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Print Design

As we move into a predominantly digital age, the tactile qualities of print have taken on new significance. Paper still has impact and commands attention in ways that screen media cannot touch.

Ten Sierra Day Hikes

Ten Sierra Day Hikes

Thousands of people from around the world are drawn to the Yosemite region. While there is a wide variety of information on the internet for accessing public lands, much of it is impractical to navigate on a mobile device and cell service can be spotty or nonexistent....

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Johnny Thunder

Johnny Thunder

Born in 1956, the same year as Elvis released Heartbreak Hotel and US tests first aerial hydrogen bomb in the Bikini Islands. JFK, Nixon, Elvis and the Beats. The late '50s and the '60s was a great and strange time to grow up. There was genuine optimism. It also...

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Live music posters

Live music posters

Live music posters (or web images) are probably my favorite projects. The art is here today, gone tomorrow, and wide open for interpretation. As a designer you are pretty much able to create whatever strikes your fancy. I was lucky to do a few of these for my old...

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Tuolumne Market

Tuolumne Market

Tuolumne is a small town located near where I live in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada. My friends Mary and Melitta organized a seasonal weekly Farmers' Market in the town square on Thursday evenings July thru September. They asked me to create a poster design that...

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All-Outdoors Guide

All-Outdoors Guide

One of my first jobs was as a rafting guide in California, a wonderful experience which fostered a real love of rivers. One of my first design clients was All-Outdoors Whitewater Rafting. AO published an annual brochure detailing their rafting trips on 10 California...

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Golden State Cellular

Golden State Cellular

Golden State Cellular provided service to users in the eastern Sierra foothills before being purchased by Verizon in 2015. Unlike Verizon, Golden State was able to run more regional advertising, speaking to a unique community of Sierra Nevada mountain residents....

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Wild & Wooly

Wild & Wooly

Cowboys ain't easy to love and they're harder to hold They'd rather give you a song than diamonds or gold Lonestar belt buckles and old faded Levi's and each night begins a new day If you don't understand him and he don't die young He'll probably just ride away Mamas'...

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