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Keep it simple… stoopid!

Keep it simple… stoopid!

The first step was sketching an idea. And I very much like the idea of the roots of the trees turning into octopus legs. I was just playing with ideas that seemed cool, looking for inspiration in different places. What was important to me was that it wasn’t so... read more
Greenhouse

Greenhouse

What to say about this project. When we first started even talking about this project I was not worried about it, I thought I would be able to be so creative and not have to worry about a thing. I thought about what I wanted to create and what kind of music I wanted.... read more
Ash Wednesday

Ash Wednesday

To start I super enjoyed this project. I went in sketching knowing exactly what I wanted to do because since I the watch project I had been thinking about what I wanted to do. The faceless people with snakes. I think snakes are super interesting and they’re... read more
The Monsters Band

The Monsters Band

First Sketches These were the first ideas I have after the brainstorm with words. I had the idea of creating a collage with different musical objects and creatures or animals with them. After making some dragons and other animals, I had the idea to do monsters because... read more
ZEPHYR – Cool as a Breeze

ZEPHYR – Cool as a Breeze

Sketching a gig poster was new. I felt like I needed to sketch a whole concept at once. Looking back I realize the importance of sketching more. This really helps with the development of ideas. That and word trees help to come up with abstract ideas that can be put... read more
Drip, Drip, 2309

Drip, Drip, 2309

This was a very exciting project. Gig posters are so expressive and open that I had a great time thinking outside of the box to create something unique and intriguing. I started with allowing myself to get bored. From there I did a bunch of word association to get my... read more
A Darker Shade of Pink

A Darker Shade of Pink

This is the process of creating a gig poster for a local event.  The difficulty of this project was the creativity, not the actual creation of the project.  Getting in a creative mindset is one of the hardest things I have ever had to do, especially since I have been... read more
Anti Bad Vibe Shield

Anti Bad Vibe Shield

For this project I wanted to focus be simple in the composition and detailed in the illustration. The first thing I had to do was deciding what kind of music the band was to play, since that will determine the direction of the project and the feeling i would give to... read more
Into the Eye

Into the Eye

Gig Posters are pretty cool because they are unique to each city. Bands, Musicians and Artists would contract out to local artists/designers to design a special poster just for the one night they were in town. These posters would then be blanketed around town. The... read more