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Free Lion Desktop Wallpaper

This was a personal project as a template for large format graphic decorative panels. I incorporated them all into this 1 desktop wallpaper graphic. Feel free to download and share! Let me know if you use it, and what you think. Comments are welcome and gladly accepted! Choose the resolution that closely matches your monitor’s […]
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What Does It Take To Start & Grow A Design Business?

This is actually a repost of an entry I wrote last year. I felt it was very appropriate to share once again, so here goes: I was recently invited by the Houston chapter of the AIGA to participate in a panel discussion of exactly what the title asks. Ever the diligent participant, I wanted to […]
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8 Freelancing Resource Sites You Should Bookmark Right NOW!

This week I have the honor of participating in a panel discussion of “Anything and Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Freelancing” hosted by the AIGA of Houston. In preparing for this discussion, I decided to list some of the best freelancing resources I’ve found & utilized this year. Whether you’re a seasoned veteran […]
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Theme Development: Imprints for Lifeline Adoption’s 2009 Annual Fundraising Banquet

Every year Lifeline Children’s Services holds a fundraising banquet for their ministry. Every year, they have a specific theme with which they center the entire event. In 2009, the theme is “Imprints.” IMPRINTS—coming from Isaiah 49:16, “I have engraved you on the palms of my hands.” Focusing on how the Lord has our names written […]
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Branding: Lifeline Children’s Services

Located in Birmingham, Alabama this nonprofit organization works to provide children around the globe with a hope and a future. This design I believe conveys more visually about who Lifeline is, and what its purpose is. The clean lines of type convey the professionalism, promptness, and detail-oriented nature of being an adoption agency. The feeling […]
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Branding: eNewHomes

This design is the end result of a process of helping rebrand a local (to Houston) real estate company owned by Scott Schwandt. eNewHomes works directly with home builders to find the best market deals for new homes. The goal is for people to use his new web site ( to register and search for […]
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Print Design: Hunter’s Harvest

This is a simple brochure design presented in a completely different manner. The brochure was designed as a simple square card, printed on card stock, to make it easier for passing out and sharing with the audience of Hunter’s Harvest. This organization operates in the Houston area, and targets hunters who want to make a difference […]
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Web Site Design: Champion Restoration

Earlier in 2009, the folks at Champion Restoration gave us a ring to help them redevelop their web site. Knowing that I have absolutely no knowledge whatsoever when it comes to any kind of construction, restoration, or damage assessment—I quickly scheduled a meeting with the owners Glenn & Melinda Mikeska. Talk about awesome people! After […]
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Branding: J Bar H Texas Foods

Yes, you guessed it. We were called upon by everybody’s favorite local (at least to Houston) caterer John Homrighausen of J Bar H Texas Foods to redesign the company’s branding and logo elements. The design had to, in some way, represent a cattle brand that’s been burned onto a leather patch. The customer wanted to […]
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Sermon Series Branding: Picture God

This sermon series was developed out of a need to draw young, artistic, urbanites to attend the worship services at First Baptist Chattahoochee in Northwest Atlanta, GA. The senior pastor, Jim Haskell, will be using this series during the Fall of 2009. The specific focus of the series is the parable of the Prodigal Son, […]
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Web Site Design: Mission Centers of Houston

A simple screen shot of the most recent web design I’ve completed for the Mission Centers of Houston. Since they opted to have me develop their site using SiteGrinder (from they haven’t quite finished loading their content. Hopefully soon this site will go live and we all can enjoy! The executive director, Ginger Smith, […]
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Video Production: Church at the Gateway VBS 2009

This was a video I produced while I was on a trip to Staten Island, New York with Gene “Bubba” Wright. We were brought in by Church at the Gateway. Gene worked with the children during this church’s first ever VBS. I spent most of my time consulting with the media and print production teams. […]
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Branding: Hyde Park Student Ministry

This design is actually a screenshot that we developed during the branding process in the Fall of 2008. You can clearly see the new logo design that conveys an industrial, metallic, factory look and feel for the Student Ministry of Hyde Park Baptist Church in Austin, TX. This motif was further encouraged by using it […]
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