After visiting Timbuk2 in San Francisco I was given one of their 'artists' bags to create and I went to town!

 Artists Canvas bag

Artists Canvas bag

 Colour Testing

Colour Testing

 Zip tie dying

Zip tie dying

 Printed and pleated sailcloth for middle panel

Printed and pleated sailcloth for middle panel

 Dyed bag with pleated middle panel   

Dyed bag with pleated middle panel

 

 Adding of texture with dyed zip ties

Adding of texture with dyed zip ties

 Spray painted stencil of zip ties for the back

Spray painted stencil of zip ties for the back

 Back of bag

Back of bag

 Finished bag ! nicknamed 'big bird' by Timbuk2

Finished bag ! nicknamed 'big bird' by Timbuk2

 'Big Bird' on display at Timbuk2 in Hayes Valley, San Francisco

'Big Bird' on display at Timbuk2 in Hayes Valley, San Francisco