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Custom t-shirt design illustration of two MMA fighters in a comic book style

MMA Comic book style T-Shirt Design

Client:

Bad Matchup

Description:

Custom t-shirt design illustration of two MMA fighters in a comic book style. The client was limited to only a few colors for silk-screening, so I had to find a way to create a very detailed design with only 3 colors. We’re both very pleased with how this turned out.

Testimonial:

I was very satisfied with the final results. I will be working with Brian again very soon.

Custom t-shirt design illustration of two MMA fighters in a comic book style

Custom t-shirt design illustration of two MMA fighters in a comic book style

Custom t-shirt design illustration of two MMA fighters in a comic book style

Custom t-shirt design illustration of two MMA fighters in a comic book style

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Mascot character design of a zombie lacrosse player

Zombie Lacrosse Player Mascot

Mascot character design I created of a Zombie lacrosse player for Great Dane Graphics.

I had created a set of zombie sports characters before for these guys and they were a big hit. We decided to approach this batch in a different style – more of a digital painting than the previous comic book style. That was a bit different for me, but I’m pleased with how they turned out.

Mascot character design of a zombie lacrosse player

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Mascot character design of a zombie baseball player

Zombie Sports Mascots Digital Painting

Mascot character design I created of a Zombie baseball player for Great Dane Graphics.

I had created a set of zombie sports characters before for these guys and they were a big hit.  We decided to approach this batch in a different style – more of a digital painting than the previous comic book style.  That was a bit different for me, but I’m pleased with how they turned out.

Mascot character design of a zombie baseball player

Mascot character design of a zombie baseball player

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Mascot character design of a zombie basketball player

Zombie Basketball Player

Mascot character design I created of a Zombie basketball player for Great Dane Graphics.

I had created a set of zombie sports characters before for these guys and they were a big hit. We decided to approach this batch in a different style – more of a digital painting than the previous comic book style. That was a bit different for me, but I’m pleased with how they turned out.

Mascot character design of a zombie basketball player

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T-Shirt illustration of Zombies in a Bakken oil field I created for Hard Ride Clothing.

Roughneck Zombies T-Shirt Design

Client:

Hard Ride Clothing

Description:

T-Shirt illustration I created for Hard Ride Clothing. The client wanted something creepy that would appeal to truckers and oil workers in his market. I designed this zombie-infested Bakken oil field design for silk-screening, using four colors.

T-Shirt illustration of zombie roughnecks on a Bakken oil rig

T-Shirt illustration of zombie roughnecks on a Bakken oil rig

T-Shirt illustration of zombie roughnecks on a Bakken oil rig

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Beer label growler illustration design of a robot for silk-screening

Silk-screen Growler illustration for Half Time Brewing

Client:

Halftime Beverage

Description:

Custom silk-screen illustration I created of a happy robot made of brewing equipment for Half Time Brewing Company’s 2014 Growler design.

It’s always a lot of fun working with Half Time. This project in particular was a fun challenge, and different than other beer label designs I’ve done, because the design is going to be silk-screened directly on the bottle, so I had to be careful to keep my colors limited, and to make sure that my details were not too fine. Half Time gave me a lot of freedom with the design, and we are both very happy with how it turned out.

Testimonial:

Brian Allen, an illustrator and graphic designer who is not only talented, personable and fun to work with but also understands how his piece of the puzzle must compliment the big picture.

Beer label growler illustration design of a robot for silk-screening

Beer Growler Label design

Beer label growler illustration design of a robot for silk-screening

Detail View

Beer label growler illustration design of a robot for silk-screening

Detail View

Beer label growler illustration design of a robot for silk-screening

Silk-screened on bottle

Beer label growler illustration design of a robot for silk-screening

Pencil Sketch of concept

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Illustration of a blue fairy with wings in front of oil and wax

Blue Fairy T-Shirt Illustration

T-Shirt illustration of a fairy for Concentrated Apparel, a brand celebrating the lifestyle behind concentrated THC in oil and wax form. This design was challenging, because I had to make the fairy’s wings look like they were made of melting wax and crystals, while sticking to a limited color silk screen pallette. We’re really happy with how this turned out.

