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Aba models my Celebrate the 918 shirt at the Cluck Creative art studio in Tulsa, Oklahoma

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Welcome to the Cluck Creative blog, where I post my photos, paintings, T-shirts, and other creative projects that I do here in Tulsa, Oklahoma!

Here are photos I shot of Aba wearing a pink and black Celebrate the 918 dress at my Cluck Creative art studio in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Aba did an amazing job and I look forward to working with her again. Check back for future blog posts, where I will be posting more pics from this shoot.

Celebrate the 918 shirts are available in several colors, including charcoal black, pink, blue, green, and more.

I print each tank and T-shirt by hand in my Tulsa art studio. You can order the tanks and tees at cluckcreative.com. Thank you for supporting local artists and artisans! It makes a huge difference in our local economy to support local!

If you would like to be schedule a photo shoot of you and/or your friends and family, send me a message on Instagram.

For these photos of Aba, I used a Nikon D3300, along with two purple, limited edition Alien Bee lights with silver umbrellas. I will be doing more photo shoots in the coming weeks and months. Look for announcements on my Instagram.

My brand, Cluck Creative, produces Fine Art, Photography, and Graphic T-shirts.

I print each of my shirts by hand in my Tulsa art studio. I print on T-shirts, tank tops, hoodies, baby onesies, kids T-shirts, women’s T-shirts, V-Neck T-shirts, crew neck T-shirts, scoop neck T-shirts, sweaters, and more! I print them with several different slogans I have created, including (but not limited to) I Heart Tulsa, Don’t Hate the 918, Mimosa Mafia, I Speak Okie, Unbreakable, and more!

I print each T-shirt using eco-friendly inks that are good for the environment. The inks are water-based and non-toxic, unlike inks used on most other shirts. They are still very strong and pigmented inks that last for years and years. Some people have my shirts that they bought 13 years ago and have washed hundreds of times and the shirts are still holding up and looking good.

Another key thing about my shirts that make them different than most is that I print in an art studio using the same kind of screen printing methods used by fine artists like Andy Warhol and Robert Rauschenberg. Most T-shirts are printed using industrial equipment like flash dryers and multi-armed presses. I hand-print each and individual shirt just like I would hand-print my fine art prints.

I have been printing T-shirts for 13 years and counting. I started printing T-shirts when I was an art student at the University of Tulsa (TU), 2003-2005. I was a printmaking major and screen printing was a major focus of mine. I began printing shirts for my friends. The first I Heart Tulsa shirt was one I made for a friend as a going-away present. She was graduating TU and moving to India to become a Yoga instructor. I made her an I Heart Tulsa shirt to commemorate her time spent in Tulsa.

After I gave her the I Heart Tulsa shirt, my friends starting ordering more of them from me. A business was born! After I graduated TU in 2005, I printed shirts full-time and sold them in locally-owned Tulsa boutiques. Soon after I started making I Heart Tulsa T-shirts, I followed it up with other fun, original phrases like Don’t Hate the 918 and I Speak Okie. These became unofficial slogans for Oklahomans and Oklahoma-lovers. I trademarked each phrase and spun them off into several creative projects, including clothing lines, greeting cards, drinkware, magnets, postcards, buttons, fine art, photography, and more!

In recent years, I have continued making my Oklahoma themed T-shirts, while branching out into making new shirts with international appeal, like my new Mimosa Mafia shirt and my Unbreakable diamond shirt.

My shirts have appeared in People Magazine twice, Southern Living Magazine, The Los Angeles Times, and more! Several celebrities have worn my shirts, including Taylor Hanson, Isaac Hanson, Zac Hanson, Kristin Chenoweth, Chris Robinson of the Black Crowes, John McCrea of Cake, Rufus Wainwright, and more!

You can buy my shirts on my web site, cluckcreative.com. You can also buy them by messaging me on Facebook or on Instagram. I will ask for your email address and I will email you a PayPal invoice. Once you pay the invoice, I will custom make your shirt and mail it to you! Shirts are $25 – $28 each.

I also have various Pop Up Shops all over the Tulsa area, where you can buy my shirts. Follow me on Instagram to get updates as to where I will be and when I will be doing future Pop Up Shops!

You can also buy my shirts anytime at Ida Red Boutique (two locations: one in the Brady Arts District and one on Brookside) and Decopolis (in the Deco District of downtown Tulsa).

I also work full time as a jewelry designer for Spexton Fine Jewelry, located at 1609 E 15th Street, Tulsa, OK 74120. That is right in the heart of Cherry Street, on 15th and just a few blocks west of Utica. At Spexton, I design custom engagement rings, wedding bands, and fashion jewelry. See more at spextonfinejewelry.com.

You can see my latest paintings on display at Aloft Downtown in Tulsa, Oklahoma. They are displayed in the main lobby and the hotel bar, XYZ Lounge.

