CANVAS

Directed by Frank E. Abney III and produced by Paige Johnstone, CANVAS tells the story of a Grandfather who, after suffering a devastating loss, is sent into a downward spiral and loses his inspiration to create. Years later, he decides to revisit the easel, and pick up the paint brush… but he can’t do it… Continue reading CANVAS

Wakenbake™ Cannabis Cafe: Case Study part 1

I didn’t start smoking weed until I was in my early 20’s but my love affair with cannabis culture didn’t start until I visited Amsterdam, the weed heads Mecca. I first visited Holland on a trip with my good friends and fellow artist Rah Crawford as he was preparing for a show with Apart Media… Continue reading Wakenbake™ Cannabis Cafe: Case Study part 1

A new Webcomic series that teaches marketing and design.

Welcome the first in my weekly comic series about visual design and web development. My inspiration of course here is Mr. Fred Rogers and his eternally inspirational show done with a wink and a nod. Design Note: I always begin a strip working in Manga Studio EX (now ClipArt Studio). I think it has way better flexibility for illustration than the Adobe Tools.… Continue reading A new Webcomic series that teaches marketing and design.

Reid Miles – American Graphic Designer

One of my early exposures to graphic design was via the vinyl record collections of my mother, uncle, and aunt. It was here I was swept up in the visceral nature of holding a square of exquisite illustration and typography that always had a slightly sweet and musty smell. The conventional wisdom is that in… Continue reading Reid Miles – American Graphic Designer