The Sprinkles

The Sprinkles

With each new grandchild that joined our family my mom just had to get the latest, cutest stickers for them which quickly dubbed her the sticker grandma. I waited with much anticipation to start this project and wanted to do something fun and whimsical that children...
Dark Render – Ignore White

Dark Render – Ignore White

I’ve never attempted to make a gig poster but my future son-in-law is a guitarist in a band in Chicago so I wanted to do one for him that would highlight the new name of his band, Dark Render. Yes, you guessed it, he loves metal. His favorite animal is an eagle and...
Avenging Halftones – The Case of the Dense Rectangles

Avenging Halftones – The Case of the Dense Rectangles

I have always been mesmerized by illustrations done with tiny dots or shapes. A dot is just a dot until it is combined with others to create an amazing work of art. I want to know how to create this type of work so I found this t-shirt from the Avengers Comic Book...
Vector Watch: Time Will Tell

Vector Watch: Time Will Tell

Chrome, silver, gold, leather and glass are all textures that can make up a watch. Creating a photo realistic vector watch is my current project in Adobe Illustrator. I began by looking at several different styles of watches to decide which direction I would go. There...
Vector Watch: A Close-up Look at Time

Vector Watch: A Close-up Look at Time

How many times do you deal with a single object in a given day, week, month or even year? How often do you really look at an object to see how it is put together? Most of us at one time or another have owned some kind of watch. I would wager a guess that after you...