This looping GIF was created to accompany a fictional editorial piece about the discovery of compound elements found in star dust that parallels those found in beer. Hand-drawn animated GIF compiled in Photoshop.
Oddly Satisfying Op-Ed
Mock Op-Ed assignment created to accompany a NYT article on “Oddly Satisfying” videos. Still illustration and animated GIF created with Procreate and Photoshop.
Moby Dick Book Review
A mock-editorial assignment based on the NYT Book Review’s Sketchbook section. Chapter 13 of Moby Dick was chosen and illustrated, the narrator’s written descriptions of seven whales were the basis for each illustration. Created entirely with the Procreate app.
An unofficial Google Doodle created in honor of National Coffee Day (September 29). Created with Adobe Animate.
Created in collaboration with the nation-wide For Freedoms Initiative, this poster is a reimagined version of Norman Rockwell’s Freedom from Want. Featuring a quote from Carlos Bulosan, a Filipino author who emigrated to the United States in 1930.
Ham: The Astrochimp
This scientific comic was based on the story of HAM, the first chimp to successfully orbit in space during NASA’s Mercury Program. Ham’s flight led to the first man on the moon, Alan Shepard, in 1961. Completed in Photoshop, this comic focuses on text-image combinations, while pacing and layout were all considered in fitting the entire story on a single page.
This illustrated poster depicts thirty-three tools used for both illustration and space exploration. Objects include, fuzzy socks, galactic peanut butter, and a space helmet, were all rendered in brush and ink.
2018 Desk Calendar
This wire-bound desk calendar was designed with outer space motifs. It features twelve different patterns for each month of the year, as well as highlighted dates for both full and new moons. The front and back covers were RISO printed with meteors, stars, and playful fuzzy socks.
This futuristic map of Portland, Maine features several different textures and celestial elements. Inspired by star charts, this map projects one-hundred years into the future and utilizes pre-existing landmarks, including the Portland Museum of Art, while incorporating fictional constellations like the "Great Crustacean Way."
Pen and ink illustration depicting an outer space humpback whale, complete with flowing water and stars.
I Swear I Asked an Astronaut
Concept work for a picture book which encourages an interest in science and space exploration. Work completed so far includes character studies, a storyboard, a half-scale mockup, and three full-spread illustrations.
Based on question and answer sessions between NASA astronauts and grade school students, this book leads readers through several intriguing and revealing questions about the universe while retaining a visual appeal with bright colors, an inviting character, and accessible language.
Marketed towards endangered jellyfish, this project utilized illustrative elements, hand lettering, and package design. The final product aims to imitate the shape and movement of a jellyfish, while the mock message-in-a-bottle serves as a possible advertising strategy.
Icons advertising various features of the product, such as "Moon Rock Strength," and "Shark Shield," were hand-painted with gouache and ink. Once completed, these icons were paired with brief descriptors and attached to a hemp apparatus that serves to both display and transport the physical object.
Picture Book Spreads
Three full-spread illustrations for “I Swear I Asked an Astronaut,” for more information about this project visit this page
Whale-Y Good Pins
These two holiday-themed pins feature illustrations of whales in winter wear. Custom labels were also designed to create a cohesive final product which could serve as both a promotional product and versatile gift.