• Look At Me!

    Calligram, Typography

    A calligram inspired by Rick and Morty’s Mr Meeseeks. The words describe just what kind of helper this short-term creation...

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  • Morty!

    Calligram, Typography

    A calligram inspired by Rick and Morty’s Morty. The words describe just what kind of side kick this anxious teen...

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  • Forever DBZ

    Illustration

    Roughtly 96% (because it feels like more than 95% and still it’s missing a few characters, Maron anyone?) of the...

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  • The Pirate Hunter

    Calligram, Typography

    A calligram inspired by One Piece’s Roronoa Zoro. The words describe just what kind of pirate this swordsman really is!

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  • Fight Me!

    Calligram, Typography

    A calligram inspired by Dragon Ball Z’s Vegeta. The words describe just what kind of anti-hero this alien really is!

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  • Mallrats Forever

    Illustration

    The story of a Mallrat is everlasting. This year should be marking the 20th anniversary of the movie.

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  • How To Be Tough

    Calligram, Typography

    A calligram inspired by Bob’s Burger’s Louise Belcher. The words describe just what kind of tough cookie this girl really...

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  • How To Be A Strong Woman

    Calligram, Typography

    A calligram inspired by Bob’s Burger’s Tina Belcher. The words describe just what kind of woman this awkward teen really...

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  • Being A Simpson: Homer

    Calligram, Typography

    Originally part of Loot Crate’s December catalog cover, this Homer was altered to be by himself. Included in the foot...

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  • Dinosaur: T-REX

    Calligram, Typography

    The bones of a tyrannosaurus rex were created in the calligram method, describing the extinct beast.

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  • Points!

    Calligram, Typography

    A portrait of funnyman Chris Hardwick, designed for February 2015’s “Is this Thing On?” show at Gallery 1988.

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  • Rick!

    Calligram, Typography

    Zen Monkey Studios is currently working to obtain a license for the Adult Swim show, “Rick And Morty.” This was...

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  • Doctor’s Orders

    Calligram, Typography

    Coming up with words and quotes for this big robotic buddy was quite fun!

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  • Loot Crate December 2014 Catalog Cover

    Calligram

    Here is the cover for Loot Crate’s December 2014 catalog. Inside the issue there was an interview with Stan Lee,...

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  • Dead Men Tell Many Tales

    Calligram, Typography

    The famous skull and crossbones, made by me! It features words based upon pirates, death, poison, danger, and adventure! Available...

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  • Pirate Vs. Ninja

    Calligram, Typography

    A new take on the classic question, “Who would win in a battle? A pirate? Or a ninja?” Designed for...

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  • Defining Fear

    Calligram, Typography

    A calligram inspired by Doctor’s Who’s Dalek. The words describe just what kind of monster this alien really is!

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  • Meet Mokey!

    Calligram, Typography

    Mokey from Fraggle Rock. Part of the Fraggle Rock license with Zen Monkey Studios, we’re trying to bring your childhood back!

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  • Meet Wembley!

    Calligram, Typography

    Wembley from Fraggle Rock. Part of the Fraggle Rock license with Zen Monkey Studios, we’re trying to bring your childhood back!

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  • Meet Boober!

    Calligram, Typography

    Boober from Fraggle Rock. Part of the Fraggle Rock license with Zen Monkey Studios, we’re trying to bring your childhood back!

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  • Meet Red!

    Calligram, Typography

    Red from Fraggle Rock. Part of the Fraggle Rock license with Zen Monkey Studios, we’re trying to bring your childhood back!

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  • Meet Gobo!

    Calligram, Typography

    Gobo from Fraggle Rock. Part of the Fraggle Rock license with Zen Monkey Studios, we’re trying to bring your childhood...

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  • I Look Great As Words!

    Calligram, Typography

    The best thing about this calligram is that I was able to break the fourth wall within it. It felt...

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  • How To Be Dramatic!

    Calligram, Typography

    Lumpy Space Princess from Adventure Time! Was licensed by Cartoon Network to be sold on Shirtpunch for an exclusive period. It...

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  • Jawsome

    Calligram, Typography

    A shark made of words? Neat! This was originally designed for Shark Week 2014!

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  • How To Be More!

    Calligram, Typography

    BMO from Adventure Time! Was licensed by Cartoon Network to be sold on Shirtpunch for an exclusive period. It is currently...

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  • How To Be A Homie!

    Calligram, Typography

    Jake from Adventure Time! Was licensed by Cartoon Network to be sold on Shirtpunch for an exclusive period. It is...

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  • How To Be A Hero!

    Calligram, Typography

    Finn from Adventure Time! Was licensed by Cartoon Network to be sold on Shirtpunch for an exclusive period. It is...

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  • A Wordy Pilot

    Calligram, Typography

    Sorry to jet, but I’m in a hurry. This design was inspired by the classic game series, Star Fox!

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  • Everything Is Snoogans!

    Illustration

    Jay and Silent Bob meets the Lego world! Another design officially made for Kevin Smith, and printed by shirtpunch.com

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  • Rock!

    Illustration

    Mega Man fan art exploring a more 80s color scheme.

