7 Jan 2014

Meerkatsu Art: Combat Skin

Last year I was commissioned by new fightwear brand Combat Skin to design a series of Chinese style unicorn animals - known as the Qilin (also kirin in Japanese mythology).

I drew three different qilin postures and a huge variety of colourways for each. The designs were combined in various ways to produce a rashguard (see photo above), a t-shirt, tights, shorts, patch and a BJJ gi. Pretty much an entire grappler's wardrobe!

Here are photos of the t-shirt and patch: -

Note the gold ink used on the qilin - shimmery!

The gi patch is really vibrant, kudos to the patch maker for selecting such zingy thread colours.

Here are press shots of the tights and the gi design:

All of the above items are available via the COMBAT SKIN STORE. 

When my sample of the gi arrives, I'll write a full photographic showcase of the details on this blog.

My thanks to Combat Skin for trusting me with such a very large assignment, I look forward to seeing grapplers rock the qilin range around the world!


About the Author


Author & Artist

Meerkatsu is the artist name for BJJ black belt Seymour Yang.


Stephen Kim said...

Oh god, those look freakin' sweet.


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