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Fun with Iconic Classical Composers

Fun with Iconic Classical Composers

You’ve probably heard of the likes of Beethoven and Bach, but have you thought of other ways their names could be interpreted or visualized? I wanted to have fun with the names of classical composers and so I set out to create icons that represent ways that... read more
Pac Man Popsicles

Pac Man Popsicles

This week I decided to create a set of 12 icons.  When I was in High School I often would sketch Pac-man characters into my notes.  Those sketches are what inspired this icon set.  I’ll be going over the entire process from sketches to finished product.... read more
Swim Gear Icon Set

Swim Gear Icon Set

So for this project I did something that I love, and that is swimming! I did competitive swim for all four years of high school. It was a big part of my life and is still one of my favorite activities.  Brainstorm: The very first thing I did for this project was come... read more
Bare Essentials of Indie Rock

Bare Essentials of Indie Rock

From the beginning, I had a pretty good general idea of what I was going to do for this project. I wanted it to be about music and the lifestyle that is often associated with it. In order to flesh out the idea a little bit more, I did some “brain dump”... read more
LDS Family Traditions

LDS Family Traditions

My LDS family traditions icon set was created with the purpose of reflecting the main family traditions that every Latter-Day-Saint family should practice: prayer, scriptures reading, church attendance, temple attendance, family home evening, priesthood blessings,... read more
Need Some Space

Need Some Space

So, when I first started thinking about this project, I explained the concept to one of my best friends. As we discussed our mutual love of travel and sightseeing, I thought that doing a series based on various U.S. National Parks could be really neat. Then, I... read more
World Landmark Icons

World Landmark Icons

It took a moment for me to decide what I wanted my subject to be for my icons, but once I decided, the next thing I needed to do was sketch.  I really like to travel and to learn about different cultures, so I thought that choosing different landmarks would be a good... read more

Let’s Spread a Little Aloha- Native Hawaiian Leis

I decided to do native Hawaiian leis for my icon project because I love my Hawaiian culture and leis in Hawaii have such a significant meaning and I wanted to share that with others. In Hawaii Leis are a sign of Aloha (or love and care) for another person. We usually... read more
Iconic Childhood

Iconic Childhood

     This set is something that I actually enjoyed doing. I love super heroes and I always have. In fact, I probably always will, so working on these for many hours was something that didn’t seem like too much of a chore. I ended up completely starting from... read more