Here’s a project I completed recently. I was commissioned to create a t-shirt design for a made-up band based in Greenpoint Brooklyn. Greenpoint is apparently abundant with Mason Jars. Sort of an inside joke, but definitely a fun project. FRONT DESIGN: BACK DESIGN: TSHIRT MOCKUP:Read more "Jon Sperry – Tshirt Commission"
I made this art poster for Silver Screen Society’s Dead Man show. I watched the movie again for inspiration. The trees and the quiet moments stuck with me and I wanted to capture some of that with this image.Read more "Jon Sperry – Silver Screen Society"
I’ve done a handful of illustrations of Portland Mayor Sam Adams for both Willamette Week and The Portland Mercury. He’s often in the news. Here’s the latest one that has to do with his recent interactions with the regional public transit system in the area. Art Director Ben Mollica and I went through some sketches […]Read more "Jon Sperry – Willamette Week"
Gearing up for the political season, here is a new promo illustration. This is set up for a magazine spread, but also works well at about postcard size. I’m interested to hear the feedback on this image because I wanted to play off of how each side (Democrat and Republican) sees the other side, but […]Read more "Jon Sperry – Dogs of Politics"
Here is one of the illustrations I did for Grantland Quarterly #3:Read more "Jon Sperry – Oscar Whispers – Grantland Quarterly #3"
I’ve been working in Adobe Illustrator on some editorial work lately. It depends on the story, but the few I’ve done lately for The Portland Mercury seem to benefit from the clean, flat feel of vector art. This one was about a movement to kick immigration police (I.C.E.) out of Multnomah county. This piece was […]Read more "Jon Sperry – Recent Work for Portland Mercury"
A new personal piece about getting through those long weeks.Read more "Jon Sperry – Work Weak"