Apparel Collection: Beetle BlocksBeetle Blocks is an exciting visual drama where determined insects interact with a blocky font that reads “deviantART.” Are these insects building with the letters, or raging against them? That is the ultimate beauty of art is that it’s up to the beholder to translate the piece and determine its intention. Put on this shirt when working with a powerhouse team, where the minds of many are more successful than just one. Channel the worker insects, rally your squad, and go make ART!More Like This
This exciting piece is the third in the collection where I had the honor of collaborating with another artist to bring the design to life. It’s very exciting to collaborate with artists who can bring an idea to life from something as simple as a sketch. ~tonybricker led the way with this pursuit, and we were able to go a few rounds of development to end on an outcome much more robust than either of us could have developed on our own.
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Apparel Collection: Raining IdeasIt’s so exciting when you’re in Creative Mode, and the ideas are just flowing out of you. It’s almost electric how one idea can spark the next and the next, and you’re creating as fast as your body can keep up. Don't hold it back! I created this shirt to shout from the clouds that it’s okay to let the ideas well up and storm onto your media! Share your ideas with your team, and let your collaborations really fill your mind and canvas with a deluge of output.More Like This
This illustration started with the intention of making a cute cloud into an energetic storm. I wanted the cloud to have the contour of a brain so the importance of the mind in the brainstorming process would be prevalent at first glance. The preliminary sketchbook drawings in ballpoint pen were a mix of adorable thunderheads and raining brains. Experimenting with the placement of the eyes and the shape of the cloud was fun. It was harder than I expected to get the sizes right and actually make the brai