News & Updates: It’s Friday the 13th!

News & Updates: It’s Friday the 13th!

  Posted: Sunday, January 15, 2017   Okay, so it’s a few days after, but I couldn’t get to posting it right away. Anyways, I love Friday the 13th because it reminds me of probably my favorite movie monster/killer: Jason Voorhees!   This Friday the 13th my wife and I watched Friday the 13th Part 3-D. […]

Case Study 006: Celeste Mitchell

Case Study 006: Celeste Mitchell

  Posted: Thursday, October 20, 2016   I began working for a media company that owned a small radio station, which had a lot of interesting on-personalities. One of them was the tallest girl ever, named Celeste. She was was easily 7’2” (She’s probably a bit over 6” in reality, but I’m only 5’10, so…yeah). […]

News & Updates: So it’s Halloween Season!

News & Updates: So it’s Halloween Season!

    Posted: Monday, October 03, 2016 I’m a big fan of Halloween. Actually, I think I’m more a fan of the horror genre and of monsters in general. For this entire month, on social media, I am participating in Inktober, where illustrator’s of all sorts are challenged to create an illustration with pen and […]

012: Using Hand Lettering and Type as a Texture

012: Using Hand Lettering and Type as a Texture

    Posted: Sunday, May 22, 2016   Highlights, Takeaways, Quick Wins 1. Adding texture to your caricature gives it more visual interest. 2. It’s easy to overdo textures and make your piece look messy. Don’t add textures just for the sake of adding textures; make sure adding them has a purpose. 3. Experiment with typography and hand lettering […]

Case Study 005: Screen Junkies

Case Study 005: Screen Junkies

  Posted: Saturday, May 07, 2016   Prologue I’ve mentioned it before, but I am a huge Screen Junkies fan. One day we were watching one of their programs, Movie Fights. On their set they often have fan-art from people all around the world that is pretty clever and is either movie related or Screen […]

News & Updates: Tribute Caricature of Prince

News & Updates: Tribute Caricature of Prince

  Posted: Thursday, May 05, 2016   It’s been two weeks since the legendary Prince passed away. When I heard the news I was shocked. I mean, death is something that people don’t plan for and I think we all like to think everyone is going to have a deathbed moment and accidents and tragedies […]

011: Mixing Traditional and Digital Techniques When Creating Caricatures

011: Mixing Traditional and Digital Techniques When Creating Caricatures

  Posted: Saturday, April 30, 2016   Highlights, Takeaways, Quick Wins 1. It’s good to constantly be expanding your skills by learning new techniques. 2. Don’t be afraid to experiment with different techniques; being uncomfortable is good because it means growth and not stagnation. 3. Focus on what you can take away from learning something […]