wip, though this was just a #warmup.... It's good to know #drawing is just like riding a #bike

#art #illustration #moleskin #pencil #workinprogress #melo #bkallday #pursueprogress #instagood #followmyart
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mr_shotts #poetry

A Taste

A taste
Enough to whet the palette
But not enough to quell the hunger
And with this sampling my heart amped, and it
Begins to ponder
Would I be forward to let singles leave my wallet?
A Taste
Given then taken with the quickness
And in its absence
I surmise that the prize between your thighs
Fuels my abstinence
Worked over weakness.
A Taste
Got my tongue type slack
Talking all types naughty
And to my recollection I’ve been able to see past my erection
But damn its so pretty
(lol) Got me not knowing how to act.
A Taste
Has got me tamed
Obediently subordinate
With the complexities of this entity being so #sexy
My thoughts become inundate
And it’s a shame  A taste
Has my often-tight lip ready to confess
And it just doesn’t make any sense
To my recollection I’ve been able to see past the erection
Yet I’ve become surprisingly dense
Obliviously to how I obsess.  A Taste
Given then taken with quickness
And in its absence
I surmised that the prize between your thighs
Fuels my abstinence
But I no longer see it as weakness
A taste
Unintentionally rescued me
Made me privy to to what I was missing
And if in time I can’t claim this paradigm
I can’t deny my heart will go into remission
Cuz your the only one I want to see
A Taste
Hung before me serendipitously
Making it easy to see
The lames before had no #substance to their claims
Apparently
And its profundity speaks so clearly
So with that taste, I no longer waste #time,  I sit and wait, contemplate, when it’ll be mine. And through this morsel, my disposition no longer dismal. Cuz although I only got a taste, the very thought of continues to put a #smile on my face

#newartalert #illustration #art #pen #pointilism #micron #drawing #stipple #digitalart #artist #poet #artimitateslife #inmyownwords #foodforthought #instagood
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mr_shotts #next up in my #fathers series is the homie @salinfrared and his son.
Outside getting a glimpse into many a bashment (which the homie #DJs) I find nuggets of #knowledge from time to time on his #feed, however the #fatherandson #moments are always a pleasant surprise. #blessup *check out the live stream link in his bio for straight #tunez * #deeperthansoca #globalmuzik
#newartalert 😎 #illustration #pen #ink #pointlism #drawing #artist #souldesigns #blackandwhite #blackisbeautiful #roots #goodvibesonly #pursueprogress #glaxay #universe #love #fashion #snapback #jordans
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mr_shotts #tbt

#funny what a #year can make. I orginally went to this #joyrich event for some #free #gear and not only got to meet the #beautiful @adrienne_bailon but also made some #lifelong #connections

#me #outandabout #nyc #popupshop #longhairdontcare #social #fashion #fresh #instagood #summer #vscocam
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mr_shotts #tbt

#summer is almost offically here, and im looking forward to more #moments like this 😎

#me #blackisbeautiful #locs #bkallday #beachday #summertime #sky #menswear #fashion #camo #fun #sun #vscocam #goodvibesonly
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mr_shotts this guy @dannystylez1, is the big brother I never had; but more so has been more of a "pops" to #me
14 plus years of friendship and counting. From keeping me out of trouble when i got too #turnt to, cursing me out when I go #MIA; You schooled me from young in the ways of #fashion, #enlightening me to not only what was in, but #cultivating an #appreciation for #history as well as craftmansship.
My favorite #stylist before being a stylist was #cool, as many places you've been and people you've met, you've always stayed the same.😎 #blessup

#art #illustration #portrait #wip #ink #micron #stippling #souldesigns #pointilsm #galaxy #universe #blackisbeautiful #mensfashionweek #fashionkillah
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mr_shotts I know a I'm mad late, but i didn't want #fathersday to go by without acknowleging the good ones because we do need more of you.

#art #design #typography #galaxy #space#universe #illustration #digitalart
#Type #digitalart #grid #adobe #illustrator #motivation #inspiration
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mr_shotts this lady right here....if i don't say it enough; she is my #motivation and my #inspiration, and now she has made #teamgaskins 2 for 2 by #graduating from her Barbering course. (funny #milestone...my #mommy just found out what an #usie is:-P)

#ilovemyfamily #motherandson #blackisbeautiful #westartedfrombknowwehere lml #longhairdontcare #locs and a #pixie #cut #themanystylesofcookie lml #bowtie #fashion #love #smiles #pursueprogress #instagood
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2mon mr_shotts
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