Monday, October 1, 2012
Please take a moment to check the Kickstarter campaign.
To promote the project, I'll also be drawing a dog a day on my new Daily Dog Scratch Blog at http://dogscratch.tumblr.com
Thursday, July 19, 2012
Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Tuesday, June 5, 2012
These are the new posters I illustrated for the Ponca Playhouse, the community theatre in my hometown. I created posters for the season last year, and it was fun to interpret a new season of plays. Big thanks to everyone at the Playhouse!
Monday, May 21, 2012
The Electric City: The Artists' Studio
Go Lackawana: Artist at work
Big thanks to everyone at New Visions for their help with the exhibition and to everyone who came out to see the show.
Tuesday, May 1, 2012
Thursday, April 19, 2012
Wednesday, April 18, 2012
This is an illustration for the cover of a report that came out today from the Sex Workers Project detailing the impact of using condoms as evidence of prostitution in New York City. They have decided to use it as the logo for the campaign -- it is on labels, websites, and made the rounds in Albany yesterday. The SWP is a project at the Urban Justice Center that provides legal services and engages in documentation and policy advocacy for sex workers. They are an amazing organization, and you should support them. I suggest that everyone take a moment out of their day to think about this issue and all of the ramifications. I find it very unsettling that this happens in a city we all perceive to be fairly progressive. It needs to stop. Now.
Here are some chilling quotes from the report...
"They assume if you have a condom, you’re a prostitute."
37-year-old female, Manhattan
"Carrying condoms should not be a crime."
25-year-old transsexual Latina
“Why would [you] give a prostitute a condom? I’m just going to arrest her. You’re giving me more of a reason to write her up.”
Police officer, according to 19-year-old harm reduction service user
The Sex Workers Project is fighting to stop this practice. Check out this article from the NY Times to learn more.
Thanks go out to Sienna from the SWP -- for this job and for fighting for justice every day.
Tuesday, April 17, 2012
Monday, March 19, 2012
This full-page illustration will be in the April issue of AV Technology magazine. They wanted something that would explain the concept to the reader that was also something more visually interesting than a simple infographic. I made the "cloud" itself by layering reversed ink washes to make it feel more organic and airy. It is always a pleasure to work with AVT -- thanks again, Margot and Nicole!
Wednesday, March 14, 2012
This illustration is on the cover of the March issue of Sound & Video Contractor. The issue focuses on using the iPad (and other tablets) to run complex AV systems. Here, an AV schematic comes to life, but its stability is questionable.
I also did a full-page interior illustration for the issue. The article compares and contrasts the iPad and various Android-based tablets to help their readers decide which device would be best for their needs.
Thanks to Cynthia, Jessaca, and Nicole for these great assignments!
Tuesday, March 13, 2012
This illustration is for DV Expo East, a digital video show in New York this summer where new devices and gear are exhibited. The art director wanted me to incorporate the NY skyline and the devices to create a 1/3 page illustration that faded at the edges (and allowed the type logo to fit nicely below) and used the colors they had pre-selected for the show. Big thanks to Adrianne for a very fun assignment!
Here is an ad in the latest issue of DV magazine that shows the illustration in action:
Thursday, February 9, 2012
Here is a new illustration for the Feb/March Edition of AV Technology Magazine. The article is about 3D/HD video, so I played with the idea of focus. It's always a pleasure to work with AVT. Thanks again, Margot and Nicole!
Monday, February 6, 2012
This illustration is the cover for an e-book produced by AV Technology Magazine. I had a great time coming up with an interesting solution. I wanted to incorporate the idea of technology fueled learning spaces, their users (both students and professors), with a nod to the idea of moving forward into the future. I always love working with AVT -- illustrating for a technology magazine has unique challenges that I truly enjoy. Thanks, Margot and Nicole!
Wednesday, January 11, 2012
This illustration is in the January issue of AV Technology. I love coming up with interesting solutions for very technical ideas, so I am always thrilled to work with AVT. I'm working on some illustrations for upcoming issues now. Thanks, Margot and Nicole!
From the article: "Creating a tree-shaped network, with the root at the source of the media stream and customers at the end of the branches, and combining multicast addressing, makes efficient use of the network."
Monday, January 9, 2012
Lacey, one of my dearest forever-friends, commissioned me to scratch these dachshund portraits for her husband Jarod. She sent me reference photos of their pups Charlie and George, and I did my best to capture their personalities. The portraits are ink on clayboard panels with wood cradles, so they can be hung side by side without glass. I love drawing dogs, so I had a blast drawing these guys. Plus, I even got to meet Charlie and George when I was in Oklahoma over the holidays. Thanks, Lacey!