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Album Cover Design: Ugly Sleep
Album Cover Design: Ugly Sleep

Just finished up the album cover for Brian Butts’s new instrumental metal album, Ugly Sleep. If you can’t already tell from the artwork, his music is somewhere in the middle of a nightmare and an acid trip. You can listen and download the full album, streaming here: https://brianbutts.bandcamp.com/album/ugly-sleep

Ameristar & Visionary Awards Book Design
Ameristar & Visionary Awards Book Design

Recently completed the awards program book design for the 2013 AmeriStar & Visionary Awards Competition. IoPP’s AmeriStar Awards Competition commemorates the best packages of the year and UBM Canon’s Packaging Group Visionary Awards pays tribute to the people of packaging who show vision and leadership in advancing their company’s goals of packaging innovation, differentiation, savings and growth.

Every Act of Creation, Is First an Act of Self-Destruction
Every Act of Creation, Is First an Act of Self-Destruction

Pablo Picasso once said, “Every act of creation, is first an act of destruction”. I began to think about my creative process and realized it was more about self-destruction. Reaching deep down inside your own head and trying to pull out something of substance. Struggling with temptations and darkness, avoiding creativity killers that seem so […]

NASGW 40th Anniversary Campaign
NASGW 40th Anniversary Campaign

This project included a new 40th Anniversary logo, as well as a program book, event mailer, flyers, website graphics and more. I was able to dig up marketing material dating back to 1973 from the association and incorporate them into the overall theme. In the end, I think it helped produce a vintage look without […]

I Am Free… In All The Ways You Are Not
I Am Free... In All The Ways You Are Not

I’ve always struggled to find balance between being a 9 to 5 working stiff and a “free spirit, artist type”, the person I am in public and the person I am around friends and family. Somehow, the first argyle sweater I bought represented that to me. This painting really represents breaking out of that “rut” […]

Disappear
Disappear

This painting was inspired largely by P.O.S and the track, “POS Is Ruining My Life“. Always loved the line, “Close your eyes, disappear. If you can’t see them, then they can’t see you, right? Close your eyes”. Lots of inspiration and thoughts come from that little line, but listen to the song, check out the […]

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