The guys from Straying From Madness contacted me to create an illustration for their new album, Shadowlands. They wanted a colorful representation of themseleves battling a horde of zombies during the apocalypse. The illustration was designed for the album cover, and a poster for promotion as well.
SmartPak Equine hired me to create these two spreads for their Fall product catalog. To help sell their calming supplements for horses, the client asked me to create a fun illustration showing the world through a horse’s eyes. To show how horses can get spooked by the simplest things, we turned ordinarly training equipment into monsters. I designed and illustrated the monsters, backgrounds, and the logo for the ad. The client later placed a description of each product by a different monster.
T-Shirt illustration I created for PGWear.com, an apparel company that celebrates the culture of an “Ultra,” an extreme football (soccer to us Yankees) fanatic. The culture of it is like nothing else we have here in the States. In a way, they can almost become a politcal force in certain matters. This design was intended to show a confrontation between an Ultra and a riot cop, looking a bit terrified.
This is a series of promotional materials I created for an upcomming hip-hop album called “The Order of the Owl” presented by Nightlyfe and Royal Zone Records. I was asked to create a logo, banner design, album cover, and disc image for the project. The artwork is filled with symoblism that was important to the artists and what they represents (including the specific number of stars in the sky, for example). It was a fairly complex image, but in the end, we were all happy with the result.
An illustration I created for a T-Shirt brand. It’s one of three in a series depicting a buck in a different monstrous and evil variations. This one was inspired by the most infamous Gorgon of them all: Medusa. Three colors on black.
Logo design I created for a distributer in Florida that deals in electronic cigarettes. The owner is a real nice dude who goes on Safaris in his spare time. He hired me to create a logo and mascot character combining the two themes. We had a lot of fun with this one!
I recently had the pleasure of working with Lethal Threat, a huge name in the graphic decal business. I came up with this concept of a zombie enjoying a “hearty” snack. Originally designed as a graphic decal for a bike’s tank. I probably don’t need to say this, but I had a lot of fun with this!
This album cover for the hardcore metal band, Killing For Christ, was a fun challenge. The client wanted to illustrate what it might look like if all the world’s religions duked it out. We were careful to keep the illustration dark, but still humorous, so it’s obvous that this is a tongue-in-cheek rendition of the apocalypse (throwing in a few cultural icons like Kermit and Fozzy the Bear helped with that, I think). Of course, it’s not true heavy metal if no one gets at least slightly offended!
Logo design for High Guys Radio, a Canadian podcast about … well, you figure it out.’
Logo design I created for the Nerd-core hip-hop artist, El Gun Legro. This guy has a ton of personality, and we set out to create an icon and typeface that would capture that. It was also import to retain a comic book feel, since comic conventions are a huge part of his set list. We kicked around a couple of designs, but ultimately, we landed on this one, with a screaming mic with cords mimicing El Gun’s iconic wig.
Check him out here (J-Light is wearing a shirt I designed for El Gun!):
T-Shirt illustration I created for the Bassic Boston music festival. The client wanted a dark, evil design, with a demon as the main focus. I created this in Manga Studio 5 and Adobe Photoshop with my trusty Cintiq tablet.
Set up for silk screen, using 3 colors.
Website banner illustration I created for an SEO marketing company called i-4 Web. The two creators gave me a few pics of themselves so I could illustrate them as cartoon characters. They asked me to create a scene in which they were working hard to translate a website to mobile and tablet versions, the mainstay of their business.
Illustration of a young girl zombie eating the stuffing out of her teddy bear, entitled “Bwains!” You know, for kids. Create in Manga Studio 5 and Photoshop CS6.
Feminine T-Shirt dsign for Total Domination Apparel, a mixed martial arts apparel company. They wanted a nice feminine designs for the ladies to add to their catalog.
T-Shirt illustration for Flight School Genius, a clothing line specializing in designs depicting famous scenes and battles from World War II.
Illustration for Revco BSX, featuring a welder emerging from a fiery vault. Revco specializes in apparel for welders. This design was created for a direct-to-garment printing process.
T-Shirt design for PG Wear. The design is a collage of images celebrating the lifestyle of an “Ultra.” Created in Photoshop and Manga Studio 5.
Cover illustration I created for a work of fiction by Jan Ferrigan for young readers. The story is about a group of young adventurers trekking through the national parks, meeting magic creatures along the way.
Ever wonder what Hello Kitty would look like during her awkward teen years? Introducing Goth Hello Kitty. This illustration was created in Manga Studio 5.
These are two maps I created for the two FunPlex parks in New Jersey. It was a fun challenge to create a useable map for a place I had never been before. The maps are printed as tri-folds and distributed at the park, and are also mounted in several areas around the park, I believe.
They are really cool looking – they feature the CATA bus in front of the gates at Old Main.
It was a fun challenge to design for a die-cut ornament like this.
Please order one and support Easter Seals (and indirectly, me!).
Digital painting for splash page of apparel company’s website.