Category Archives: somebody paid for this

Stuff someone paid us to do.

the crane takes flight

Though she’s not originally from there, Megan Rapinoe’s pretty strongly linked with Portland, where she went to school. Because I know all manner of stupid trivia, one day it occurred to me that the state motto of Oregon (“Alis volat … tell me more

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new shirt for sale

I get asked a lot if I ever do shirts with my designs on them, and the answer is always “it’s complicated.” But when Futbol Artist Network started, that was easy–I had to get on board, and I had to … tell me more

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always believe

In January, all-time Breakers and USWNT star Kristine Lilly announced her retirement, much to the surprise of the soccer community, who always figured she was a Highlander and could not retire by conventional means. Here’s a player who, in her … tell me more

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don’t mess with deuce

Commission request from someone in central PA who wanted to celebrate US Soccer’s current most popular Texan besides Stuart Holden: DON’T MESS WITH DEUCE, 7′x5′ Wish the text and Texas weren’t so close together, but other than that, pretty happy … tell me more

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same as it ever was

Second to the BC hockey banner for “wait, really? Hah! Okay, sure!” commission orders: LOVE, 5′x5′ The New York Cosmos hit me up for an order mixing the nostalgia for the old team (Pele!) and the movement for the new … tell me more

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red stripes, yellow roses, blue bonnets, and silver cannons

Another offseason commission, this time for a buddy in Dallas who wanted a flag celebrating various Texiana: STAND UP AND FIGHT FOR IT, 3′x5′ He gave me a list of things he thought might look good against FC Dallas’s horizontal … tell me more

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go Terriers, unless someone else will make me money

Older one I never got around until posting just now: TRUST: 4′x6′–eh, wrong color red, but their money’s green Back in October, I got a non-soccer commission, specifically, draw up Boston College hockey coach Jerry York. Talk about laughing all … tell me more

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make a (Christmas) miracle

In early April, I got a heads up on Twitter from the Revs’ own Chris Tierney and his pal Taylor Russo that there might be a commission out there for me. Sure, why not. Turns out Charlie Davies’ agents over … tell me more

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blood + titanium

Early this spring, the gang at The Shin Guardian commissioned me to do a t-shirt in honor of Brian McBride’s finest hour, i.e. getting right back up against Italy with a face full of blood. Once McBride announced that he’d … tell me more

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hey ho, let’s go, again

I don’t usually like to repeat banner ideas, but the guys at Small Bar in Chicago dropped me a line seeking something snazzy to decorate their bars during the World Cup. Threw in their logo, updated the roster with some … tell me more

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