The Road was directly inspired by Cormac McCarthy's 2007 novel of the same name. I immersed myself in the source material, studying stark post-apocalyptic visuals and literature. The Road is painted in watercolor, utilizing a graphic style to contrast with the grim subject matter of the the novel. This piece was the recipient of the Barbara Bradely Appreciator's Award at the 2015 AAU Spring Show, a Runner Up in the 2015 Creative Quarterly illustration competition and a finalist in the Society of Illustrators 2015 Student Competition in New York City.
Luchocop Pin-up - Yann Lee's Luchocop
A comic pin up created for the comic book Luchocop
by Yann Lee. Adobe Photoshop.
I Feel Darkness - Ink and Marker
I Feel Darkness is a sharp and moody piece, utilizing pen and inked mixed media techniques to bring to life a dark and brooding scene. This piece was awarded Best of Show 1st Runner Up at the 2015 AAU Spring Show.
Blues - Adobe Illustrator
Blues was a project concerned with creating illustrations out of individual letters that reflected the meaning of the entire word. Blues was a Runner Up in the Creative Quarterly 2015 illustration competition.
Flatlands - Digital Media
Flatlands was a brief yet exaggerated study of Midwestern landscapes. Done in Adobe Photoshop.
Tontin - Ink and Marker
Tontin was a small compositional study for a personal project. Done in copic marker, pen and ink.
In Transit - Digital Media
In Transit focuses on the mood an atmosphere of public transit in the Bay Area. Using Adobe Illustrator, I sought to evoke a calm yet stylized feel for the subject matter of the composition.
Marco - Mixed Media
Marco was a character designed under an 80's Miami Vice theme. After extensive shape and design study, I create the finish using Copic markers, pen and ink.
Quaid - Mixed Media
Quaid was a character designed under a American western theme. After extensive shape and design study, I create the finish using Copic markers, pen and ink.
Boat Song - Mixed Media
Boat Song was a design project tasked with creating a family of fishers. After extensive shape and design study, I create the finish using Copic markers, pen and ink.
2016 Sketchbook Selection - Mixed Media
Excerpts from various sketchbooks. Reflective of my thought process.