12 January
11 January

Barefoot in the Moonlight

Barefoot in the Moonlight

Lines from all the country music I’ve been listening to keep getting stuck in my head lately. I experimented with the water brush and watercolors today, and had a lot of fun. Unfortunately it doesn’t translate so nicely when vectorized, I had to choose between legibility and detail…legibility won this time.

10 January
9 January

Your Hands Are Cold

Your Hands Are Cold

A line from one of my favorite movies, Pride & Prejudice.

8 January

Let the Concept Marinate

Let the Concept Marinate

Working on some more of my personal identity system’s language. My personal identity concept is based off of me being a modern thinker with nods to the past. After a lot of mind mapping, one of the ideas that stuck with me was that of Susie Homemaker (which were a line of miniature colorful working […]

6 January

The Optimist. The Hoper. The Dreamer.

The Optimist. The Hoper. The Dreamer.

One of my all time favorite quotes from the Doctor is one from the 11th Doctor – “I am and always will be the optimist. The hoper of far-flung hopes and the dreamer of improbable dreams”. I have to say it was a little ambitious of me to pick such a lengthy quote considering time […]

4 January

Time Moves Faster Than You Think

Time Moves Faster Than You Think

“Time moves faster than you think” line from the lyrics of Kip Moore’s Hey Pretty Girl always seems to stick with me after hearing it. There never seems to be enough hours in the day to do what I would like to do. I’m working on fine tuning my portfolio and projects to apply for […]

3 January

Honest to Goodness

Honest to Goodness

“Honest to goodness” comes from some of the language I selected/crafted to go along with my “designmaker” theme. This study could potentially be revised to make the cut for the backs of my business cards. hon·est-to-good·ness adjective 1. genuine and straightforward. As the definition suggests, I’m a genuinely honest person, that wants to take care […]

2 January

Seeking the Next Great Adventure

Seeking the Next Great Adventure

2014 will be the year of new beginnings and adventures for me. Now that I have graduated from College, I’m ready to start diving into the “real world” of design. I’m ready for something new, someplace new. I have lived in the same city all of my life (my family moved just before I started […]

1 January

The Start to One of My New Year’s Resolutions

The Start to One of My New Year’s Resolutions

Here’s to DAY ONE of my make type daily resolution. This year I would really like to refine and gain new skills in both my hand lettering/vectoring and calligraphy. My goal is to create something every day whether it be in the form of pencil sketches, inked work or digitally drawn — letter, word, phrase, […]