After graduating with a DÉC/DCS (diplôme d'études collégiales / diploma of college studies) in Graphic Design, I worked with 4 Korners Family Resource Center to redesign and develop their website. Today, I mostly work with the visual identity of other independent workers, creating their logo, website and/or publications.
My studies included learning about typography, becoming familiar with the Adobe Suite, motion graphics, branding, information design, and art practises including illustration, silk screen printmaking, photography and woodworking.
I have a passion for website design and continue to learn the language of HTML in school and my own research.
The rebranding for an independent IT Service formerly known as KMB Technologies, based in Cold Lake, AB.
4 Korners Family Resource Center
Website Design, 2018-19
Website design and developing/website coordinator of 4 Korners: Family Resource Center, a non-profit organisation located in Deux-Montagnes, Québec. The bilingual web pages were designed and developed using Mobirise Premium.
IPMS Gen Robert L Scott
A vectorisation of an outdated low-quality Flying Tigers logo. IPMS (International Plastic Modellers' Society) is a national organization for hobbyists who build plastic models. IMPS Gen Robert L Scott is part of the USA's third region, located in Warner Robins, Georgia.
Alien Frog Modeller
A logo for a plastic model hobbyist who primarily creates aircrafts
A logo for an independent contracting business located in Annapolis, Nova Scotia
A logo for a startup business selling homemade dog treats
Branding Design, 2018
A startup IT company located in Alberta specializing in cloud services and computer repairs
Dawson College: First Peoples' Initiative
Publication Design, 2018
Poster Design for Indigenous Student/Alumni Art Exhibit
Dawson College - First People's Initiative Centre - QC, Canada
Dawson College: Contenus Autochtone
Website Design, 2018
Logo, banner and icon designs added onto a new page added to the FPI section on the Dawson Website which encourages the use of Indigenous content in classes in CÉGEPs around Montréal.
Dawson College - First People's Initiative: "Contenus Autochtones" of the “Journeys” program- QC, Canada
White Buffalo Treatment Centre
Logo Design Contest, 2018
My submitted logo which placed third in the 2018 White Buffalo Treatment Centre logo design competition open to eight surrounding Indigenous tribal councils (Saskatchewan).
HTML and Website Design, 2018
A website presentation of my DCS portfolio which would be displayed indefinitely on the Dawson College Graphic Design webpage. Each student would design and develop their own website using skills acquired in HTML coding classes.
Motion Graphics, 2018
An animation demonstrating my favourite projects from my three years of studying at Dawson College.
(In multimedia terms "demo reel" means a showcase of project pieces created by the artist.)
Social Issue: Alzheimer's Disease
Promotional Design, 2017
Many Alzheimer patients are put through many tests to see if they possess the disease. One of those tests is drawing clocks. For this poster, I visually represented the degradation of a patient's mind during the development of dementia from start to finish. I first digitally drew the clocks on Adobe Illustrator, then printed and re-drew by hand to have the real hand-drawn texture on the final. Many techniques were tested during this project to mirror the true handwriting of someone with Alzheimer's, and the best was drawing with my non-dominant hand in low-lighting.
Promotional Design, 2018
Each student was asked to create a poster that could visually represent our graduating year. After sketching illustrations of objects that have an "18" in them, I ended up finding that binoculars work perfectly, the side of the cylinder is the "1" and the eye holes are the "8" alluding to "2018." The binoculars describe that we're always discovering something new with each project we complete.
Motion Graphics, 2018
Based on a poem by Harun Yahya, where a man finds himself living the same repetitive life everyday until he compares himself to a bird and sets himself free. This animation is digitally drawn frame-by-frame using a mouse and Adobe Photoshop, and is based on imagery photographed around my apartment. Each student was randomly assigned a word from basic human needs, based on Maslow’s hierarchy of needs. I was assigned "Empathy" and wanted to create something less literal towards the meaning, and explore stop motion animating to challenge myself, and stray away from shapes and objects with special effects in Adobe After Effects.
Branding Design, 2018
A local Montreal spa that requested help for giving their company a pick-me-up, the revamped look given to the institute alludes to a calmer, more relaxed state of mind while visiting the location. Colours were toned down, the logo is quieter, and the overall image of the company is cleaner and more spacious.
Publication Design, 2018
By the theme of chairs found around the 4G (graphic design) wing of the college, this brochure displays the progression of years while studying graphic design at Dawson. First year is based on the public lab, the second year is the "hang out zone" (when there's no class), and third year is the third year lab chairs. Projects between the program information also contain chairs, and are created by current and past students of the program. Other odd chairs found around the 4G wing can be found at the "Faculty" section of the brochure.
Matthew Herbert Concert Poster
Advertising Design, 2017
Matthew Herbert's album "The End of Silence" is a very unique eclectic album, and the poster visually represents the intense sounds that can be heard on it. The album is entirely based on a 5-second clip of a bomb dropping recorded by a Libya-based photographer during the Ra’s Lanuf battle of 2011. This project includes an invitation to be sent out regarding the performance.
E-Cookbook: Indian at Home
Publication Design, 2017
For this project, I followed recipes found online that were incorporated into the book. Later, I took photographs of each finished recipe, and their ingredients to incorporate into the recipe pages, and in-between pages that contained facts about Indian food and its history.
Lanterns of Ville-Émard
Information Design, 2017
Digitally drawn on Adobe Illustrator based on photographed imagery of lanterns found around Montreal's Ville Émard, located between LaSalle and Verdun. These illustrations are integrated into a map of the area to find where each lantern could be found.
Packaging Design, 2017
This line of fictional cleaning supplies is made of all-natural ingredients, targeted for families with small children or dogs who might accidentally consume other toxic chemical-filled products, or just people who want to make a better impact on the world. Supplies include Bleach, floor cleaner and dish soap. "Crude" was a hand-written font created during this project to allude to the true rawness of the product.
Pawfect Match Adoption
Video Production, 2017
Explorations in Video Production 2017, Dawson College.
A group project where we created a fictional company and a supporting one-minute video advertisement. We created a dog adoption business called "Pawfect Match." (Logo animation credit: Voltaire Dela Cerna)
OP! Art Animation
Motion Graphics, 2017
A short 30-second video using only Adobe After Effects to promote the OP! (Optical) Art Exhibition held at Musée des Beaux-Art de Montreal (Montreal Museum of Fine Arts). Animation scenes are based on OP artist, Denis Juneau.