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N’we Jinan Vol.4 – Skicin Generation Album

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The 4th volume of the N’we Jinan music projects was to take a different direction to the previous 3, both design-wise and location-wise with the artists this time hailing from the native communities in Maine, USA.

The brief was to feature a tree as the central image which would represent strength, knowledge and growth:

 

Intertwined with […]

N’we Jinan Festival 2016: Logo & Print

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After producing 3 volumes of music, creating several music videos and embarking on tours of the native Cree communities across the northern territories of Canada, David Hodges set about his biggest challenge to date; organising a festival to bring these communities together in one place to share their creativity through music and art.

In undertaking […]

N’we Jinan Volume 2: The Gathering

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N’we Jinan, is a Cree native Canadian record label / collective / movement that I’ve been working with for a few years now. Started by Montreal rapper, singer, producer and activist David Hodges, N’we Jinan gives a voice to the youth within the Cree communities through music.

Their second volume and compilation of music was […]

Mariame – Bloom Album Artwork & Promotion

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Mariame was one of the first Cree artists signed to the N’we Jinan record label, and I was tasked with creating not only the album cover, but Mariame’s brand for her first official release.

The project included not only the hard copy album artwork as seen above, but various other marketing collateral promoting the release […]

David Hodges x Apollo Brown – The LifeBoat Mixtape Vol.1

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Here’s a simple piece of artwork created for David Hodges and his mixtape “The LifeBoat Mixtape Volume 1”. The set is part of a free mixtape series hosted by HipHopCanada. All tracks produced by Apollo Brown. Circa 2013.

The artwork was drawn using pen and pencil, scanned and remixed.

The mixtape can be downloaded here.

 

David Hodges CD & Wristband Promo Poster

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Created for David Hodges to promote a great offer!

Buy 2 albums and get a free wristband, all for $14.99 including shipping… can’t say much better than that?!

 

David Hodges – Secrets Promotional Poster

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Created for David Hodges’ music video “Secrets” featuring Stefanie Parnell.

The socially and politically conscious artist wanted to highlight the issue of domestic abuse, and through the music video show that there is help for those in need. The promotional poster was to highlight the music video as a mini movie, which can be viewed […]

D-Mindz – Skitzo EP Cover

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Created for D-Mindz’ digital EP release, “Skitzo”.

The rapper was after a dark, gritty-feeling cover to represent this set of music which would reflect his ‘crazy’ side. I’m happy to say I delivered on the first attempt!

 

SRH – Broke & Happy EP

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Created for Montreal native, SRH’s release; “Broke And Happy”.

The aspiring rapper, singer and musician had a painting created whilst on a tour of LA and wanted to use this as the main artwork of ‘Broke And Happy’. I was also asked to create a Blink-182 style logo for the project featuring a crossed out […]

Del The Funky Homosapien at 19 Broadway Flyer

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Created for 19 Broadway Night Club in Fairfax, California.

With Hip-Hop legend Del the Funky Homosapien as the headlining act, supported by local West Coast talent, I was looking to make this flyer stand out. I was requested to make this a 2 colour to keep the printing within budget, I opted for a vibrant […]

Ron Aven – Party With Me Cover

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Created for Ron Aven and his iTunes single, “Party With Me” which features Hurricane Chris.

Ron and his manager were looking for a 90’s style, vibrant summer feel for this cover. I created several versions along the theme, and this was a variant they settled on.

 

 

Download “Party With Me” from iTunes by clicking the image […]

All Nighter Party Event Flyer & Ticket

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Here are a flyer/poster and ticket for Ron Aven’s official single launch party for the track “Party With Me”.

I’ve not created graphic like this in a while with the use of light effects and vibrant colours, and incorporating a large amount of copy into such a small small and have it legible was a […]

Notre Home Music Program ft. The Lester B. Pearson High School Artists

Notre Home Music Program ft. The Lester B. Pearson High School Artists
David Hodges has spent a lot of time traveling in 2014, mainly to work with younger generations through workshops to inspire them with music. I was commissioned to create this artwork and promotional material for the Lester B. Pearson High School artist’s album, […]

Stefanie Parnell – Mountains Beyond Mountains LP

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Stefanie approached me to put together the artwork for her 2014 release, ‘Mountains Beyond Mountains’. A stellar fusion of soft-rock, indie-acoustic and country music.

My life was made easier with some great photography by Félicité Roy, and artistic direction from Stefanie. The result was a complimentary mix of pensive and calming imagery and simple typography […]

SRH x Nash – S.U.E. (Series of Unfortunate Events) EP

Designed for SRH’s digitally released EP, ‘Series of Unfortunate Events’.
Each track is represented by an icon for the tracks to be released as singles until the EP is released in full. I opted for eye-catching colours, making use of the bright RGB spectrum as this EP will only be released online.
You can check out […]

The Honest Family LP

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Here’s the artwork I created for The Honest Family’s first full release. It’s a collection of rock-infused hip-hop soul music from the Montreal natives.
Follow The Honest Family of FaceBook, check out their music on SoundCloud, or buy the album here.
 

 

 

 

David Hodges – The Honest Man LP

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David came to me once again to design the artwork for his 2012 release, ‘The Honest Man’.
After some concept work thrown his way, David decided on an epic, dark feel with a Hip-Hop edge… the results can be seen below!
You can check out and buy David’s album on iTunes and follow him on Twitter.