A collab between Funky Buddha Brewery and Jose Quervo, this imperial stout is blended with coffee and aged in tequila barrels. Mexican Talavera influenced the label, with traditional designs becoming patterns of coffee beans, hops and agave.
Leave it to Weyerbacher Brewing Co. to take an already insane brew and age it in whiskey barrels with cinnamon. The end result is Cinnsanity, a 13.3% Barleywine Ale. Channeling Ralph Steadman, I put my own warped spin on Weyerbacher's jester.
This design was a change of pace, to take the complex process of a brewery expansion and apply it to a label. Inspiration came from Dr. Seuss, with blueprint-style line work.
This emcee broke into the scene with No Rain No Flowers, an EP produced by G.O.O.D. Music's Charlie Heat. Ant Beale's sound weaves personal storytelling into ear-catching production. I complemented this style with ink and saturated color.
These images are the first in a series exploring the mechanics of the human anatomy. Each illustration will be executed in a distinct style.
Snowplough is a smooth and chocolatey stout from Orlison Brewing Co. A minimal color palette helped balance out the richness of this brew.
Guardian Gin highlights New Zealand's Māori mythology. Ink detail and bold colors parallel the gin's flavor, which combines classic juniper with the spice of native pepper trees.
Fruit Tramp is a kettle sour fruit ale from Dust Bowl Brewing Co. The label design is inspired from “fruit tramps,” agricultural workers who migrated west during the Dust Bowl era.
A collaboration with Gilson Boards, The Chameleon speaks to the adaptability and speed of their innovative designs.
I kept it funky for this sour Belgian-style ale from Weyerbacher Brewing. Built from the foundation of Merry Monks, this brew is an electrically tart spinoff.
A collection of everything from custom greeting cards to tattoo designs, you won't find a method to the madness here.
The future is sour. The name of this brew is a shout to the direction craft breweries are moving. For this label I matched Smog City's inventiveness with a surreal cityscape, sneaking in icons from over a dozen past labels.
This Weyerbacher brew combines the flavors of a traditional molé with smoky heat from cinnamon and a blend of peppers. Bold colors are used to capture the rich taste, with colors reminiscent of Mexican Luchador posters.
A hip hop artist based out of Jersey City, Vincent The Owl has a knack for dark, gritty lyrics and mechanically precise rhymes; these qualities were carried over to promo illustrations.
Dust Bowl Brewing Co. honors their history with labels that tell a story. California Line references the thousands of farmers who drove to escape the dust storms of the Great Depression.
Cheers to 22 years! Inspiration for this Weyerbacher Brewing Co. label came from woodcuts and old Jazz posters.
Shuteye explores the symbolism of dreams. The object of the game is to travel through the layers of sleep to REM stage, then return safely to your bed while avoiding nightmares. Art direction from Paul Kepple of Headcase Design.
Blackberry Farm Brewery teamed up with Yazoo Brewing Co. for this Orange IPA. Playful detail and bright colors complement its burst of citrus flavor.
A collab between Blackberry Farm and Burial Brewery, this Farmhouse lager is brewed in a classic Old World style. Burial's dark aesthetic is combined with Blackberry's elegant detail; the grim source material comes from Appalachian Murder ballads.
Smog City Brewing Co. creates exceptionally balanced beers with personality. This unconventional style was brought into Benny and the Bretts, a red sour ale born from 15 months in the giant oak barrel "Benny."
Hops on hops on hops. Ink and watercolor were used for this rebrand of Last Chance IPA. Weyerbacher donates part of the proceeds from every sale of Last Chance to small animal rescue organizations.
This Imperial Black IPA balances brilliant hoppiness and dark malts. I kept the illustration airy and minimal, letting the complexity of the beer speak for itself.
Smog City's Kumquat Saison is made with fruit that would otherwise go to waste, harvested from backyard trees. This story is highlighted through bright colors and whimsical line work.
This limited release from Barrelhouse Brewing Co. is a sour ale bursting with passion fruit flavor. I highlighted the brew with energetic line work and pops of color.
Lion Brewery, Inc features a line-up of eccentric, limited release brews under Stegmaier's Cellar Series. The bold flavors of Grand Hoppa Double IPA are paired with vibrant watercolor washes.
Berry Monks is brewed with cranberries, orange peel and ginger, a spin-off of Weyerbacher's classic Merry Monks. This Belgian Tripel references the gold and red palette of the original.
Snugglebug is a Smog City sour blonde, made with raspberries and boysenberries. Rust texture and purple hues capture the fruitiness and complexity of flavor.
This cover design highlighted a publication for High Country News, a nonprofit independent media organization focusing on issues that define the American West.
A personal exploration in style, this Illustration focuses on sensory-overload from technology.
Watercolor washes with pops of red and gold were used for this rebrand of Weyerbacher's #1 brew, Merry Monks.
A hop in a straightjacket- only Weyerbacher would let me run with ideas like this. Ink was used for the expressive detail on this New England style IPA.
Shin Splints IPA is the frontrunner in Orlison Brewing Co.'s Adventure Ale Series. These illustrations follow the adventures of Orly, an eccentric outdoorsman.
This Weyerbacher brew is a laid-back version of their classic Merry Monks. Pencil detail complements the light, refreshing flavor.