The Blog

Production journal, sketchbook, and personal record of this creative journey.

Ouroboros

10/27/2020 || Art

This Giddy Future: OUROBOROS is a cinematic loop in loving blacks and dark greys exploring visual metaphors of infinity. Meditative and full of tension.

Endless Summer Collection || crpearce creative

Debuted August 19th, 2020. This Giddy Future: E N D L E S S S U M M E R collection. A vaporwave/aesthetic inspired post-glitch series of nostalgia.

Flow State Collection || crpearce creative

FLOW STATE COLLECTION

8/6/2020 || Art

Debuted August 6th, 2020. This Giddy Future: FLOW STATE collection. A post-glitch series capturing statements of pure harmony between operator and machine.

podcasting

I want guests feeling comfortable and willing to open up about their journeys, experiences, and inspirations – and I can get there quicker with a lightweight setup in a back yard far easier than scheduled studio time

Having my long history and wide wide breadth of url resources all sorted and organized for my own weird quirky brain has helped me work faster

This is one of those small simple tools that has become so consistent and useful in my Photoshop workflow I immediately notice its absence anytime I’m producing content away from my personal workstations.

It duplicates a prebuilt folder tree, and also supports some straightforward name replacement. Post Haste is my favorite free “boutique” app for post production workflows (with something like Jarle’s Presets probably coming in a close second).

By The Beach

6/16/2018 || Sketchbook

Photoshop graphic design concept art for Left Turn Only, a creative design agency in Austin Texas. February 2018.

Photoshop graphic design concept art for Left Turn Only, a creative design agency in Austin Texas. February 2018.

Left Turn Only Style Art

1/2/2018 || Sketchbook

Photoshop graphic design concept art for Left Turn Only, a creative design agency in Austin Texas. January 2018.

Lionface

12/18/2017 || Sketchbook

Photoshop graphic design concept art. Portfolio practice for crpearce creative. Personal digital art exercise. December 2017.

With over 2 million Austinites in the metro area, The Austin Art Boards competition calls itself the “largest outdoor gallery in Texas”. Reagan Advertising maintains their unused OOH large billboards as a curated, rotating art gallery throughout the city.

Speed Practice, Photoshop 11.10.17

11/10/2017 || Sketchbook

Photoshop graphic design concept art. Portfolio practice for crpearce creative. Personal digital art exercise. November 2017.

Roadmask

7/11/2017 || Sketchbook

Photoshop graphic design concept art. Portfolio practice for crpearce creative. Personal digital art exercise. July 2017.

Headshot Interpretations

6/27/2017 || Sketchbook

A personal multi-piece Photoshop design exercise completed June 2017.

Creative Services Style Posters

6/14/2017 || Sketchbook

Key artworks representing a variety of creative services offered. Originally for the Left Turn Only boutique creative agency.

Bad Smoke McSmokeface

5/5/2017 || Sketchbook

Photoshop graphic design concept art. Portfolio practice for crpearce creative. Personal digital art exercise. May 2017.

Paper Kiwi

4/17/2017 || Sketchbook

Photoshop graphic design concept art. Portfolio practice for crpearce creative. Personal digital art exercise. April 2017.

Moody Flowers

3/16/2017 || Sketchbook

Here’s what happens when directionless creativity takes over. Emphasis on novelty and composition. No clear purpose. Photoshop. A personal exercise completed March 2017.

The Nuclear Family

8/14/2016 || Sketchbook

This is a style poster (that almost predicts the end of the world) designed and created for LTO social publishing. August 2016.

Thingie

7/28/2016 || Sketchbook

This artwork design was created for the Left Turn Only brand, it was used on a lot of social media platforms. Photoshop. July 2016.

Untitled Aesthetic

2/24/2016 || Sketchbook

A featured creative exploration, February 2016.

Pow Star (with pink sprinkles)

1/11/2016 || Sketchbook

A new and improved computer desktop background image. Created and Designed in Photoshop. January 2016.

Retro Analogue

12/12/2015 || Sketchbook

We wanted a consistent desktop image on our office computers. Dark colored, low-key, easy on the eyes and wholly forgettable. Photoshop. December 2015.

Glitch Abstractions

10/6/2014 || Sketchbook

An exploration creating art from nothing. Using mobile apps to sample color space, visually distort the data, and iterate into beauty. October 2014

MAX (The Glitch)

9/28/2014 || Sketchbook

A glitch art exploration, September 2014.

Glitchy Wall Light (Liberty Bar, East Austin) – A glitch art exploration, September 2014.

“Faceplant!” This chair was discovered abandoned in a dry riverbed during a photography outing. September 2014.

Glitch Tree

8/6/2014 || Sketchbook

A glitch art exploration where a photo I took was run through a sonification process and finished in Photoshop. August 2014.

A TV Room

7/9/2014 || Sketchbook

A glitch art exploration using a tactic called “sonification” to turn images into audio files, and back again. July 2014.

A breakdown of the comic book coloring restoration process I have been involved with, while working on Marvel Comic properties.

Rise

1/9/2012 || Sketchbook

Free-form doodling, mucking about with shapes. Nothing terribly interesting. Then I put it on a giant vertical canvas with a gradient.

Lazy Art

1/5/2012 || Sketchbook

It’s the absolute least I could muster. A Proper placeholder. Some real low effort thinking. Didn’t even try hard to find a nice font.

Flyingbago (A Space Vacation)

10/23/2011 || Sketchbook

I’m really new with Adobe Illustrator. I downloaded some reference art, and basically traced shapes to get the van look, and borrowed bits from airplanes.

I Watch You (Every Night)

6/5/2011 || Sketchbook

Heavily influenced by the television style design of Adult Swim’s on-air graphics, I did a doodle in a kinda creepy kinda clever vibe. Lots of Photoshop stamps.

angrybot

I’m not really sure what this work is all about. I worked as fast and as free-form as possible creating an aggressive and unsettling image.