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Illustrator? Designer? Programmer? Brand Identity solution?

I've been maneuvering through what some would consider an art career identity crisis. However, viewing it through the lens of survivability, I call it increasing the odds of success. I've been cycling through the roles of Graphic Designer (briefly at Y&R/ freelance), Teacher (Harlem School of the Arts), Web Programmer & Brand/Marketing Consultant quite a bit lately to fight the call of the mundane day job. It's been nice to work in many different environments as a freelance visual designer; there's an immeasurable benefit to approaching design problems through a different set of tools every now and then. The trick is still finding enough time to draw and evading creative burnout!

These days, I generally have only a few minutes to sketch, usually on semi-crowded trains. More posts as soon as I organize this art-making schizophrenia. Being freelance-anything is a multi-disciplinary all consuming profession. Prepare thy self.

Here are a few random sketches, some fun, some strange, mostly rushed and in some cases inked.

Thanks for looking!


Unholy, short story

First page of a short story I'm working on. Sorcery, fire, swords... I love it. More to come as more time creeps my way.



As soon as I layout the rest of the pages, I'll start the colors etc. Coming soon!


Talisman: Two

Talisman: Two, for Survival.


Talisman: One

An idea. You care about those right? Ideas.... Part of a series.


Class prep work

Some class sketch work for demonstrative purposes. Kids love that stuff, right? Anyway, working on a story along with my class to add emphasis to the lessons in character development I'm teaching. Tired Swordsman's leg is kinda stumpy, but I'll get to that pre-inks.


Siren 2

Been awhile since I worked on anything like this, it was fun. Sumi ink on some less expensive than "khadi" cotton rag + some subtle colors in photoshop. Onward.