Interior Hallway Graphite Drawing

Created by hand with only graphite pencils and a lot of time, this detailed drawing of an interior hallway demonstrates an understanding of skills with perspective, light and shadows, and observation. July 2001 Advertisements

Funky Mutt Brand, Logo & Business Card

Funky Mutt, a company producing handmade dog collars, leashes, and camera straps needed better brand identity to present an effective professional face. They had only a peace sign paw which they wanted to continue to use, and an illustration they liked the style of. Using conceptual design techniques, I crafted an updated logo and complementary…

Eye = Attention

Get professional visual help securing attention for and confidence in your brand. Well considered and applied graphics represent the simplest and most powerful instrument for communication by striking attention to your cause and conveying your message in an instant. Over 70% of all sensory information sent to the brain comes through the eyes! (except in…

See = Understand

Use experience talent to convey your message for maximum comprehension. Grouping, hierarchy, and tangible correlation represent a few of the techniques, which in the hands of a talented professional, makes your outreach and brand presence efforts effective. G. Miller recognized that by organizing items into categorical unity, or chunks, we can stretch an apparent short-term…

View = Opinion

Leave a lasting impression on your audience and keep them coming back for more. Use every resource available to ensure your audience not only relates your intended message to your identity, but also that they associate your brand and call to action to themselves! the visual cortex, accounts for 50% of all brain function! Because of this,…

Rescue Roast Logo and Stamp

Brother Wolf Animal Rescue special blend of coffee from Perennial Roasting Co., sales to benefit rescue animals in WNC. August 2014

2013 LPC TRIATHLON RACE TEE

The Leila Patterson Center Triathlon, produced by iDaph Events, wanted a new custom race tee which had an “impressionistic” look for the art on the front. Using the years’ theme colors, I designed and illustrated the following t-shirt, which was met with great acclaim at the race. August 2013

Asheville Duathlon + 10k Trail Run Poster

The Asheville Duathlon + 10k Trail Run at Biltmore Estate needed a tabloid sized, full color poster, that maintained their branding and showcased some of their best and new race features. Posters provide more information in a splashier presentation, and secure ample attention at various locations. May 2014

Carolina Kid’s MultiSport Series Sponsorship Information

Brand new sponsorship information package to entice local businesses to avail themselves of the sponsor opportunities. Using the theme, I designed color crayons that represent the sponsorship categories, and circles already used in branding to contain the information. November 2013

Carolina Cycle Centers Merge Notification

When a motorcycle shop needs to let it’s loyal customers know that it’s merging it’s 3 separate shop pages into one cycle center community page, what better way than to use a merging road sign. I used their branding in the form of their logos, and illustrated it to look like a motorcycle , and…

Shame On Grain Illustrated Lesson

To complete graduation, I had to research and write a paper, do a project, and give a presentation. My thesis was Visual Perception, which is how I came to quantify and qualify the power of visual communications.  I practiced my theories in my project, a book titled Shame on Grain, by taking scientific information, a…