I have a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Printmaking from the University of Tulsa. I also have an Associates in Art Degree from Tulsa Community College. I have exhibited my paintings and prints in over 100 galleries and exhibitions since 2001. I have also taught art at Tulsa Community College, Youth Services of Tulsa, Philbrook Museum, and Gilcrease Museum.

Message me to schedule a photo shoot. I shoot portraits of men, women, and children in Tulsa and the surrounding area. You can see more of my photography on cluckcreative.wordpress.com and donthatethe918.com.

Come back to this site, cluckcreative.wordpress.com, to see my latest photographs, T-shirts, and art projects!

Thank you for supporting local, Oklahoma artists!

Steve Cluck

Tulsa Artist and Designer, Cluck Creative

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Kat, Angela and Casey model Mimosa Mafia, I Speak Okie, Don’t Hate the 918, and I Heart Tulsa shirts at the Cluck Creative art studio

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Welcome to the Cluck Creative blog, where I post my photos, paintings, T-shirts, and other creative projects that I do here in Tulsa, Oklahoma!

Here are photos I shot of Kat, Angela, and Casey wearing several pieces from my clothing line at my Cluck Creative art studio in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Kat, Angela and Casey are longtime friends of mine. In fact, Kat and Casey starred in one of my very first photo shoots I ever conducted, back in 2007!

This shoot was conducted on Kat’s birthday, August 30, 2017. It was an amazingly fun time, celebrating the birthday and taking tons of fun pictures.

If you would like to be schedule a photo shoot of you and/or your friends and family, send me a message on Instagram.

For these photos, I used a Nikon D3300, along with two purple, limited edition Alien Bee lights with silver umbrellas.

My brand, Cluck Creative, produces Fine Art, Photography, and Graphic T-shirts.

I print each tank and T-shirt by hand in my Tulsa art studio. You can order the tanks and tees at cluckcreative.com. Thank you for supporting local artists and artisans! It makes a huge difference in our local economy to support local!

I print on T-shirts, tank tops, hoodies, baby onesies, kids T-shirts, women’s T-shirts, V-Neck T-shirts, crew neck T-shirts, scoop neck T-shirts, sweaters, and more! I print them with several different slogans I have created, including (but not limited to) I Heart Tulsa, Don’t Hate the 918, Mimosa Mafia, I Speak Okie, Unbreakable, and more!

I use eco-friendly inks that are good for the environment. The inks are water-based and non-toxic, unlike inks used on most shirts. They are still very strong and pigmented inks that last for years and years. Some people have my shirts that they bought 13 years ago and have washed hundreds of times and the shirts are still holding up and looking good.

Another key thing about my shirts that make them different than most is that I print in an art studio using the same kind of screen printing methods used by fine artists like Andy Warhol and Robert Rauschenberg. Most T-shirts are printed using industrial equipment like flash dryers and multi-armed presses. I hand-print each and individual shirt just like I would hand-print my fine art prints.

I started printing T-shirts when I was an art student at the University of Tulsa (TU), 2003-2005. I was a printmaking major and screen printing was a major focus of mine. I began printing shirts for my friends. The first I Heart Tulsa shirt was one I made for a friend as a going-away present. She was graduating TU and moving to India to become a Yoga instructor. I made her an I Heart Tulsa shirt to commemorate her time spent in Tulsa.

After I gave her the I Heart Tulsa shirt, my friends starting ordering more of them from me. A business was born! After I graduated TU in 2005, I printed shirts full-time and sold them in locally-owned Tulsa boutiques. Soon after I started making I Heart Tulsa T-shirts, I followed it up with other fun, original phrases like Don’t Hate the 918 and I Speak Okie. These became unofficial slogans for Oklahomans and Oklahoma-lovers. I trademarked each phrase and spun them off into several creative projects, including clothing lines, greeting cards, drinkware, magnets, postcards, buttons, fine art, photography, and more!

In recent years, I have continued making my Oklahoma themed T-shirts, while branching out into making new shirts with international appeal, like my new Mimosa Mafia shirt and my Unbreakable diamond shirt.

My shirts have appeared in People Magazine twice, Southern Living Magazine, The Los Angeles Times, and more! Several celebrities have worn my shirts, including Taylor Hanson, Isaac Hanson, Zac Hanson, Kristin Chenoweth, Chris Robinson of the Black Crowes, John McCrea of Cake, Rufus Wainwright, and more!

You can buy my shirts on my web site, cluckcreative.com. You can also buy them by messaging me on Facebook or on Instagram. I will ask for your email address and I will email you a PayPal invoice. Once you pay the invoice, I will custom make your shirt and mail it to you! Shirts are $25 – $28 each.

I also have various Pop Up Shops all over the Tulsa area, where you can buy my shirts. Follow me on Instagram to get updates as to where I will be and when I will be doing future Pop Up Shops!

