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