A Spoon Full of Design…

A Spoon Full of Design…

.. Helps the Audience Attend. I had yet another opportunity to design a poster for the theatre. This time is was my son’s middle school production of Mary Poppins. Here’s a little look of my process. Started with a sketch (as always). My original color choice. It was rejected for something a little more traditional. Here…

Things are Starting to Look a Bit Sketchy

Things are Starting to Look a Bit Sketch...

Sketching is an integral part of any design process. It’s a quick way to explore, realize, and refine ideas. Establish layout and composition concepts to save time and money when creating a website or brochure. Clients also love to see sketched ideas as a way of communication and approve concepts before too many hours are spent…

Logo Intervention

Logo Intervention

I have been doing graphic design professionally since the early 2000s. Over that time, I’ve seen design trends come and go. Remember when everything was beveled with a shadow, or when the internet was once plastered with super glossy icons and buttons. Good times. As a result of these changing trends it seems like everybody is…

Food, Glorious Food!

Food, Glorious Food!

We all need it and we all love it. Food. I love drawing food almost as much as I love eating it. In fact, I named my company after food. When I do events to peddle my wares, I make sure to have a plate of cookies, or muffins to entice passers-by. I remember one time…

The Theatre, the Theatre. What Happened to the Theatre?

The Theatre, the Theatre. What Happened ...

Well, I happened to the theater, at least in the 1990s. What a wonderful time to be a teenager. I didn’t have a care in the world and little responsibility. I could just act in community or high school productions of “Oliver!”, “The Pirates of Penzance”, “Into the Woods”, “Bye, Bye, Birdie”, “You Can’t Take It with You”…

Illustrating Snape

Illustrating Snape

This is a breakdown of the process of caricaturizing Snape from the Harry Potter series. When I’m drawing something that really exists, I start by gathering reference materials. Lucky for me, there are so many images of Snape on the interwebs. Here is a collection of what I found. I then quickly sketched out ideas…

Cartooning a Hippo

Cartooning a Hippo

Here’s a fun little process of how I cartooned a Hippo. My wife said she hates hippos — maybe because one ate her dog.

Penciled Puppies

Penciled Puppies

Here are a few fun sketches I did of puppies. They were for a logo, but the company decided to go with a different style. Regardless, these puppies were fun to doodle.

Jekyll & Hyde Sketch

Jekyll & Hyde Sketch

A timelapse sketch of the beginnings of a halloween coloring page. This is an ongoing personal project of mine. Enjoy it in 2 parts.

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