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Woodies Picnic at the ADM

This year’s Woody’s Picnic poster for the ADM was a direct trace of a photograph of a car in Adobe Illustrator, styled with a graphic comic look. The background was intentionally loose and quick, with freehand graphic shapes. The main font is a free Google font called Pacifico that was created by typographer Vernon Adams inspired by […]

The Holiday Albums

Oakland, CA Realtor Doug Fuller has incredibly eclectic taste in Christmas music. Each year he puts together a Christmas CD for his friends and clients with a wonderful mix of unusual holiday music and SecretFanBase has been delighted to create memorable illustrations for the postcard “album covers”. Doug says: I have worked with Robyn Adams […]

Fusion Metals Logo Design

A recent very fun project came to me by way of referral from another Oakland graphic designer, Ross Turner. The client, metal artist Hilary Engleman, wanted a special effects logo that simulated the spark from welding metal. With my background as a animation painter and illustrator I had the experience (and Photoshop brushes) to execute […]