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holden lee tees is the collaboration between me and my eight-year-old son Holden.

He has been drawing since he could hold a crayon and has an imagination that inspires me.

Our venture began when we were invited to a "no gift" birthday party, where we were asked to bring a drawing. That was everyday for Holden and he wanted to do something special for his friend. He asked me if we could make a shirt with his drawing on it.

So I dove back (some 20 years) to my college art class, dusted off the silkscreen text and went to work.

With each drawing I maintain the integrity and intent of Holden's original work. Together we decide where the friend will live, adding an applique, and then Holden weaves the story of who they are…

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  • Joined August 4, 2008

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waterbased ink, naps

About

holden lee tees is the collaboration between me and my eight-year-old son Holden.

He has been drawing since he could hold a crayon and has an imagination that inspires me.

Our venture began when we were invited to a "no gift" birthday party, where we were asked to bring a drawing. That was everyday for Holden and he wanted to do something special for his friend. He asked me if we could make a shirt with his drawing on it.

So I dove back (some 20 years) to my college art class, dusted off the silkscreen text and went to work.

With each drawing I maintain the integrity and intent of Holden's original work. Together we decide where the friend will live, adding an applique, and then Holden weaves the story of who they are.

We hope you enjoy this collaborative effort.

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