Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Leavin' Sooon.

Fotos- 4th o' July & Slave Labor

those elderly ladies that wear purple hats with red accents.

knights of somethin'

breck applying the desert sunset in the ol' Alhambra building while people sit around

thank god, jon is tall.

jes looks so totally enthused sitting in an applesauce cake corner that I helped to paint.

Sunday, July 19, 2009

Rowan's News Reminder




Saturday, July 18, 2009

Back Piece

what do you think of it so far?

Enjoy on a Fall Day in July

spent the majority of the day painting over at Breck and Jes' new apartment. Man, my back hurts.

iQ font - When driving becomes writing

of course there would be such an app for the iPhone!

Friday, July 17, 2009


here's a little sketchy for a party poster. Guy will be here on Tuesday and it's only fitting that we have a totally righteous party to celebrate! I'm gonna tweek this- colorize & maybe add some bits of flair. I just need to step away for the moment.

Thursday, July 16, 2009

McPeake Design & Printing

my family biz for over 47 years! hell yeah typographical union!

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Long Overdue Sketchbook Upload

just some to whet your appetite. Others will be paired with some final products in the near future! (i hope!)

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Lawrence Phase 4 Complete!

now, I have to work on some variations anticipating when I can put it into FontLab & work on the kerning and intelligence. Also, just some clean up on the uppercase.

I've been writing people's name in it lately too. I'll do yours if you send me a comment or something. maybe I'll make it pretty colors too or whatever.

...I want to start working on my back piece. lotus with a keystone? shit. that's sick.

Saturday, July 11, 2009

Lawrence Preview 2/ Chicken Recipe

here's a little taste of the uppercase and lowercase interacting... when I was sketching out the width for the bottom bowl of the g, I sketched in a letter "a" in between the f & g for a reference. tehe. I'm really trying to make these letters become the Lawrence family and not distant cousins. A big part of that is squaring off the curves. I think/hope Lawrence will be applicable to display and bodies of text. Either way, I'm liking where it's going.

Last night I made some bomb chicken with a sweet and spicy sauce. Jes started calling it "Jesus Chicken" and Devin wants a big bottle of the sauce to use on everything. I love making food for people. It makes me happy to know that they are in glutton heaven. Want the recipe? I don't work in measurements really- just abouts:

Jesus Chicken

1 prepped (gutted whatnot) whole chicken
1 onion
minced garlic
4 granny smith apples
olive oil
  1. place chicken in large casserole dish and coat with olive oil.
  2. cut onion in half. stuff one half with lots of garlic in belly of chicken. slice other half into long strips. take half of those strips and lay atop, in and around chicken. place more minced garlic atop chicken.
  3. core apples and place around chicken.
  4. drizzle honey over chicken and apples (about 3/4 of a honey bear)
  5. cook in oven at 35o° for 1 hour

Devin's Favorite Sauce

Hoisin Sauce
can of chicken broth
1/4 onion chopped (use leftovers from chicken recipe)
minced garlic
fresh chili peppers- 3 jalapeños, 3 cubanelles, 1/2 ancho
  1. in a sauce pan on medium heat, sautee garlic and onions
  2. add can of chicken broth and roughly a quarter cup of hoisin sauce
  3. cut peppers into halves and add to mix (including seeds)
  4. add cumin to taste (just a dash'll do yah)
  5. cook on medium heat until sauce has halved in size
  6. add a handfull of sifted flour to mixture to thicken. MIX WELL to avoid clumps.
  7. leave on low heat until ready to serve. sauce will thicken a little more as it cools.


Tuesday, July 7, 2009

William Schaff

I had this weird fucked up dream last night (involving a concert, a missing daughter, portals, washing machines and I forget) that left me really exhausted when I woke up. In it, my last name was schaff for some reason. So, I googled Schaff and first found out about some Christian historian but then.... I got William Schaff who does the artwork for Godspeed and is featured on Jon's thighs in the form of a sick tattoo (see above). I'm pretty inspired by his paper cutting which reminds me of traditional Dia De Los Muertos decorations (see below). He also has a section of embroidered patches that he mentions doing while watching tv so he doesn't feel like he's wasting time. Sounds familiar.

Monday, July 6, 2009


these are awesome retro versions of movie novelizations- thanks spacesick!

I found a link to this over at Quipsologies, a division of UnderConsideration. <3

Lawrence Capitals is Digitized!

here's the display outline. lowercase will be coming soon. symbols... they'll take awhile.

Friday, July 3, 2009

Lawrence Preview