Our first feature artist in the magazine is known only as Q, he went from airbrushing to metal sculpting and he is often criticized for producing what some call offensive artwork. Even though his name might be easy to remember―his artwork is hard to forget.

Our friends over at Mi Familia tattoo shop, in Anaheim, CA., invited us over for their two-year anniversary event. The event had a little something for everyone, from artwork to custom cars to music.

Hernan D’Aloia is another of our featured artist and he has been involved in the lowrider scene for most of his life. His journey began at car shows where he would compete with his lowrider bike. Currently he is working fulltime carving out intricate designs on every inch of chrome parts in today’s lowriders.

We also tagged along with our friends from Bound By Ink magazine to help celebrate the grand opening of Artistic Elements in Beverly Hills, CA.

This issue’s cover artist is Alberto Herrera of Visalia, CA. Alberto has been creating murals on some of the most notable lowriders in the scene for many years now. Unlike many of the artist who started creating art as kids, Alberto’s began later in life but has quickly flourish and has become a top contender in the airbrushing scene. The launch of his new clothing line called Bona fide Hustla is sure to be another successful chapter in Alberto’s art career.

Keep the art alive!

Beto Mendoza
Editor