An autobiographical story from 1999 when I was 14 living in Louisiana and up to no good.
Life is peaceful for the wild girls of the forest until they are discovered by the monstrous Man-Beast. Rather than be devoured by the creature, the girls hatch a plan for revenge! Written by Anna Bongiovanni and illustrated by Evan Palmer.
Warning: there is a little bit of gore that might not be suitable for little babies.
Depicting the dual nature of the heroine of the Alien films' strong and nurturing personality, this piece was created as part of Light Grey Art Lab's Girls: Fact + Fiction exhibition.
View the rest of the exhibition here.
Adorable animals pilot devastating mechanical vehicles in this series of conceptual illustrations.
Adapted from Tolkien's amazing words, the first chapter of The Silmarillion spans the mythological creation of Middle-Earth and its gods. Told here with loving care and reverence in 54 full color pages. Original story by Tolkien, not owned by Evan Palmer.
I was interviewed about the book on the Talking Tolkien Podcast and shared my thoughts on the choices made and future plans.
Part of Light Grey Art Lab's Role Models exhibition, each of the 99 artists was tasked with creating a fantasy character that autobiographically reflected the illustrator. Each portrait was then collected into a playable card game.
View the entire exhibition here.
Buy the card game here.
Buy a print of this piece here.
Continuing series; stylistic renderings of characters and Mobile Suits from the anime series, Mobile Suit Gundam.
Cover illustration for MPLSzine's Social issue.
Redesigned imagining of Alan Garner's 1963 young adult novel, The Moon of Gomrath. As part of Light Grey Art Lab's Station Zero exhibition each artist read and illustrated a vintage sci-fi or fantasy novel and then created their own cover.
View the entire exhibition here.
A modern take on the fairytale cliché, this piece was created as part of MCAD's The Babe, The Bitch, and the Blue Blood exhibition.
I love food and I know a lot of people who do, too. The problem is that I run into people all the time who don't really know some of the basic techniques of cooking. In this book, I team up with some friendly talking food to demonstrate some cooking essentials while preparing 4 easy recipes.
The Tarot, Mystics, and Occult Exhibition incorporated 78 artists from all over the world, brought together to create a collaborative tarot deck and unique art collection. Keeping the entirety of the project in mind, each artist recreated a single tarot card, merging together contemporary illustration, ancient symbolism, and storytelling to make captivating and meaningful interpretations of their tarot card.
This collection of work was displayed as a gallery exhibition of large-scale prints, and exists as a limited edition tarot deck, The Light Grey Tarot, which includes all 78 tarot cards, a Light Grey Guidebook, and an instructive Ebook.
View the entire exhibition here.
A cover illustration for future comics, The Time Jerks, which follows the exploits of sentient beings from earth's far future who cruise through time on a sort of road trip pillaging, vandalizing, and causing general chaos throughout history.
The cover of metal band, High Octane's, premiere EP.
Commissioned painting depicting a savage barbarian right in the middle of a swarm of monsters.
Somewhere in the middle of nowhere, a cat lives in an abandoned and destroyed house, himself abandoned and destroyed. Haunted by the ghosts of the life he once had, the cat must face the reality of his loneliness, leave the past behind, and set out to find a new beginning.
Autobiographical comic strip for The City Pages' 2012 Comix Issue about my struggles with running and the discoveries of the city that make it worth it.
Poster for the Minneapolis-based Egg's first annual Septembeer event, a bacchanalia of all things beer.
A collection of images that spring from my love of giant robots and robotic vehicles.
Character creation and logo design for The Secret DM, a blog about RPG and tabletop gaming.
A collection of various commissioned portraits of players' characters from fantasy RPG games like Dungeons and Dragons. If you would like me to illustrate your own character, contact me for more info about pricing.
Explorative illustration for a future comic about a young witch who must descend into a forgotten tomb containing unknown dangers and treasures.
The first part of an eleven part series. Follow the adventures of four bumbling minions as they escape from a psychotic knight and a murderous wizard on their quest to transport their prisoner, an unruly princess to their master, The Thunder King.
The second part of an eleven part series. The Godins' adventure continues as they search for their missing captive. Led into a mysterious swamp by the clever girl, they soon discover that the strange statues in their way are more than they seem.
The third part of an eleven part series. The adventure continues following the bumbling heroes beaten and captured by a teenage girl. Imprisoned in her father's tower, the Godins must find a way to escape and continue their quest.
My MCAD graduating senior project following the heart-braking story of two children growing up in a harsh and unforgiving world. Their only escape is into their own imaginations. Fantasy and reality merge in this work exploring themes of love and magical realism.
As part of Gallery 33's End Game exhibition, this illustration depicts one of my favorite video game moments, the slow, quiet battle with The End as you sneak around the jungle trying to out-snipe the deadly sniper. Many hours were spent crawling through the tall grass, surviving solely on snake meat while searching for the foe.
A knight blinded by love carries out a brutal quest in a world that is not as it seems.
I began this project as warmup exercise and it quickly grew out of control. Each monster is created on the spot and then written into a consistent universe with its own timeline and laws.
You can read all of stories on the project's blog here.
Concept illustration for a villainous witch and her henchman.
Concept illustration for a story revolving around an undead detective war veteran brought back to life and given inhuman powers by a magical unicorn.
Concept illustration for a story about three girls raised by wolves.
Observational from my sketchbook with no higher purpose or connected project