Below are a few digital sketches that represent a snapshot of what has been going on in my painting studio lately. Working digitally like this has the huge benefit of offering infinite flexibility when working with colors. I also love to dig for intuitive geometric compositions in my paintings, and Adobe Illustrator is well suited […]
View this post on Instagram Figured out a way to oxidize the lines, but learned the chrome also oxidizes some. #zerofucksgiven #nihilism #custom #zippo #cnc #engraving cheggit @frenchinald @bonethrower @mochelife I think I found a solution to the chrome also oxidizing. A post shared by Jonathan (@h0u9h) on May 22, 2015 at 4:44pm PDT That’s […]
One of the last projects I got to do for the marketing director at Faith Family Academy was to design the new billboards. Under her direction and with some great photography, these are the results.
My latest James Hough: artist • illustrator • designer postcards are in and will today begin going out to art directors everywhere!
I am working on my current postcard that I mail out to art directors, and it occurs to me that I have not shared my design from April. See? If you need drawings of gardens, furry monsters, or hovering robot artists, I’m your man!
While I worked at Faith Family Charters last year—with an amazing team of electives teachers and many beloved students—the Fine Arts director gave me the opportunity to redesign the school mascot. I’m proud of the results: here they are…
Here are some new acrylic studies on plexiglass. They are explorations of techniques and color palettes for new work. I worked on the set simultaneously, so they make a nice set.
Are you fed up with being stepped on? Kicked around? Left in the mud without so much as a “sorry”? You’re not alone.
It has been likened to a picture of blood vessels or tumbleweeds, but I call it Tumbley. This painting is approximately 12 paintings made on top of each other then collapsed into one very noisy, smooth surface. James Hough Tumbley, 2014 acrylic on canvas 13.5″ x 63.5″
My wife’s ancestors were pioneer farmers, and we are carrying on one of their traditions. Quilt-making! We began this one—our first—about 5 years ago then put it on hold for a while until we got some big quilting frames last Christmas. And now we have completed it. The design comes from a photo of our […]