I always tell people that I stink at drawing. That’s a bit relative; it depends on who’s in the room. I’ve never been good with replication, which is how many people (usually non-artists) define good drawing. However, “good drawing” is only part of an illustrator’s task.
For a full year I dedicated myself to the task of creating an artifact every day. Each artifact took the form of an 11x17 poster. Here’s just a glimpse into that project.
Lettering is super-popular right now. My theory is that it’s a reaction to doing work exclusively on the computer. I know for me personally it’s a nice, non-digital respite. While trendy, lettering is nearly as old as time—recorded history, that is.
I’ve had the opportunity to design several covers over the years. It’s challenging to select one image that encapsulates the tone and message of entire book.
After designing the identity system for Collective Church, an upstart in Ft. Worth, TX, I began designing sermon series graphics. In essence, these graphics become illuminations of the spoken word.
I love coffee. I love design. This is the dream project — designing special event posters for Cafe Evoke of Edmond, OK.
Whether shooting with a Holga, a Sony DSLR, or my iPhone, the principles of the medium are the same—the photographer is ‘light writing’.
The act of etching a moment in time evaded artists for centuries. Now that we possess this magical, immediacy of image, it’s easy to take it for granted. However, the present ubiquity of the medium has done nothing to diminish its relevance; quite the contrary.