This painting was commissioned by a fellow who wanted to give a painting of their horse to his wife for Valentines Day. It is a digital painting and is still available as poster prints. Enjoy this serene western landscape scene, perfect for any cowboy at heart.
Project Background: When hired to build the Children’s Dentistry of the Rockies website we evaluated their web presence. But we didn’t stop there. We also evaluated their overall marketing position. That research revealed a simple solution to a better brand. First, we created a more focused secondary brand mark that combines the current logo with their […]
I’ve been working on a novel now for a couple of years, mainly because I’m a slow writer and my brain is a bag of cats. Too many ideas. Not enough time. Well, I needed some stress relief this week and decided to do a painting to keep my illustration skills up and maybe spark […]
This original painting is a slam dunk. A shout out goes to anyone who knows who Dee Brown is. The original art was gouache on cold pressed illustration board. This is a digital illustration recreated for 2018. Buy it as a framed print or poster.
This animal illustration, originally for a client in Seattle, is in the style of a whimsical pen and ink fairy tale. I was going for the Brothers Grimm feeling. Or the cow jumped over the moon style. It was going to be a black and white graphic. It turned into a full-color concept because it […]
Project Background: The Dennis & Phyllis Washington Foundation had us design this brochure for the Early Edge Montana program. The goal of this brochure is to encourage businesses to invest in high-quality early education while educating the readers about the benefits. The project included custom design including a timeline and illustration. We categorized each section […]
A perfect set of horns on this mule deer is music to my ears. I love coming up with creative stuff. Bending the meaning of words, getting double-takes, and making people chuckle. It’s all part of the life of an artist and designer.
Project Background The highlight of 2013 was the Gateway corporate brochure—a major marketing piece for new members. We created and built a traditional and millennial television ad campaign and billboard for Gateway earlier in the year. The TV spots were fresh and full of life. The billboard reflected the television campaign. Making the brochure reflect the […]
Project Background Platinum Home Delivery is a subsidiary of The Living Room Furniture. It is also a subsidiary of DreamSleep Mattress stores. Both stores are staples in Missoula and Kalispell, Montana. The owners decided to create a unique brand for this new furniture delivery solution. What once was delivered by the furniture store delivery trucks […]
Project Background This concept was for the National Affordable Housing Network in Butte, Montana. In the beginning, they asked us to build a website for them. They were getting a grant specifically for the website. Sounded good to us. After doing a little research and sketching, we came up with a whole new brand for […]
Project Background Kiss N Release hired us to create an apparel logo that they could use to sell clothing and fishing attire on their website. The original idea was to create a symbol that could stand alone as a clothing brand. The end result came by mixing the literal idea behind the brand. The shape of the […]
The Theopolis Institute logo design was the first step in the overall branding project. This logo has deep meaning and cultural significance (see below). It is the flag star by which the school and ministry are now defined. Theopolis is primarily the works of Peter Leithart. He is a Christian theologian and author who offers […]
Chicks n Chaps holds women’s rodeo clinics and fundraisers all over the United States. They educate women about the sport of rodeo and the western lifestyle for the benefit of breast cancer victims. The proceeds go to local women impacted by the financial, physical, and emotional burdens of breast cancer. They asked us to create […]
Hypothetically, if Sylvester Stallone crawls out of the grave to make one more Rocky movie, I’m going to kill myself. In the style of Friday the 13th of course.
This is a marker sketch that I did at art school. It’s cool, so I wanted to share it with the world. Inspired by the Hobbit, or DragonHeart, or How to Train your Dragon. It’s kind of a fun original.