Coloring books are no longer just for the kids. For over a decade, researchers and art therapists alike have touted the calming benefits. A once-niche hobby has now grown into a full-on trend, with everyone from researchers at Johns Hopkins University to the editors of Yoga Journal suggesting coloring as an alternative to meditation. Rendered in line ink and vectorized, the coloring book project was aimed at helping adults reduce stress and tap into their inherent creativity.
The following 16" x 8" canvases were created for a local cafe in Portland. Inspired by the retro feel of the cafe itself, they now keep watch over the Victorian muffin makers and tea party patrons that frequent the establishment.
These logos are all drawn by hand, inked, and then vectored in Illustrator for various businesses and projects.
The Bananas were drawn as concepts for a International Hostel in Taipei.
The next two logos are for for a friend's questionably named clothing company Ear Me Now.
And the last two are for an educational website that will go live within the month.
These vector graphics were created for a new educational website that offers bite sized lessons for students of all disciplines. The client wanted a hand drawn style, bright eye catching colors, and generic objects to express the diversity of their lessons and teaching methods.