California Wine Infographic

Design, Illustration, New Piece, Posters, Print

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Made another fun infographic, this time all about the Wine Industry in California (spoiler alert: it’s big). From production to consumption, California is a big winner. Prints are also available at Society 6.

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Here’s a peek at the full scale, poster version.

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The Periodic Table Interpreted

Design, Illustration, New Piece, Print

Some random ideas I had for illustrating some of the elements in the periodic table that I felt grouped together nicely into certain themes. I’ve always really liked chemistry and admire the periodic table for its organization and rules. But I really only understand it on a basic level, and like many projects I’ve worked on (including almost an entire year of my painting studies in college) I like to make illustrations and diagrams based on my interpretation of the parts that makes sense, or seem to be connected, typically in very unscientific ways. Just for fun.

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De Anza Concert Poster, April 2013

Design, Invitations, New Piece, Posters, Print

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I have another concert poster, this time for a Faculty group doing a recital. I had very little art direction on this project, taking my own inspiration from the director telling me it was going to be a concert of both jazz and classical standards, so I pulled up some sources of 1960’s concert poster artwork (I’m blaming Mad Men for my own interest in such retro design samples). After sending the first proof, the main changes were just to adjust which instruments I had chosen to represent in the background images.

If you’re in the De Anza/Cupertino area in a few weeks, I encourage you to check out the concert for yourself!

De Anza Chamber Orchestra Concert Poster, March 2012

New Piece

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I used to play my cello in the local chamber orchestra, and have been designing their fliers for a couple years now. I have since lacked the time to commit to playing each quarter, but continue to do the fliers, which makes me very glad to still be a part of the group in some way. The latest poster was for a combo concert with the school choir and they were playing old English Madrigals so I played with some old English fonts and rolling green hills as the background. The only real requisite I have for these posters is to make sure they’re super attention getting, so keep the colors bright and have lots of high contrast. Well, and to make sure the info is accurate. That always helps when advertising. 🙂