Shango

A tech company had a product in-market, but needed a facelift before shopping the application around for further funding and potential partnerships.

Austonian Photo

This photograph was shot with a Canon DSLR with a wide angle lens. The colors, contrast and toning were all adjusted within Photoshop.

Oil Pump Jack Animation

This is a quick animation produced in Flash illustrating how an oil pump jack removes crude oil from the ground.

Snap Kitchen Illustration

Snap Kitchen approached me about a facelift for their advertising. One of the concepts they pushed very strongly was that they never use butter, which they wanted carried over into their messaging. I created this illustration/photograph hybrid as one of the concepts for the revamping of their advertising.

edepo

A startup specializing in electronic depositions had a functional product in market, but needed help streamlining their user experience and updating their graphics.

Sushi Box Collateral

Sushi Box is one of the pioneers on the food trailer front in Austin. Their collateral consists of weathered-looking pieces, utilizing graphics that simulate 1- and 2-color screenprinting and is printed on a paper stock with heavy pulp.

Texas Viper Roundup Poster

This project is an exercise to emulate Shepard Fairey's style while integrating the brand of a nationally-known performance car club into a logo and brand for a regional event.

A.R.T. Web Site

This website was created to showcase a gallery of customer vehicles, update clients on recent happenings with the business as well as display various tuning packages available to late model automobiles.

DynoWars Logo

DynoWars is an ongoing event sponsored by A.R.T. that pits fellow horsepower junkies against one another in a battle for bragging rights.

Playbill for The Pons

The Pons first studio album, Giant, centers lyrically around a mythical giant's opposition against conformity and domineering government. This character was created to embody the giant's antagonists.

A.R.T. World Record Shirt

Designed to commemorate A.R.T. piloting their number 1800 car to a world record 233.8 miles per hour in the Texas Mile standing mile competition, this shirt features a 3-color depiction of the record-breaking car.

Archer Cartoon Illustration

The poster was created as a birthday present for my father, who is a huge Archer nut. The image is a portrait of him, drawn in the style of the hit FX cartoon, Archer.

Playbill for The Pons, pt. II

This playbill was created for one of the last shows The Pons is playing before completing their second studio album, due out in summer '11.

Lounging Cat Photo

This photo was taken of a feral cat as she paused to rest with a telephoto lens on a digital SLR. The photo was initially fairly dark, so it was lightened in addition to the colors being boosted and corrected.

Startled Kitten Photo

This photo was shot with a digital SLR with a telephoto lens. Because of the lighting conditions outside and the inability to use a flash, the original photograph was too dark. The image was dodged in Photoshop and the saturation was increased slightly to bring out the kitten's natural coloration.

Chill List Web Site

This site was designed for an iPhone application that is focused on emergency preparedness. The idea was pitched by an Austin fireman who saw a market niche; he visualized something that would help people prepare for emergencies utilizing modern technology and social media.

Core Vibration Web Site

This site showcases and sells one of the best-selling products from the Whole Brain Learning Institute, Core Vibration.

Gearheads Web Site

This site was produced to allow a local car club to interact with members, as well as the community. Built-in features included an event calendar, as well as interactivity with their Facebook, Flickr and YouTube accounts.

Goalmine Web Site

This site is a sales tool as well as an account management gateway for members enrolled in Goalmine.

Shop 4 Frontline Plus Web Site

This is a sales site developed for marketing flea and tick medication for pets online. A combination of both dog and cat imagery was employed, making sure to utilize pets of different ages to appeal to all pet owners.

Texas Viper Roundup Logo

This logo was produced for a local chapter of the Viper Club of America for their annual Texas Viper Roundup event in Austin, Texas.

Makeup by Marcela Logo

This logo was commissioned by a local makeup artist for her business.

Gearheads Shirt

This shirt is one of many produced for a car club comprised of muscle car enthusiasts. The client, American Racing Technology, wanted the stylized treatment applied to their own car graphics to be transferred to a variety of the classic cars that frequent the Gearheads meets.

