My goal is to master the Art Nouveau style and portraiture. I can see myself sitting on the Charles Bridge in Prague, painting portraits for passersby. For now, I create these as gifts for people.
I negotiated with my publisher to allow me to create the cover art for my novels. It was an uphill battle, but I was able to see my vision in print. The font used for the word "Galendor" is a proprietary typeface I'm developing. I call it Galendor Nouveau.
A friend asked for a tattoo design for her and her mother. The concept was a mother with a child, "I carried you when you were young." Then the child grown and an elderly mother, "I'll carry you when you're old." She is a Studio Ghibli fan, so this is what I came up with. Colored pencil on paper, large enough to frame.
STUDENT GRAPHIC DESIGN
As of 2019, I've finished all of the electives and am halfway through the core competency of a Bachelor's Degree in graphic design. When all is said and done, I pray I'm not a walking cliche—jack of all trades, master of none.
This is a mock magazine I designed and wrote for Arts 340: Publication Design.
Click the magazine to open the full .PDF file. It is meant to be seen as a 2-page spread, feel free to save it if you wish.