I shot and edited this fun video for ARTiculate: Real&Clear. We wanted to do a fun spoof video for the holidays, but also make sure to give relevant content that would be beneficial to the audience. The result is fun, was quick to put together, and makes me laugh every time I watch it. Enjoy and Happy Holidays! (And always remember to Merry responsibly ) Read More »
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My newest graphic design project is a logo for wedding officiant and life journey coach Robin Miller. Robin is very classy and classic, but also has a fun spark and a wonderfully bubbly personality. I wanted to encompass all of that in her logo, while still focusing on what services she offers. Read More »
Through tons of (unfortunate) politics (not from LIDA) and a long, long daily commute, I recently completed my first show with the LIDA Project. Put on at THEATREWORKS in Colorado Springs, this show was commissioned to remember the 100th anniversary of the Ludlow Massacre, a horrific event in Colorado’s history, that, while not well publicized or taught, was the ignition for a lot of union movement back in the day.
Directed by Brian Freeland, the show took lots of blood, sweat and tears from all involved. SteeVee Dee (Steven Deidel), Scenographer, worked long and hard to try to achieve big results with little resources. It was a fantastic experience co-designing with him on this project.
This month’s article for ARTiculate: Real&Clear talks about spring cleaning. Diana Dresser talks about the fact that spring cleaning is not just for our homes, but also important for all aspects of our lives, including presentation habits. For some reason, spring cleaning always thinks of advertising from the 1950’s. Maybe I associate spring cleaning with housewives, or maybe it just has a nostalgic feel to me. To illustrate Diana’s article, I decided to mimic that nostalgic feel, while also trying to add some whimsy. The result, I think, is classic and fun. What do you think? Read More »
These are just a few of about 25 ads that I was commissioned to create for a dance school’s upcoming show. The ads are a part of the show program book. I used Photoshop for this entire project. Ads ranged from full page, half page and quarter page, full color to grayscale. Elements like photos and wording are submitted by the purchaser, and I was tasked with layout, design elements, and any fixes that might be needed. More examples of this work are available upon request.
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