You can also buy my shirts anytime at Ida Red Boutique (two locations: one in the Brady Arts District and one on Brookside) and Decopolis (in the Deco District of downtown Tulsa).

I also work full time as a jewelry designer for Spexton Fine Jewelry, located at 1609 E 15th Street, Tulsa, OK 74120. That is right in the heart of Cherry Street, on 15th and just a few blocks west of Utica. At Spexton, I design custom engagement rings, wedding bands, and fashion jewelry. See more at spextonfinejewelry.com.

You can see my latest paintings on display at Aloft Downtown in Tulsa, Oklahoma. They are displayed in VIP room and the hotel bar, XYZ Lounge.

I have a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Printmaking from the University of Tulsa. I also have an Associates in Art Degree from Tulsa Community College. I have exhibited my paintings and prints in over 100 galleries and exhibitions since 2001. I have also taught art at Tulsa Community College, Youth Services of Tulsa, Philbrook Museum, and Gilcrease Museum.

Message me to schedule a photo shoot. I shoot portraits of men, women, and children in Tulsa and the surrounding area. You can see more of my photography on cluckcreative.wordpress.com and donthatethe918.com.

Come back to this site, cluckcreative.wordpress.com, to see my latest photographs, T-shirts, and art projects!

Thank you for supporting local, Oklahoma artists!

Steve Cluck

Tulsa Artist and Designer, Cluck Creative

Aba models my I Heart Tulsa V-neck at the Cluck Creative art studio in Tulsa, Oklahoma

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Welcome to the Cluck Creative blog, where I post my photos, paintings, T-shirts, and other creative projects that I do here in Tulsa, Oklahoma!

Here are photos I shot of Aba wearing a heather grey I Heart Tulsa V-neck at my Cluck Creative art studio in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Aba did an amazing job and I look forward to working with her again. Check back for future blog posts, where I will be posting more pics from this shoot.

I Heart Tulsa shirts are available in several colors, including charcoal black, pink, blue, green, and more.

I print each tank and T-shirt by hand in my Tulsa art studio. You can order the tanks and tees at cluckcreative.com. Thank you for supporting local artists and artisans! It makes a huge difference in our local economy to support local!

If you would like to be schedule a photo shoot of you and/or your friends and family, send me a message on Instagram.

For these photos of Aba, I used a Nikon D3300, along with two purple, limited edition Alien Bee lights with silver umbrellas. I will be doing more photo shoots in the coming weeks and months. Look for announcements on my Instagram.

My brand, Cluck Creative, produces Fine Art, Photography, and Graphic T-shirts.

I print each of my shirts by hand in my Tulsa art studio. I print on T-shirts, tank tops, hoodies, baby onesies, kids T-shirts, women’s T-shirts, V-Neck T-shirts, crew neck T-shirts, scoop neck T-shirts, sweaters, and more! I print them with several different slogans I have created, including (but not limited to) I Heart Tulsa, Don’t Hate the 918, Mimosa Mafia, I Speak Okie, Unbreakable, and more!

I print each T-shirt using eco-friendly inks that are good for the environment. The inks are water-based and non-toxic, unlike inks used on my shirts. They are still very strong and pigmented inks that last for years and years. Some people have my shirts that they bought 13 years ago and have washed hundreds of times and the shirts are still holding up and looking good.

Another key thing about my shirts that make them different than most is that I print in an art studio using the same kind of screen printing methods used by fine artists like Andy Warhol and Robert Rauschenberg. Most T-shirts are printed using industrial equipment like flash dryers and multi-armed presses. I hand-print each and individual shirt just like I would hand-print my fine art prints.

I have been printing T-shirts for 13 years and counting. I started printing T-shirts when I was an art student at the University of Tulsa (TU), 2003-2005. I was a printmaking major and screen printing was a major focus of mine. I began printing shirts for my friends. The first I Heart Tulsa shirt was one I made for a friend as a going-away present. She was graduating TU and moving to India to become a Yoga instructor. I made her an I Heart Tulsa shirt to commemorate her time spent in Tulsa.

After I gave her the I Heart Tulsa shirt, my friends starting ordering more of them from me. A business was born! After I graduated TU in 2005, I printed shirts full-time and sold them in locally-owned Tulsa boutiques. Soon after I started making I Heart Tulsa T-shirts, I followed it up with other fun, original phrases like Don’t Hate the 918 and I Speak Okie. These became unofficial slogans for Oklahomans and Oklahoma-lovers. I trademarked each phrase and spun them off into several creative projects, including clothing lines, greeting cards, drinkware, magnets, postcards, buttons, fine art, photography, and more!

In recent years, I have continued making my Oklahoma themed T-shirts, while branching out into making new shirts with international appeal, like my new Mimosa Mafia shirt and my Unbreakable diamond shirt.

