Ballpoint Regular

Ballpoint Regular

Work in progress on the iteration of the Ballpoint family; extending it to a regular version with a complete character set for all uses. Currently have the first draft of the upper and lower case letterforms. Next step is refine and balance these forms...

Ballpoint 3D

Ballpoint 3D

Complete character set of a 26 upper case alphabet rendered in 3D out of Adobe Illustrator with alpha channel shadow. Available for sale now on our Gumroad store. Have an idea or want to work with designomatt? Enter your name, email address, and message...

Ornamental Roman

Ornamental Roman

Announcing the general availability (GA) of the new Ornamental Roman font family, based on a sign painter's display from the early 20th Century that contains three versions of the typeface: OrnamentalRoman.otf OrnamentalRoman-Bold.otf...

Ballpoint Display, GA

Ballpoint Display, GA

Announcing the general availability (GA) of the new Ballpoint Display font family, based on a sign painter's display from the early 20th Century that contains several versions of the typeface: BallpointRegular.otf BallpointRegular-Italic.otf...

Ballpoint Display iteration

Ballpoint Display iteration

Continued development on the Ballpoint Display typeface; based on a sign painters font from the early 20th Century it will be a purely display family. Working through a variety of styles to complement the simple face but will allow for a robust set of...

Naru

Naru

Portrait of Amber Midthunder as Naru, from the fifth film in the Predator series entitled "Prey" and is a prequel to the modern tales, taking place in Northern Great Plains 1719.It is a great retelling of the confrontation between the alien hunter and...

Ballpoint Display

Ballpoint Display

New year, new font part II: this is a work in progress of a new display font based on an old font from the early 20th Century. It will be a limited set which may extend into some numerals to round out the set. Have an idea or want to work with...

Ornamental Roman

Ornamental Roman

New year, new font; an ornamental roman display font that is based on a sign painter's alphabet from the early 20th Century. Determining whether I will stick with just the display elements or build it out to a more complete font set with punctuations,...

The Terminator

The Terminator

Starting the year with a look back to one of the baddest bad guys in film from my youth; Arnold Schwarzenegger's as Cyberdyne Systems Model 101, also known as a T-800, in James Cameron's 1984 classic, "The Terminator".Have an idea or want to work with...

Happy New Year

Happy New Year

Reflecting on the year in the studio while preparing for the new year ahead, we are thankful for the lessons learned we have learned this year. May 2024 bring you peace, joy, and abundance for you and your loved ones.Have an idea or want to work with...

Stan Lee

Stan Lee

Celebrating the birth of one of my childhood heroes and an artist and savvy businessman who changed comics and popular culture; Mr. Stan Lee born this day, December 28, 1922. Born Stanley Lieber who started working at Timely Comics, which evolved into...

Preacher

Preacher

Portrait of the one and only Howard Stark, Dominic Cooper, as the lead character Jesse Custer in AMC TV's "Preacher".Have an idea or want to work with designomatt? Enter your name, email address, and message and we will get back with you as soon as we can

Ruth Negga

Ruth Negga

Portrait of the great Irish actor, Ruth Negga created using traditional and digital techniques using custom brushes and intaglio. I first saw her in the AMC TV show, Preacher and have since seen her in a few other pieces where she is always...

Enter the Dragon

Enter the Dragon

Continued experimentation with introducting some new brushes in an established workflow to create a portrait of a childhood hero as well an alternative movie poster for Bruce Lee's "Enter the Dragon".Have an idea or want to work with designomatt? Enter...

Snake and Ripley

Snake and Ripley

More experimentation incorporating new brushes into an existing workflow focused on transposing techniques to digital illustrations. With a set of existing brushes and patterns that I have relied on for years, I recently purchased a set of natural media...

Ripley

Ripley

Closing out the year with continued experimentation with techniques and textures in the ones-and-zeroes using my favorite pop culture themes. This is a portrait of Sigourney Weaver, as Ellen Ripley, from Ridley Scott's 1979 masterpiece - Alien.Have an...

2023 Illustrations

2023 Illustrations

Looking back on the year and reflecting on the illustrations and alternative movie posters created during 2023. It has been another year to continue to transpose my traditional painting background to digital equivalency. There have been many attempts to...