Although most of the work that I do is design work, illustration is my passion and I always enjoy when I get the chance to utilize it in projects. This is a collection of the personal projects I have created over the years, predominately for artistic exploration and my own edification.
Prior to my in house design and agency work, I created a variety of print designs to challenge myself in new ways, and expand my portfolio to encompass the type of work that I sought after. This also served in sharpening my skills with the industry standard software in the Adobe Suite.
In an effort to familiarize myself with the design language of some of the outdoor/surf companies that I have an interest in working with, I made some samples designing articles and ads that adhere to their branding.
I always enjoy the practice of making new logos. Making logos for existing companies is a fun challenge that forces the designer to engage in the existing vision that the company has crafted. I also value creating logos for hypothetical companies because it allows the freedom to imagine what the rest of the company branding would look like built from the ground up around this element.