My shirts have appeared in People Magazine twice, Southern Living Magazine, The Los Angeles Times, and more! Several celebrities have worn my shirts, including Taylor Hanson, Isaac Hanson, Zac Hanson, Kristin Chenoweth, Chris Robinson of the Black Crowes, John McCrea of Cake, Rufus Wainwright, and more!

You can buy my shirts on my web site, cluckcreative.com. You can also buy them by messaging me on Facebook or on Instagram. I will ask for your email address and I will email you a PayPal invoice. Once you pay the invoice, I will custom make your shirt and mail it to you! Shirts are $25 – $28 each.

I also have various Pop Up Shops all over the Tulsa area, where you can buy my shirts. Follow me on Instagram to get updates as to where I will be and when I will be doing future Pop Up Shops!

You can also buy my shirts anytime at Ida Red Boutique (two locations: one in the Brady Arts District and one on Brookside) and Decopolis (in the Deco District of downtown Tulsa).

I also work full time as a jewelry designer for Spexton Fine Jewelry, located at 1609 E 15th Street, Tulsa, OK 74120. That is right in the heart of Cherry Street, on 15th and just a few blocks west of Utica. At Spexton, I design custom engagement rings, wedding bands, and fashion jewelry. See more at spextonfinejewelry.com.

You can see my latest paintings on display at Aloft Downtown in Tulsa, Oklahoma. They are displayed in the main lobby and the hotel bar, XYZ Lounge.

I have a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Printmaking from the University of Tulsa. I also have an Associates in Art Degree from Tulsa Community College. I have exhibited my paintings and prints in over 100 galleries and exhibitions since 2001. I have also taught art at Tulsa Community College, Youth Services of Tulsa, Philbrook Museum, and Gilcrease Museum.

Message me to schedule a photo shoot. I shoot portraits of men, women, and children in Tulsa and the surrounding area. You can see more of my photography on cluckcreative.wordpress.com and donthatethe918.com.

Come back to this site, cluckcreative.wordpress.com, to see my latest photographs, T-shirts, and art projects!

Thank you for supporting local, Oklahoma artists!

Steve Cluck

Tulsa Artist and Designer, Cluck Creative

Aba models my Mimosa Mafia tank at the Cluck Creative art studio in Tulsa, Oklahoma

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Welcome to the Cluck Creative blog, where I post my photos, paintings, T-shirts, and other creative projects that I do here in Tulsa, Oklahoma!

Here are photos I shot of Aba wearing a Mimosa Mafia tank at my Cluck Creative art studio in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Aba did an amazing job and I look forward to working with her again. Check back for future blog posts, where I will be posting more pics from this shoot.

Mimosa Mafia tanks are available in several colors, including charcoal black, pink, blue, green, and more.

I print each tank and T-shirt by hand in my Tulsa art studio. You can order the tanks and tees at cluckcreative.com. Thank you for supporting local artists and artisans! It makes a huge difference in our local economy to support local!

If you would like to be schedule a photo shoot of you and/or your friends and family, send me a message on Instagram.

For these photos of Aba, I used a Nikon D3300, along with two purple, limited edition Alien Bee lights with silver umbrellas. I will be doing more photo shoots in the coming weeks and months. Look for announcements on my Instagram.

My brand, Cluck Creative, produces Fine Art, Photography, and Graphic T-shirts.

I print each of my shirts by hand in my Tulsa art studio. I print on T-shirts, tank tops, hoodies, baby onesies, kids T-shirts, women’s T-shirts, V-Neck T-shirts, crew neck T-shirts, scoop neck T-shirts, sweaters, and more! I print them with several different slogans I have created, including (but not limited to) I Heart Tulsa, Don’t Hate the 918, Mimosa Mafia, I Speak Okie, Unbreakable, and more!

I print each T-shirt using eco-friendly inks that are good for the environment. The inks are water-based and non-toxic, unlike inks used on my shirts. They are still very strong and pigmented inks that last for years and years. Some people have my shirts that they bought 13 years ago and have washed hundreds of times and the shirts are still holding up and looking good.

Another key thing about my shirts that make them different than most is that I print in an art studio using the same kind of screen printing methods used by fine artists like Andy Warhol and Robert Rauschenberg. Most T-shirts are printed using industrial equipment like flash dryers and multi-armed presses. I hand-print each and individual shirt just like I would hand-print my fine art prints.

I have been printing T-shirts for 13 years and counting. I started printing T-shirts when I was an art student at the University of Tulsa (TU), 2003-2005. I was a printmaking major and screen printing was a major focus of mine. I began printing shirts for my friends. The first I Heart Tulsa shirt was one I made for a friend as a going-away present. She was graduating TU and moving to India to become a Yoga instructor. I made her an I Heart Tulsa shirt to commemorate her time spent in Tulsa.

