Tag Archives: Derek Ballard

ALUMNI FOCUS: Jared, Derek, Lacee, Anna Marie, Melissa, Ian, Magen & Dianna

Jared Adams

Jared is driving the white truck!

“Get a double dose of yours truly in this new weBoost video. Artwork and Acting! This was a fun shoot, glad I was able to help out.”


Derek Ballard

“Introducing “Angel Bowie”, risograph print inspired by Tim and Eric’s Bedtime Stories and David Bowie! My submission to @galleries1988 “Idiot Box” group show celebrating the golden era of television. Opening reception is this Friday 7 – 9pm in LA”


Lacee Black

“Aaaaaaaaand….done!”


Anna Marie Coronado

“I did it! I added a new page to our website and got it into the drop down menu.. now for a cookie.” 🍪

Jjs.utah.gov/about-us/strategic-plan


Melissa Hurd

“What’s your spirit animal? I’ve always thought the doe is mine.”


Ian Maxfield

“Loved the new God of War Game and I made a poster design for it.”
@corybarlog @SonySantaMonica #GodofWar https://t.co/sh5uihnv4n


Magen Mitchell / Obake Style

“Magen’s playing around with harpy designs and the idea of reclaiming symbols of wild, irrational women.”

#obakestyle #penandink #penandinkdrawing #harpy #emu #mythology

“Magen doesn’t have a convention this month so she’s excited to get back to drawing! Here’s Magen’s rendition of @cassiexkelly”  #blackrabbitclub for #drawthisinyourstyle @creatorcollab #obakestyle #penandink #acrylicpainting #creatorcollab


Dianna Totland

That moment when you run into your design project from months back, live, inaction, flourishing, in the wild!!”
👉🏻👉🏻👉🏻😎👈🏻👈🏻👈🏻
“Pretty cool.”
#graphicdesign #designwrap #designer
#theeyeinstituteofutah #epicmarketing


 

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ALUMNI & ALMOST ALUMNI FOCUS: Vince, Ben, Keith, Amber, Heleman, Magen & Missy

Derek Ballard – Despite Despair

“Here is a teaser we made when “G E I S T” was first released. Take a peek for a closer look at the packaging. We have recently assembled more USB packages and now have them available for order at our bandcamp!”


Vince Bayless

“Illustration Friday-‘Squirrel'” #illustrationfriday #illustration #design #painting #acrylic #acrylicpainting #squirrel #artistsoninstagram #cartoonistsoninstagram #illustratorsoninstagram


Keith Beard

“Young Women Camp T-shirt illustration. I like to create T-shirts that you might like to wear again.” #keekeeart #keekeecoco #tshirt #youngwomens #girlscamp


Amber Giles

“Food for thought.” 🙂
#energizeyourbeliefs #handlettering #lettering #illustrator #energize #beliefs #cursive #freehand #pencil #process #RememberingWholeness #book #quote


Ben Heighton

“Jump Up Records 25th Anniversary logo I got to design. Will be on some cool retro messenger bags and slipmats.” #ska #reggae #rocksteady #graphicdesign #jumpuprecords #destroybrandgraphics https://t.co/t6OC1FCXB7

“Some new music coming out from a friend of mine. She asked me to create this piece of art for her album. It was a wonderful challenge and I’m excited to hear it.”


Magen Mitchell – Obake Style

“Magen’s experimenting with new ways to paint some of our older ornaments.”
#obakestyle #lasercut #laserengraved #woodornaments #lasercutornament #handmade #etsyshop #etsyseller


Heleman Martinez – Class of 2019

“Colored pencil drawing of an amaryllis flower.” 2006 #tbt #coloredpencil #colorpencil #drawing #fineart


Missy Van Wagoner

Missy updates her profile!

ALUMNI FOCUS: Paul, Derek & Brighton, Alissa, Melissa, Andrew, Missy, & Clayton

Paul Asay

“First Salt Lake Bees game of the season is in the books!”


Derek & Brighton Ballard

“”Not Forgotten” my contribution for tonight’s ’30 Years Later’ group show at @galleries1988 in LA. All pieces are inspired by films from 1988. I have already seen so many stunning pieces. Really thrilled to be included in this.”

“We were exceedingly lucky to work with Bryan at Paper Obscura on last month’s subscription box, and he asked us a few questions about our work and inspiration. Click through if you’d like to learn more about us and what we have coming up this year.

Paper Obscura, by the way, is a super cool literary subscription box, perfect for any fan of thrilling tales, twisty turns, and oddities of all shapes and sizes. April boxes are sold out, but May sign ups are around the corner!”

📸: John Carlisle


Alissa Hicks

“They are finally in! This is the WSU Student art journal for 2018. I’ve been working on this project since September and it is so great to finally see it finished!”

“Here’s another project I redid recently. This packaging design is from a few years ago, but it needed some updating.”


Melissa Hurd

Art with Melissa.


Andrew Malin

Velleity Studios is in San Jose, California at the 2018 Silicon Valley Comic Con.