American Racing Tech Mezzanine

American Racing Technology wanted to spice up their workshop and decided to add some more 'man cave-esque' features to their mezzanine, including custom graphics, backlighting and TVs that display content from a centralized feed.

Vote Nation Mobile Application

Vote Nation is a technology that allows users to connect with other like-minded individuals as well as well-known politicians, and allows them to stay abreast on relevant political topics all over the nation.

Viper RT/10 on iForged Photo

This photos was taken on a charity drive to a children's home in central Texas then retouched, including color adjustments and composition.

Viper GTS at Night Photo

This Viper was shot in reduced light settings in an industrial area's loading dock at night. A camera was set up at multiple angles with multiple exposure settings, then combined in Photoshop to achieve the final effect.

Twin Turbo Viper GTS Photo

This photo was shot with a high-resolution camera from another car on the tollway then retouched extensively in Photoshop, boosting the colors in the car, deleting other cars and desaturating the background.

Viper RT/10 at Dusk Photo

This shot was part of a series taken at a shoot with multiple exotic cars. A sepia effect was added to the background, the colors were boosted in the paint, extraneous artifacts were edited out of the horizon and the sky was replaced with something slightly more ominous.

Mango Money Facebook Page

Mango Money wanted to push their social media presence further by following in the footsteps of larger players in the space (Southwest, Red Bull, Victoria's Secret), so I was asked to reface their existing page to make it more consistent with the current innovators on Facebook.

MD Totco Marketing Web Site

This site was developed for a client to centralize their internal marketing efforts. The site features a calendar, a news feed and other pertinent information for their department.

RISE Logo

RISE is a non-profit program dedicated to inspiring and empowering entrepreneurs. Created originally in 2007, RISE has now grown into an ongoing annual program that leverages its proprietary web interface to provide one-of-a-kind resources and experiences to entrepreneurs worldwide for free.

Safarious Web Site

Safarious is a company that's focused on all things safari. This site serves as a central hub for those interested in safaris and all they entail. The site has safari-related job opportunities, a photo gallery, a video library as well as many other features.

Sushi Box Web Site

Sushi Box is one of the pioneers on the food trailer front in Austin. Their clever use of relevant social media, coupled with an outstanding sushi chef, has made them one of the front-runners for breakout restaurant newcomers in our fair city.

Vote Nation Web Site

The Vote Nation web site was created as a supplement to a mobile application that connects users with all things political. The site allows users to connect with other like-minded individuals as well as well-known politicians, stay abreast on relevant political topics all over the nation and allows their voice be heard on numerous issues facing the American people.

American Racing Technology Logo

This mark was created for a Texas-based automotive performance shop, American Racing Technology. The logo was part of a facelift the shop received when the ownership changed hands.

Austin Solar Power Company Logo

This mark was created for a company that specializes in installing and optimizing alternative energy sources. They wanted the mark to channel some of the Austin vibe and have a retro, "SoCo" feel to it.

Bank on Central Texas Logo

The Bank On program is a nation-wide program adopted by individual cities that is focused on getting the un- and under-banked into mainstream banking. Each partner city can adopt as little or as much of the national brand as possible, or choose to create their own.

Chill List Logo

This brand was created to literally represent the name Chill List. "Shorty," as he was eventually dubbed, became the ambassador for the brand and resides in the Apple App Store as the application's icon.

Crossfire Hill Paintball Logo

Crossfire Hill is a paintball course slotted for construction in Austin. The client wanted something literal and iconic that was immediately identifiable.

I Work with Bitches Logo

After unintentionally finding a consistent muse in their workplace, a couple of friends started IWorkWithBitches.com, a site dedicated to rants and humor found in the modern office.

Ping Pong Tournament Logo

An Austin-based startup hosted a ping pong tournament as part of a bar crawl for SXSW. They wanted the mark to be intimidating-looking to juxtapose the less-than-serious nature of ping pong.

