Working on campus as a graphic artist, the need for posters was almost without bound— which was great, since it's always a fun challenge to accentuate copy with eye-catching visuals.
Oversized typography? Seamless blend of the copy and imagery? A happy medium? Determined per project.
A quarterly event at UC San Diego, Bear Garden is a beloved tradition akin to Beer Garden. This poster was made in celebration of the first time an ice cream truck made its debut.
A ode to Oktoberfest, a poster simulating a beer label was made to draw attention and quickly let people know what was going on.
An interactive “choose your own adventure” video game held by Triton TV, a logo and posters were created to accompany the atmosphere of the sometimes creepy, but always fun game. PS. There is no third floor.
To advertise the annual Beach blowout event, I got to make a bold, summery design to let students know they can relax before finals.
If left on a deserted island and asked what I would do for the remainder of my days, I would say drawing without hesitation. All I'd need would be a pencil and a surface, right? Of course if I could supplement that with a Computer...
Here are some commissioned and personal pieces where I got to fulfill my love for drawing.
A map of UC San Diego with caricatures to highlight events held during Alumni Weekend by the UCSD Alumni Association in atUCSD magazine.
A fun exercise in typography with a powerful quote about life from John W. Gardner: "Life is the art of drawing without an eraser".
Illustration to accompany article in Alhambra Source addressing the balance between the need for the cheap prices a chain brings and the unique, local businesses that may disappear forever as a result of bringing chains into a neighborhood.
Look closely before judging. What may appear to be bound for trash may end up being the most beautiful being you've ever seen. Don't they say sometimes, one man's trash is another man's treasure?
T-shirts designed for UC San Diego store Triton Outfitters.
From left to right: Running on Love, Pandamonium, Pandamonium Part 2 (unprinted)
Team Jersey Flairs for Laker’s Reddit Board
7 Sins– Panda Edition (left), Guardian of the Starry Skies (middle). Created while working at A.S. Graphic Studio.
Designed to capture grunge of the YouTube video game
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