VANDOR LLC / Creative Director


A few things have been happening in my life that have made it a little hard to keep up with Blogging. I found the love of my life, had a baby, bought a new home, helped buy a business and became Creative Director at Vandor LLC in Downtown Salt Lake City, Ut. At Vandor

VANDOR LLC / Creative Director2020-04-15T10:49:26-07:00

Man-E-Faces Commission


I was commissioned to do a pin-up of the Masters of the Universe character Man-E-Faces. After I was finished inking it I commissioned Lacey LeBlanc to do the colors. They turned out fantastic.

Man-E-Faces Commission2020-04-15T10:49:26-07:00

Utah Arts Festival T-Shirt Design


This year the Utah Arts Festival is having a design competition for their T-Shirt.  You can only have 3 colors in the design and it has to be 12" x 12". I have created a design that i think is fun and artistic, I have submitted and I hope I WIN!

Utah Arts Festival T-Shirt Design2020-04-15T10:49:26-07:00

Hans Twardokus / Requested Illustration


I received an very unusual letter form a man living in Germany the other day. Apparently he collects artwork from illustrators around the world and he has me on his list of artist to collect illustrations from. He sent a prepaid envelope for me to send him my illustration. He also sent

Hans Twardokus / Requested Illustration2020-04-15T10:49:26-07:00

Captain Phasma


STAR WARS IS COMING!! Did you think I wouldn't do a Star Wars piece? Tom Hodges line art with my colors.

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Storyboarding a Mountain America Credit Union Commercial for The Brute Squad


Recently I was hired to do storyboards for a local film company named The Brute Squad. It was a 30 second commercial for Mountain America Credit Union. I enjoyed the project and loved working with the crew at The Brute Squad. Check out the storyboards and final commercial below. See more of

Storyboarding a Mountain America Credit Union Commercial for The Brute Squad2020-04-15T10:49:27-07:00

Olive Tree Acrylic Painting Commission


I was commissioned to create a painting for Theory Brand Agency in Salt Lake City, Ut. Their client lives in Sonoma County, California and has a story behind how he could not get olives trees planted into his property due to size and weight. This piece was designed to have a classic illustrative feel

Olive Tree Acrylic Painting Commission2020-04-15T10:49:27-07:00

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles in Color


I hired colorist Lacey LeBlanc to color a copy of the commission of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles I did a month ago. She did it in Copic Markers and it turned out phenomenal. Prints are available for purchase. Please email garrick@deanillustration for pricing and sizes.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles in Color2020-04-15T10:49:27-07:00