Contact: Rich Kurz   Page last updated May 11, 2020

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• HP1631A_D oscilloscope users guide (mechanical paste-up) (pdf)
• HP64000-PC emulator brochure (mechanical paste-up) (pdf)
• South Platte River Trail - flyer & guide (Quarkexpress) (pdf)
• Camshaft sales flyer (Quarkexpress) (pdf)
• Scanner overview by Hewlett-Packard (cover, spot art)

• Cover, user manual (CorelDraw, Photoshop, Quarkexpress) (pdf)
• Business materials (CorelDraw, Illustrator, Quarkexpress) (pdf)
• Installed-base newsletter (3x/year, 4-color, Quarkexpress) (pdf)
• U.S. history magazine (10 issue, 2-color, Quarkexpress) (pdf)
• Christian education lesson unit workbook (Quarkexpress) (pdf)
• Fast Fix 24/7 emergency service (Indesign) (pdf)

ADS

• Firewall Forward campaign (1990-2000) (pdf)
• Huntington Hills real estate development (1992-1999) (pdf)
• Intelco long-distance phone service campaign (1984) (pdf)
• Sunday school curriculum ad (2003)
• Retail shopping ad (1991)
• Feature/benefit concept sketches (1988)

LOGOS

• Huntington Hills (development in SE Fort Collins)
• South Platte River Trail (Colorado Scenic Byways trail)
• ministry team logo
• Benefit Solutions (financial advisor)
• AIM logo development (plastic products manufacturing)
• Technical Roundtable (newsletter regular article header)
• FSE (contract electronics manufacturer)

ILLUSTRATION

• Pre-prototype product illustration (marker, 8"x10"))
• The Creation (Bryce 4)
• Defect repair process marketing proposal (Illustrator) (pdf)
• Sunday school unit backgrounds (Illustrator) (pdf)
• Security article header (hand-drawn art + Photoshop)

• Development home models (pen & ink, 9"x12")
• Condominium development (pen & ink, 11"x17")
• Development entry signage (newspaper ad, Prisma pencil)
• "The Campfire" from an unpublished novella "Tundra"
• The protagonists from Tundra (Prisma pencil, 8"x10")

CARTOONING

• self-portrait - college years
• Moss Man - letter to a friend
• Avant/Apres (before/after) ski camp - flyer
• "The Soaring 90's" - t-shirt concept
• Missionary Ailments - banquet placemat
• HP electric shock tester cartoon

T-SHIRTS

• Division team shirt - Corporate Cup 1988
• Division team shirt - Corporate Cup 1989
• Product introduction - Quota Busters
• Company picnic - Let the GOOD TIMES roll!
• Airliner subject - L-749 Constellation

AVIATION ART

• Cessna 421 (gouache, 20"x30")
• Sky King's Songbird III (Prisma pencils, 8"x10")
• TWA Constellation (gouache, 9"x12")
• Concorde commemorative cachet (Prisma pencil, 8"x10")
• Boeing commemorative cachet (Prisma pencils, 8"x10")

• Cessna 310 (Prisma pencils, 8"x10")
• HK-1 Hughes Flying Boat (Prisma pencil, 9"x12")
• L-749 Constellation t-shirt (3-color, 10"x10")
• Mighty 8th mugs (6-color)
• P-47, P-51, P-38 art close-up (Prisma pencil original)

PHOTOSHOP

• "digital scanning" concept
• Duke twin (inset is original)
• Retirement mug
• "USAGE" means 'use the product!'
• Image enhancement using masking

SPOT ILLUSTRATION

• The Good Seed Parable maze (Illustrator)
• GO! (to advance to the next step) (Illustrator)
• Zen 2000 (feature article background art) (Photoshop)

INFOGRAPHICS

• Federal Reserve explanation (Illustrator, entire row)
• The Business of America - 1900 versus 1930 explanation
• Disarmament ≠ Peace explanation
• Business of America - 1915-1933 chart
• Impeachment explanation

• Inflation: when money does not equal wealth (Illustrator)
• How the United Nations is organized (Illustrator)
• The Cross - Jesus and Paul (discipleship) (Illustrator)
• Oscilloscope "eye" explanation (Visio)

CONCEPT PHOTOGRAPHY

• PC-based emulator introduction
• Emulator product brochure photography
• Emulator product line photo for trade press
• Design automation tools photo for trade press
• Emulator concept photo for trade press

• CAE software tool introduction
• Another CAE concept
• HP-64000 beauty shot for trade press
• CAE product beauty shot for trade press

INDUSTRIAL DESIGN

Product Design

• Sprinkler sled base, traditional styling (marker, full size)
• Sprinkler sled base, wind-carved styling (marker, full size)
• Space heater ideation sketches (marker, 9"x12") (pdf)


