Monthly Archives: May 2010

Sara and Andrew’s Save the Dates

Sara and Andrew are getting married!  Those two make one of the most fun and free couples that I know, and I’m so happy I got to make their Save the Dates.

I printed the postcards on large pieces of chipboard, then used a utility knife to cut them into uniform cards.  My screen printed four at a time, but it was still a large job- I made 200 cards.  Lucky for me, Sara wanted them simple, with just one color. I think the cards follow the mood Sara wants to the wedding- fun and laid back.  Just like they are.  I know they’re ready for October to get here already!


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?Donde estan los luchadores en un mundo loco?

Somehow I’ve acquired a small obsession with Lucha Libres…Mexican Wrestlers.  I think it started when I went to Mexico for study abroad a few summers ago.  I bought several Luchador masks to bring back to my brothers.  Since then, my poor brother Aaron has born the brunt of my fascination; every birthday and Christmas I find some new paraphernalia to give him, whether it’s post cards or figurines or Lotto games.


I would love to see this show some day.  My favorite is “Octagoncito.”

I wanted to make Aaron a Lucha tshirt, so I drew up this guy.  The caption says “Where are the Luchadors in a crazy world?”  I found a Lucha website with the caption “Who fights for honor in a world gone mad?” which is excellent, but my Spanish isn’t that good.

I like the image best on the dark fabric of the tshirt.

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Holly Birdsong

Sorry for the lack of posts around here lately.  We’ve been out of town just about every weekend for over a month.  But!  The drought is over, and the rains are coming!  Get ready for buko posts!

Here’s one little project I finished a while ago.  I have this photographer friend named Holly Birdsong (best last name ever) and she desired a logo for her website that was simple and sweet, and not over-designed.

You can see it in action at Holly’s website.  Check out her awesome photography while you’re there.

I also made a little watermark for her, which is my favorite.

I could screen print that all over everything.

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