It's time to get our grids on

April 28, 2021

Folks, I recently released a new product. It's a bunch of grids. Don't skip to the next shot just yet, I promise it might get interesting. Why grids? Well, if you've followed along recently, you've seen me working on this cool thing sta...

Time to glitch things up

February 17, 2021

It's time to introduce the results of The Shop's latest digital experiments: the color glitch textures, volume 02! If you've looked at the products I create, and the work I post here, you know I don't like it when things are too neat. T...

The photocopy noise textures, volume 03!

February 15, 2021

Introducing the third installment of The Shop's popular photocopy noise textures, the photocopy noise texture pack volume 03! This time, the set features twenty-nine (29) base textures. They were printed using an unhappy laser copier, l...

Time to get cosmic again! ✨

July 01, 2020

I've expanded the collection of crystal diagrams with an additional series of seventy-three elements, to create the crystal diagrams, volume two. The assets have been meticulously recreated using the pen tool in Illustrator, sourced fro...

Introducing the particle cardboard collection!

June 23, 2020

Paper, and cardboard, come in many different forms. One of these is the type of stock used for small boxes: cereal boxes, household items, beer cartons... It's a fascinating material: one side smooth, with bright print, the other usually...

I dug, and found these gems ✨

May 04, 2020

It's time to introduce a new series of vector assets: the crystal diagrams, volume one. These two hundred assets (200) have been carefully drawn with the pen tool in Illustrator, sourced from old mineralogy/gemology books. They come in ...

Weathered grime textures

March 26, 2020

Destruction is an act of creation (that's a paraphrase from Pablo Picasso). In our context, it means that when that house got destroyed in my Cleveland neighborhood, I got access to a lot of cool things to use as the basis of new texture...

Painted wood textures

March 26, 2020

When something is demolished to make room for something new, you sometimes get to see the parts of the old taken away. That was the case for a house being demolished a few years back in my neighborhood. After the blue rusted metal textur...

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