I recently completed a commission for a youth sports program. Here is the ending result, the first image is based on a drawing drawn by a younger and talented artist thus I cant take credit for the concept, I however vectored the image and improved it as instructed by the costumer.
The second image is a poster I created afterwards for the program itself.
Just a quick self portrait which I started long time but just got around to finishing today.
Due to missing work this morning, I figured I’d be productive by spending some time in Photoshop CS6 which I haven’t touched in months. I used to be a graphic designer for a few companies but mostly used Illustrator for its awesome preciseness, I was afraid I had maybe lost my touch in Photoshop. For awhile I had this idea to make a satirical version of the ”OBEY” brand logo into something I felt was more appropriate in terms of a revolutionary theme.
Personally I wouldn’t wear want to wear the word ”Obey” in a society where most of our actions subtly revolve around the obeying of our governments even if in some cases (most cases) they’re corrupt, obeying the law even if sometimes it may be absurd and unjust, and obeying corporation due to their contributions in funding our governments and power gained from consumerism and capitalism. Its as if that brand name is there to subconsciously enforce those ideologies, but don’t get me wrong they make awesome clothing denouncing the things I’ve mentioned above but still to this day I still question myself as to why the brand is called Obey.
What I would suggest is for you to:
I’ll be crudely honest and say I’m a little hung over (hence the length of this post) but here’s what I’m currently working on today;
Its a package I often do for people who are looking for a professionally designed logo, in this current case this is for my mother’s Haitian restaurant. (its the first time I’ve had a relative as a client) The bundle is accompanied by an eye candy business card. I find that a business card and a logo should always be visually appealing due to the first impression it reflects upon your business or enterprise.
I wish all mothers including mine, a happy mother’s day.
A former highschool classmate of mine; Jad Jalal, is the founder of a non-profit organization called The Scopes for Hopes. I had the opportunity to illustrate a logo for the charity.
Here is the history behind this organization (taken from its official facebook page)
During a humanitarian trip to earthquake devastated Haiti in 2010, Jad Jalal, a University of Ottawa student, witnessed first hand the lack of quality medical equipment that doctors and nurses had access to while working in an open air Hospital in the slum of Cité Soleil, Port‐au‐Prince.
• A CPS manual from 1974 was used as a drug reference.
• One old domestic thermometer sanitized with a small amount of alcohol in a plastic bag.
• The ophthalmoscope and otoscope used by all the doctors was a malfunctioning all in one device found in a single pen. It got the job done but was not the most accurate or efficient instrument.
• The lack of equipment severely slowed down treatment, and diminished the quality of care.
Following this trip, Jad and fellow students decided to create the “Scopes for Hopes Foundation” to address these problems.
Their mission involves in engaging members of the medical community in order to ease health issues in third world countries related to the lack of medical equipment and supplies. As well as Collect and ship used medical equipment and supplies to third world countries.
I recently got in touch with a client (Kyle Hayward) through a former animation classmate and friend of mine. It has been made in the past week for a produce company called Hayward’s which is currently in the uprising. I was more then glad to provide them with the necessary corporate image which they required.
Here is a look at the original draft I had came up with;