Print design, taught by Gail Swanlund, former member of Emigre, type + image designer and teacher at CalArts, Art Center and UCLA Design.
Design an ad for a product that has been described to the designer in a painfully cryptic fashion.
with a custom typeface.
Four Los Angeles Postcards
Based on lyrics by M Doughty
Made with a custom typeface, Voodoo Sans; stuffed cloth letterforms manipulated in different superstitious ways:
Valentine 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.