Portfolio of Seattle-based artist & print/digital designer Chuck Simpson. Illustration, concept art, layout, lettering, typography, branding, copywriting.
cover/promo image & logo for World Vomit, a surreal, existential fever dream of an improv storytelling podcast i record with 2 friends. this image, like much of what we talk about on the show, is heavily inspired by paranormal & psychological science fiction influences like Stephen King, RL Stine, and The Twilight Zone.
promotional illustration & logotype design for the Dwelling of Duels monthly remix contest’s Pixels VS Polygons month, and a tribute to the late, great Captain Lou Albano’s role as Mario in the Super Mario Bros. Super Show.
Album cover illustration & logo design for The Hit Points, an outstanding bluegrass video game music band out of Nashville, TN. The brief was to create a "final boss fight" illustration, inspired by the scale & style of classic JRPGs like Final Fantasy 6 and Chrono Trigger. Pixel art, 300px square, 28 colours.
personal work. screenprint design 20x30 poster, 9 colours
A gift for a friend who's also quite a talented artist, @moawko on twitter. The character was originally designed by her. I chose to put my own spin on Iban as 'the lost Street Fighter character.'
illustration/t-shirt design created for Eli Bishop, the Guinness World Record-holding World’s Fastest Clapper.
An absolutely massive commission to caricature an entire chorus from Sydney, Australia. The enormous finished piece was printed on canvas and sold to raise money at a benefit auction. I worked closely with Jim Catt, the chorus' director, to collect reference photos & do my best to nail the likeness of each member of their diverse group. To date, the single largest & most involved piece of art I've ever done.
Original character designs for personal project.
Illustration for t-shirts and advertising created for the award-winning Signature Quartet, current international silver medal holders in the Barbershop Harmony Society.
Re-imagined protagonist of the underloved & oft-forgotten N64 title Mischief Makers.
A humble tentacle cutter, and the main character of the forthcoming indie adventure game Octopus City Blues.
D&D character illustration inspired by the real-life Nihang Sikh warriors of India.