After I gave her the I Heart Tulsa shirt, my friends starting ordering more of them from me. A business was born! After I graduated TU in 2005, I printed shirts full-time and sold them in locally-owned Tulsa boutiques. Soon after I started making I Heart Tulsa T-shirts, I followed it up with other fun, original phrases like Don’t Hate the 918 and I Speak Okie. These became unofficial slogans for Oklahomans and Oklahoma-lovers. I trademarked each phrase and spun them off into several creative projects, including clothing lines, greeting cards, drinkware, magnets, postcards, buttons, fine art, photography, and more!

In recent years, I have continued making my Oklahoma themed T-shirts, while branching out into making new shirts with international appeal, like my new Mimosa Mafia shirt and my Unbreakable diamond shirt.

My shirts have appeared in People Magazine twice, Southern Living Magazine, The Los Angeles Times, and more! Several celebrities have worn my shirts, including Taylor Hanson, Isaac Hanson, Zac Hanson, Kristin Chenoweth, Chris Robinson of the Black Crowes, John McCrea of Cake, Rufus Wainwright, and more!

You can buy my shirts on my web site, cluckcreative.com. You can also buy them by messaging me on Facebook or on Instagram. I will ask for your email address and I will email you a PayPal invoice. Once you pay the invoice, I will custom make your shirt and mail it to you! Shirts are $25 – $28 each.

I also have various Pop Up Shops all over the Tulsa area, where you can buy my shirts. Follow me on Instagram to get updates as to where I will be and when I will be doing future Pop Up Shops!

You can also buy my shirts anytime at Ida Red Boutique (two locations: one in the Brady Arts District and one on Brookside) and Decopolis (in the Deco District of downtown Tulsa).

I also work full time as a jewelry designer for Spexton Fine Jewelry, located at 1609 E 15th Street, Tulsa, OK 74120. That is right in the heart of Cherry Street, on 15th and just a few blocks west of Utica. At Spexton, I design custom engagement rings, wedding bands, and fashion jewelry. See more at spextonfinejewelry.com.

You can see my latest paintings on display at Aloft Downtown in Tulsa, Oklahoma. They are displayed in the main lobby and the hotel bar, XYZ Lounge.

I have a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Printmaking from the University of Tulsa. I also have an Associates in Art Degree from Tulsa Community College. I have exhibited my paintings and prints in over 100 galleries and exhibitions since 2001. I have also taught art at Tulsa Community College, Youth Services of Tulsa, Philbrook Museum, and Gilcrease Museum.

Message me to schedule a photo shoot. I shoot portraits of men, women, and children in Tulsa and the surrounding area. You can see more of my photography on cluckcreative.wordpress.com and donthatethe918.com.

Come back to this site, cluckcreative.wordpress.com, to see my latest photographs, T-shirts, and art projects!

Thank you for supporting local, Oklahoma artists!

Steve Cluck

Tulsa Artist and Designer, Cluck Creative

Zahara models my Don’t Hate the 918 tank at the Cluck Creative art studio in Tulsa, Oklahoma

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Welcome to the Cluck Creative blog, where I post my photos, paintings, T-shirts, and other creative projects that I do here in Tulsa, Oklahoma!

Here are photos I shot of Zahara wearing a pink Don’t Hate the 918 tank at my Cluck Creative art studio in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Zahara did an amazing job and I look forward to working with her again. Check back for future blog posts, where I will be posting more pics from this shoot.

Don’t Hate the 918 tanks are available in several colors, including charcoal black, pink, blue, green, and more.

I print each tank and T-shirt by hand in my Tulsa art studio. You can order the tanks and tees at cluckcreative.com. Thank you for supporting local artists and artisans! It makes a huge difference in our local economy to support local!

If you would like to be schedule a photo shoot of you and/or your friends and family, send me a message on Instagram.

For these photos of Zahara, I used a Nikon D3300, along with two purple, limited edition Alien Bee lights with silver umbrellas. I will be doing more photo shoots in the coming weeks and months. Look for announcements on my Instagram.

My brand, Cluck Creative, produces Fine Art, Photography, and Graphic T-shirts.

I print each of my shirts by hand in my Tulsa art studio. I print on T-shirts, tank tops, hoodies, baby onesies, kids T-shirts, women’s T-shirts, V-Neck T-shirts, crew neck T-shirts, scoop neck T-shirts, sweaters, and more! I print them with several different slogans I have created, including (but not limited to) I Heart Tulsa, Don’t Hate the 918, Mimosa Mafia, I Speak Okie, Unbreakable, and more!

I print each T-shirt using eco-friendly inks that are good for the environment. The inks are water-based and non-toxic, unlike inks used on my shirts. They are still very strong and pigmented inks that last for years and years. Some people have my shirts that they bought 13 years ago and have washed hundreds of times and the shirts are still holding up and looking good.

Another key thing about my shirts that make them different than most is that I print in an art studio using the same kind of screen printing methods used by fine artists like Andy Warhol and Robert Rauschenberg. Most T-shirts are printed using industrial equipment like flash dryers and multi-armed presses. I hand-print each and individual shirt just like I would hand-print my fine art prints.

