Frank Ocean, Tyler the Creator, and Earl Sweatshirt of the rap group Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All.
Client: LC Jetson
Album Cover design for Portland rapper LC Jetson.
A series of Illustrations inspired by religious Saint Candles. The candles represent the important virtures of beauty, talent, and power.
Beauty: Saint Dolly is the Patron Saint of Bad Ass Hair.
"The higher the hair the closer to God."
Power: Saint Beyoncé is the Patron Saint of Boss Bitches
"Respect that, bow down bitches."
Talent: Saint Vonnegut is the Patron Saint of Sick Skills
"And so it goes..."
Portrait of rapper Aubrey "Drake" Graham juxtaposing his present day persona with his former life as a Canadian teen actor.
Client: Willamette Week
Art Director: Kathleen Marie
Illustration for the article "Brat Pack" which featured AP Kryza's list of fictional Sofia Coppola film concepts as the lead to the "Movie Reviews & Stories" section. In I, Henry Jason Schwartzman plays Henry VIII who rambles incoherently about his wives while shoving his face full of food for the entirety of the film.
A commemorative portrait of hip hop's Royal Family celebrating the birth of baby Blue Ivy Carter.
What you keep in your house?
An ongoing personal series depicting domesticated rappers with their corresponding lyrics. Who doesn't need Luda to help you in the garden, R.Kelly to heat things up in the kitchen, and Ice to bring you coffee?
The Jude Family Circa 1994. Featuring baby me (front right), my baby brother (front left) and younger versions of my parents (back).
Client: My Nana
Client: OC Weekly
Art Director: Laila Derakhshanian
Cover design for OC Weekly (Orange County's Alternative Weekly) featuring local rapper Kadillak Kaz who was facing a lengthy jail term right as he was on the cusp of reaching his big break.
A Valentine featuring Winona Ryder and Johnny Depp's infamous tattooed testament to their brief love affair.
Inspired by an article about the rapper Tupac Shakur's short lived acting career.