Welcome to UseDave.com, featuring selections of my creative work in art, graphic design, and illustration. Here you’ll find classical examples created using pen, pencil, colored pencil, design marker, watercolor, gouache, acrylic and casein; as well as digital examples created using Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign.
My specialties include brand identity, collateral, custom illustration, CD design, and web-related content. In addition, I am frequently retained for commissioned work for everything from t-shirts, to anniversary keepsakes, to murals, and more.
Whether you’re a business, a musician, a filmmaker, or friend, I look forward to meeting you to discuss how I can fulfill your unique design and illustration needs. Have a look around, be sure to visit my shop, and reach out to me today…thanks for stopping by!
Graphic Designer & Illustrator
B.A. Design, University of Notre Dame
Dave transformed our primitive ideas into the perfect brand. The revision process was quick and seamless. Dave was attentive, flexible, and worked hard to meet our unique needs. He's the best of the best...USEDAVE!
Dave is thorough, extremely fast, and delivers above and beyond. It’s a joy to work with an artist who takes as much pride in his work as he does...I have received countless compliments on both my t-shirt design and my album layout. I highly recommend him!
I’ve been working with Dave for almost ten years and his work is impeccable. From the updated redesign of the iconic Outlaws logo to posters and many record cover designs, he always delivers.
Loads of artists talk a good game, but Dave actually delivers and in a timely fashion. His brilliant designs have helped my t-shirt business reach new heights and I recommend him with the utmost confidence.
Dave is a highly talented designer and artist that I have worked with on numerous projects throughout the past 15 years. But above all else, he is a joy to work with. His dedication to his clients' needs, his vision for helping solve their problems and his artistic talent will impress and delight all clients.
Dave has done fantastic work for me. His creativity and skills made him a pleasure to work with. He listened to what I was looking for and presented me options that were right on the money. He maintained continual contact during the process and delivered all that was promised on time and at a great price.
Dave is a one of a kind designer. One of the most creative people I have ever worked with.
I work with Dave on projects and have yet to find something he can't do. He's supremely talented and creative and knows no bounds. He's also a blast to work with, due to his great personality and sense of humor.
Dave is one of the best designers in the business, hands down. He listened closely to my instructions, asked questions when I was unclear, and turned projects around faster than anyone I've ever worked with. I'll be using him again and again!
Dave was an instrumental force in every respect for an internal comic book campaign - illustrator, character development, concept and design, idea generation, co-writer, layout artist, and print specialist. But what was most impressive was his ability to quickly understand a company, its audience, and what will resonate.