Characters are inconvenient. We all love to regale our friends with stories of the characters we’ve known. But in the moment, characters can be frustrating, difficult – they make our lives work. For many students in graphic arts at UW-Milwaukee, Steve Lemere was a character.
Click here to read my piece remembering Steve Lemere – friend, neighbor, and longtime UW-Milwaukee graphic design professor who died recently.
I’m working on a documentary about beavers returning to the Milwaukee River. Here are a few preliminary sketches for the title art. Any graphic or text design opinions/suggestions/critique are welcome!
Within one brief brainstorming meeting we came up with the theme, name, and basic layout for the invitation for our Annual Gala at Schlitz Audubon. Below is the invitation, completed within a few days after selecting props. I love working with a nimble in-house creative team, how we can come up with ideas that excite us and have the resources and trust from our colleagues to make what we imagine live within hours or days.