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Skya Nelson-The Shirt Man

Freelance T-Shirt Designer & Illustrator

Location:Tucson, Arizona, United States
Phone: 5203262386
2 Skills
Skya has created over 7,000 T-shirt designs for emerging and established brands. He has led product design for adult, juniors, and youth markets. Skya has built several art departments from conception that became responsible for millions in revenue annually. He has modified and improved every organization he has managed since 1989.

Skya approached Tom Yohe the creator of School House Rock in 1994 with an entire line of T-Shirts in order to bring back School House Rock. Over the years of the partnership Skya created all of the SHR designs while being mentored by his childhood hero. Soon after Skya began working with John Milius. Milius is reknown for writing/directing cinematic icons: Conan the Barbarian, Red Dawn (1984), Apocalypse Now, Clear and Present Danger, and Big Wednesday. Skya continued his apparel career with Milius, and soon after became the top selling T-shirt designer on Home Shopping Network, Entertainment Weekly, Columbia House, and the #1 T-Shirt designer in Las Vegas, selling over $20M tees annually. Subsequently he became Art Director for Host Marriott Services, where he created hundreds products sold at airports selling millions of T-shirts annually. He has designed promotional and sales products for most of the major Hollywood studios. Skya is a leader in anticipating market trends and the operation of business regardless of the product line. His T-shirts have been worn on countless TV shows and movies.

DESIGNED FOR: Rusty Surf, Bear Surf, Champion Sportswear, Cirque du Soleil, General Mills, King Features/ABC Television School House Rock, STP, Hershey's Chocolate, Proctor & Gamble, Universal Pictures, Warner Brothers, Harvard, Columbia, Princeton, Yale, Brown, Dartmouth, Cornell, Callaway Golf, Mr. Bubble, Trix, The Simpson’s, Speed Racer, Caddy Shack, Scorpion Bay, Bad Boy, No Fear, Cowboy Up!, Bellagio Hotel, Hilton Hotels, Circus Circus, Sesame Street, Twinkies, Mr. Clean, Wonder Bread, Tyco, Souplantation, Sea World, Jostens, Wet Seal, Hot Topics, Pacific Sunwear, BMG, QVC, and many, many, more.

He has conceived, designed, and marketed products that have generated nearly a hundred million dollars in retail sales. Please have a look and give him a call.
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T-Shirt Design