I Paint on Shoes…

Sole Addiction Custom Canvas Kicks

I put the pictures on top for those who don’t wanna read. Lol. These are some shoes I’ve been working on for a few days now. Over the past 2 years I have had issues with the quality of shoes in Nairobi (Kenya.) 99% of the sneakers are fake, and the genuine ones are usually second hand, and I don’t like doing work on 2nd hand shoes, so I decided to find a cheaper alternative that I can work on, on a consistent basis, and put out as consistently, and voila. I am VERY PROUD of these and I will be putting out many more as the year progresses. I appreciate everyone who checks out my blog, even when I would neglect it for months. Not anymore. Thanx again everyone.

Sole Addict!


7 responses

  1. Kev

    Cool kicks,exquisite talent!!

    Jst one question- hw hav u addresd the issue on fake sneakers?

    January 9, 2012 at 11:56 pm

    • Thanx so much for reading and commenting, much appreciated! As fas as that is concerned, I can’t do much about the fake sneakers. I have had to change my biz model over the years to fit this market. Kids these days r looking for something that’s affordable but still looks really good, which is the agenda I am now pushing. I love sneakers but they are not gonna be my focus for a long time. If you have sneakers you want to pimp and if they are not genuine, then I would have to do a very limited design so that they dont crack/peel on you. For now, canvas is the way to go. The only leather shoe product I will be pimping are heels. The paints I use work very well with heels 🙂

      January 10, 2012 at 12:10 am

  2. junior amobell


    January 10, 2012 at 12:20 am

  3. Thanx Junior!

    January 10, 2012 at 12:20 am

  4. What are your rates? I’d would be so cool to own a pair (or more) of awesome funky kicks like these.

    January 11, 2012 at 9:27 am

    • Hey Kbaab,
      Thanks for ur comment, much appreciated! All the shoes in this post are going at KShs. 1,500. That’ll be the standard rate for all the canvas kicks I do. I agree, it would be awesome for u to own a pair 🙂 contact me at lilsony@gmail.com if u r interested, and thanx again for taking the time to read my blog!

      January 11, 2012 at 4:17 pm

  5. Cecilia

    Hi i am from Sheci and i emailed you on monday but you have not yet responded. Did you get my email?

    February 12, 2012 at 12:12 pm

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