Program used:
  • Adobe After Effects
Created for:
  • After Effects class, used as a portfolio for final graduation review
Demo Reel 2010

Deep Pond Logo

Program used:
  • Adobe Illustrator
Created for:
  • Deep Pond, Inc
Deep Pond Logo

Resiliency Partners Logo

Program used:
  • Adobe Illustrator
Created for:
  • Resiliency Partners, LLC
Resiliency Partners Logo

SU Foreign Language Poster

Program used:
  • Adobe Illustrator
Created for:
  • The Foreign Language department at Seattle University
SU Foreign Language Poster

Challenge Coin

Program used:
  • Adobe Illustrator
Created for:
  • Nevada Army National Guard Joint Force Headquarters
Along the rim of this coin is engraved the names and ranks of the 3 soldiers killed in the Carson City IHOP shooting of September 6, 2012. Never Forget.
Challenge Coin

Luncheon Invitation

Program used:
  • Adobe Illustrator
Created for:
  • Seattle University Donor Relations and Stewardship office
Luncheon Invitation

Marketing Brochure

Program used:
  • Adobe InDesign
Created for:
  • Deep Pond, Inc
Marketing Brochure

Nevada State Park

Program used:
  • Adobe Illustrator
Created for:
  • Nevada State Parks Logo Design Competition (Winning Design)
Nevada State Park

Deep Pond Pack

Program used:
  • Adobe Illustrator; Adobe InDesign
Created for:
  • Deep Pond, Inc
Deep Pond Pack

Ponderosa Ad

Program used:
  • Adobe InDesign
Created for:
  • Deep Pond, Inc
Ponderosa Ad

Postcard Announcement

Program used:
  • Adobe Illustrator
Created for:
A postcard announcing Deep Pond's name change from Purple Wave Auction and their new affiliation with Cabela's Trophy Properties. The design features a Cabela's provided stock photograph overlaid with text from the client and the CTP logo in the lower right as per their business identity.
Postcard Announcement

Cabela’s & Real Estate

Program used:
  • Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign
Created for:
Cabela’s & Real Estate

Email Announcement

Program used:
  • Adobe Illustrator
Created for:
An email blast announcing Deep Pond's name change from Purple Wave Auction and their new affiliation with Cabela's Trophy Properties. Deep Pond helps land and homeowners with unique properties find the right buyers using the wide reach of the CTP website which hosts listings for exquisite recreational properties nationwide.
Email Announcement

Just Sold! Postcard

Program used:
  • Adobe Illustrator
Created for:
A postcard announcing the sale of a local house, emphasizing the short contract and sale times. In Nevada, a state with a 14% unemployment rate and the highest foreclosure rate in the nation for four straight years, it is important for real estate agents to be able to move property quickly and easily. This postcard is a testament to Deep Pond's acumen for helping homeowners get out from under their houses in a timely fashion.
Just Sold! Postcard

Liquidation Ad

Program used:
  • Adobe Photoshop
 Created for:
  • Capital City Liquidators (through Purple Wave Auction)
This print ad & flier was created based on a faded xerox image faxed to my office with scribbled notes in the margins. The main instructions were to make an advertisement which could also work as a flier which included the man with his feet on the desk along with all of the notes in the margins. With those simple instructions I created this advertisement. I chose to do it with a more typographic styling as it was a list of so many things for sale. I chose a typeface and worked with fonts within that typeface to create the difference in text throughout the image.
Liquidation Ad

Real Estate Sign

Program used:
  • Adobe Illustrator
Created for:
  • Deep Pond, Inc
Real Estate Sign

4 Freedoms

Program used:
  • Adobe Illustrator
Created for:
  • Design class at Seattle University
4 Freedoms

SU Foreign Language Brochure

Program used:
  • Adobe Illustrator
Created for:
  • The Foreign Language department at Seattle University
SU Foreign Language Brochure

Benefit Auction Brochure

Program used:
  • Adobe Illustrator
Created for:
  • Deep Pond, Inc
Benefit Auction Brochure

Urban Exodus

Program used:
  • Adobe Photoshop
Created for:
  • Personal project
A digital interpretation of a poem I read by Ashley Hennefer, one of my fellow high school graduates. When I first read her poem, Urban Exodus, I had images going through my head which I had to get down into a stable form. After sketching for hours I finally moved onto creating this photo-manipulation to illustrate some of what I saw when reading her poem: the dark and rainy city streets as the young woman moves toward a dream of her love on a beach. This piece was featured in the Brushfire Literary & Art Journal at University of Nevada, Reno.
Urban Exodus