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  • Code Of A Ranger

    Calligram, Typography

    To infinity and—You know the rest, I hope. Inspired by Toy Story’s Buzz Lightyear.

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  • Describing A Fungus Collector

    Calligram, Typography

    In memory of Harold Ramis, when he passed away. Egon from Ghostbusters drawn with words to describe the character.

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  • Super Hetero-Lifemates

    Illustration

    Jay and Silent Bob meet the Super Mario Brothers. Drawn and designed by myself, while cleaned up and finished by...

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  • Describing The Legend

    Calligram, Typography

    The May 2014 edition of “Describing The Legend.” Did you get one for yourself?

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  • It’s Who I Am

    Illustration

    A thumbprint showing off items from “The Legend of Zelda,” reflecting that the game is so apart of you, it’s

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  • Defining A King

    Calligram, Typography

    What’s This? What’s This? A design inspired by Jack Skellington? What’s this!?

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  • Number 25

    Calligram, Typography

    Use your thunderbolt attack! This design was inspired by Pikachu from Pokemon!

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  • 1964

    Calligram, Typography

    Designed for a PBS historic piece, 1964. Used for promotional art, and the DVD cover.

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  • Who Is #117?

    Calligram, Typography

    The famous yet kind of mysterious hero. Inspired by Master Chief from HALO.

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  • A Very Wordy Hero

    Calligram, Typography

    After years of improving in typography, I decided to recreate one of the older ones. Inspired by Super Mario, to...

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  • How To Be A Green Ninja

    Calligram, Typography

    All four brothers in one. Edited so that no words overlapped any other.

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  • How To Be A Party Dude

    Calligram, Typography

    The youngest, coolest, brother! Written in words to describe him.

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  • How To Be Cool But Crude

    Calligram, Typography

    The tough brother! Written in words to describe him.

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  • How To Do Machines

    Calligram, Typography

    The nerdy genius of the four! Written in words to describe him.

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  • How To Lead

    Calligram, Typography

    The leader of the brothers! Written in words to describe him.

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  • Code Of A Bounty Hunter

    Calligram, Typography

    Inspired by the classic series, Metroid. Here, Samus is designed with words describing her.

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  • The Word Warriors

    Calligram, Typography

    One of the best video game series out there? Yes! Inspired by Ken and Ryu of Street Fighter. Collaborated on...

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  • Decoding Project V

    Calligram, Typography

    A sequel to the popular Mega Man, this design was inspired by Vile from Mega Man X! Part of a...

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  • Decoding Project Z

    Calligram, Typography

    A sequel to the popular Mega Man, this design was inspired by Zero from Mega Man X! Part of a...

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  • Coding Project X

    Calligram, Typography

    A sequel to the popular Mega Man, this design was inspired by Mega Man X! Part of a set of...

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  • Describing The Legend

    Calligram, Typography

    Another very wordy hero, but this one doesn’t often say much in his games. Inspired by Link from The Legend...

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  • Code Of A Trooper

    Calligram, Typography

    This was picked up and licensed with We Love Fine. Sold all around the map, from Disney Stores, to Zen...

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  • A Wordy Warlord

    Calligram, Typography

    The companion piece to “Code of A Trooper.” Inspired by Darth Vader, because, c’mon, I had to.

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  • Defining Manhattan

    Calligram, Typography

    Manhattan has a lot going for it. Each section is divided up into descriptions that help define that part of...

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  • The Other Wordy Hero

    Calligram, Typography

    A childhood favorite, this design was inspired by Sega’s Sonic The Hedgehog.

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  • The Best One Of The Three

    Calligram, Typography

    This egotistical robot was quite the character! This design was inspired by Bender of Futurama.

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  • Sssssssss…

    Calligram

    Thaaaaat’sssss a niiiiiiceeee caaassstleee you got over thereeee. Inspired by the Creeper from Minecraft.

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  • Super Fighting Prototype 2.0

    Calligram, Typography

    A second take on Mega Man’s brother. While this design has less colors, I feel the pose is much more...

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  • Defining A Turtle

    Calligram, Typography

    An original take on Leonardo, before redoing all of them a few years later. Also the very first design both...

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  • Super Fighting Prototype

    Calligram, Typography

    Mega man’s brother, designed as a submission for Udon’s “Mega Man Tribute,” and successfully got in.

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  • Insert Coin

    Calligram, Typography

    This arcade machine was made into a silkscreen poster with Fangamer when they began to expand their artists, back in...

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  • A Very Wordy Player Two

    Calligram, Typography

    His brother can’t get all of the attention! Inspired by Luigi from Super Mario Brothers.

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  • Elmo

    Calligram, Typography

    This old design was originally used as a pitch to Sesame Street! But since Zen Monkey Studios didn’t exist quite...

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  • A Very Wordy Host

    Calligram, Typography

    Drawn around the time Conaco was asking for viewers to submit art based on Conan O’Brien. With time on my...

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  • Super Fighting Robot

    Calligram, Typography

    One of the popular ones. And a personal favorite. Drawn after “A Very Wordy Hero” in 2010.

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  • A Very Wordy Hero

    Calligram, Typography

    One of the first calligrams that finally “clicked” after years of on and off experimentation. Inspired by Super Mario and...

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