Tag Archives: editorial

You better bring it.

This gallery contains 1 photos.

Art Director Dan Smith for the Wall St Journal is the first person to assign me a project by tweet.  After returning from an exhilarating week in Portland at a biennial illustration conference known as ICON8, I tweeted about feeling pressure … Continue reading

category: new on planet yang | tags: , , | comments >>

Millennials rising

This gallery contains 1 photos.

Everyone is thinking about millennials these days if the number of assignments I have are any indication. People want to reach them and figure out how they tick. Many of my friends are millennials who have been nothing but helpful … Continue reading

category: new on planet yang | tags: , | comments >>

Numbers that say boo

This gallery contains 3 photos.

American Teacher magazine called requesting a fun series of illustrations for a feature about math anxiety. Coming from a family of scientists and mathematicians, our house was surrounded with educational toys for math. My favorite was a scale which had … Continue reading

category: new on planet yang | tags: , , , | Comments Off

Seek and hide

This gallery contains 3 photos.

Ronn Campisi has a soft spot in my heart since he was one of the first influential art directors to hire me. Doing a cover for Ronn was a huge boost on a national level and I have always been … Continue reading

category: new on planet yang | tags: , , | Comments Off

Happy happy happy

This gallery contains 5 photos.

One of the pleasant surprises this year has been the steady stream of assignments with multiple illustrations. I really enjoy the chance to develop and idea so it creates a mini story or look. SooJin Buzelli had an assignment which … Continue reading

category: new on planet yang | tags: , , | Comments Off

Worries

This gallery contains 2 photos.

April Montgomery from Computerworld and I have worked together for many years and she is one of my favorite art directors. We have a very good flow which probably comes from working on multiple projects and she is one art … Continue reading

category: new on planet yang | tags: , | Comments Off

Spinning wheel

This gallery contains 1 photos.

While traveling to Hong Kong this year I’ve heard a theme from friends common to friends in Brooklyn: You have to work harder to stay in place with rising costs. It never ceases to amaze me how assignments can echo … Continue reading

category: new on planet yang | tags: , | Comments Off

Summer guide for Dallas Morning News

This gallery contains 7 photos.

Art director Michael Hogue called with a fun project to illustrate the entire summer guide for children for the Dallas Morning News. Illustrating the different activities made me realize my parents did a really good job in the summer of … Continue reading

category: new on planet yang, projects | tags: , , | Comments Off

Every which way

This gallery contains 5 photos.

It’s been a very fortunate year for series. Quite a few assignments this year have been for multiple illustrations. My favorite part of doing a series is getting a feel for the project and finding a “voice” which connects the … Continue reading

category: editorial, new on planet yang | tags: , , | Comments Off

Follow the leader

This gallery contains 2 photos.

As every illustrator knows, working with a daily paper like The Wall St Journal can be like a Top Chef challenge with the tight deadlines. You need to make something good looking and smart within a very tight window. Dan … Continue reading

category: new on planet yang | tags: , , | Comments Off

horizontal

This gallery contains 3 photos.

It has been an interesting trend for the flow of work in 2014. Projects have ranged with assignments from magazines for multiple illustrations per issue to various cultural events, branding, and an animation collaboration for The Impolite Genteman.  For some … Continue reading

category: new on planet yang | tags: , | Comments Off

High Anxiety part 2

This gallery contains 4 photos.

2014 has been a pleasant surprise with requests from more publications for a series of illustrations for a feature. It’s enjoyable for me because it’s like creating a mini story with images.  Here is part 2 of the series done … Continue reading

category: new on planet yang | tags: , , | Comments Off

high anxiety part 1

This gallery contains 2 photos.

I was joking to a friend I was smarter before the internet because there was less noise cluttering the brain. Turns out this is a big problem for consumers who want to have healthy eating habits. There is so many … Continue reading

category: editorial, new on planet yang | tags: , , | Comments Off

From here to there (on the third try)

This gallery contains 4 photos.

It’s always a treat to work with SooJin Buzelli at Asset International. One would never think a financial client is a place where you can push yourself creatively as an illustrator but this is exactly what happens at Asset International. … Continue reading

category: editorial, new on planet yang | tags: , | Comments Off

Always the bridesmaid

This gallery contains 1 photos.

Dan Smith from the Wall St Journal called with an assignment about companies getting on board with big data. Seems like they see other companies using big data and they are scrambling to get on board so they won’t be … Continue reading

category: editorial, new on planet yang | tags: , , | Comments Off