Portfolio Categories: Illustration

The Gateway Show

The Gateway Show The Gateway Show is a comedy show hosted by comedian Billy Anderson where the roster of funny people do a first set totally sober, then get sufficiently inebriated via their drink/drug of choice and perform a second set. Billy brought me in to refine the drafts he had created for the show's branding. Though he was initially set on using a particular [...]
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Caleb’s Guide to Weird Weapons

Caleb's Guide to Weird Weapons As a kid, I grew up obsessed with ancient and medieval history. I loved studying all of the aspects of different civilizations: their architecture, culture, food, government, and, most interestingly to a young me, their arms and armor. This personal project is an ode to younger me's obsessions. I wanted to flex my illustration and layout muscles while showing off [...]
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The Deep End

The Deep End The Deep End is a weekly radio show on LA’s KPFK 90.7 FM, airing every Friday night at 12AM PST. Host Tyler Boudreaux curates a two hour set of hidden gems and grooves from across all genres and decades.Tyler reached out before the show’s first airing and asked if I could create some graphics to brand the show across KPFK’s various platforms [...]
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Party of One

Party of One Party of One is a small personal animation project of mine. It was born out of a mixture of boredom and pandemic blues, but gave me a chance to play with simple character animation, texture, and gradients. Salud! [video width="1400" height="1400" mp4="http://calebbrand.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/Mushroom-Man-Update.mp4" autoplay="true"]    
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Sucker Punch Customs

Sucker Punch Customs Sucker Punch Customs is a local motorcycle garage and autobody shop. I created a set of logos that incorporate custom skull illustrations with retro badge design and type styling. Sucker Punch branding elements: logos and variants Process pictures of the main skull illustration/mark
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Co-Conspirators

Co-Conspirators These partners in crime started as a mid-phone call doodle. I decided that they would be perfect for an animated reveal. For this project, my goal was to inject as much personality and atmosphere into as short an animation as possible. I kept the color palette and illustration details to a minimum in order to put all of the emphasis on the secondary motion [...]
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Harvest Mirrors

Harvest Mirrors This series of illustration was inspired by the changing CT seasons. Moving into Autumn, I created these mirrored squares full of imagery of tradesman’s tools, harvest, foliage, and some mystical elements for good measure. [video width="1400" height="1400" mp4="http://calebbrand.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/Mirror-Crystal.mp4" loop="true" autoplay="true"]  
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Remembering

Remembering This piece is a collaboration with a good friend, Alexandra Dobell, who is a writer, photographer, and artist. She approached me with an original poem and asked if I could create an animation to compliment it. The resulting combination of poetry and animation is below.
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Bulwark

Bulwark This short personal project is intended to be the intro sequence for an animated show I daydreamed up over quarantine. Taking inspiration from Ghibli movies, Samurai Jack, and modern animation such as Adventure Time, I used this project as an opportunity to practice and improve my frame-by-frame animation and background painting skills.
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Mused 2020: Rooted

Mused 2020: Rooted Mused is a collective of creatives and friends, brought together yearly to collaborate and ultimately create a showcase of art based around a central theme. For 2020’s theme of “Rooted,” I created a series of illustrations that show explore the cyclical nature of growth. All of the artists and submissions can be found on the main Mused website.
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