Yvette Young designed the eye-popping artwork for Willow Smith’s out-of-this-world St. Vincent signature model

Willow Smith
(Image credit: Dana Trippe)

When Willow Smith released her latest pop-punk inspired track Transparent Soul, those who watched the accompanying music video would have noticed two things: the significant sonic shift that single represented, and Smith’s unique St. Vincent signature model, which boasted a planetary paint job.

Well, as it turns out, the guitar’s artwork was designed by none other than electric guitar hero and fingerstyle tapping ninja Yvette Young, who picked up the paint brushes for her latest artistic collaboration.

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Matt Owen
Senior Staff Writer, GuitarWorld.com

Matt is a Senior Staff Writer, writing for Guitar World, Guitarist and Total Guitar. He has a Masters in the guitar, a degree in history, and has spent the last 16 years playing everything from blues and jazz to indie and pop. When he’s not combining his passion for writing and music during his day job, Matt records for a number of UK-based bands and songwriters as a session musician.