As I announced a few days ago, I am interning with the Kentucky Xtreme (an professional indoor football time in Louisville). I will be posting a lot of the work I do for them here, so I hope you enjoy it. Here is a schedule poster I did that will be printed 17×11 and distributed around town and at the stadium. Also attached is a FaceBook cover photo I did for the team page, which you can follow here.
I am happy to announce that this coming season I will be a graphic design intern for the Kentucky Xtreme. The Xtreme are a professional indoor football team in Louisville that are part of the CIFL. They play their home games at Freedom Hall and will host 6 games this season, starting in February. I am excited to be part of the team, and I look forward to helping the team promote and grow in the area. Here is the first piece I did for them, a wallpaper featuring a stylized version of the logo. Visit the teams website to view the schedule, the roster (several former UofL players), and ticket information. It is a very exciting brand of football, and I look forward to seeing you all at games this season.
RIver City Craft Wear is a Louisville based clothing company that focusing on apparel for those of you that enjoy a cold beer on occasion (often). I’ll let Ryan (the founder) explain the company more by posting a blurb from their site, but I’ll take a second to explain the wallpaper. Basically, I turned the Louisville skyline into beer, what more could you ask for right? RCCW has a great logo, so that is the focus of the design. Take a second to check out their website, purchase a few awesome shirts, and represent a local up and coming business on your desktop.
Welcome to River City Craft Wear!
Our goal is to bring you the highest-quality apparel and goods to show off your love for locally-brewed and micro-brewed craft beer. The idea for RCCW started after a local beer festival when we decided we wanted to be able to wear something that stands out while walking from booth to booth sampling beers and munching on pretzel necklaces.
We’re just getting off the ground, so help us provide you with the best service by offering us your suggestions and feedback. We’d love to hear from you!
We are working on adding more styles and sizes. If you don’t see your size listed, we may be out of stock. However, if you need a size that isn’t listed, just ask! We will make every effort to keep stock of all sizes..but in the event we are sold out or haven’t yet gotten a size, let us know. We will special order a size for you. We aim to satisfy the needs of every customer, so don’t shy away if we are out of stock! We’ll be adding more as quickly as we can!
Thank you SO much just for visiting!
Ryan and Kasey
PurpMe is a charity organization that is out to make uplifting and helping people cool. Purp (People Uplifting Real People) organizes events for kids and spread the word that even the smallest acts of kindness can change someone’s day and make the world a better place. Purp is based out of Louisville, KY and has gotten major support from UofL basketball player Kevin Ware and several other athletes. I think the word they are trying to spread is very admirable and needs to be heard by the world, so I decided to do my small part and create a wallpaper. If you are interested in helping the cause, check out their website and twitter to see how you can help.
I have recently come across a company, 44 Pro Gloves, that I wish was around when I played baseball. They create custom gloves at a reasonable price, and their customer service is unmatched. I have heard nothing but good things about the quality of their gloves, and may order one in the near future. If you are looking for a baseball/softball glove, 44 is definitely worth checking it. They allow you to completely customize your glove, complete with embroidery of your choice. To say “thank you” for the great customer service I’ve seen them give to people, and for offering quality gloves at a good price, I decided to make this wallpaper for them. Check out their site, their online glove builder, and get you some new leather.
Last night I did my first studio photo shoot, and thought I’d share a few of the pictures. The shoot was for a project in my studio lighting class, and I had to utilize 4 different lighting styles; broad, short, rembrandt, and butterfly. The following are the results, plus a few other shots that I just liked. Thanks for looking, I hope to be posting more pictures in the near future.
One of the keys to success this year for the Chicago Bulls is going to be Taj Gibson. He recently signed a contract extension with Chicago and is expected to have a big year in the windy city. So far this year Gibson has been a solid contributor, averaging 8 points and just over 5 rebounds a game (which is about his career average). Gibson isn’t a guy who is going to put up monster numbers, but if he can put up solid numbers off the bench, Bulls fans will be happy.
Over the past few years I’ve tried to get more and more into the NBA, and I decided that having a team to follow would make that easier. The task then became picking a team that to call my own, and as an adult, that is harder than you would think. Growing up in the 90’s, Michael Jordan was my idol and therefore the Bulls were my team. As I grew older I got less interested in the NBA, eventually not watching it at all. So when trying decide on a team, the Bulls were the first and most obvious choice for me. With all that crap being sad, expect a lot more Bulls wallpapers in the future. This is the first (I think) that I’ve ever done for Chicago, and I’m pretty happy with the way it turned out. Thanks for looking, and stay tuned.
It has been a while since I’ve done a Cincinnati Reds wallpaper, but with the magic number down to 3, the timing seemed right. When deciding on who to feature, it seemed obvious to go with Joey Votto. After missing the majority of the 2nd half, Votto has stepped in and picked up where he left off. He is going to be a key to the Reds making a post season run, and there are few people I’d rather be relying on.
Just finished up another UofL logo wallpaper, with both a mobile and a desktop version. The logo wallpapers have been pretty popular since I started putting them out, but this may be my favorite one yet. It isn’t really sports specific, but I would lean more towards football just because the stripes remind me of what you would find on a football helmet. I added different depths of bevels to the logo to set it apart from the background, and added texture to the stripes to make them pop. Thanks for looking, and let me know what you think.