My work is currently being featured at an exhibition entitled ACQUIRED TASTE: Food and the Art of Consumption at the Begovich Gallet at Cal State Fullerton through December 8. If you’re in the area, check it out for me.
From Latterman’s “Video Games and Fantasy Novels are Fucking Awesome.”
A logo design I was working on for a radio station quickly morphed into this Modrian-esque line drawing.
Tags: inside out, mobius strip
This is a version of a logo I recently worked on. It wasn’t chosen, but I liked the Mobius Strip too much to let it go unseen.
For whatever reason I tend to get floods of inspiration during two specific times of day: right before bed (dozing off) and while walking my dog. Since the former requires rolling over and sketching while falling asleep, I tend only to reap the benefits of dog walk ideas.
Last summer on one of these walks, I had this quick idea of how to create angled parallel lines in Illustrator. I came home and knocked it out and within a half hour or so I had this nifty little design. I went ahead and came up with a quick palette and for the hell of it, made it into a gig poster for the band Ra Ra Riot. Why? I’d just heard they’d scheduled a show in Boston, and I’m quite fond of them.
About a month later I get an email from the band’s manager saying they’d like to license the art for shirts for the tour. (Cue idiotic jumping around.) We made a deal and tomorrow night they’re playing Letterman. How cool is that?
The moral is simple: make fun stuff. Get it out there. The right people may find it and one of your favorite bands may have your art on their shirt.