Don’t Just Knit There…

Inspired by Norman Rockwell’s iconic ‘Rosie,’ this latest painting was created to hang in an open ‘everyman’s’ gallery exhibit—no jury, no selection, only limited rejection…

In case you find yourself standing in front of this work wondering what it’s all about, some background:

Norman Rockwell (every man’s EveryMan) based the pose of his Rosie on Michelangelo’s ‘Isaiah’ […]

By |October 2, 2017|BEHIND THE SCENES|0 Comments

The Grand Boll

Pleased as punch to receive an invitation to design a logo for a new event planning company. The creation of three honorary southern belles, High Cotton Event is all it sounds like. Folks planning a soiree in the Carolinas (USA) needn’t have a care in the world — this well-traveled trio is creative, gracious and […]

By |July 16, 2016|BEHIND THE SCENES|0 Comments

Big Ukulele Fun

How do you explain the BIG sound of a great little instrument like the ukulele? Extremes! …a great way to introduce humor and catch the eye. So, ukulele small. Elephant big. Done! Well, almost. How to show the ‘fun’ part of ‘BIG FUN’? Steering a speeding cherry-red racer with your feet, while strumming, wind in […]

By |March 26, 2016|BEHIND THE SCENES|0 Comments

Scottish Fold

My daughter is big into origami. It didn’t take long for her to bring me into the fold. She made a little green moggy-in-the-box (“Mr. Meowgi”) for my studio. That spawned a chuckle about how most origami cats are probably Scottish Folds. I found out it’s much easier to fold an analog cat than render […]

By |February 3, 2016|BEHIND THE SCENES|0 Comments

Pigs & Oysters

I was recently commissioned to create a logo for a private event called ‘Pork & Pearls,’ a weekend of gourmet barbecue, roasted oysters, craft beers and such. Early on, I was informed that subtlety was not on the menu. They wanted a pig wearing pearls. And maybe a crown of flowers. I’ve always had this […]

By |November 6, 2015|BEHIND THE SCENES|0 Comments