Orange County, CA
Artist and some other stuff
Around twenty or so questions with Chad Carothers
How long have you been doin’ your thang?
My first memories of making art are from preschool, so I’d say a while.
What motivates you to get up in the morning?
The quest to create, succeed and further myself in this short life.
Best burrito spot? Or favorite food joint?
Jalapeños, Chipotle, Chronic…I really like burritos and everyone’s a bit different, so it really depends on the mood.
What’s your setup?
For art it’s mostly acrylics, paint markers, canvas, spray paint, airbrush, auto paints and a good ol’ fashion #2 pencil. Skating its Index deck & wheels, fast bearings and some indys. Riding, it’s a Black Market MOB, Killswitch or Giant SX for the big stuff.
Favorite type of music? Artist/group?
Punk Rawk, Rock, Hillbilly, Rock a’ billy, Psychobilly, Reggae and so on. Music that moves.
Coke or Pepsi?
Cocola Zero – new fav taste
If you were in a high speed chase…
When I grow up…
Who really want’s to grow up? Forever young.
Using my pinky to stabilize my hand when painting long straight lines freehand.
Local session spot?
Garage, Backyard, Laguna Canyon
Too many – 53’ Chevy, 64’ Caddy, 64” Chevy C-10 and on and on…
What’s your biggest accomplishment so far?
Getting to travel the world doing what I love, art.
Give us an interesting little known fact about yourself…
I have a toy collection rivaling the 40 year old virgin.
Other interest or hobbies?
Skating, Biking, Snowboarding, Guitar, Cars,etc.
Are you competitive by nature?
Yep, I wanna be the best and am always self competing.
Money’s no object and you were leaving tonight, where go to?
Morning or night ?
Night by choice, Morning if I have to.
How do you continue to push yourself?
By always learning and being open to learning new things.
Where do you wanna be 5 years from now?
Continuing on where I am now and expanding my art career to different genres.
If I were king…
I’d try and make things better than they are now.
Any shout outs to other sponsors, friends, family?
Everyone who’s helped, pushed, kicked and supported me along the way.