Logo and Business Card creation for a high-end custom costume maker client! Not just any business card would do for such a business. Left is the "dream card" but deemed too difficult to reproduce (time and labor intensive). On the right is the compromise. Illustrator
Covington Film + Art Fest Logo Pitch It has to have an odd-eyed cat (one blue eye and one green eye). I pitched this for the 2019 Fest. Another one I did was chosen. Hand-drawn | Vectorized and colorized in Illustrator
Logo for upstart private institute dedicated to public health and environmental research to be based in Kenya, Africa. Pen and Ink (tree top) and Illustrator
They wanted a refresh on their look. I created the logo first, then they wanted a new menu. The photo in the background is also by moi, as well as the menu design itself. I'm getting hungry looking at it! (and the food is AMAZING) Logo: Illustrator Menu: InDesign Photo credit: jn designs, llc
A member of the marketing department for a major, locally-based, international pool distributor contacted me to create some logo options for their new line of bar-b-que grills. We discussed the brief and these were the options I presented. LONG STORY SHORT - they chose an in-house design that was similar to the middle one. Illustrator and Photoshop
My 501-3c, Big Sky Ranch, fulfilled a dream an launched a Cat Cafe and Big Sky CARES Community Clinic! After brainstorming with the owner, I pitched these designs for the cafe logo. They went a different way. Illustrator
With the rise of breast cancer diagnoses increasing everyday, here is a beacon of hope. Gina Pausina Cherry, a breast cancer survivor with a background and career in dance, wanted to create an outlet for exercise as well as a rooted touchstone for others in the same situation - people who understand it all. I mean what better thing than a dance troupe? Synonymous with NOLA, Mardi Gras, and fun! Illustrator (I did not do the website)
I did a custom compass rose with the SMS initials and sent this sheet as the presentation - basically different font options for the logo. They went another route. (A friend of theirs made one for free.) Illustrator
Northshore Roller Derby wanted to rebrand. I presented 3 options, they chose this one - including selecting the colors. Hand-rendering vectorized in Illustrator.
A peek into the process: This one was fun! One of the local roller derby leagues decided to rebrand. Again, our trusty creative brief gave way to the final design. Hand-drawn | Vectorized and colorized in Illustrator
A peek into the process: It started with the brief... I did some image reference searching for acrobatic poses and one struck me. I played around with simplifying the pose and image, then made a few different variations. Another Proof 1 approval for the base black and white version (bc if it works in BW, it will work with whatever colors you choose pretty much). Illustrator
YES! You can buy a logo for $25 online, but I can PROMISE you someone else will have a similar logo - if not the exact same one. It is a "you get what you pay for" situation. I offer 100% unique and one-of-a-kind logos for every client and full ownership once paid in full. I will never sell a replica of your logo. Ever.
I start with a creative brief. It is literally my "magic 8-ball" and I can get a better picture
of what you want the first time.
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