Art

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

KUMA! TORA!

2013, Paint Tool Sai. I drew this for Psychokinetic, a Mother/Earthbound series fan zine published in 2016. This is Kumatora, a character from Japanese game Mother 3. Mother 3 deals with themes of loss, memory, power, gender, psychics, mother nature, and commercialization. This character in particular is a psychic tomboyish princess and my favorite character […]

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Luvdisc

2013, Paint Tool Sai. A rapid warm-up experiment with simple colors and shapes, featuring an anthropomorphized Pokémon. The sixth generation of main-line Pokémon games came out this year. I’ve been playing them since I was 11 — so, for most of my life. It’s interesting and awesome to see people who are 10 playing it now, […]

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Webcomics Tarot Project!

A collaboration that I organized with over 60 different authors and artists to make a full set of 78 tarot-themed artworks for an online gallery! This project spanned four years (from 2009-2013) and features artists from around the globe. I designed the cards template and contributed three pieces between my two (currently on-hiatus) webcomics. Wisit […]

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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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