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
I help Theory bring their clients vision to life and I also assist the owner, Jolene Smith, in actualizing her vision for clients. Here are a few designs I have done for Theory.
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!
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
I was commissioned last year to draw the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles in a gritty cartoon style, the client liked the piece so much he commissioned me to draw the villains of the turtles. Shredder, Be-Bop and Rocksteady.
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
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
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.