Co-operative Work Program

• Medical sponge counter model (aluminum, Foamcore) (pdf)
• Lawn mower labels (marker sketches, mockups)) (pdf)
• Bicycle labels (marker sketches, mockups) (pdf)
• Cartop camper units (marker sketches) (pdf)
• Foam plastic hand puppets (design & mockups in foam)
• Cardboard punch-out playsets (chipboard, 9"x12") (pdf)


Retail and Interior Design

• White's Autoworks (auto parts store theming) (pdf)
• Huffman Koos (exterior facade) (pdf)
• L5 nightclub visualization (marker, 18"x24") (pdf)
• video production agency office concepts (marker, 18"x24") (pdf)

Canada's Wonderland (1980)

The following links show an object and its drawings.
• Project involvement (pdf)
• Aerofield queue building (Hanna Barbera Land) (pdf)
• Boo-Boo's Buggies (Hanna Barbera Land) (pdf)
• Mammoth (Hanna Barbera Land) (pdf)
• Ghoster Coaster entry (Hanna Barbera Land) (pdf)
• Peasant's hut (Medieval Faire) (pdf)

• Klockwerker (Grand World Exposition) (pdf)
• Calcutta Trader shop (Grand World Exposition) (pdf)
• Pharoah's Eye (Grand World Exposition) (pdf)
• Swing of Siam (Grand World Exposition) (pdf)
• Wilde Beast (Medieval Faire) (pdf)
• Pic-A-Wic candle shop (Medieval Faire) (pdf)

• Popcorn shop (Medieval Faire) (pdf)
• Sherwood Florist shop (Medieval Faire) (pdf)
• Shrimp & Fries shop (Medieval Faire) (pdf)
• Cowering peasants (Medieval Faire) (pdf)
• Siege Tower prop (Medieval Faire) (pdf)
• Wilde Knightmares (Medieval Faire) (pdf)
• Bridge (Hanna-Barbera Land) (pdf)

What Got Cut?!?

• Some of what did NOT get made (diverse) (pdf)
   • Giant Frog (Hanna-Barbera Bridge)
   • Pterodon ride centerpiece (Bedrock)
• And the BIG ONE - Frontier Canada (pdf)

DAA

(Design school, University of Cincinnati)

Sophomore year

• Egg project: problem solving (pdf)
• Natural analogy presentation exercise (color paper, Letraset)
• Feely craftsmanship project (models in wood, plaster, plastic) (pdf)
• Portable car light project (concepts, models, presentation) (pdf)
• Tableware illustrations (marker & pastels, 19"x24") (pdf)

Pre-junior year

• Overhead projector ideation exercise (marker on bond)
• Electric knife rendering (marker on Bienfang bond)
• 1974 Camaro sketch (goauche, 9"x12")
• Portable furniture (marker, 19"x24") (pdf)
• Chess set, plaster & wood (blueprints, 19"x24") (pdf)

Junior year

• Ceramic speaker housing (ceramic) (pdf)
• Portable learning environment ideation exercise (marker on bond)
• Interview RV project (marker on different papers) (pdf)
• Warner Elementary remodel (marker on blueprints) (pdf)

Senior year

• Full-sized self-portrait (pencil)
• Community: personal housing project (booklet & model) (pdf)
• Senior project: presentation viewer (model, line art) (pdf)

 

EXPERIMENTS

Bible Lands

Mount Sinai and Jericho and 2nd Temple Jerusalem

Created and Textured in Bryce 4

LEFT, CENTER LEFT - Mount Sinai (traditional location) made from GIS topo data and textured in Bryce
CENTER RIGHT - Jericho as viewed by the Israelites under Joshua: an approximate recreation based on archeological data
RIGHT - Jerusalem from Mount of Olives, Herodian Temple period, topo created in Illustrator

Sea of Galilee

Created in Bryce 4 Combining Shuttle Radar Data and LandSat7 Imagery

FAR LEFT - A look-down view of the region showing the LandSat imagery overlaid on the Shuttle radar topography
MIDDLE LEFT - Looking northeast to southwest at about 60,000 feet altitude (Mt. Carmel is near upper middle)
MIDDLE RIGHT - Looking southeast from north of Mt. Carmel (upper right), same altitude

FAR RIGHT Image

UPPER LEFT - Sea of Galilee looking SE
UPPER RIGHT - Sea of Galilee looking N from Jordan valley>
LOWER LEFT - Looking south across the Sea of Galilee from Capernaum
LOWER RIGHT - Looking N along Mediterranean coast from Caesarea