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 […]
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 […]
My daughter’s dream come true. Not only is it an ice cream tree, but it’s also organic, with candy cane fertilizer. Digital painting available on clothing and home accessories on Redbubble.
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.
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 […]
Full Transparency 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 […]
In the words of National Affordable Housing Network: The Network assists households in need to reach the dream of homeownership through education and construction of high-performance homes, particularly by self-help family teams. The Network conducts demonstration projects and programs to assist its home area of Southwest Montana while providing technical assistance and educational house plans illustrating […]
Call them experts. Call them genius. Just make sure you call them. Clients who trust a professional to work on their car, or perform surgery, should no less trust professional designers. Gain the full advantage of a designer’s talents and process to help your business thrive in a competitive marketplace. From putting your name on […]
Graphic Design is an investment in value. First of all, Graphic Design is an investment in innovative thinking. It is positioning a brand by communicating its values. It is creating competitive advantages, customer trust and loyalty, and expanding market share. The modern business environment is changing rapidly. Competition is increasing and businesses need solutions to stay […]
True product branding is an art. Over the last hundred years, the art of branding has shifted from announcing that a product or service existed to becoming a culture shaped by that product or service. First, let us remember a simple definition of branding is: what you stand for. How does the public view you? What […]
We designed this Insurance brochure for Attic RRG after creating their logo and tagline. They are a risk retention insurer, primarily of transportation companies. So we came up with a simple and clean layout to highlight their offerings. The focus is on the trucking industry. So, personal and inspiring photography had to capture the essence […]
Whether you realize it or not, the colors of your brand influence people. From the ever recognizable red of Coca-Cola to the bright blue of Ford, the way we perceive and react to color affects us in a multitude of ways. The culmination of these things is called color theory. Color theory is more important than […]
Logo design for Belle Creeke Landscape Co. in Butte, Montana.