A draft for an upcoming essay collection due to be published soon by a friend of mine. It didn’t make the cut, but I’m very happy with the laurel wreath; creating it, however, was easier said than done, even with a symmetry guide. There’s a reason so many designers rip off the United Nations wreath and hope nobody notices! It wouldn’t surprise me if there was a mathematical formula for creating perfectly-aligned laurel leaves for this, but I’ve yet to find it . . .
My first corporate client! I had the unexpected pleasure of being recruited by a local studio to help with an illustration project for Timber Loop, a new service from Timberland Boots intended to help keep their products out of landfills. I executed the Infinity-loop graphic showing the boots at the various stages of disassembly and/or repair. You can view the full page here.
Two for Tea
Care for some tea? A quick little project for a friend’s podcast, produced and adapted from the rough sketch below.
Love Your Brain
Good tips from the Alzheimer’s Association of Oregon and SW Washington, an excellent organization that I’m still working with them on a volunteer basis. Six down, four to go!
Continuing the theme of vector line art against black. What I love about the orb as an article of royal regalia is the inherent minimalism. The top two quadrants represented Europe and Asia respectively, with the bottom half representing Africa– the only known continents at the time, with a cross naturally placed atop the whole business. I’m exceptionally proud of how this one turned out, both in terms of technique and atmosphere.
Much as I love it, I decided to take a break from wrangling scanned lineart in Photoshop, and instead to experiment with a very popular style of vector illustration that I’ve been wanting to try for a while. The results? So clean! So mathematical and precise! And a message we can at least aspire to.
Alzheimer’s Association, Part 3
Who doesn’t love angels? More social media collateral, in this case featuring a typical Alzheimer’s Association volunteer . . .
Alzheimer’s Association, Part 2
Alzheimer’s Association, Part One
As some of you may know, I have ongoing volunteer engagement with our local (Portland) chapter of the Alzheimers Association. My first project so far; promotional illustrations for social media.