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Posted in Designs on March 26, 2017 by alteredlines


Steve’s Dirty Words

Posted in Designs with tags , , , , , on July 27, 2016 by alteredlines

My latest commission is all about dirty words! 7 to be precise, but they’re probably not the ones that you’re thinking of…

Steve Bisson LMHC specializes in counselling services for substance abuse, also dealing with trauma and crisis in several settings. With his 7 dirty words, he wants to you to be able to overcome your past to attain Honest, Real Change. The 7 dirty words now hanging in his office highlight this.

I had a blast with this project, it was the perfect blend of fun, yet challenging. I love using pop culture references to say something deeper. With this mashup, we combined Steve’s love of Star Wars with his message. Steve insisted that the Kylo Ren illustration include the scar on his face. I like the symbolism of taking off the mask and dealing with your emotional scars to promote mental health. It was a pleasure to work with Steve again on a project. If you would like to see our previous project, please click here!


Darth Vader

Posted in Designs with tags , , , on April 9, 2016 by alteredlines

img_2584I still have to finish the background for Vader . It’s going to be a sad day when I have to give it to the client. I’ve had way to much fun having Darth grab things. 

If you’re asking yourself where’s the dig deeper part, look to Darth’s helmet. It explains why he is so angry and evil, He’s got a broken heart. On the other side is the 1st initial of the child it was made for.   When he’s older, his father can explain to him the deeper meaning of this Vader. Remember folks to choose wisely and dig deeper y’all! 


Stay Puft

Posted in Designs with tags , , , on January 13, 2016 by alteredlines

My daughter has recently become obsessed with the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man. Being that her birthday is coming up in a few days, she requested a Stay Puft toy. I looked everywhere to find one, but came up empty handed. Luckily I had a project that fell through, so I had the time to finish this for her birthday.  


Working through mistakes

Posted in Designs with tags , , , , on December 14, 2015 by alteredlines


I just finished a commission, though the final product is not what was intended (above). I was experimenting with a new product to clear coat these panels. Unfortunately it made all the ink smudge and I was forced to do another layer over it. Luckily, I ended up liking this better than my original idea. (Below) 

Dig Deeper ya’ll! 

Back to the Future 

Posted in Designs with tags , , , , on October 21, 2015 by alteredlines

  Imagine if the Prius was around back in 1985. As of 4:00 today we officially stepped into the future. Where’s my hover board? 
I wanted to have this post published by 4:00 today (the time Marty and Doc entered the future), it’s now 5:56… Maybe I shouldn’t have picked a Prius? 

Please feel free to share this.

-Dig Deeper Y’all! 

Sam I Am

Posted in Designs with tags , , , , , , on October 21, 2015 by alteredlines

I recently did some window art for the Jimmy Fund Clinic where my daughter is being treated. This was in celebration of Suesstember. I wanted to give something back as a gesture of gratitude for the amazing care that they have provided for my daughter. Everyone there is awesome! 

They go out of their way to make the children feel comfortable. The resource room a has plenty of games, crafts, and activities to keep my daughter distracted from the impending doom of injections. Twice a week she endures the pain of double shots in her legs. Astonishingly she does this with a smile and a positive attitude. I watch in awe as she weathers these storms, showing me what true perseverance is all about. 

The true test of a person is not how they act when everything is going well, but how they react when their world goes sideways. I can only hope to teach my daughter  half of what she has taugh me about life.

If you feel inclined, please consider donating to The Jimmy Fund. They are an amazing organization. 

Click here to donate! 

If you are unable to donate, feel free to share this to help spread the word. Thank you!

-Dig Deeper Ya’ll!

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