“Comic Con Velleity Studios is on for biznass! @svcomiccon artist alley annex table z”


Clayton Whitehead

New profile picture.


Missy van Wagoner

“Something about me…I LOVE the smell of rain. I love that rain makes the colors vibrant! I love thunderstorms! I love white Flowers. I can’t sleep and started playing around and this li’l beauty happened!”

ALUMNI FOCUS: Derek, Brighton, Vince, Melissa, Becky, Mel, Matt, Tanja & Melissa

Derek & Brighton Ballard

“Some detailed shots of a 2 color poster I designed for @ibasedbod ‘s upcoming short film. Showing at Brewvies this Friday. Brighton and I printed this on our in-house Risograph printer. @ Urban Lounge.”

“My incredible Oma turned 100 on March 8th. Brighton and I designed and hand printed handkerchiefs as a party favor for her celebration that weekend. The design is based on some of Oma’s favorite things: ladybugs, humming birds, Las Vegas, Spring, and 4711 perfume. I based some of the typography off the stunning 4711 bottle label I would always see Oma with. Also the fragrance is unmistakably connected to her- so we spritzed all the handkerchiefs with 4711 before giving them to guests at the party.”


Vince Bayless

“2018 Day 90:Soak #draweveryday #randomwordo ftheday #illustration #design #inkdrawing #drawing #sketch #cartoon #sketchbook #soak #artistsoninstagram #cartoonistsoninstagram #illustratorsoninstagram


Melissa Hurd

“I really enjoy listening to shows while drawing. Tonight I’ve been catching up on Doctor Who – the Twelfth Doctor and Bill in Scotland! (That’s vague enough it’s not a spoiler… right?)”


Becky Larsen Pease

“B&W of my life, day 103”


Mel Maldonado

Sketching sammies @visualdraft #sketchbook #illustration #erasershavings #sandwich #sketch 🎨👨‍🎨 — in Salt Lake City, Utah.”


Matt Page

#emmagonzalez #hero #hope #neveragain #marchforourlives #ibelievethatchildrenareourfuture #letthemleadtheway

“Sketchbook doodles.”


Tanja Rapson

“The enamel pins I designed for Riley Blake Designs are coming soon! Who doesn’t want a seam ripper that says “too ligit to quit” or a roller blade that says “rollin’ with my homies” I also did the illustration for the backer card. I’m just so excited.”


Melissa Healy Turner

“Some posters I illustrated for a fly youth. Hope she makes it!” 🤞🏽

Finally finished the book cover (our last assignment ) for the Illustrating Children’s Books class I’ve been taking. I’ve learned so much from this class, can’t wait to apply this to my own books now 😊!


 

ALUMNI FOCUS: Derek, Alisa, Jill, Becky, Melissa & Missy

Derek Ballard

Branding system for @northridgecoffee

“Neuer Geist Studio has been lucky to work with several entities in the coffee industry so early in the year and intends to remain engaged in similar projects. If this interests you pop over to @neuergeist and smash that follow button.”


Alisa Bishop

“…here’s my table at ECCC! I also found out my art for Monsters and Dames was used for the back cover!! I felt prettyyy cool when I found that out.”


Jill De Haan

Here’s another mural concept I’ll be painting in my house! Going to be a big one and I’m so excited. Utah flora and fauna themed.” ❤️


Melissa Hurd

“I’ve got some designs on Society6.”


Becky Larsen Pease

“B&W of my life, day 76”


Missy Dial van Wagoner

“This Lil Miss is having a very very important meeting with their dance recital coming up! What would your lil girl be telling her animals! I may or may not of had meetings with my stuffed animals and barbies! “


 

ALUMNI FOCUS: Derek, Alisa, Charlie, Melissa, Talin & Lauren

Derek Ballard

MAUDE SQUAD, my contribution to @spoke_art’s “Coen, where art thou?” group show. Opening tomorrow at Spoke Art NYC. To use the parlance of our times, this show is gonna be a fricken’ banger!


Alisa Bishop Bradley

“I had the opportunity to contribute to the ongoing web comic Warm Blood, different artists do every 4 or so pages, so it’s a neat project! I did the first 4 pages of the newest chapter, 6. It’s a comic about some supernatural weirdness and a high school murder mystery. These were fun to work on, and challenging, comics are tough, haha.”

“I painted some little portraits for some friend gifts! They’re off on new adventures together.”


Charlie Cressall

“The Valentine towels are printed and hot pressed. $5 each. They would be a great addition to a box of chocolates or a bottle of Vodka.” 


Melissa Healy Turner

“Put it on my luggage!” – Prince John (animated Robin Hood). Illustrated a bunch of luggage stickers for Crate Paper’s Here + There line.


