I picked up this vintage hand ax that was apparently found in an old barn. It was very rusted and well worn and for no good reason, I thought it would be fun to paint and draw on.
Nature smells....GREAT! Illustrations created for both Old Spice Wild Collection and Fresher collection. Images include a range of animals, environments and textures.
2014 was my first year participating in the Inktober event which challenges artists to create an original ink drawing every day through the month of October.
A Halloween art challenge and unfortunate circumstances led to one of my favorite images, grown from one of the greatest classic monsters and a happy accident.
The Ziegfeld Girls. They were Florenz Ziegfeld's chorus girls in his theatrical spectaculars in the early part of the 20th century. This project translates these graceful vintage beauties into elegant skateboard deck designs.
Robert Smith. Lead Singer and lyricist for The Cure. "Pop culture's unkempt poster child of doom and gloom."
Sometimes you just need an excuse to draw a motorcycle and an old wooden fence.
I've been invited numerous times to create illustrations for an annual poetry publication , "For A Better World." It is a book comprised of poems and art by Greater Cincinnati creators and focuses on themes of peace and justice. This image accompanied a poem by Armando Romero; an award winning Colombian author.
Although a hero, Batman is one of the best examples of a character who can stay true to his story but be taken to very gritty, dark and even violent places.
Inspired by the 2010 Darren Aronofsky film, I set out to illustrate one dancer made of two souls; a dark evil and light good. Both of which are graceful and beautiful.
I had the pleasure of Stride gum using an illustration of mine as part of their launch for their ID Gum brand. It was used on packaging, displays and in marketing materials.
"There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them."
-- Bruce Lee