design, taught by Gail Swanlund, former member of Emigre, type
+ image designer and teacher at CalArts, Art Center and UCLA
Design an ad for a product that has been described to the designer
in a painfully cryptic fashion.
a custom typeface.
Los Angeles Postcards
Based on lyrics by M Doughty
with a custom typeface, Voodoo Sans; stuffed cloth letterforms
manipulated in different superstitious ways:
Cards (for fun)
This piece was purely inside jokes, but it was conceptually
the beginning of what became a department-officiated "look"
a year later.
A silly set of layouts about different walls, surrounded by
advertisements for a jacket I had designed the same week.
Norman Rockwell at Lacma
A set of sketches for a billboard triptic, announcing the art
show of my dreams. The "dunking" sketch was ultimately
chosen, and reproduced in acrylic on canvas as a final project,
using Rockwell's tracing technique.