Talin Wadsworth

“Preview of my #risograph print for http://www.booksofsomesubstance.com (Go check out their excellent podcast and maybe sign up if you dig reading good books with cool people like Nathan Sharp and Eric Heiman.)” 💀


Lauren Waters

“Happened to see this phrase somewhere yesterday and couldn’t get it out of my head. So here it is in red, purple, and green.” ❤️💜

ALUMNI FOCUS: Keith, Derek, Kim, Matt & Peterson

Keith Beard

“My spirit head mount fashioning the future helmet. Has a mushroom look to it.”


Derek Ballard

“2018 has been a whirlwind so far. Between rushing to complete tight deadlines and adventuring around Hawaii, I haven’t had a chance to post about this month’s @slugmag cover I had the opportunity to design, let alone flip through it. This morning I found a quiet beach and did just that. Pick one up at anywhere cool.”


Kim Jeppson

“I found this quote the other day that I designed about 18 months ago as I was transitioning from my old secretarial job to my current design job. It feels just as appropriate now as I’m seeking out a position that’s more in line with what I want to do. Looking to blossom.”


Matt Page

Tonight’s quick sketch. Long live the King!

“Been drawing pizzas…”


Peterson Timothy

“One of the most eye opening projects to work on. We at @saxtonhorne recently wrapped up this intro video for Juan Diego Catholic Schools. Great kids, great faculty, and overall a great school.”


 

ALUMNI FOCUS: Lucas, Brighton, Derek, Cassidy, Nadia, Amber, Ben, Andrew, Ian, Magen, & Melissa

Lucas Ackley

“My two ladies. Trying to get a better handle on coloring too. Blurg.”


Derek & Brighton Ballard

“The @cottonbureau has tossed our “Coffee Ambigram” Design back in the ring. If you missed a chance to snag one in 2014, this is your chance. Link in comments.”


Cassidy Demkov

“Here are a few of my favorite papers I designed for the Maggie Holmes Bloom collection. I love having the opportunity to create such pretty things and work on a team with the best and most talented gals @ashleycollettdesign and @jlsimmons #cratepaper #maggieholmesBLOOM


Nadia Dolzhenko

Professional photographer Nadia on a trip to Sedona.


Amber Giles

Today’s #brainbreak sketches brought to you by the movie #MaryPoppins.”


Ben Heighton

“Reaction. This piece was created for the upcoming Opposition Gallery Series Bloom and Decay art…”


Andrew Malin

“Check out the new and improved Velleity Studios website. Chuck full of indie comic and game goodness: https://velleitystudios.com/


Ian Maxfield

“I have all of my Overwatch designs displayed and prints available at the Urban Arts Gallery for the Video Game show this month. I’ll be there on the 19th for gallery stroll hanging out. Come say hey!”


Magen Mitchell

“I had the pleasure of creating several pet portraits over the holiday season and I’ve received such a great response that I’ve decided to offer my services for pet portrait commissions! If interested, send an email with a photo of your pet, preferably well-lit and in focus, to magen@obakestyle.com.”


Melissa Healy Turner

“Swan paint-by-number I illustrated a while back for work.”


 

ALUMNI FOCUS: Derek, Cassidy, Alissa, Jennifer & Melissa

Derek Ballard

From Derek:

“Last night of the @saltandhoneymarket ! Open until 10pm. Thank you to everyone who has kept us running back and forth to restock. Humbled by the support this year! @ Salt & Honey Market”


Cassidy Demkov

From Cassidy:

“I’m a little behind on Christmas this year. I don’t even have a tree up yet! 🙀🌲 This line was released in July so I almost forgot about it. Here is some of the lettering I did for the CP Falala collection.”


Alissa Hicks

From Alissa:

My final project for Design Theory (at Weber State University) was to create an object that explains my creative process. If you ever wanted to know what I do in my field or how my brain works through creative problems, here you go ;).


Jennifer Terry

Jen just created this!


Melissa Healy Turner

From Melissa:

🎄❄️Christmas illustration❄️


 

ALUMNI FOCUS: Derek, Jessica, Ben, Dianna & Missy

Derek Ballard

From Derek:

“If you missed your chance at Craft Lake City, we have our bandannas / handkerchiefs online over at @neuergeist !
They especially look nice on cats.”


Jessica Calderon

From Jessica:

“Ok finally got a chance to finish one of my wrapping paper sheets.”


Ben Heighton

From Ben:

“When in Moscow, do as the Soviets.”


Dianna Totland

From Dianna:

“I don’t have the chance to do nearly as much chalk work as I’d like to. Thanks to the mystery people who had me to their kitchen chalk wall. If anyone is interested hit me up. It’s fun, and good practice.”

From Dianna:

“It’s been crazy busy at the @epic.marketing office with @vasafitness new Marketing material. Proud of the work our team has done so far. Today I got to take some shots the work in action. Beautiful! Way to go!! “


Missy van Wagoner

From Missy:

GENDER NEUTRAL for the Young Men AND Young Womens Presidency, Class Presidency, Meetings, Bulletin Board, activities… you are very welcome. I hope you love it and the new theme.”

From Missy:

“Cuteness overload! Another adorable custom portrait to share with you on this rainy Monday over here in our Knick of the woods!”