Art Commissions Open! (As of 6/22/17)

So thanks to a plethora of supportive people who have encouraged me to continue growing my skills as an artist, I am humbled to announce that I’m opening up art commissions for the first time ever! While I’m obviously nervous, I’m ecstatic to see how my skills will grow from this experience. So without further ado,…

HUvZ: Advertising with Videos!

So I’ve been responsible for creating multiple advertisements ever since I became involved with Hofstra University’s largest social club, Hofstra (University) versus Zombies, otherwise known as HUvZ. Throughout my sophomore year, I’ve created posters, flyers, t-shirt designs, and many others. As I went into my junior year, I realized that I wanted to create something…

Animating the Next Step

I never recognized how much I enjoy art until I finally made time to draw for myself (of course it had to be after college haha). However, now that I do have time, I’m making it a point to help further improve my skills where I can. Also, my friend is working hard to create…

Expression Through Custom Emotes

Since I’m very much engrossed in FFXIV and am super excited for StormBlood, I’ve been working heavily on making emotes for my Free Company’s (aka guild) Discord Channel. So far I’ve only made two pieces of art, however, I am looking forward to creating even more for everyone to enjoy! You can find further updates…

Further Expanding the Pixel Cast

My friends really enjoyed my pixel art I made enough so that guild members wanted some pixel art of their own! Due to this, I’ve been busy working on creating more unique characters for everyone to enjoy. The process starts with a quick sketch of the overall silhouette I’m looking for (I don’t want everyone…

Creating a Unique Logo for a Unique Club

During my time at Hofstra University, I joined and later organizes a social club called Hofstra University Versus Zombies, or HUvZ abbreviated. HUvZ is a club that promotes zombie culture and fun by providing social events, live action role play games, and volunteer events for all too enjoy at Hofstra University, you can find more…

Who Doesn’t Love Pixel Art?

So lately, I’ve been playing a lot of Final Fantasy XIV and Final Fantasy Brave Exvius because they’re both great fun games that I very much enjoy. So then I told myself, what would it be like if I put me and my friends in Final Fantasy XIV into Final Fantasy Brave Exvius and these…

Designing a 450 ft Cable-Stayed Bridge from Start to Finish

I worked on designing a bridge for my honors thesis during my last semester at Hofstra University. The proposal has a 450 ft clear span across the Harlem River that connects Randall’s Island to East Harlem in Manhattan and has a clearance of 30 ft during high tide. My scope consisted of structural analysis of…

Finish What You Started

The responsible way to close things down is to decide, give notice and make the transition work. Agonizing over a decision didn’t serve me well. I did so this semester while deciding a career path and it’s a nerve wracking experience. It’s been a couple years now, and I finally decided to pick a path in…

A Craftsman’s Guide to Design

Ex-contractor and furniture worker Todd Clippinger provides excellent tips for designing and being inspired. Expose Yourself to More Designs and Ideas Understanding Space and Dimensions Getting a sense of Volume Art Galleries and Museums Make Connections with Other Artists Tendency to gravitate towards like minded people Keep a Record of your Design and Ideas Pictures…