ARFstudios! 2018-06-15 14:03:00

 Hello again! It’s been a long time, but as I’m sure you all have been following me on other social media platforms (Instagram: @arfstudios) you know I’ve been involved in other varying projects. One of which, I’ll share with you some details in a…

Meanwhile…back at the drafting table.

It’s been a hot minute since I’ve updated the blog, but I have some great news! First, I’ll be updating my blog page into a full-fledged online website soon. Since I’ve started working full-time at SCAD, I’ve been inspired by the professionalism of the…

Concept Design: The Process

Just working on some character designs from characters in my most recent work, The Vampirate of Matanzas Inlet. This is Miss Colleen, the second officer of The Mistress of Poseidon. To be honest, I’m developing some new work and designs to showcase on …

Ken Eats Gainesville

I did a little sketch-up of Gainesville’s local food critic, Ken of Ken Eats Gainesville. Like Ken, I love my food and there is quite a variety of diners and restaurants throughout Gainesville. Ken’s critiques and reviews are quite fantastic, and so, i…

6 years and going strong!

I’ve been stamping the name “ARF Studios” on everything since I was 10 years old, but in all honesty, it’s only been since I graduated SCAD in 2009 that I’ve really been landing gigs with some amazing companies. Just want to give a very big, warm shout…

Pop Culture Fan Art

Some of these recent pieces were commissions, while others were just for fun! Check out some of my recent work below. The first three were tests with Copic Markers, which I haven’t used in quite a while. I had a commission and they wanted original art …

The Vampirate of Matanzas Inlet!

It’s almost here! My latest graphic novel, The Vampirate of Matanzas Inlet, is in it’s final editing stages and available for preorder on Amazon right now! Be one of the first to have this amazing book! It’s the best one yet! Featuring the return …

U.S. Army Patch!

A friend of mine asked me to do a logo design for his job, a little company known as the Unite States Army! Cpt. B. Kossler, of the the U.S. Army is commander of a unit known as “The Dogs of War.” Below are the two designs for the patch he commissioned…

Wizard of Oz Anthology Concept Art

Last year, I worked briefly with Structured Unlimited on a proposed graphic novel anthology geared towards fans of The Wizard of Oz. Decided to dig out these sample pieces to show off the concept art an sample page. It was an interesting project, and I…

Firehouse Subs Commissions!

Hey all! If you haven’t heard, I’ve been working closely with Firehouse Sub’s Marketing Department to provide them with the illustrations for their new “Hero Fuel” campaign to promote their new subs! Below are illustrations of Firehouse Sub’s Eric, as …

Stuff I’ve done over the 2013 year!

Animation project I worked on with Marc Shahboz for the UF Forestry Division on a video for tree thinning. I know, it sounds boring, but it’s actually quite interesting. Especially with these charming illustrations.Worked with Advantage Publishing for …

Latest work

  Concept art for my upcoming graphic novel, “Vampirate of Matanzas.”Commissioned logo design for AJ Entertainment. A piece I did for my upcoming guest lecture series: “I Heart Vampires and Zombies”Character Designs: General KaosDigital paint…

I ain’t afraid no ghosts!

This was actually a sketch to practice my hyper-realism skills and it was meant to be a Wolverine sketch, but turned into a Ghostbuster on steroids. :-PIn the words of Ray Stanz: “It…it just popped in there!”

Messin’ with Sasquatch…and textures. :-P

Trying to push my use of textures in the digital medium. Figured a cave woud be the best place to play with some solid rock texturing. Did this in day, but it felt like a month. I’m still new to digital illustration as a whole, whereas before I did a l…

Team up with Effie Rodriguez

Hey everyone! So I recently got together with my fellow illustrator, Effie Rodriguez of Studio Effish. After a jam session at my studio we decided to do a Final Fantasy switch out where we’d illustrate our own characters and then swap them for coloring…

Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Fan Fic!

The above image is a snippet from my upcoming two-page fan fic comic in honor of the 50th Anniversary of Doctor Who! The whole two pages are still in production and will be on their way soon, but for now, enjoy this brief moment in the life of our favo…