This past weekend on New York City’s Lower East Side was the inaugural Five Points Festival, a brand new fan convention curated by Clutter magazine and presented by Midtown Comics. The festival is a collision of toys, comics, street art, and counterculture, replete with food trucks and craft beer. This was pretty much a geek’s version of Valhalla.s Continue reading “20 Cool Photos From the First Annual Five Points Festival 2017 in NYC”
The comic book world suffered a huge lost this past weekend. Acclaimed comic book artist and horror illustrator, Bernard Albert “Bernie” Wrightson, sometimes credited as Bernie Wrightson—has died following a long battle with brain cancer. Recognized as one of his generation’s greatest art masters of horror illustration and comics, Bernie was known for his iconic Frankenstein illustrations and co-creating DC Comics’ movie-starring creature, Swamp Thing. He also worked on popular comic book titles such as Spider-Man, Batman, Doctor Strange and The Punisher. Continue reading “RIP Bernie Wrightson, Celebrated Comic Book Artist and Horror Illustrator 1948 – 2017 “
Up until a few nights ago, I never realized how hard it is to make a simple promo video on YouTube. It also doesn’t help that I’m a perfectionist; if I set my mind to do something, I try as hard as possible to accomplish the goal at hand. As a graphic designer, illustrator, artist, writer, blogger and entrepreneur, my hope is that I can inspire as many people as possible through my artistic and creative abilities.
Coming up with a logo design for your business can be difficult. Depending on the nature of your business and the mission behind it, you can spend hours or days brainstorming ideas for the logo design you decide to use to represent your brand or company. As far as me designing the logo for my for my small business, Orange Moonwerks™ Studios, I wanted to make sure I was completely comfortable with the visual representation of the logo. It had to be simple, catchy and easily recognizable. Continue reading “How Grammy Award-Winning Artist Erykah Badu Influenced My Business Start-Up”