Pyrography Experimentation

I’ve been messing with pyrog… pylagra… pynography… pyrorororography… wood burning. I’ve been messing with wood burning lately. A few months ago, I swiped a palette that was dangerously close to a dumpster, so I assumed it was trash, and tossed it into my trunk. I powerwashed it at home, and cut into smaller boards, and made […]

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Capitol Wrestling: Back in Hoboken

Capitol Wrestling had reached out for me to design a flyer for them based on classic promotional wrestling posters. Using their already slick color palette, I turned this around for them. I attended the first two shows in Jersey City, and only 10 consecutive nights of fevers, courtesy of Lyme disease, kept me away from […]

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CuJo: Not That One

Chances are, if you hear the name “Cujo,” you’re thinking of some crazy dog in a Stephen King book-turned-movie. Sweet bacon biscuits, that’s a spicy trailer. I’ve never seen a single second of the 1983 horror flick until I found the above link for this very post. Kind of amazing that King wrote the book […]

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Deflated Ego

Let’s talk about deflated egos. This afternoon, I was finishing up my latest NHL goalie sketch at my timeshare, the good ole Long Island Railroad, and the conductor, who looked a little like Bette Midler in Hocus Pocus, punches my ticket and says, “Is that your dog in a football helmet?” By the way, this […]

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Happy Birthday, Ken Dryden

In light of my recent rant, coinciding with a Sharpie sketch of Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender and two-time Stanley Cup Champion, Matt Murray, I’m following through on other goalie sketches, the first of which I finished on a lengthy, productive train ride today. I didn’t plan on sharing this Ken Dryden sketch yet, but a friend […]

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Artistic Frustrations

Eleven years ago, a co-worker told me I needed to focus on one aspect of design – typography, illustration, retouching, etc – and push forward with that one thing. In some ways, that person was right, because I’d probably be way further along in my career. Eleven years later, I could very well be the […]

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