GIVING-MATTE BLACK--LIMITED EDITION

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GIVING-MATTE BLACK--LIMITED EDITION

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GIVING-MATTE BLACK--LIMITED EDITION

Regular Price: $195.00

Special Price $125.00

Style Design & Inspiration
MARK LONGENECKER’S SIGNATURE STYLE SKULL AND WAVES DESIGN. INFLUENCED BY THE SKULL DECOR OF TIBETAN MASKS AND JAPANESE FINGER WAVES.

ABOUT THE ARTIST:

MARK LONGENECKER GREW UP SKATEBOARDING AND SURFING ALONG THE JERSEY SHORE. AFTER GRADUATING FROM SAVANNAH COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN, HE MOVED TO KEY WEST, FL AND WORKED AS A GRAPHIC DESIGNER FOR LOCAL BUSINESSES, INCLUDING JIMMY BUFFETT.

LIVING IN THE KEYS HELPED HIM DEVELOP A TROPICAL ISLAND VIBE IN HIS ARTWORK THAT BECAME KNOWN AS "TROPISTYLE". FELLOW ARTISTS INSPIRED HIM TO ADD A LEVEL OF PERMANENCY TO HIS WORK THROUGH THE ART OF TATTOO. MARK BEGAN DESIGNING TATTOOS FOR FRIENDS AND TRAVELED THE COUNTRY PERFORMING HIS CRAFT AT CONVENTIONS.

HOOKED ON THE LIFESTYLE OF TATTOO ART, HE OPENED HIS DREAM STUDIO IN ENDLESS SUMMER TATTOO OF COCOA BEACH, FLORIDA IN 2004. MARK CREATED THE PERFECT ENVIRONMENT FOR HIM AND FELLOW ARTISTS TO DISPLAY THEIR PASSION. LOCATED STEPS FROM THE BEACH, EST FEELS LIKE A MIXTURE OF TIKI BAR, SURF SHOP AND MUSEUM. MARK IS A FIXTURE OF THE COCOA BEACH COMMUNITY. GENEROUSLY DONATING HIS TIME AND ART TO MANY LOCAL CHARITABLE EVENTS.

IN 2014, MARK WAS A SEMI-FINALIST ON SPIKE TV'S SHOW, INK MASTER. HE HAS EXPENDED HIS CANVAS WORLDWIDE. CREATING ART THAT IS STILL INFLUENCED FROM THE OCEAN, SURFING, YOGA AND GOOD VIBRATIONS.
Frame Technology
Giving features a lightweight and stress resistant frame front made from injection molded nylon for durability. The unique temple arms are machined from aerospace quality aluminum and mounted with seven barrel stainless steel optical grade hinges. The temple tips feature a wire core allowing adjustability for fit and comfort.
Lens Technology
Laser etched with the signature Z, the polycarbonate lenses by Carl Zeiss are ultra-premium, impact resistant, and optically pure. They provide 100% UVA and UVB protection with precise clarity. Polarized options are available with some colorways.
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CASE: HARD CASE