Didn’t make it to this month’s Caffeinated mornings? Don’t sweat it, we made sure to record it!

Watch as artist Mike Giant and co-founder of the clothing brand Rebel 8 takes us on a 20-year long journey, discussing his creative approach and greatest influences. Bolstering a prolific career spanning from designing graphics for Think Skateboards, to tattooing at renowned shops like East Side Ink, Newskool, and Everlasting Mike gives us insight into the experiences that made him the artist he is today.

Learn the importance of failure, perseverance, keeping your head down, and always doing what you love in our newest episode of Caffeinated Mornings.

Caffeinated Mornings is a monthly morning talk series founded by Jay Ferracane and Matt O’Donnell which is hosted by madelife in concert with Angry Bovine and Ello that seeks to inspire individuals by showcasing designers and members of the creative community. These talks allow creators to speak about their experiences and provide insight into how viewers can continue to enrich their artistic skills from debut to well into their working lives.

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