Creature skateboards deck for team rider David Gravette. The graphic is "The Marksman" is based off of the Winchester guns logo. The graphic is engraved into each board giving the graphic texture with a wood burn look.
Thrasher skateboard magazine featured a series of mixed media paintings in the March 2015 issue. The various illustrations were done using a whip shading technique with ink on textured tea stain paper. This style is inspired by western culture combined with neo traditionalism.
I was asked by local design agency Glow Creative to design a shirt for the Portland Trail Blazers, This illustration was based around the zoo bomb. Zoo bomb is a weekly bicycling activity in Portland, Oregon, during which participants ride bicycles rapidly downhill in the city’s West Hills. The Trail Blazers wanted a shirt that would combine the Blazers with the intertwining bikes of the zoo bomb statue located in the heart of north west Portland.
Oj wheels are one of the original skateboard wheel manufactures. They continue to make high quality urethane wheels today in Santa Cruz, CA. The objective was to design a series of wheels called “Prowl’n And Trowl’n.” I focused on creating illustrations that represent the style and the aesthetic of the company.
The Denver Zoo is one of the largest most diverse zoo’s in the country. The goal was to create a series of pictograms that have a native Colorado feel to them. Using color pallets and simplistic graphics to create traditional western style signs and banners.
Vagrant skateboards are based out of San Diego CA. I got asked to design a deck graphic along with creating the cover for the company’s first full length skateboard video “Spare Change”.
Ello is a simple beautiful ad-free social networking platform created by a small group of artists and designers. The design intent was to create a place where professional like minded creative people can promote their work online. The site consists of a easy to use navigation and cohesive and clean layout.
Nor Cal is a west coast based company out of Santa Cruz, CA. The brand aesthetic is focused on western culture. The theme was a traditional style graphic for their spring 2015 line. The design emulates the innate symmetry found in nature and integrates a native species of wildlife.
Painting has always been an important creative outlet in my life. I have shown work at several galleries through out the years. My recent work has had the opportunity to be shown in several galleries through out the west.
FECAL FACE GALLERY, San Francisco, CA
UPPER PLAYGROUND. FIFTY24 PDX GALLERY, Portland, OR
ONE GRAND GALLERY, Portland, OR
SKELETON KEY TATTOO
Skeleton Key Tattoo is a local shop located in downtown Portland that specializes in custom tattooing. The aesthetic of the shop is clean and professional; the goal was to create a engaging and memorable logo. The logo represents the style and work ethic that the shop produces. The goal is to increase foot traffic and turn Skeleton Key into an iconic symbol.
Shrunken Head is a Portland based skateboard shop in the heart of the city. This shop has represented northwest skateboarding since 1996. The objective was to create an iconic graphic that can be used on various forms of merchandise. The illustration needed to resemble and work well with the shops over all visual feel and display. The art work is current and relevant to the target audience.
The Get Ahead is a Portland based music group that puts a modern edge on a classic sound, drawing from the roots of soul, R&B and rock. The Design I created was a tarot card inspired graphic for their new album “VOLCANO” The illustrations on the album cover show key traits of the album’s energy and sound while giving it a fun traditional feeling.
The concept was to create a guerrilla campaign in order to promote an up in coming solo art show “FRONTIER BEWARE.” The event will be shown at a venue in downtown Portland. An adhesive known as wheat paste was used to apply large and small scale flyer’s to unexpected locations around town. This process will inform the community in an engaging and unique way.
Atir Cycles is a north west company that manufactures fixed gear and single speed bicycles. They chose eight Portland based artist to paint custom frames for an art show that took place at One Grand gallery. This frame was based on traditional style graphics mixed with a simple black and white clean look. The medium used is Krink marker and black ink applied with brush.