Technically Speaking Graphic design is the process of exploring and implementing solutions to visual communications problems. Graphic designers use both design and production elements—including color theory, typography, illustration, photography, animation, printing processes, raw materials, and programming techniques—to organize ideas visually that convey a desired impact and message. In addition to exercising aesthetic judgment and project […]
Every year I reevaluate my business. Not because it needs change, but because it needs to be reminded of what the goal has always been. The simple answer is, “help businesses succeed.” The more complex answer is, “help businesses define success.” It’s never the same for any business. It amazes me how every business is […]
CHRISMAS WILL NEVER BE THE SAME AGAIN. Angel is an average kid who loves Christmas traditions—especially Christmas trees and presents. But his greedy consumer-driven attitude is changed forever when a saint gives him a special Christmas tree that leads into the heavens. Join Angel as he climbs to the top of that marvelous tree and […]
A Juvenile Action Adventure Novel by Kevin L Piazza In a kingdom of darkness where everyone is blind, a young girl named Hope is suddenly awoken by a great light. The great light is the King who created the kingdom. He calls her out of the darkness and gives her sight, a weapon of great […]
A visual history through event posters. 2019 was the 10th anniversary of working with Mainstreet Uptown Butte and the Montana Folk Festival. Ya know what they call that? They call that a decade—a long time. Though it seems like just yesterday that I was cutting teeth on the National Folk Festival, it is amazing where the […]
First of all, let me start by saying that every business is essential. There is no such thing as an “unessential” business. If you work to provide for your family or even yourself—your job, your employees, and your business are essential. Sure, we can find better, safer ways to work. But now is the time […]
Michelle’s Custom Taxidermy hired Doodl to create a bold, yet elegant identity for their local Montana taxidermy business. In a vast wilderness of outdoorsmen and sport hunting, naturally, a taxidermist in Montana is a good business to be in. But creating separation from other taxidermists is not always easy. In an attempt to give people […]
Don’t Let Your Dragon Hang Out With The Wrong Dinosaurs It’s official! The Thirsty Dragon is now available now on Amazon. With creative bold artwork and melodic rhyming text, the author and illustrator of God Made Dirt tells a tale of peer pressure and obedience full of humor, humility, and love. Every child is bound […]
Project background. A local editor called me for help in developing a brand for their wordsmith business, so I jumped at the opportunity to create a unique logo design that speaks to their audience. They specifically asked for a monogram because of the name of the business, GSP Queen. With that in mind, I wanted […]
The best ideas start as a Doodl. This is an idea I had during the World Cup a few years ago. I finally sat down and painted it. I hope you enjoy it.
Project Background Digital pencil illustration. The mysterious sightings of the great Northwestern sasquatch inspire wonder and awe. Well, now you can stop wondering. It’s true, the bigfoot owns a big boombox and is jamming out to Thriller and Like A Prayer. A fun illustration for anyone who likes to laugh and enjoys seeing something new.
Project Background I’m a big fan of the old west and enjoy reading books and watching movies about it. I am currently working on writing a Western fiction novel myself. To get in the mood I’ve been drawing and sketching and painting things like this. This particular painting is inspired by a few Western movies […]
I’ve seen tons of these paisley animal designs all over the internet. They are all pretty generic. So, I thought it would be fun to incorporate some story elements into the artwork. I wanted to create some sort of hidden narrative that is more than just a bunch of lines. There’s nothing wrong with pretty. In […]
God Made Dirt was my first kids’ book – yes, the author and illustrator. While it is primarily for my own children and grandchildren, I hope it is also a part of an ongoing legacy that future generations, as well as you, will enjoy. While I am an artist and designer by trade I have […]
First of all, Capital Family is not just another Montana mortgage company. Many people like to know what to expect before they speak to or visit with a mortgage company. That’s why they exist and want to give you a feel for the process. Also, Capital Family Mortgage assures that every contact and every step […]