Radical Rock Radio Logo

This mark was created for an online radio station/podcast that focused on mainstream and indie rock music.

Safarious Logo

Safarious is a company that's focused on all things safari. The client wanted the brand to be iconic and have a timeless, yet classic feel, and to be easily identified as a company focused on travel and adventure.

Sushi Box Logo

Sushi Box is one of the pioneers on the food trailer front in Austin. Their clever use of relevant social media, coupled with an outstanding sushi chef, has made them one of the front-runners for breakout restaurant newcomers in our fair city.

Teliha Journey & Charter Logo

Teliha Journey & Charter's logo is centered around the image of a griffin, a legendary beast thought to be the guardian of treasures. The iconography applies to the company two-fold, symbolizing the safe passage of clients as well as the promise to transport them to exotic locations.

Vote Nation Logo

Vote Nation is a technology that allows users to connect with other like-minded individuals as well as well-known politicians, stay abreast on relevant political topics all over the nation and allows their voice be heard on numerous issues facing the American people.

Playbill for the Pons, pt. III

This playbill was created for one of the last shows The Pons is playing before completing their second studio album, due out in summer '11.

Playbill for The Pons, pt. IV

This playbill was created for one of the last shows The Pons is playing before completing their second studio album, due out in summer '11.

American Racing Technology Shirt

This shirt was created for a nationally-known automotive performance shop to be worn by shop personnel and to be given away at events they attended. Though they work on all makes and models of performance automobile, the cars showcased here are all modern American muscle.

Atomic Tattoo Illustration/Wrap

Atomic Tattoo & Piercing, an Austin-based tattoo chain, wanted a custom wrap designed for one of the owner's Hummer H3. The illustration, design and palette encapsulates the owner's personality while integrating his company's brand seamlessly.

Chivas ’07 Xbox 360 Game

This package for Chivas '07 was designed as part of a new product pitch for the team's owner, Jorge Vergara.

Safarious Ad Concepts

Safarious is a company that's focused on all things safari. These ad concepts utilize the branding established with the web site and carries that over to the print campaign, employing varying copy to engage the potential investors these were pitched to.

Sunshine Kids Cruise ’10 Shirt

This shirt was designed to commemorate the annual Sunshine Kids Cruise to the Capitol. The shirt is handed out to participants and staff. The Sunshine Kids is a summer camp for children that have survived or are battling cancer. The cruise consists of a police escort from San Marcos to the capitol with children riding in participants' high end cars, followed by a private tour.

The List DVD Packaging

This packaging was designed as part of a pitch for a pilot for a show named The List, which was based around the patrons and activities of an elite L.A. night club.

A.R.T. ACR-X Wrap Design

This custom line art of a Dodge Viper ACR-X was created so that American Racing Technology could mock up different skins and decal placements on the car before printing and applying them.

Ballista Technical Illustration

This technical illustration of a ballista was created for a client's logo and subsequent branding, Ballista, which specializes in the innovative firearm design.

Forbes Technical Illustrations

These illustrations were commissioned by Forbes to accompany learning modules they were creating explaining various concepts, including how GPS works, webcasting equipment and solar technology.

Playbill for LaLaLand

This custom illustration was created to be placed on venue-specific and generic tour playbills for the band LaLaLand.

Leprechaun Illustration

This vector drawing of a leprechaun was the result of an experiment in various illustration styles.

Lucky BMX Poster

A BMX bike-riding club commissioned me to create a custom poster they could hand out at events and sell to raise money for travel to competitions. They wanted the poster to feel very organic and hand-drawn.

Playbill for The Mercers

This poster and custom illustration was designed exclusively for The Mercers. Their management company, Upright Strategies, commissioned me after seeing the hand-drawn work I'd done for LaLaLand and The Pons.

Santa Claus Illustration

This illustration was created for a custom Christmas card. The inside read "Santa swore off feeding the reindeer Mexican food before the big flight."

Satan Illustration

This custom vector illustration of Satan was created as an exercise to emulate the bubbly style and color application of the famous artist, Coop.

