This time around, instead of a comic to go with ARTiculate: Real&Clear’s latest newsletter article, I was tasked with coming up with a good illustration for a recap of a conference that Hilary Blair and Kenny Storms had worked at the previous weekend. This conference was for the Association for Experiential Education and the good folks at ARTiculate were asked to help some members of the association tell their story. You can read the recap and see my artwork here. Read More »
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More than any other day of the week, Wednesday, to me, is the most in need of a battle cry. Think of running a race: at the beginning, you’re pumped and ready to go. At the end, you’re super excited to be done and sprint to the finish. In the middle, though, is where it’s hardest to get motivated to keep going.
Wake Me Up by Avicii is my “get up and go” song today because, not only do the lyrics exemplify a lot of what I’ve been going through lately, but the beat of this song instantly transports me to a place where I’m in a sea of people simultaneously bouncing up and down in time to the music. If you’ve never experienced what that feels like, I highly suggest that you do. It’s epic. For now, however, it’s windows down, volume up! Read More »
If you’re like me, Mondays can sometimes get you down. I like to overcome this feeling by finding myself a good “battle cry” song. So, if you feel deflated when quittin’-time rolls around and you get in your car for the long journey home, take a gander at listening to Bastille’s Pompeii. Windows down, volume up! Read More »
Photographs courtesy of Rachel Graham.
This lighting design was created for a run of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof at The Edge Theater. The play is set in the round and the director wanted to create a “pressure cooker” type hyper-realistic environment. The small space and minimal equipment presented many challenges, but I’m quite proud with the end result. Read More »
Have you ever sat through a really bad PowerPoint presentation? One that maybe feels like it goes on forever, or maybe it’s stiff and robotic, or perhaps even just confusing in general? Hilary Blair over at ARTiculate: Real&Clear wants to help rid the world of bad presentation etiquette, three quick lessons at a time. Read More »
This is for all you mid-to-late twenty-somethings (and beyond!) out there who are still trying to figure it all out just like me. There are days when we just can’t get up. There are days when we feel like all is lost.
And there are days when we stand up and fight.
This is our battle cry for the day. Stand up, take a second to take in the lyrics, and sing your heart out with me- out loud, in action, or however suits you best.
Cheers to you. Cheers to Fun. Cheers to a brand new day. Read More »
This latest project was a big one for me: after getting an overall concept from Sarah Maria Murdock and Alli McPhail on what they wanted for their website, I was put in charge of designing and coding the site from scratch. This is the WordPress based result. Read More »
I’m really excited that the folks over at ARTiculate: Real&Clear have been bringing me back to work on more of these comic-style illustrations for their newsletter articles. The articles themselves are interesting and very engaging- especially the newest article for the September newsletter called “Bad Breath- Bad for Business”. Author Hilary Blair defines the writing more as a rant, but it’s at least a very informational rant. Click on the illustration below to visit ARC’s website and see why we should remember to breath with our lungs and not with our stomach. Read More »