Art

Artistic works in general: conceptual art, characters, roughs, etc.

Snowball Fight

  Last year’s holiday card to my friends and family, featuring my original characters. This was my first artwork on which I used spot gloss, which is just fantastic. (It really brings out the bright colors — I love bright colors, if you haven’t noticed.)

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Crying

2011, Paint Tool Sai, Photoshop. My first Threadless design submission. It’s good to get your emotions out. I learned a lot in the process of making and submitting this (a big thanks to Mallory Dyer and everyone who commented and critiqued!). These are the original two sketch versions, done years before I decided to make […]

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Untitled (for Japan)

2011, mixed media (newspaper, bristol board, marker, canvas). Piece created to raise funds for the 2011 disaster in Japan. It was included in black & white in Aftershock: Artists Respond to Disaster in Japan. The canvas is patterned with glued excerpts from The Tennessean about the tragic tsunami’s effects in Japan, including news from the […]

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Artwork for Japan

Right now, a lot of people are still coming together to help Japan. I’m very glad. Watching people unite and get through the tragedy has been inspiring. It easily could have been soul-crushingly sad, but people want to keep hope and push through to succeed and keep moving, and they should. I admire them. The […]

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Adventure Science Center

For the final project in Advertising I, the class was to create marketing materials to present live to the owners of the Adventure Science Center. This project was especially exciting for me, having loved the Science Center since I was little, and was well-received. These focused and illustrated advertisements promote some of the main features […]

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