Here’s your first peek at the cover of LOOK AWAY: the art of Todd Francis. It’s an inspirational book, with rainbows and gummi bears and motivational speeches. Preview and pre-order the book now (book releases July 1) at www.winsthings.com. Written by Seb Carayol and TF, with a foreword written by Julien Stranger, book is published by WINS. Preorder it now and get a discount! Expect to be delighted. - Todd Francis

Here’s your first peek at the cover of LOOK AWAY: the art of Todd Francis. It’s an inspirational book, with rainbows and gummi bears and motivational speeches. Preview and pre-order the book now (book releases July 1) at www.winsthings.com. Written by Seb Carayol and TF, with a foreword written by Julien Stranger, book is published by WINS. Preorder it now and get a discount! Expect to be delighted. - Todd Francis

Baggage Claim opened over the weekend at AR4T in Laguna Beach.  The show featured new paintings, watercolors, and pieces by two of skateboarding’s most influential artists side-by-side Neil Blender and Russ Pope.  Baggage Claim explores social concepts in the two artists’ complementary character-based themes and color palettes and runs till the 27th. 

Photographs by Aaron Smith