I have been printing T-shirts for 13 years and counting. I started printing T-shirts when I was an art student at the University of Tulsa (TU), 2003-2005. I was a printmaking major and screen printing was a major focus of mine. I began printing shirts for my friends. The first I Heart Tulsa shirt was one I made for a friend as a going-away present. She was graduating TU and moving to India to become a Yoga instructor. I made her an I Heart Tulsa shirt to commemorate her time spent in Tulsa.

After I gave her the I Heart Tulsa shirt, my friends starting ordering more of them from me. A business was born! After I graduated TU in 2005, I printed shirts full-time and sold them in locally-owned Tulsa boutiques. Soon after I started making I Heart Tulsa T-shirts, I followed it up with other fun, original phrases like Don’t Hate the 918 and I Speak Okie. These became unofficial slogans for Oklahomans and Oklahoma-lovers. I trademarked each phrase and spun them off into several creative projects, including clothing lines, greeting cards, drinkware, magnets, postcards, buttons, fine art, photography, and more!

In recent years, I have continued making my Oklahoma themed T-shirts, while branching out into making new shirts with international appeal, like my new Mimosa Mafia shirt and my Unbreakable diamond shirt.

My shirts have appeared in People Magazine twice, Southern Living Magazine, The Los Angeles Times, and more! Several celebrities have worn my shirts, including Taylor Hanson, Isaac Hanson, Zac Hanson, Kristin Chenoweth, Chris Robinson of the Black Crowes, John McCrea of Cake, Rufus Wainwright, and more!

You can buy my shirts on my web site, cluckcreative.com. You can also buy them by messaging me on Facebook or on Instagram. I will ask for your email address and I will email you a PayPal invoice. Once you pay the invoice, I will custom make your shirt and mail it to you! Shirts are $25 – $28 each.

I also have various Pop Up Shops all over the Tulsa area, where you can buy my shirts. Follow me on Instagram to get updates as to where I will be and when I will be doing future Pop Up Shops!

You can also buy my shirts anytime at Ida Red Boutique (two locations: one in the Brady Arts District and one on Brookside) and Decopolis (in the Deco District of downtown Tulsa).

I also work full time as a jewelry designer for Spexton Fine Jewelry, located at 1609 E 15th Street, Tulsa, OK 74120. That is right in the heart of Cherry Street, on 15th and just a few blocks west of Utica. At Spexton, I design custom engagement rings, wedding bands, and fashion jewelry. See more at spextonfinejewelry.com.

You can see my latest paintings on display at Aloft Downtown in Tulsa, Oklahoma. They are displayed in the main lobby and the hotel bar, XYZ Lounge.

I have a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Printmaking from the University of Tulsa. I also have an Associates in Art Degree from Tulsa Community College. I have exhibited my paintings and prints in over 100 galleries and exhibitions since 2001. I have also taught art at Tulsa Community College, Youth Services of Tulsa, Philbrook Museum, and Gilcrease Museum.

Message me to schedule a photo shoot. I shoot portraits of men, women, and children in Tulsa and the surrounding area. You can see more of my photography on cluckcreative.wordpress.com and donthatethe918.com.

Come back to this site, cluckcreative.wordpress.com, to see my latest photographs, T-shirts, and art projects!

Thank you for supporting local, Oklahoma artists!

Steve Cluck

Tulsa Artist and Designer, Cluck Creative

Zahara models my I Heart Tulsa tank at the Cluck Creative art studio in Tulsa, Oklahoma

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Welcome to the Cluck Creative blog, where I post my photos, paintings, T-shirts, and other creative projects that I do here in Tulsa, Oklahoma!

Here are photos I shot of Zahara wearing a blue I Heart Tulsa tank at my art studio in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Zahara did an amazing job and I look forward to working with her again. Check back for future blog posts, where I will be posting more pics from this shoot.

I Heart Tulsa tanks are available in several colors, including charcoal black, pink, blue, green, and more.

I print each tank and T-shirt by hand in my Tulsa art studio. You can order the tanks and tees at cluckcreative.com. Thank you for supporting local artists and artisans! It makes a huge difference in our local economy to support local!

If you would like to be schedule a photo shoot of you and/or your friends and family, send me a message on Instagram.

For these photos of Zahara, I used a Nikon D3300, along with two purple, limited edition Alien Bee lights with silver umbrellas. I will be doing more photo shoots in the coming weeks and months. Look for announcements on my Instagram.

My brand, Cluck Creative, produces Fine Art, Photography, and Graphic T-shirts.

