Legion Of Lovecraft, featuring monsters and alien gods from the writings of author H. P. Lovecraft: Cthulhu, Dagon and Elder Things is my current Kickstarter campaign, is now live! Rewards include patches, buttons, stickers and art prints.
The patches are military-inspired and have heraldic shield design influences. The custom lettering was designed to evoke occult, alchemical and astrological symbols and sigils.
The campaign funded in just over 2 hours, so these will be produced for sure! Pledge now to get good pricing, and qualify for FREE stretch goal bonus items!
Launched on October 10, 2018, and runs until October 21, 2018.
My new embroidered patch set, “Legendary Legion”, features six blacklight-inspired colorful patch designs featuring classic folklore creatures — fairies, elves, gnomes, trolls, ogres and goblins. Dwarves and a golem might also show up…
My new embroidered patch set, “Legendary Legion”, feature six blacklight-inspired colorful patch designs featuring classic folklore creatures — fairies, elves, gnomes, trolls, ogres and goblins. Dwarves and a golem might also show up…
The campaign launches on October 16, 2017 on Kickstarter, and runs for two weeks.
This cartoon logo featuring a soldier in military gear (machine gun and cigar firmly in teeth, of course) was created for a military gamer who wanted a custom logo for his online identity.
The client approached me with simple, candid project details: “I’m a black guy who games online with a bunch of white guys”, and with a nod to the Token cartoon character from South Park, his gamer name was created. And he wanted a cartoon logo to match.
I knew from the start I wanted to include actual tokens in the logo, which with the military theme I thought had a fun “spoils of war” angle, not to mention general gaming use of tokens — checkers, anyone? the play on words was a third layer of meaning in the illustration. Piles of gold tokens with spend machine gun shell casings came to mind. Continue reading →
A recent project, “Major Change” was developed for a Canadian client looking for a cartoon character mascot for a promotional campaign. Interestingly enough although it was a Canadian client, they preferred to go with a United States military officer for the iconic quality. Kind of a bummer to think that when people think “military”, they think “United States”. I guess for some people that’s a positive thing. And before this post gets too political…
For some reason I had it in my mind from the initial discussions that somehow the character was to be a gruff bulldog chomping on a cigar, General Patton-style. The cigar remained, but I was set straight on the proper direction early on. Another reason to make sure you have plenty of dialog with your client before starting projects.