I LOVE designing for Halloween or anything that just needs to be spooky ooky kooky. When creating work in that space, it's always super fun to play around with the built-in "scary" imagery such as bones, bats, vampires, etc. But "scary" doesn't have to mean gory or bloody; it can be vintage or cute or even cheerful. Crazy, eh? So click to read more as I dive into and breakdown some ideas behind my work in this theme!
L: justWink Father's Day card 2016 R: That's my Dad, yo!
Back in 2016 I designed a set of 4 cards that were sold in Target for justWink, American Greetings' young and fun line. Celebrating Dads combined with neon orange patterns, heck yeah! So here's a post that dives deeper into those designs but really is an excuse to talk about my Dad!
Look, y'all, it's been 100 degrees for the last week, I've got more months of even hotter weather to look forward to, so let's think cooler thoughts and talk about Christmas! Christmas lettering, that is.
You’ve got to move it, move it! Illustrating and lettering for animation was crazy, y’all. It came with a whole bunch of new lessons to learn to keep things flowing, not only on the current frame but also those empty spaces in between. Click to see more of this Picture This series from Blue Mountain.
I love working with the awesome folks at the Blue Mountain line of American Greetings! Here's some e-cards that went live recently. Lettering and illustrating for digital vs print comes with its own challenges. Check out some more work in this line and some thoughts of working in an online medium.
Valentine’s is a great holiday to explore visually. But that begs the question, just what does “LOVE” look like? Is it just hearts? Is it all pink? Is it sweet words? Or is it something more funky that gets a laugh because y’all are freaks behind closed doors? Click the link and check out some stationery I’ve had the opportunity to work on with the always amazing clients, justWink and Seller’s Publishing.