Lost Isles

Lost Isles

Representing an online fantasy game, the logo employs custom-designed calligraphy and watercolors in the sword. The game was 80% done…

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Heartwise

Heartwise

Heartwise is a cardiology clinic in California that promotes diet and exercise toward their goal of longevity, represented by the…

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Jaboom

Jaboom

“Just a Bunch of Old Men” is, well, exactly that—but also a classic rock band that at one point had a keyboard/trumpet/cowbell/vocalist…

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USA Skeleton

USA Skeleton

A national sports federation: these are the guys that fly down a bobsled track face-first on something with all the…

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Mariposa School

This California school’s name means “butterfly” in Spanish. This idea came to me instantly, as did the name for their…

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PhotoKinetics

This company makes lenses that filter a form of light that regulates our circadian rhythms, allowing shift workers to be…

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Island Casino

I admit, I did work for an online casino. But I haven’t done anything for cigarette manufacturers, Kim Jong-un or…

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Chase Studios

Photographer, welder, and whatever else he becomes at a moment’s notice, Andrew Chase is a clever guy, for whom one…

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Institute 3

A think tank/consulting group that helps corporations to be better citizens, to everyone’s benefit. The mark illustrates the name, and…

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Blaine Creek

What started off as a symbol for a Montana vacation home has increased its duties by also representing a fine…

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Fred Coyote

Mr. Coyote is more than an author; he’s a brand. The playful trickster is as important to his message as…

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Utah Crew

Crew—it’s the sport where a bunch of Ivy-Leaguers with massive shoulders in a skinny boat carve a channel through the water.…

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Right Brain

Invented for an inventor. If you’ve got a square peg that needs to go into a round hole, I’ve got the…

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Bodywurx

Massage and body work. In addition to the round logo mark, I concocted the lettering style to further promote the…

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Tea Tech

This product uses a proprietary process to extract the flavor and antioxidants from green tea without the use of chemicals.…

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NeuroSense

This company takes existing technologies that help heal on all sensory levels and puts them together in environments such as…

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Baltimore Harbor

Baltimore Harbor

Black watercolor pencil was the tool for promoting a professional conference in Maryland. I really like being able to simply…

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Food for Lunch

One of two b/w illustrations created for menu, the other representing breakfast. I later transformed it into a color version,…

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Holly

Originally used in black and white as part of a holiday greeting, I added color later. Just because.

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Math Maniac

Math Maniac

This geeky guy was the brand for a math game. Look closely, and you’ll find every number base ten has…

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Baseball Batter

It’s rumored he’s dating the swan dive girl from earlier in the portfolio. It’s a forbidden love because he refuses…

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TV Guy

Clearly, this guy needs to get out more. Or at least invest in a little waste bin. Part of a…

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Locks

Locks

Illustrations for promotions about locking in rates and different ways to do just that. You can’t literally lock in a…

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Monty Moose

Monty was developed for a mall “kids’ club.” The lesson here is: there is a reason moose should never be…

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Piggy Bank

Normal pigs have no concept of the danger of hammers. Once you put a slot in their back, though, they…

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ClaimSaver

Software that helps medical care providers prepare claims for insurance companies. I worry about the name “ClaimSaver,” but at least they…

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XtraGreen Tea

Two products, each in four flavors. This was done on a shoestring. The client did rough photography in his living room,…

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BB King

The budget allowed for only black plus one color for this national tour poster. BB signed the poster I came…

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Peer Chain

A maker of chains—like, bicycle chains—in Chicago wanted a spokes character named Linc. I made this guy with a link…

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Jaboom

If your band needs a keyboard player, you might as well get one who can play trumpet, too, and can…

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Immunize menu

Immunize menu

The Health Department placed these menus in area McDonald’s restaurants. At last, my dream of drawing spotty dinosaurs was realized.

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SepArt

I’ve done a lot of labels for the Great Salt Lake brine shrimp industry. This product is different from all…

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Huun-Huur-Tu

Huun-Huur-Tu

When you see these guys, you’re not going to any kind of regular concert, so a poster bordering on psychedelic…

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Tea Tech

Tea Tech

The headline came to me while I was meeting with the client, so that part was easy. The main shot took…

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Inquiry Cards

Inquiry Cards

A catalog ad designed for promoting to potential retailers, it is more informational than a consumer ad. But, of course,…

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Hotel Monaco

The hotel is across the street from the state’s premier performing arts venue, so we played on all that in…

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String Beads

String Beads

What to do when the product is all about color and texture, and you’ve got black and white? Since the message…

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Jurassic Sands

These ads are catalog sheets, so they have more information than a consumer ad. We’re showing two of the company’s…

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Bill Howard

Bill Howard

Bill’s first art show and last hurrah. I was happy to provide this ad for his daughter. It really helps to…

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Moving Water cover

Designing a cover for an art book is relatively simple, since the starting point is a limited pool from the artist’s work. Then,…

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8 Wisdoms

This project was started by someone else and refined by me. The challenge in this was showing the two sides…

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Story Circus

Cover and sample page for a prospectus for pitching to television studios. Story Circus is a kids’ show populated with…

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Hollywood Real

Another pitch piece for television studios, a reality show that follows people in the seamier side of Hollywood, as well as…

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Heart & Soul inside

Since Heart & Soul serves live music to communities who are isolated—including nursing homes—showing a rockin’ grandma is entirely appropriate.

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Suzuki tee shirt

To my everlasting amazement, this design was rejected. “Too many cellos,” they said. There are two. Can’t we all just…

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Pulse shirt

Pulse is a non-profit headed by a (then) 17 year old, geared around extreme-sport safety, notably, helmets. This is the…

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LamberTempest

Marlene and Hank had some photos and budget for two colors. Sometimes it’s the restrictions that make designing fun.

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Santa Claus

A skinnier-than-you’d-expect guy was seeking a look with a cooler, more adult feel. I’m not sure if he was the…

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Book Plate

Originally designed for a black and white book plate, when I repurposed the design for my daughter, I added color.

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As Lovers Do

This started with a post asking for feedback on a cover design. I responded with double-barreled feedback, which led to…

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