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Pixel Art – Sonic the Hedgehog

Sonic, Knuckles, and Tails Hello Everyone! I am continuing my exploration/experimentation with pixel art again this week to bring you yet another set of characters from my childhood. If you were anything like me, you remember getting together with your friends on the weekends, gathering around the tv (usually in the basement), and turning on

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Pixel Art – Megaman VS. Pac-Man Retro Mashup

Megaman VS. Pac-man Hello Everyone! Have you ever wondered what would happen if these two classic characters were to face off? Well this poster is the perfect mashup for you. See Megaman and Pac-Man in all of their 8-bit glory. This design is a perfect gift for any gamer! Pick up your copy today here.

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Star Wars Poster Spoof – These Aren’t the Beers You’re Looking For

These Aren’t the Beers You’re Looking For Hello Everyone! I have wanted to do this poster for quite awhile now. I have always thought it would be fun to have a clever way to defend your beer from roommates (or Stormtroopers). Now we all have a solution. Using a spoof the popular line from Star

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Small Town Historic Revitalization: Nevada, Iowa

Nevada, Iowa Historic Revitalization Hello Everyone! Today I will be talking about a project I have recently gotten involved in with a small group of students and professionals. There are three Iowa State University graduate students (myself included) and about ten other professionals who have specializations in graphic design, architecture, landscape architecture, and engineering. We

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SEGD Conference 2015: Review

Experience Chicago Hello Everyone! Today I will be talking about my experience in Chicago at the SEGD (Society for Experiential Graphic Design) Conference. I was given the opportunity to go up to Chicago and not only participate in the conference but present as well. Attending this conference allowed me the opportunity to network with fabricators

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SEGD Conference 2015: Introduction

A Trip to Chicago Hello Everyone! Today’s I wanted to share some exciting news with all of you. This week I will be heading up to Chicago for the SEGD 2015 Conference where I will be presenting a paper on behalf of one of my professors, Lisa Fontaine. For those of you who don’t know,

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12 Simple Symbols – Police and Factory

A Study in Simplicity Hello Everyone! In today’s post I will showcase some of my design work from my Masters degree at Iowa State University. The assignment was to select two topics and create six symbols for each. This exercise was to both showcase our ability to create simplified forms as well as discover how much

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3 Simple Expressive Symbols

3 Simple Expressive Symbols Hello Everyone! Today’s post showcase’s a new design that I have for sale on my site. These posters are designed to showcase the basic symbolic representations of people and their occupations. For most professions, we can find a unique aspect that helps us define the character of that profession and that is what

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Creative Inspiration: Dominic Wilcox

A New Look at Creative Thought Hello Everyone! Today’s post is a little different than usual, which I know I said in my last post too but I’m experimenting with bringing you different content. I want to talk about a designer/inventor/creative thinker who I discovered. London based creative mind, Dominic Wilcox.  If you take some time

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