Random Animal Sketches

I created these drawings as a series and to push myself to draw a little more freely, like various other artists I'd been following at the time.

Vector Wolverine Illustration

I was inspired to do a less-than-realistic, cartoon-style drawing of Marvel Comic's Wolverine, having grown up reading the comics. The illustration was hand-drawn first, with the line art scanned and then re-traced in Illustrator, where color was later added.

Gauge Close-Up Photo

This photograph was shot with a Canon DSLR with a wide angle lens. The colors, contrast and toning were all adjusted within Photoshop.

Downtown Graffiti Photo

This photograph was shot with a Canon DSLR with a wide angle lens. The colors, contrast and toning were all adjusted within Photoshop.

Sushi Box Retail Space Photo

This photograph was shot with a Canon DSLR with a wide angle lens. The colors, contrast and toning were all adjusted within Photoshop.

Painted Wall Photo

This photograph was shot with a Canon DSLR with a wide angle lens. The colors, contrast and toning were all adjusted within Photoshop.

Mouse/Debit Card Photoshop

This composition was created for Carrefour to show the online functionality of their prepaid debit card program. The final product marriages 2 computer-generated images into one seamless piece.

Safe/Debit Card Photoshop

This composition was created for Carrefour to literally depict the safety aspect of their prepaid debit card program. The final product marriages 2 computer-generated images into one seamless piece.

Suitcase/Debit Card Photoshop

This composition was created for Carrefour to show the ability of their prepaid debit card program to be used as a travel aid. The final product marriages 2 computer-generated images into one seamless piece.

YAP Gift Photoshop

This composition was created for YAP to introduce the brand/product to consumers. The final product marriages 2 computer-generated images into one seamless piece.

Box/iPhone Photoshop

This composition was created for YAP to introduce their new mobile application for the iPhone. The final product marriages 2 computer-generated images into one seamless piece.

Chain & Padlock Photoshop

This composition was created for YAP to illustrate the security of their prepaid debit card program. The final product marriages 2 computer-generated images into one seamless piece.

Prepaid Debit Card Designs

I've designed debit cards for the last 7 years. The companies I've worked for have always strived to align themselves with strategic partners in various markets. From the likes of Microsoft to Best Buy to Facebook, my debit card designs have crossed paths with some of the most well-known and most respected businesses in the world.

Multi-Language Print Collateral

These print pieces are a small sampling of the materials I've produced in other languages for partners across the globe. While these are mostly posters, I've had to reformat and flow card carriers, table tents, stickers and other materials in Portuguese, Romanian, Spanish and French.

Bank/Debit Card Photoshop

This composition was created for Carrefour to showcase the savings functionality of their prepaid debit card program. The final product marriages 2 computer-generated images into one seamless piece.

Watchdog Logo

This mark was one of many developed as a potential replacement brand for a mobile application designed for safety. The working title for the application was already owned by another entity so alternate logos and naming options were explored.

Mr. Detail Van Wrap

A local detailer approached me about designing a wrap for his van to help improve consumer awareness while he was out on the job. He wanted something edgy (he's heavily tattooed) and in the vein of Affliction/Ed Hardy, while also promoting his services.

Chupacabra Logo

I was approached by a client of a mutual friend who needed their Mexican food truck branded. They wanted something that looked at home not the streets but wasn't so menacing it was off-putting. A hand-drawn character and bubbly font did the trick.

Chupacabra Truck

In addition to the branding for "The Chupa" (as it's fondly been called) I was also tasked with designing the graphics for the van. When the client didn't have the time for a wrap, I had hundreds of vinyl stickers printed that they could place on the truck by hand. The result is a very durable exterior that hides blemishes with a custom, hand-drawn feel.

Daughters of Bristol CD Art

I was asked by Seattle-based band The Daughters of Bristol to design the artwork for their 4th album, being released in Germany this summer. They had a pretty specific cover image in mind, but left the rest up to my artistic interpretation.