My obsession with cursive letterforms was birthed in elementary handwriting classes, and I think it's a crying shame public schools no longer include it in their curriculums. How many kiddos will never know the joys of expressive loops and tails?
And if calligraphy is your jam, we can definitely be friends.
Various archival paper
Sumi Ink, Marker, Metallic Ink
2014 - 2016
What's cuter than a baby bootie?
A baby bootie with lettering on the bottom!
Suede, Leather, Paint
Florists and artists have two things in common: a vast appreciation for beauty and a vast waste of natural resources.
19pt Savoy Cotton
In the age of selfies and filters, there's nothing like the texture of graphite.
With the intention to study repetition on both a macro and micro scale, I explored the intrusive thought patterns and habitual behaviors associated with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder.then compiled them into a hand-bound book.
The study resulted in a hand-bound book of typographic compositions. Every spread features a slightly translucent inlay, each one uniquely hole-punched. This creates a veil over the compositions that explore those compulsive thoughts and behaviors.
Did you know five years in advertising is eight years in real life?
In that time, I've touched everything from :60 television commercials to 60ft billboards. My tenure as an Art Director was full of smart (thanks copywriters), effective (thanks planners) and measurable (thanks account team) successes. While I'm currently focusing on illustrative work, here are a few times I snuck handrawn elements into my projects.
Ogilvy & Mather
(for more advertising work, including broadcast, please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org)