Well my plans for the day were put on hold because Zazzle.com was having a 4 hour sale on skateboard decks - 50% off!... I couldn't pass that up, so I started looking through my files for some inspiration. I came across this drawing that Jordan did a while back of an old Hispanic woman getting her groove on (which fit great on the board shape). I took another random sketch he had done and repeated it for a background texture. I wanted to keep a similar look and feel as the first skateboard deck I designed for Jordan's Christmas [...]
My husband and I had a great time working with Horsefly Brewery on designing custom logos for their popular beer selection. We wanted the logos to reflect the brewery's eclectic, rustic charm while capturing the distinct features of the individual beers. We also wanted to create a consistent element that would tie them all together...(the horsefly). The designs include hand drawn illustrations and lettering. Shirts are for sale at the brewery, 846 East Main Street, Montrose, CO 81401.
My husband Jordan and I worked with Tyrel Lawson, the wine maker for Two Rivers Winery and Kahil Winery, to design the label for his 2009 Malbec wine. Tyrel loves the outdoors and fishing so he wanted to incorporate a Cahill fly into the design. I took Jordan's illustration of the fly and brought it all together, working with an earthy color palette, a cracked texture to give it a weathered look, and a little trout emblem. The label was printed on a textured linen with the fly, trout, and name embossed. Tyrel's Malbec won two gold medals in the [...]
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