From My Sketchbook: Lucien Bernhard

Lucien Bernhard was an illustrator, type designer and painter in the early 20th Century  and was known for stark, hand-lettered advertising posters with minimal graphic

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John Wayne Illustrated

It began with a sketch.   Refined drawing on the board, ready to begin the painting. The drawing is a combination of graphite and colored

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Santa’s Prayer

Two things we need right now: a little Christmas and a little prayer. This 9″ x 12″ painting was created in watercolor, gouache and colored

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The Guardian

This painting was created for Pregnancy Resourse Services in Silverdale, WA for a benefit auction. This was a directly commissioned piece; something I was asked

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Lion of Judah

Since I practice two separate but related disciplines, I am very aware of the commonalities and differences in the process of each. For me, graphic

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Sunday Sketch

One row forward and three seats over. I did this quick sketch in about 10 minutes in my sketchbook during a seminar.

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David: Start to Finish

This is a start-to-finish development story of a conceptual portrait created for a series of inspirational videos. The David and Goliath account is an iconic

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The Film Buff

  Last weekend I was over at the local Borders bookstore and cafe. I sat down with my sketchbook and began drawing the folks at

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Fairey and Fair Use

Shepherd Fairey, the designer of the Hope and Change iconography which helped Barack Obama become elected last November, is being taken to task for his

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Evidence

Designers should draw, I think. I know a lot of people become designers instead of artists because they can’t draw or they don’t want to,

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