Plastic Ants | Falling to Rise Album Design

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Really excited to have had the opportunity to design the latest album from Plastic Ants, titled Falling to Rise. Some of the highlights are the beautiful clouds on the gatefold-sleeve, to the crystal clear vinyl with the simple plane graphics along with the striking visual used on the front cover. While instrumental on the design for this album, to really bring it to life there was an opportunity to break out the camera and take some photos for the piece as well. Since it’s launch the album design has been getting some good press. You can read a write up by Fred Mills at Blurt magazine here.

Also had the opporunity to shoot this really cool video for the album release. 

Fine Arts Network | Logo Development

I’m launching two fine art networks on social media for artists sharing a common interest and love for Cincinnati and Chicago. This will be a great place to connect with some of the area’s leading artists as well as tap into the latest events.

Fine Arts Network

The Innovator’s Trail Guide | An Essential Map for Successful Innovation

Despite being widely recognized as one of the biggest drivers of growth, Innovation is not something that’s generally taught as a major in school or in the typical corporate training course. That’s why Seed Strategy created this free, downloadable guide with actionable steps towards becoming a better innovator.

Take a quick look to learn 5 principles successful innovators live by. Click through it, download it, whatever you like. Oh yeah… I had the pleasure of designing this piece too! Hope you enjoy! JJ

J. Arthur Sheil & Associates | Logo Development, Phase_1

John,

Here is phase one of your logo development. Looking forward to your thoughts. Pretty excited about the creative approach to the balance scale. I have a guitar morphing into a trombone as the center component, and bass drums on each side with paint brushes holding the balance scale. Cheers, JJ — Looking forward to your thoughts.

Take 5 Entertainment™ Phase1_Logo Development

Capturing Phase_1 of logo development for Take 5 Entertainment. Helping a friend brand his new business.