BaseTradeTV Reflection

Though I am mired in my current work, I find that it can be a good thing to take small breaks from the grind to reignite my passion for artistic work by tackling smaller more focused projects.  I enjoy doing overlay and eSports work for many reasons, but one of the them is that it utilizes a generally very simple concepts that can be deeply explored through creative problem solving and intelligent design.  This allows me to push aside a lot of the extra considerations that can weigh down exploration of design while I’m working on such a complicated project as my Indie game Mecromage.

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An image to promote the crew of @BaseTradeTV

December of last year I had an encounter with a Starcraft 2 community stream on Twtich.tv that I really enjoyed.  Their obvious passion and dedication purely to the community of gamers was inspiring.  I felt this could be a nice avenue that would allow me to stretch a little and focus on quick creative execution of some small projects.  I contacted BaseTradeTV and offered some graphics support for the channel, they accepted.

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IdrA Logo Reflection

 

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About a year ago I had the pleasure of working with Greg ‘IrdA’ Fields on his solo brand logo.  He was one of the most responsive and engaging clients I’ve had the pleasure of working with.  The logo processes went smoothly. Though a bit on the long side, we both ensured IrdA was getting a logo that would hit all his key branding goals.

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Cheerful–Grubby Melting Face

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Though I still am quite the nomad currently, I’m very happy to be able to take a moment of respite from time to time.  Today I’m thankful for my laptop, Wacom tablet, and being blessed with the opportunity to watch Grubby 2-0 incumbent Polt at Dreamhack 2013. Way to go Grubby, you’ve brightened yet another fan’s day!

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Envelope Art–Step Up

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Its was a while ago that I illustrated this on an envelope and sent it out to my wife while she was away for a on a challenging trip.  I ran across it and thought it might be fun to share.  I’m currently in a life transition, moving across country. This image reminds me that no matter where I step next in life, I better make it a point to step up to the challenge, and ROFL STOMP THAT SHIZZZ!

Peace be with you!
Raihn

Grubby – How’s the Weather?

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How’s the Weather Wallpaper – Full size link

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