Adelaide

Program used:
  • Adobe Illustrator
Created for:
  • Personal project
Before becoming really interested in graphic design I had an interest in art. My mother is an illustrator and artist and my father is an inventor. With these two sides of my life I had a focus in the arts from a young age. Ever since I first saw the Taittinger champagne advertisement featuring Grace Kelly I wanted to be able to create art like it. Much later in life, as I was teaching myself Adobe Illustrator, I decided to do my own version of the Taittinger poster while learning about gradient mesh. Through this experience I learned more than just gradient mesh, but also more about the styles and forms of the age of the silver screen, one which I have always found beautiful and fascinating.
Adelaide

Escher

Program used:
  • Adobe Photoshop
Created for:
  • Photoshop class
The project was to take a well known painting or drawing and bring it into the 21st century. I have always admired M.C. Escher for his view on life and attention to detail. When looking for an image for this project it only seemed right to chose one of his drawings. I chose this image because I knew it could be interesting bringing it to life in the 21st century. Originally, the drawing was unusual because it was two hands drawing each other on paper; here they are drawing each other on a tablet. I couldn't help but add the usual desk clutter seen today: CD's (though not so much now, 3 years later), a cup of coffee, and an iPod. The song I have on the iPod is "Nature Boy" by Nat King Cole which topped the charts the year Escher drew this image.
Escher

Imogen

Program used:
  • Adobe Photoshop (updated in Illustrator, 2013)
Created for:
  • Photoshop class
The project was to create a 1960’s style poster announcing a modern band having a show. I chose Imogen Heap, a UK artist, because I enjoy how she combines vocals, synth, string, piano, and odd-sound recording (she once recorded the ‘whooshing’ sound of the bellows in an old organ for one of her songs) into her music. The colors I chose as a base were brown and rose, with tints and shades, because they are soft and subtle but speak to the 60’s style. The image of Imogen herself I illustrated from a photograph which I came across on her website and found to be perfect because the feathers, flower, and wild hair mixed well with the smooth colors. The coincidental moment was when I read that she was preforming on the 10th of November that year (2009), just weeks after I designed the poster, though she was playing at the Fillmore in San Francisco rather than the Metro in New York.
Imogen

Quotation

Program used:
  • Adobe InDesign
Created for:
  • Layout & Typography class
Quotation

Xi

Program used:
  • Adobe InDesign
Created for:
  • Layout & Typography class
Xi
Program used:
  • Adobe After Effects
Created for:
  • Personal project
"Psyche" by Massive Attack (from their 2010 album 'Heligoland')
Psyche

Tosetto Logo

Program used:
  • Adobe Illustrator
Created for:
  • Tosetto Vintners (fic)
   Original sketch and second version
Tosetto Logo

Soap Packaging

Program used:
  • Adobe Illustrator
Created for:
  • Personal project
I present to you: Human Decon bar soap: For those times in life when you need a higher level of clean. Great for: firemen, cops, garbage men, doctors, nurses and other hospital staff, HAZMAT technicians, and people in other dirty career fields. [Directions: Wet skin, lather up, scrub until you stop reeking. Warning: May cause excessive loss of man-stink. This condition is not permanent.]  
Soap Packaging

Tosetto Paper Label

Program used:
  • Adobe Illustrator
Created for:
  • Tosetto Vintners (fic)
Tosetto Paper Label

Tosetto

Program used:
  • Adobe Illustrator
Created for:
  • Tosetto Vintners (fic)
I created this poster advertising a wine event to accompany my logo and labels for a fictitious winery. After spending a day wine tasting in Amador County, California, I got the idea for the logo, which led to wine labels, which led to this poster.
Tosetto

Mini Wrap

Program used:
  • Adobe Illustrator
Created for:
  • Personal project
Mini Wrap

Recycle

Program used:
  • Adobe Illustrator
Created for:
  • Design class at Seattle University
Recycle

Tosetto Screen Print

Program used:
  • Adobe Illustrator
Created for:
  • Tosetto Vintners (fic)
Tosetto Screen Print
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