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…

Ohio Airport Tshirts

The Ohio Airport gift shop was so impressed with the sales of my shirt designs at the Asheville that they ordered some just for them. October 2007.

Quilt Card

Quilter, and fiber wizard, Maxine Rosenthal, needed a fresh card to represent her fantastic quilting talent. Here I photo edited one of her quilts in an integrated fashion so as to fit in her contact information. April 2003.

Addicted to Scrapbooking Full Page Ad

Addicted to Scrapbooking, a company based out of Washington State, wanted a fun and interactive full page ad for placement in an upcoming publication. I designed and illustrated this full color magazine ad to emulate a “Where’s Waldo” but with my original “Crafty Carla”. Effectively an activities poster! Finished June 2010.

Altered Book and Interview

My altered book, titled “Soldiers of Pollen” (created in 2005) was featured along with an interview of my perspective and suggestions from the Graphic Design point of view, in Gabe Cyr’s book “New Directions in Altered Books” published by Lark Books July 2006.

Mother Earth Spirit Gifts Magnets

Art Blue, so pleased with his new logo, contacted me to create promotional magnets he could give away as promotion to potential customers and as a gift to existing patrons.  I based the magnets on his amazing collages, integrating the elements of his logo into the already earth-based imagery he produced. The effect was delightful….

Altered Words Magazine Spring ’05 Issue

Having liked working with me on the Winter ’04 cover, ISABA (International Society of Altered Book Artists) contacted me to design their entire Spring ’05 issue. What an honor! After receiving all the content, I clarified exactly how many color versus black and white pages they allotted for cost considerations, and proceeded to design templates…

Artemisia Gallery Redesign

Kim Dills, owner of Artemisia Gallery, came to me with a logo that almost worked. She liked the form, but it failed to really convey what the gallery was about. She wanted the logo updated and two business cards, one for herself and the other for her managing partner. I arranged a photo shoot at…