The Bearshevik Revolution

  Research is the foundational aspect of many of my designs, and this was no exception. I spent time looking into vintage Communist propaganda posters, soviet type styles, bear anatomy and historic eastern European peasant apparel. Based on that I worked up a composition that I felt was authentic to the style I was emulating [...]

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Shred or Die

    My newest design is being released at 12:01 am, Thursday June 21st at TeeFury.com! It’s a skateboarding themed design of the classic TMNT villain Shredder, illustrated in a retro graffiti style and it will be just $10 but only for 24 hours. (afterward it will be for sale through my own shop, printed on American Apparel tri-blend [...]

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Doctor Whoville

“Doctor Whoville”: $20 t-shirts at shop.ianleino.com Every Doctoring Who down in Whoville Toasts your survival and the revival of goodwill. Even Oods and Judoons and Daleks confess Today is a day to say, “Exterminate!” less. It’s the season of hearts, big and deep as the Tardis, To make room for any who, any how, regardless! [...]

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SausageFest 2011

  SausageFest is an annual party (now in its 4th year) that my wife and I throw at the end of summer for all of our friends as well as some of my local design clients and vendors. And to answer your question: yes, we do allow girls to come too. This year, we’ll have [...]

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No Match for a Good Blaster – except maybe a giveaway!

I have a new t-shirt design that I’ve been working on for quite awhile, and this time it’s debuting in my very own shop!   Inspired by the classic Han Solo quote “Hokey religions and ancient weapons are no match for a good blaster at your side, kid.” this design collects famous guns, blasters, disintigrators, [...]

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Let’s do the Time Warp (again!)

If there’s anything better than a good time-travel movie, it’s MORE good time travel movies. Also, Rocky Horror. Aaaaand dancing. Luckily I’ve combined all of these most excellent things into my newest shirt design “Let’s do the Time Warp (again!)” which is now up for voting on Threadless! For this design, I’ve taken the main [...]

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The Most Dangerous Animal in the World – process blog

One of my designs that’s caused the most curiosity is “The Most Dangerous Animal in the World“, as I used linocut process to create the design – an art form that’s not terribly prevalent in the t-shirt design community. Specifically for this design, I’m working with with a linocut process that involves carving out an [...]

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3rd Annual SausageFest – 2010

SausageFest is an annual party (now in its 3rd year) that my wife and I throw at the end of summer for all of our friends as well as some of my local design clients and vendors. And to answer your question: yes, we do allow girls to come too. This year’s festivities included 20 [...]

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Sale at DBH

DesignByHumans.com is having their annual end-of-summer clearance sale and my ever-popular “Chariots Retired” design, that collects some of the most famous (not to mention awesome) vehicles of the 80′s is on sale for just $15. It’s printed on their amazingly soft 50/50 “perfect tee”, and is still available in all sizes for men and women.  [...]

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