Illustration of a blue fairy with wings in front of oil and wax

Illustration of a blue fairy with wings in front of oil and wax

Illustration of a blue fairy with wings in front of oil and wax

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Colorful toys coming out of a christmas stocking

Snowman and Penguins Illustration

This a cartoon graphic illustration I created for Great Dane Graphics of a bunch of toys climbing out of a stocking, and a group of penguins building a snowman.

Artwork available for purchase at Great Dane Graphics

Night time scene of a group of penguins building a snowman

Colorful toys coming out of a christmas stocking

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Illustration of mud people in a race for a poster

Mud Endeavor Poster Design

Custom poster illustration I created for the Mud Endeavor relay races in Florida. The client wanted a colorful, fun design for the event poster. I came up with the idea of having the contestants actually made of mud, since the particpants are usually covered in mud by the end of the race.

Illustration of mud people in a race for a poster

Illustration of mud people in a race for a poster

Detail view

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Magazine cover illustration of a giant sports stadium shaped like a birthday cake

Sports Magazine Cover Illustration

Editorial illustration I created for the cover of the Sports Business Journal commemorating their 20th anniversary. We discussed a lot of different ideas, and ultimately landed on this one: a giant stadium housing many different sports shaped like a giant layered birthday cake. The magazine has over 15,000 subscribers, and is geared toward the business side of sports.

Sports Business Journal editorial Illustration

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T-Shirt illustration of an archangel slaying demons.

Archangel T-Shirt illustration

T-Shirt design I illustrated for apparel brand Art Fashion Music. The client came to me with a beautiful renaissance painting of a the archangel Michael slaying demons as inspiration. This provided a challenge, because I needed to simplify the image enough to be printed in 3 colors. I really like how this turned out.

T-Shirt illustration of an archangel slaying demons.

Shirt mock-up

T-Shirt illustration of an archangel slaying demons.

T-Shirt illustration of an archangel slaying demons.

Detail View

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illustration of a cartoon lion in a jungle for a ipad app

iPad App illustration and design

iPad Soduku app for kids I designed the graphics and interface for.  The app has a colorful jungle theme throughout.  I created a lion mascot character along with cartoon jungle leaves and other elements for the background, in addition to the user interface.  This app is currently under development by Razor Ant.

illustration of a cartoon lion in a jungle for a ipad app

Main Menu Screen

illustration of a cartoon lion in a jungle for a ipad app

Icon

illustration of a cartoon lion in a jungle for a ipad app

In-game view

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Honey Badger Wrestling Mascot

Honey Badger Wrestling Mascot

Honey Badger Wrestling Mascot

Honey Badger Wrestling Mascot

Honey Badger Wrestling Mascot

I was hired by a wrestling club to design a mascot for their apparel and website. Luckily, their mascot was one of the gnarliest creatures of the animal kingdom: the honey-badger. We explored a few different sketch variations, and came up with this view, with the Honey-Badger reaching toward the viewer. I provided a full-color version for direct-to-garment printing and web use, as well as a simplified version for silk-screening.

Book cover illustration of a Garage Band

Book cover illustration of a Garage Band

Illustrated e-book cover for Jim Azevedo’s “How To Get Your Band Out Of The Garage,” a really entertaining walkthrough/guide for new bands seeking the limelight. Jim wasn’t exactly sure what he wanted for the cover when he first contacted me, he just knew that it had to be something with a lot of energy, and clearly legible at a small size. After running through some concept sketches, we arrived at this scene with the lead singer belting in the foreground, with the rest of the band rocking out in the background, playing as if they were on stage, not from a garage.

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How To Get Your Band Out Of The Garage book cover illustration

Book cover illustration of a Garage Band sketches

Concept Sketches

Book cover illustration of a Garage Band

Book Mockup

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