In the fall of 2016 I was introduced to table-top gaming, and since then I have maintained a number of campaigns with friends. There's something very satisfying to me in populating traditional fantasy spaces with more lighthearted cartoons and renderings outside the more traditional depictions.
Summer camp is a pretty important part of my family history, both my grandfather and father were camp directors for long periods of time and my brother and I grew up attending every summer.
A cover and interior illustration for the august 2017 edition of unwinnable- focusing on the portrayal of a goth dad in the 2017 dating sim Dream Daddy.
Farmer Fox Chicken Corn
Wot in tarnation...?
An illustration based on an age old riddle.
An ongoing series of illustrations of videogame merchants lives while heroes are away.
Outrun your bad brain
A piece about how running can be an incredibly useful mental and emotional regulator.
I was contacted by FARM cafe, a "pay what you can" cafe in my home town of Boone, NC, to design an image for their fifth year anniversary. The approach was inspired specifically by some great illustrated 70s wallpaper they have in their kitchen.
A quick spot illustration made to celebrate the boyscouts opening membership to transboys in early 2017.
Yellow Raincoat Society
A friend and fellow illustrator, Lauren Seider, put together a large format risographed zine about raincoat wearing do-gooders. She asked others to make contributions and I ended up making this pattern which she gleefully accepted as endpages. While building the assets I realized I could make a number of alternate color versions.
At the beginning of 2017 I began contributing to an online gallery, Planet Pulp. Each month members are given a very loose theme they may contribute to. It's a great low-pressure space to play in.
Work done for David Terrill'sMICRO class at KCAI. The class functions as a "micro illustration & design agency." Instead of receiving assignments from our professor, work is done with real clients.
Client list includes: Lead Bank, The Coterie Theatre, and The American Jazz Museum.
Richard Spencer, an actual white nationalist, was slugged in the face by a protestor on January 20th 2017, mid explanation on the alt-rights appropriation of pepe the frog.
It was really satisfying.
Middle of the Map
A poster made for Middle of the Maps Design2beat contest. Designers create posters for musicians performing at the festival, which are then voted upon by the public.
Posters made for The Coterie, an all ages theatre in Kansas City, Missouri, for shows in 2017.
Internal work made during a short time working at C3, a family and kids design/marketing firm. While there I also worked on client projects that have yet to be released, including work for Arbys, Bahama Breeze, Dennys, Raising Canes, Sonic, and Texas Roadhouse.
Quick non commissioned drawings. Subject matter ranges from DnD characters to 17th century philosophers.