I print each of my shirts by hand in my Tulsa art studio. I print on T-shirts, tank tops, hoodies, baby onesies, kids T-shirts, women’s T-shirts, V-Neck T-shirts, crew neck T-shirts, scoop neck T-shirts, sweaters, and more! I print them with several different slogans I have created, including (but not limited to) I Heart Tulsa, Don’t Hate the 918, Mimosa Mafia, I Speak Okie, Unbreakable, and more!

I print each T-shirt using eco-friendly inks that are good for the environment. The inks are water-based and non-toxic, unlike inks used on my shirts. They are still very strong and pigmented inks that last for years and years. Some people have my shirts that they bought 13 years ago and have washed hundreds of times and the shirts are still holding up and looking good.

Another key thing about my shirts that make them different than most is that I print in an art studio using the same kind of screen printing methods used by fine artists like Andy Warhol and Robert Rauschenberg. Most T-shirts are printed using industrial equipment like flash dryers and multi-armed presses. I hand-print each and individual shirt just like I would hand-print my fine art prints.

I have been printing T-shirts for 13 years and counting. I started printing T-shirts when I was an art student at the University of Tulsa (TU), 2003-2005. I was a printmaking major and screen printing was a major focus of mine. I began printing shirts for my friends. The first I Heart Tulsa shirt was one I made for a friend as a going-away present. She was graduating TU and moving to India to become a Yoga instructor. I made her an I Heart Tulsa shirt to commemorate her time spent in Tulsa.

After I gave her the I Heart Tulsa shirt, my friends starting ordering more of them from me. A business was born! After I graduated TU in 2005, I printed shirts full-time and sold them in locally-owned Tulsa boutiques. Soon after I started making I Heart Tulsa T-shirts, I followed it up with other fun, original phrases like Don’t Hate the 918 and I Speak Okie. These became unofficial slogans for Oklahomans and Oklahoma-lovers. I trademarked each phrase and spun them off into several creative projects, including clothing lines, greeting cards, drinkware, magnets, postcards, buttons, fine art, photography, and more!

In recent years, I have continued making my Oklahoma themed T-shirts, while branching out into making new shirts with international appeal, like my new Mimosa Mafia shirt and my Unbreakable diamond shirt.

My shirts have appeared in People Magazine twice, Southern Living Magazine, The Los Angeles Times, and more! Several celebrities have worn my shirts, including Taylor Hanson, Isaac Hanson, Zac Hanson, Kristin Chenoweth, Chris Robinson of the Black Crowes, John McCrea of Cake, Rufus Wainwright, and more!

You can buy my shirts on my web site, cluckcreative.com. You can also buy them by messaging me on Facebook or on Instagram. I will ask for your email address and I will email you a PayPal invoice. Once you pay the invoice, I will custom make your shirt and mail it to you! Shirts are $25 – $28 each.

I also have various Pop Up Shops all over the Tulsa area, where you can buy my shirts. Follow me on Instagram to get updates as to where I will be and when I will be doing future Pop Up Shops!

You can also buy my shirts anytime at Ida Red Boutique (two locations: one in the Brady Arts District and one on Brookside) and Decopolis (in the Deco District of downtown Tulsa).

I also work full time as a jewelry designer for Spexton Fine Jewelry, located at 1609 E 15th Street, Tulsa, OK 74120. That is right in the heart of Cherry Street, on 15th and just a few blocks west of Utica. At Spexton, I design custom engagement rings, wedding bands, and fashion jewelry. See more at spextonfinejewelry.com.

You can see my latest paintings on display at Aloft Downtown in Tulsa, Oklahoma. They are displayed in the main lobby and the hotel bar, XYZ Lounge.

I have a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Printmaking from the University of Tulsa. I also have an Associates in Art Degree from Tulsa Community College. I have exhibited my paintings and prints in over 100 galleries and exhibitions since 2001. I have also taught art at Tulsa Community College, Youth Services of Tulsa, Philbrook Museum, and Gilcrease Museum.

Message me to schedule a photo shoot. I shoot portraits of men, women, and children in Tulsa and the surrounding area. You can see more of my photography on cluckcreative.wordpress.com and donthatethe918.com.

Come back to this site, cluckcreative.wordpress.com, to see my latest photographs, T-shirts, and art projects!

Thank you for supporting local, Oklahoma artists!

Steve Cluck

Tulsa Artist and Designer, Cluck Creative

Zahara models my Mimosa Mafia tank top in Tulsa, Oklahoma

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Welcome to the Cluck Creative blog, where I post my photos, paintings, T-shirts, and other creative projects that I do here in Tulsa, Oklahoma!

Here are photos I shot of Zahara wearing a turquoise Mimosa Mafia tank at my art studio in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Zahara did an amazing job and I look forward to working with her again. Check back for future blog posts, where I will be posting more pics from this shoot.

Mimosa Mafia tanks are available in several colors, including charcoal black, pink, blue, green, and more.

I print each tank and T-shirt by hand in my Tulsa art studio. You can order the tanks and tees at cluckcreative.com. Thank you for supporting local artists and artisans! It makes a huge difference in our local economy to support local!

