The sun, the moon and the stars, past and the future collide in the Astro Chief; Drawing inspiration from American history and science fiction from the golden age.
I happened upon an amazing headdress through the window of a shop in Downtown Scottsdale 4 years ago. I’ve thought of it on-and-off since then, all the fine details and symbolism. Last fall I was digging through my kid’s Halloween candy stash and I spied the”warrior shooting a star” on a Tootsie pop. That blast-from-the-past sent me over the edge.
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Collaboration is something all creative professionals should try. I can’t place enough importance on flexing some creative muscle to keep your skills sharp, but it’s SO HARD to get anything done outside of your day-to-day work with deadlines and meetings…and deadlines. Corralling 3 designers to hit a (non-essential) deadline right after the holiday season? Just like herding cats. The good news? They all came through like I knew they would and we ended up with a beautiful product from a talented group.
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Young love. An instant connection made across a crowded kitchen counter top. They knew this time around, it was for real. Real yummy that is. Warm, toasty toast with peanut butter and sliced bananas, if you haven’t tried it, you’re missing out. My own hunger pangs aside, I give you retro food characters for Dole!
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Netflix is one of those brands I believe in. Having been a Netflix subscriber for just over 10 years now, it was a welcome change to have rental movies sent right to the house instead of fighting over what’s left on the Blockbuster video shelf. Elbowing old ladies for the last copy of Titanic is no longer necessary in this day and age. Ah, the good ol’ days.
Now that online streaming is so prevalent the Netflix viewing experience has just gotten that much better. So when I got the call to create some artwork for the brand I must admit I was excited. The timeline for this project was a doozy. Timelines can always be the Achilles heel of any cool project, but I’m not one to shy away from a challenge…
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The kids (and me admittedly) adored the movie “Wreck-it-Ralph”. It’s rare to find an entertaining movie the family can enjoy together, so when Fin said he’d like a Sugar Rush racer theme for his birthday party I jumped on it! And then I sat on it for two months…
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August 30th, 2013Bad Habits
My friend Jeremy occasionally sends me odd old photos and advertisements. One photograph in particular included 3 nuns falling down drunk on a busy street corner and it sent me down a rabbit hole of my experience with catholicism and … Continued
August 19th, 2013The Getaway – Pedalcraft Poster
Just be cool. It’s all about fun and nostalgia… Last week I completed my poster design for Pedalcraft Phoenix! This will be my first year attending the show and a nice wrap up to the events of Phoenix Design Week. … Continued
July 31st, 2013Phoenix Rising
Ok, so it’s hot as Satan’s flaming ass in Phoenix right now. I figured it would be a great time to share this recent hot project. I was called on earlier this year to collaborate on a poster for a … Continued
July 19th, 2013Every Which Way – Monorchid show aftermath
And just like that, it’s over It all came together the last few weeks of March. Over 60 pieces of art, on 9 walls, spanning 4 weeks in April at Monorchid gallery in downtown Phoenix. A ton of work went … Continued
July 15th, 2013Haboob Buster
Having dust storms in the desert is nothing new. I’ve experienced them since moving here in 2001. But a few years ago, the local weatherman dropped this term Haboob on us to describe the walls of dust, sometimes thousands of … Continued