You know those personal and professional projects that donít fit nicely into any category but still have value as work samples? These are those.
These animated nuggets represent just a fraction of the work I did joining gentle humor with the height of 20th-century technology.
My passion for food began in 2001 with a pre-baked pie crust and can of blackberry filling. Just a few years later, that passion lead me to the other side of the planet for a bit of culinary coursework and some adventure. I may not have been the best or fastest or most talented trainee at restaurateur Celia Hay's New Zealand School of Food & Wine, but I was the one with the camera.
An annual labor of love, I "produce" a themed, "best-of" album as a holiday gift for friends and family. I create original art for both the compact disc and its packaging. Is it a little overboard? Yep—but totally worth it.
From time to time I was asked to create sales flyers to help market Pacific Science Center's exhibits to other institutions. For this particular marketing flyer, graphic artist Sandra Owen translated my concept sketches into an attractive double-sided mailer that helped PSC obtain several rental contracts.