Mississippi Flush

Artwork inspired by Icons.

by Sharif I. Carter

 
   
 

We Are

Mississippi

Flush

Who Are

You?
 
       
 

Mos

Def

Black on

Both Sides

 
 

Graphite on Wood.

Upside down Spade on Left Eye and Chest.

 
 

Live Paint.

Baily's Eleven After Dark.

Old Town Temecula.

 
 

Live Paint.

Bar Basic. San Diego.

 
 

Hold Your Breath

And Count to 10.

Bond. James Bond.

 
 

007 Spectre

Based on Daniel Craig bond character.
Vulnerable yet ultimately deadly.

 
 

Graphite Sketch.

Distinguished facial features.

 
 

Live Paint. Bar Basic San Diego.

A energetic downtown bar with the best pizza in the city.

Electric environment, superb artistic atmosphere, and perfect lighting is why I paint here.
Completed painting used here as reference for my other style.

 

What is

Mississippi Flush?

When you don't have a winning hand in poker and pull a revolver on your opponents.

 

2Pacalypse

Artistic Legend.

 
 

Graphite on Wood.

It is important for me to analyze features and extrapolate.

 
 

Detail and Originality.

I use my hands as reference.

 
 

Live Paint.

Day of the Dead.

Baily's Eleven After Dark.

Old Town Temecula.

 
       
 

What's up with
the Playing Cards?

Cards don't mean shit, that's why they're reversed or upside down. Characters wear them as a battle symbol.

 
 

Machete

Danny Trejo is a Nice Guy.

 
 

Graphite on Wood.

It's easy to sketch when you're angry.

 
 

Live Paint.

Baily's Old Town Temecula.

 
 

On Display

ArtHatch.org | Studio 2.

 
 

Mistakes are
always forgivable,

if one has the
courage to admit them.

- Bruce Lee

 
 

Bruce Lee

Enter the Dragon.

 
 

Loose Sketch.

If you spend too much time thinking about it,
you'll never get it done.

 
 

Studio 1.

Down by the River.

 
 

Give It Away.. Give It Away.

Give it Away.. Now.

 
 

Flea

Funk Rock
Bassist.

 
 

Graphite on Wood.

I don't always get the hands right.
But that's the point.

 
 

Always Represent.

Tribal tattoo.

 
 

Live Paint.

Bar Basic San Diego.

 
       
 

I'm an Agent of Chaos

The thing about chaos.. it's fear. You Live.. You Die....

 
 

Nurse Joker

Legend.

 
 

0.5mm on Wood.

Wipe that grin off your face.

 
 

Studio 1.

You have become what you have mocked.

 
 

On Display

ArtHatch.org | Studio 2.

 
 

Freeze Sucka!

You have the right to remain Silent!

 
 

Pamela

Suzette

 
 

Graphite Sketch.

The Hand is really the Focal Point.

 
 

Hand Detail.

Told ya it was the focus.

 
 

Live Paint.

Baily's Eleven After Dark.

Old Town Temecula.

 
 

Just Like a Star Gazing...

Light Yo' Ass On Fire!

 
 

Ace of Diamonds

Corinne

 
 

English accent with a curl.

A reflection of me, and that's my hand.

 
 

Live Paint.

Bar Basic. San Diego.

The country's most expensive city.

 
 

Group Show.

Told ya it was my
muthafuckin hand.

 
       
 

They got the Block on Lock.. the Trunk stay Locked.

Glock on cock, The Block Stay Hot!

 
 

DJ Lo Down

Loretta

Brown

aka Erykah Badu.

 
 

Sketch with a
Glass of Water.

I'm an artist, and I'm sensitive
about my shit.

 
 

Call the Coroner.

There's gonna be a lotta slow singing.

 
 

Live Paint.

Bar Basic San Diego.

 
 

R Rated.

Revenge is never a Straight Line.

 
 

Black Mamba

aka The Bride.

 
 

Graphite on Wood.

Intensity at its finest.

 
 

Eyes-R-Us.

The 'eyes' have it.

 
 

Studio 1.

Blade honing. Eyeball popping.

 
 

On Display

ArtHatch.org | Studio 2.

 
 

Gallery 007

Gallery007.com | Studio 3.

 
 

Uhh Huh

That's My SHIT!

 
 

Hollaback

Girl

 
 

Graphite on Wood.

Orange County Girl..

 
 

Live Paint.

Baily's Eleven After Dark.

 
 

Live Paint.

Bar Basic. San Diego.

 
 

Rich Girl on the Floor.

ArtHatch.org | Studio 2.

 
 

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