I illustrated this skeleton mariachi band for the Day of the Dead section of our Spooktacular Haunted Displays here at Terror at Tee Lake at Tee Lake Resort in Lewiston, Michigan. They each are hand-painted and stand 6′ tall by 4′ wide.
Category Archives: Process
MenAlive, the Orange County, California, Gay Men’s Chorus, commissioned me to develop concepts and illustrate posters for their 2014 season line-up. Art Direction by Dean McCleskey & Clayton Lloyd. “A Snowy White Christmas” “A Tribute to The Beatles” “Practically Perfect Poppins” “Candlelight Vespers” “Top of the Charts” As seen in the 2013 brochure & postcard to […]
I did the illustrations for the MenAlive show poster, “Made in America”. MenAlive is the Orange County Gay Men’s Chorus in California. Art Direction by Dean McCleskey & Ray Cruz. Text layout & design by Ray Cruz. I developed six concepts based on the vintage, ragtime theme of “Made in America”. They narrowed it down […]
I wanted to demonstrate the flexibility of my work. Since I create digitally, my surface designs can be changed to suit your needs. This example shows a more complex color palette versus a simpler one.
A Peruvian store wanted a traditional Peruvian doll called “La Cholita” illustrated for their store logo. Art direction by Erik Stafford of Stafford Marketing. Here is their store front sign & final logo. And below is a reference photo, sketch, inked and colored final version.
Every year I illustrate and animate my parents’ Christmas card.
I illustrated the announcement of a friend’s ordination into priesthood. He asked me to incorporate his church building, a cross, a chalice and a path. Below shows the process from pencil sketch to inking.
I’m going to take you through my editorial illustration procedure, from my thought process to the final artwork, of one of my editorial illustration jobs. “Why Service Stinks” is an article about how consumers feel less valued and frustrated by the corporate push for profit and productivity rather than customer satisfaction. After doing some pondering, I sketched four […]