#7: Pop Art Selfie

#7: Pop Art Selfie

I started this a while back while fooling around with ideas for a graphic resume, and today it exploded on screen into a full-on Warhol-induced Pop Art regurgitation. As you can see, no one has ever accused me of being afraid of...
#6: Khokhloma Typography

#6: Khokhloma Typography

For these posters announcing a concert series devoted to the works of Mussorgsky, I found visual inspiration in the decorative motifs of the Russian folk-art style known as Khokhloma–rich colors and swirling florals on black laquer… opulent and...
#5: The Zoo at Narnia

#5: The Zoo at Narnia

Graphic for a fictional zoo’s African wildlife exhibit. I relish any and all opportunities to draw horses/equines, so this this was lots of fun to...
#4: Type Portraits

#4: Type Portraits

Two self-portraits constructed entirely from typographic elements…. all Helvetica. If you think something like this could only come from the mind of a perverse typography professor, you’d be...
#3: ChromoDragon

#3: ChromoDragon

Channeling my inner Lisa Frank for these dragons, inspired by a virtual pet app for kids I developed at...
#1: Mucha | August is Illustration Month

#1: Mucha | August is Illustration Month

I gave myself the challenge of posting 10 illustrations during the month of August, partially in an effort to improve my speed but also an excuse to draw more. To start things off, here’s a reproduction of Mucha’s Woman Holding Mistletoe. This was...
Ready. . . Set. . . DRAW

Ready. . . Set. . . DRAW

I’m very excited to be taking a class with Alex Fine this upcoming fall at the brand-spankin’-new Baltimore Academy of Illustration. I feel lucky to be in on the ground floor of such a cool new enterprise, but more than anything I’m thrilled to...
May 10, 2015

May 10, 2015

Walking down Charles Street with these flowers, I heard, “Happy Mother’s Day” half-a-dozen times. But I am not a mother And my own mother is gone. Can I still pay that positivity forward to her if I don’t know where she is? I guess this is my...
Healing Time

Healing Time

I am not a religious person, but this is nice to see. That, and boarded up windows, Baltimore-Love- Project-style.                 And I watched these names fade away in the days that followed. Things won’t be the same...