If you would like to be schedule a photo shoot of you and/or your friends and family, send me a message on Instagram.

For these photos of Zahara, I used a Nikon D3300, along with two purple, limited edition Alien Bee lights with silver umbrellas. I will be doing more photo shoots in the coming weeks and months. Look for announcements on my Instagram.

My brand, Cluck Creative, produces Fine Art, Photography, and Graphic T-shirts.

I print each of my shirts by hand in my Tulsa art studio. I print on T-shirts, tank tops, hoodies, baby onesies, kids T-shirts, women’s T-shirts, V-Neck T-shirts, crew neck T-shirts, scoop neck T-shirts, sweaters, and more! I print them with several different slogans I have created, including (but not limited to) I Heart Tulsa, Don’t Hate the 918, Mimosa Mafia, I Speak Okie, Unbreakable, and more!

I print each T-shirt using eco-friendly inks that are good for the environment. The inks are water-based and non-toxic, unlike inks used on my shirts. They are still very strong and pigmented inks that last for years and years. Some people have my shirts that they bought 13 years ago and have washed hundreds of times and the shirts are still holding up and looking good.

Another key thing about my shirts that make them different than most is that I print in an art studio using the same kind of screen printing methods used by fine artists like Andy Warhol and Robert Rauschenberg. Most T-shirts are printed using industrial equipment like flash dryers and multi-armed presses. I hand-print each and individual shirt just like I would hand-print my fine art prints.

I have been printing T-shirts for 13 years and counting. I started printing T-shirts when I was an art student at the University of Tulsa (TU), 2003-2005. I was a printmaking major and screen printing was a major focus of mine. I began printing shirts for my friends. The first I Heart Tulsa shirt was one I made for a friend as a going-away present. She was graduating TU and moving to India to become a Yoga instructor. I made her an I Heart Tulsa shirt to commemorate her time spent in Tulsa.

After I gave her the I Heart Tulsa shirt, my friends starting ordering more of them from me. A business was born! After I graduated TU in 2005, I printed shirts full-time and sold them in locally-owned Tulsa boutiques. Soon after I started making I Heart Tulsa T-shirts, I followed it up with other fun, original phrases like Don’t Hate the 918 and I Speak Okie. These became unofficial slogans for Oklahomans and Oklahoma-lovers. I trademarked each phrase and spun them off into several creative projects, including clothing lines, greeting cards, drinkware, magnets, postcards, buttons, fine art, photography, and more!

In recent years, I have continued making my Oklahoma themed T-shirts, while branching out into making new shirts with international appeal, like my new Mimosa Mafia shirt and my Unbreakable diamond shirt.

My shirts have appeared in People Magazine twice, Southern Living Magazine, The Los Angeles Times, and more! Several celebrities have worn my shirts, including Taylor Hanson, Isaac Hanson, Zac Hanson, Kristin Chenoweth, Chris Robinson of the Black Crowes, John McCrea of Cake, Rufus Wainwright, and more!

You can buy my shirts on my web site, cluckcreative.com. You can also buy them by messaging me on Facebook or on Instagram. I will ask for your email address and I will email you a PayPal invoice. Once you pay the invoice, I will custom make your shirt and mail it to you! Shirts are $25 – $28 each.

I also have various Pop Up Shops all over the Tulsa area, where you can buy my shirts. Follow me on Instagram to get updates as to where I will be and when I will be doing future Pop Up Shops!

You can also buy my shirts anytime at Ida Red Boutique (two locations: one in the Brady Arts District and one on Brookside) and Decopolis (in the Deco District of downtown Tulsa).

I also work full time as a jewelry designer for Spexton Fine Jewelry, located at 1609 E 15th Street, Tulsa, OK 74120. That is right in the heart of Cherry Street, on 15th and just a few blocks west of Utica. At Spexton, I design custom engagement rings, wedding bands, and fashion jewelry. See more at spextonfinejewelry.com.

You can see my latest paintings on display at Aloft Downtown in Tulsa, Oklahoma. They are displayed in the main lobby and the hotel bar, XYZ Lounge.

I have a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Printmaking from the University of Tulsa. I also have an Associates in Art Degree from Tulsa Community College. I have exhibited my paintings and prints in over 100 galleries and exhibitions since 2001. I have also taught art at Tulsa Community College, Youth Services of Tulsa, Philbrook Museum, and Gilcrease Museum.

Message me to schedule a photo shoot. I shoot portraits of men, women, and children in Tulsa and the surrounding area. You can see more of my photography on cluckcreative.wordpress.com and donthatethe918.com.

Come back to this site, cluckcreative.wordpress.com, to see my latest photographs, T-shirts, and art projects!

Thank you for supporting local, Oklahoma artists!

Steve Cluck

Tulsa Artist and Designer, Cluck Creative