The C&S Flag Project

A 25ft x 14ft flag created by multimedia artist Derek Youngquist.

C & S Machine has commissioned Derek Youngquist to create a large scale metal American flag art piece. The new work is titled “Let Freedom Ring” and will adorn their new corporate manufacturing facility in Buchanan, Michigan.

The C&S Flag Project

A 25ft x 14ft flag created by multimedia artist Derek Youngquist.

C & S Machine has commissioned Derek Youngquist to create a large scale metal American flag art piece. The new work is titled “Let Freedom Ring” and will adorn their new corporate manufacturing facility in Buchanan, Michigan.

Flag install

Wow been a couple crazy days!
Happy to report Flag is up!!!
Iโ€™ll share more photos and videos when I return home but hereโ€™s a sneak peak๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘

Flag install day coming soon!!!


Flying out to Michigan next week for the flag install!!!
C and S is ready to show some American pride Stay tuned๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ

Barn Flag 2.0

Here is the finished product with lens installed behind the stars๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ

Barn Flag

Here is a two part video of a flag I did 8 years ago. While in Buchanan the owner of C&S wanted me to give it a tune upโœจโœจ

The flag is home….. but wait

After so much anticipation the American Flag has arrived safe and sound in Buchanan Michigan!! Thanks to everyone who helped along the way. What a journey…… so far The new C and S facility is beyond words. Picture a Costco size building with incredible details and High end Finishes.Throw in advanced technologies,green building practices and you have a world class manufacturing facility made in America.๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ So with the flag delivered safely,here are some sneak peak photos of the flag unpacked and ready to be installed. The game plan is to fly back do the install when all the machinery is placed to ensure proper height and placement. Stay tuned should be interesting!!!!

Closing in on American Flag delivery

After some much needed vacation time in the upper peninsula of Michigan we head out Friday for our final destination.. seems only appropriate that our arrival for delivery of the American flag will come on July 4th weekend๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ

Up the U.P. We Go!!!

Well after a successful time in Boulder Junction we are heading north.The upper peninsula of Michigan is one of the most beautiful places we have been over the years. Nice to be back in this part of the country. P.S. I heard it’s 120 in Palm Springs today. Hard to believe it’s 60 degrees here!

Boulder Junction for my dad…


Well it’s going to be my first Father’s Day without my dad. Always knew this day would come but it’s really starting to hit me as the day approaches. One of things my father most loved was the log cabin he and my mother built in Boulder Junction Wisconsin.My mom always said it was the only place she ever heard him whistle. So we all agreed that we should go back and spread some of his ashes in that place on this special day. I know all good things must end but not a day goes by that I will not be thankful for all you did for me dad…

 

The first Old Glory

Found this old photo of one of the first flags I ever did….
Hard to believe years later I’d be given such an awesome opportunity to be involved with an all American company like C&S Machine!!! Many thanks

Loaded On Pigment

Well it’s been a fun week. After all the measurements and cutting finally some color!!

Lots of layers produce some great texture.

More layers and then a clear coat when I’m satisfied……

My First Stars

Well the metal panels are stacking up and today I’m finally ready to cut my first stars! After all the planning, sizing, and mock-ups, its nice to get into the flow of the project. 

Time for a Proper Blueprint

Time for a proper blueprint. To determine what size everything should be I work back from overall flag dimension first. Measure twice cut once right. Next a paper template is made of the actual star size. From paper comes a metal template. Now we need our metal canvas!!!!

Early Drawings

Very excited today working with a new client on a large scale corporate art project. Early drawings show the concept of multiple panels in series, to create a large scale metal American flag… more to come!!

Projects by Multimedia Artist Derek Youngquist

The C&S Flag Project

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The Omag Automotive Flag Project

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The Trolley Art Door Project

A client in Palm Desert California asked Derek Youngquist to create an art door to accent an open kitchen area….

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