Loki

Loki

A sketch of the wonderfully talented Tom Hiddleston in his role as Loki, the Norse god of Mischief, from the Marvel Cinematic Universe. If you have not seen the eponymous Disney+ series, go and watch it…the ensemble is fantastic, but nothing can prepare you for the...

Uncial, alpha

Uncial, alpha

The latest development in this new font, isn't necessarily focused on the font but rather the manner in which we will preview the font on the site. It is one thing to present a character sheet while it is another to allow a limited use of the font in the viewport. Let...

Uncial, round 2

Uncial, round 2

Second round of development on the new Uncial Display font and working through expanding the character set. This family is derived from a typgraphy sample from the early 20th Century and although a true Uncial does not have lower case characters, this sample contained...

Uncial

Uncial

Closing out this week and our Friday afternoon beginning work on a new Uncial font for our expanding product line; Matthewscript for the time being. Finished the first pass of the characters and although it technically should only be capitals, we are working on a...

Ballpoint Sans

Ballpoint Sans

Finalizing the first release of the newest typeface in the ever-expanding Ballpoint famly - Ballpoint Sans. A simple and elegant sans serif font suitable for all occassions - from display through to typesetting and everything in between. Keep...

Denys

Denys

Portrait of Robert Redford in another iconic role as Denys George Finch Hatton from Sydney Pollack's masterpiece, "Out of Africa", released in 1985. A while back, I read an article that asked why anyone would rewatch this film and I was astounded as to why you would...

John Wick, 4

John Wick, 4

A sketch of Keanu Reeves as his big-screen alter-ego, John Wick, from his eponymous franchise of the same name. The portrait was created using Corel Painter, Procreate, and Adobe Creative Cloud and a host of patterns, brushes, and stamps from my toolbox. Follow along...

Ballpoint Sans, round 2

Ballpoint Sans, round 2

Completed first pass of the full character set for the newest font in our product line, Ballpoint Sans; extending the Ballpoint family. This includes international characters as well as a number of ligatures and alternates.  Follow along here and our socials, below,...

Ballpoint Sans, round 1

Ballpoint Sans, round 1

Have completed the first round of work on the next typeface in the ever-growing Ballpoint Family - Ballpoint Sans. A simple and elegant sans serif font suitable for every use from typesetting to display and logo development.  Follow along here and our socials, below,...

Ballpoint

Ballpoint

The Ballpoint Font Family continues to grow with a new Sans Serif typeface currently under development. This will increase the functionality of the family across all types of uses from typesetting through to display. As part of this new typeface the family will...

Jack, revised

Jack, revised

I had painted a portrait of Jack Nicholson from "The Shining" a while back; it never matched my original intent. I could not get this effect to work in Photoshop. After some more recent illustations, I decided to go back and update this portrait of Jack Nicholson as...

The Thing

The Thing

I have been a fortunate childm having frown up with the likes of artists and auteurs like John Carpenter. Much like George Lucas, Stephen Speilberg, and Francic Ford Coppolla, John Carpenter is large segment of the zoetrope of my youth. So much so, that Kurt Russell...

Parkur

Parkur

Work in progress refining a new font family; Parkur, a new display font based on Fraktur blackletter styling. And yes, you are supposed to think of "The Office" when saying its name. Once these characters have been completed and all refinements are complete, we will...

Fillmore Release

Fillmore Release

Announcing the general release candidate of a font that has been in development for some time - Fillmore. Inspired by the rock and roll poster art of the 1960s and the works of artists like the great Rick Griffin.  The font family is available to...

Fauxsaic Display

Fauxsaic Display

First full round of design on a new display font, Fauxsaic Display, based on type styling from an earlier illustration celebrating Walt Disney's original 9 Old Men. Some refinements to come, but the character set is complete since this is merely a decorative display...

Judge Dredd

Judge Dredd

Monday Motivation?! Maybe not? All right, well how about Monday diversion with the classic character from John Wagner and Carlos Ezquerra; a portrait of Judge Dredd.Have an idea or want to work with designomatt? Enter your name, email address, and message and we will...

Fauxsaic Display

Fauxsaic Display

A while back, I created this illustration to celebrate Walt Disney's original, 9 old men; the moniker of some of the most impactful artists Walt ever hired.As I reviewed the illustration, I though a display font, based on the intent of the illustration was a...

Frank Sinatra

Frank Sinatra

Some of the best things come from New Jersey, The Garden State, and this Hoboken-born son of Italian immigrants is chief among them. He became one of the most popular entertainers, if not the most popular, of the 20th Century. Portrait of the great Chairman of the...