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Album Art for some of Austin’s Finest (Austin Chronicle Best Of List)!

oh snap! austin chronicle’s music staff just released their top ten albums lists – i’ve had the pleasure of designing cover art for some of the killer albums on this list:

Suzanna Choffel’s ‘Steady Eye Shaky Bow’

Suzanna Choffel's 'Steady Eye Shaky Bow' Album Art

Golden Bear’s ‘Alive’

Golden Bear 'Alive' Album Art.

Leatherbag’s ‘Yellow Television’

Leatherbag's 'Yellow Television' Album Art

thanks so much for letting me be a part of your projects! ♥


tshirt: studio8.net goes to comic con!

I Heart Studio8 Tshirt

so the funny guys over at studio8 have a project for comedy central that’s premiering at comic con this year. they basically already had the text from the logo, i just created the 8-legged pig you see here. hooray for studio8 – show those geeks at comic con what comedy is all about!

photoshoot: mike and the moonpies

Mike and The Moonpies Photoshoot 2010

austin honky tonk outfit mike and the moonpies are preparing to steamroll the city with a phenomenal new album set to release on july 22 at the continental club. to accompany the new album, the band and i went out yesterday for a photoshoot in east austin.

i’d like to sincerely thank arkie’s grill on cesar chavez for allowing us to take over counterspace for the photos.

Mike and The Moonpies Photoshoot 2010

Mike and The Moonpies Photoshoot 2010

Mike and The Moonpies Photoshoot 2010

Mike and The Moonpies Photoshoot 2010


if you’re interested in having me shoot photos for you or your band, don’t hesitate to email me at chase.maclaskey@gmail.com!

blog love: flyer design goodness

hey flyer design goodness, thanks for the shout out on your blog. i love it, keep up the rad work (and for letting me know someone made sweet posters for lost)! xo

gigposter: theglitoris presents gaydie hawkinz at barbarella.

theGlitoris presents Gaydie Hawkins

so to commemorate the festivities of austin pride festival happening this coming week, theglitoris is hosting a very special tuezgayz event at barbarella. the theme for their gaydie hawkinz dance is androgyny so please mix up your attire to represent both genders and celebrate a new generation of acceptance and love along with the appreciation of the individual.

for the poster, we wanted to unite all of the sexual symbols so everyone recognizes that this is not just a ‘gay’ event, but rather an event to celebrate all walks of life. we included a subtle rainbow to represent pride week and the tuxes because, well, it’s a gaydie hawkinz dance y’all!

theglitoris hosts a weekly tuezgayz show in case you can’t make it out this week. and be sure to check out the blog for insight into more local events, music reviews, social commentary and more. event photography will be provided by resident party animal ulovei/miguel angel. come one, come all! love love love!

business card design & print sale: limited time

i know, i know. you’re tired of going out at night and networking only to be forced to jot down your contact info on a napkin because you don’t have a slick business card at hand. well stop it already.

for a limited time i’m offering up my design skills for crazy cheap: for $80 flat, you get a business card design (with unlimited revisions), a web version of your business card to post online, and 500 single-sided business cards with free shipping. this is a crazy awesome deal, y’all!

if you’re interested, contact me at chase.maclaskey@gmail.com and we can go over your ideas and any questions you might have! i’m only offering this deal for a short time so jump on the bandwagon already folks! xo

shout out

‘lynn’ by dennis jacobs

i want to give a big ol’ thank you to the lovely detroit couple dennis and christina jacobs of perfect laughter for posting about my graphic design the other day! in addition to posting inspirational stuff for us creative types, the jacobs are also totally rad screenprinters and artists. and to make them even cooler, the title ‘perfect laughter’ comes from a charles bukowski poem. swoon!

roll the dice by charles bukowski

if you’re going to try,
go all the way.
otherwise, don’t even start.
if you’re going to try,
go all the way.
this could mean losing girlfriends,
wives, relatives, jobs and
maybe your mind.
go all the way.
it could mean not eating for 3 or 4 days.
it could mean freezing on a
park bench.
it could mean jail,
it could mean derision,
isolation is the gift,
all the others are a test of your
of how much you really want to
do it.
and you’ll do it
despite rejection and the worst odds
and it will be better than
anything else
you can imagine.
if you’re going to try,
go all the way.
there is no other feeling like that.
you will be alone with the gods
and the nights will flame with
do it, do it, do it.
do it.
all the way
all the way.
you will ride life straight to
perfect laughter,
its the only good fight
there is.