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David Lynch is many things: author, filmmaker, musician, coffee entrepreneur.  This commissioned work depicts all of the above with a delicate flair for the fascinatingly unsettling - a signature blend only Lynch could inspire. Enjoy.

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As published by Sound Magazine, "Man v. Myth" explores the contrast between two vastly different perceptions of a modern icon. In the cover story, Bob Dylan insists that his sense of self has little in common with decades of expectation and conclusion conjured by generations of critics and fans.

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As a cross section of a man incapable of feeling just one emotion at a time, "Verse Chorus Hearse" suspends the complex pressures of Kurt Cobain's short life and ill death.

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As a snapshot of Obama's public persona at the peak of the 2008 campaign frenzy, "Stimulate This!" depicts the candidate as a bare-knuckled champion of Main Street, free from the shackles and political puppeteering of Wall Street. Up next: Part 2, "About Face!"

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Entertainer Eugene Mirman is best known for his peculiar brand of absurdist comedy.  Published with a review of his comedy album En Garde Society!, this work depicts Mirman as the centerpiece of his own thematic tendencies.

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"Free Fiona" was a fan-founded non-profit bent on convincing Sony Music to release Fiona Apple's long-stalled Extraordinary Machine. The album was eventually released, debuting at #7 and resulting in a Grammy® nomination, RIAA Gold certification, and this illustration. It was worth the wait.

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By mixing bits of new and old recordings, Concord Records produced a "live" CD of a concert that never quite happened. Via double-posthumous aural puppetry, Ray Charles and Count Basie came together to release Ray Sings, Basie Swings.

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For the release of Meteor Entertainment's video game HAWKEN, CEO Mark Long commissioned Justin Hampton to create some classic pin-up chick art. To skewer the absurdity of the original task and support the rise of women in the video game business, Meteor co-worker "K2" and I hatched a counter-concept that has just as little to do with the game as the original.
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Media, Inc. ran a cover story on a growing group of Pacific Northwest illustrators committed to squashing the concept of the starving artist once and for all.  The magazine needed a cover that expressed the energy and momentum of the movement through the art form itself.
"Strange Brew"
David Lynch
"Man v. Myth"
Bob Dylan
"Verse Chorus Hearse"
Kurt Cobain
"Stimulate This!"
Barack Obama
"En Garde, Society!"
Eugene Mirman
"Exraordinary Machine"
Fiona Apple
"Reanimated Swagger"
Ray Charles & Count Basie
"Brosie the Riveter"
HAWKEN Promo Poster
Media Inc.
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