Padre Island—The Priestly Paradise

Just south of Corpus Christi, dancing out in the Gulf of Mexico, lies the fabled Babylon of Texas Spring Break destinations. It’s a hot mess with history and happiness. Padre Island…*See below for more commentary and click to view the images larger. Padre Island is an outstanding blend of Mexico and Texas. It’s the Gulf…

The Brand of Kate

She was born rich. Really rich. As in, her “family-owned-a-bank” kind of rich. She grew up privileged. As in, “travel-the-country” and “travel-to-Europe” kind of privileged. She grew up faithful. As in, she watched her father pray 30 minutes every day kind of faith. As in, her family would open their doors to the city 3…

The Brand of Germaine

Germaine She was born in France in 1579.  Weak, ill, frail and with a deformed hand. She was an infant when her mother died. Her father remarried and her new stepmother despised her. She viewed Germaine as “ugly” and weak. The stepmother physically beat and verbally abused her, and banished her to live in the…

The Brand of MAX

MAX World War II branded him as prisoner #16670. The Gestapo arrested him for hiding thousands of Jewish people. Of course, it didn’t help his case that he’d produced and published books, pamphlets, a newspaper, a magazine, and an illegal radio broadcast to spread his Christian messages and denounce the Nazi regime. He was sent to…

The Brand of RAHAB

RAHAB Jericho had to go. But it wasn’t going to be easy because it was a walled city, and they had a pretty good thing going for themselves. The party inside was invitation only. Joshua sent two spies to scope things out. The plan was to take them all down. ALL of them. However, they…

The Brand of AARON

AARON Moses didn’t want to do it. He tried to get out of it, throwing God all the excuses he could. He said he wasn’t a good speaker and the people wouldn’t believe him or listen to him. Exasperated, he pleaded, “If you please, my Lord, send someone else!” (Exodus 4:13). So He did send…

Introducing CALLING CARDS — a New Series

Call it an art project. Call it a marketing project. Call it a faith project. All are correct. Because it’s all about The Call. This is the kickoff of my new series “Calling Cards: Branding the Saints & Servants of God.”   Scroll below to read the what, why, and how  Click here to see the…

Pecos Poster: What’s LEFT of Texas

West Texas is a legendary, mysterious place. The folklore, the history, the truth, the not-so true…it’s a playground for it all. Though, the city of Pecos never became what Fort Worth and San Antonio grew to be in size and commerce, it has all the flavor that you hope for. And that’s why it’s so…

Poster for the Jewel of the Forest

Lake Sam Rayburn and Jasper, Texas make up a beautiful landscape of Texas. The birds, the bees, the flowers, the trees, the lake, the deer, and the 16th green. Ohhh, that 16th green. What a golf course. The 16th fairway  is clean and crisp, but that beautiful, plush green is like velvet. This summer I…

Bolts Baseball Branding

Baseball and logo design? Count me in. Two of my favorites in one project. I’m glad and grateful to have designed the logo for the Beaumont Bolts baseball team this year. This features a design to show the strength and excitement of the team as well as that all-American vibe. The lightning bolt strikes through…

Nothing Simple About PLANO — Texas Poster

An “All American” town is defined by a variety of factors. Reputation, landmarks, neighborhoods, city attractions, schools…but not all have major national corporations making their headquarters there. That’s what interests me about Plano, Texas. And that’s why I had to make a poster of this big little city of a suburb for my series. *See below…

Videographic — Hope for Home

Hurricane Harvey just happened. It’s been horrific. All around us, people have lost their homes, churches, and businesses due to the flooding from the storm. Friends, family, colleagues, community…it’s been two weeks since landfall and we’re all still reeling from it. My family and I are unscathed. By the grace of God, we were spared….

Lake Travis, Texas Poster — Wave Goodbye to Worries

It’s tough to think anyone would ever need a getaway from the always entertaining, comfy confines of Austin, Texas. But one glimpse at the party going on over on Lake Travis, and you start to understand what the big attraction’s all about. *See below for more commentary and click to view the images larger. Lake Travis…

Consultative Homepage Design

Web Design—Planning with Pixels Designing a website for an agency or marketing firm can be a little daunting. Well, for me it is. There’s much to communicate, much to preserve.  There are so many pieces to showcase and so many special attractions to feature, but there’s a fine line between too much and not enough….