Category Archives: Digital Art

Disney Graffiti Mural

Creative Hat were approached by a couple in London to create a 3 wall mural for their guest bathroom / wet-room. The brief was to create specific Disney characters and place them in an alley covered in graffiti. The clients also wanted their 3 West Highland Terriers featured prominently alongside the other characters. A good deal of free reign was given for the overall...

Raven & Rose Logo Design

Creative Hat were approached by Chloe Walker from Raven & Rose Beauty to design a logo in keeping with the company image and ethos. I was given free reign to come up with the logo design, and really enjoyed creating it from start to finish. Raven & Rose Beauty is a business run by Chloe Walker, who strives to ensure that her clients are...

Bdash Album Cover

Music Producer Brian ‘Bdash’ Houston found creative Hat through Twitter and approached us with an unusual design commission for his Business. His brief was straight forward: “I would like a face shot of myself with that of a black panther…but I would like a really dope illustration & not just photo manipulation.” Once I had a clear idea in my head of how the...

Elvis Costello Transcript Cover

Creative Hat were recently approached to do a transcript cover for the Elvis Costello song ‘The loved ones’ from the Imperial Bedroom album. I was subsequently commissioned by Sylvie Yannello in New York who had seen the Elvis Costello Portrait on the blog. Sylvia wanted me to provide an original illustration for one of her licenced transcripts. Having free reign, I opted for a...

Liquid Lizard Logo Design

1. As with all Logo designs, Liquid Lizard began life as a sketch from an idea. 2. The sketch is scanned into Illustrator® to trace into vector format. 3. Here are a few vectorised elements and textures to be used on the presentation . 4. The name-plate was painted, styled and render-lit in Photoshop®. 5. Each element was vectorised in Illustrator® then individually styled...

Clown Town Font

Clown Town is a Creative Hat font, designed entirely in-house and available to download and use absolutely free. The font was created as a vector in Illustrator CS4, and converted to a true type font using FontLab Studio 5.0.  ...

Creating the TVS Logo

Tactical Ventilation Solutions Ltd  are a small company run by personnel with background and experience in the Fire & Rescue Service, Urban Search & Rescue, and Engineering. The business deals with innovation. manufacture and supply of Tactical Ventilation Equipment for Fire and Rescues Services Worldwide. Creative Hat feel privileged to have been approached to create the new logo, which was created digitally from a...

Elvis Costello Portrait

Elvis Costello: I love this guy…been meaning to finish off this tribute to the great fella for a while. I finally managed to do so today while listening to ‘Mighty Like a Rose”.  Basic Technique Overview: 1. Pencil sketch scanned in to Adobe Illustrator, vectorised and layered. 2.  Exported into Photoshop for further layers / filters / general dodge & burn tool mash-up.  ...

Logo Presentation

Here are a few of my techniques and ideas to enhance presentation.  Click images to view…...

Banjaxx Custom Finishing

The images for this project were created using Soft Image XSI, Bryce 7, Illustrator CS4, Photoshop CS4, and Corel Photopaint X3. Click on thumbnails to view....