Color Theory being applied
Color Theory being applied

Color is a key component to this digital art piece. Garish, highly saturated colors and a background magenta that plays compliment to the olive green in the foreground work in concert to create the desired effect.

Color Strategy - Step 1
Color Strategy - Step 1

This photo displays my understanding of color theory and methodical approach to planning color for desired effect.

Color Strategy - Step 2
Color Strategy - Step 2

After defined and planned, the colors are carefully and accurately mixed (for oil paintings), or mapped (for digital paintings).

Color Strategy - End Result
Color Strategy - End Result

Here the colors are applied to the final work of art.

Color Chart for Flesh Tones
Color Chart for Flesh Tones

Created as a reference guide for skin tones and colorful grays.

Typography: Designing Signage
Typography: Designing Signage

Designed signage look and feel in Photoshop and Illustrator. The font type, boldness, and usage of only lower were employed to give the look and feel of a dictionary definition.

Typography: Designed Postcard
Typography: Designed Postcard

Used Photoshop to create this postcard.

Typography: Designed Signage
Typography: Designed Signage

Designed signage look and feel in Photoshop and Illustrator.

Typography: Designed Signage
Typography: Designed Signage

Here is the signage within context of the art exhibition.

Utilizing Typography for Meaning
Utilizing Typography for Meaning

The Kool-Aid font was specifically employed to contextualize this piece (entitled "Drinking It") between the 1980's and present, and to highlight a feel of consumerism and mass-marketed production. This is in juxtaposition to the historical image of Stalin at the edge of the piece.

Typography for Meaning
Typography for Meaning

I selected an art deco font to use for laser cut metallic gold text (which I then epoxied over a heroically scaled 10 foot oil painting). This contextualized the piece in the art deco revival period of the early 1980s.

Typography and Product Display
Typography and Product Display

This image details two things: 1. my calculated usage of typography for meaning (a Calvin Klein font and spacing for the text) 2. an understanding of product displays, as that was the intended look and feel of this painting.

Typography for Meaning
Typography for Meaning

A Calvin Klein type font and spacing are used for the mirrored text.

Typography for Tone
Typography for Tone

I selected a font and layout that create a cold and static (i.e. frozen) feeling for my film "Hypothermia."

Typography for Tone
Typography for Tone

I selected a font and layout that create a sparse and cold feeling for my film "Hypothermia."