Polar Beer - Now available for sale on: http://shop.ianleino.com !
Created entirely by hand with scratchboard, this design squarely inhabits the junction of cryptic LOST mythology with classic beer label design, executed in a vintage, hand-tooled style rarely seen in t-shirt design.
I worked personally with a local screenprinter to ensure the absolute highest quality prints on American Apparel 100% fine jersey cotton garments to make a shirt that both looks and feels even better than its original printing!
Strange Sense of Direction - Just because no one agrees with you doesn't necessarily mean that you're wrong. Eight color simulated process print.
Gastronauts - T-shirt illustration for Threadless.com, created with a nib pen and watercolor.
I Believe - Maybe they just don't WANT to be identified.
Mojito Madness - T-shirt design for Crazyshirts.com, to be printed on garments organically dyed with key limes.
A Collection of Flies - Winning design at Threadless.com
From top left: Common Housefly, Marty McFly, Pop Fly, Fishing Fly, Horse Fly, Fly Girl, Spanish Fly, Brundlefly, Fruit Fly, Superfly
How Many Licks - Being a true and accurate depiction of the layers of the earth as revealed by modern science.
Now available in mens and womens t-shirts, as well as hoodies, at www.Threadless.com
I Wish I Were - Selected as one of the 20 finalists for the 2008Design of the Year at Threadless!
A Scarecrow Learns to Fly - Single color chest print with belt-printed field/landscape.
3 Little Pigs: Mechanized Assault - A new design based in equal parts on fairy tales, feudal japanese architecture, samurai costumes, and mech robots. Fun for the whole family.
Available for sale from Threadless.com:
Asheville Triathlon - The organizers of the Asheville Triathlon commissioned me to create an identity and t-shirt design with a fresh modern feel that would help distinguish this new race from all of the other triathlons in the area.
Vampires Beware! - A compendium of protective baubles and dangerous weaponry for the identification and elimination of blood-sucking night dwellers.
Recreated in five colors plus silver metallic ink on a blood-red tee, and available now at Threadless.com
Medieval Knievel - Now in the running for shirt of the month at Threadless:
The Path of Asterion - Asterion is the proper name for the creature that came to be known as the Minotaur. Born as a punishment for his father's disobedience and locked away to contain his fury, he has given up on acceptance and seeks only escape.
Solution to the maze is in hoofprints leading out from the center, and could be printed in UV ink or red foil.
Playtime with Mummy and Dad - Everybody loves jump rope! Even mummies and camels!*
* These claims have not yet been verified by the Worldwide Camel Association or the International Undead Coalition, and should not be taken as the advice of a trained professional.
Now up for scoring at Threadless.com!
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Grover T-shirt designed by Threadless for Sesame Street - The artists of Threadless were asked to create a collaborative t-shirt design for that most loveable of furry blue monsters, Grover, for Sesame Street's 40th Anniversary. I was lucky enough to come up with a concept that everyone liked, and to art direct the project that had to be completed in one week!
The final design included artwork from 21 artists spread over 6 continents, and is featured in the current issue of T-World magazine!
World's Greatest Exaggerator - I think we all know someone who could use a shirt like this.
Currently scoring at Threadless:
Brick by Brick - A tribute to one of my favorite artists (MC Escher) using one of my all-time favorite mediums.
Currently scoring at Threadless:
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