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In an age of digital graphics and ever improving computer software, true, traditional illustration and illustrators can be increasingly hard to find. The marketplace often perceives anyone with a knowledge of Photoshop to be a graphic designer or illustrator; when in fact that is simply not the case.


One of the most primary ways that I set my art apart from the rest is that it is all created from scratch. We don't use clip art, we don't use stock photography (although we can if you have it and want to), we make it all. This is designed to ensure that your materials are an "original".


When drawing your logo designs, posters and promotions, or illustrating an article or book, I am not limited by just what's available at the time. Believe me, today's graphics software is fantastic and I use it to ensure all of our projects are the best they can be; but when you have the ability to combine today's technology with honest, traditional artistic skill, now you have a truly powerful combination.



I hope you enjoy having a look through the sample images shown here.



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Even in a digital age, a great business card is still one of the best, least expensive ways to make a memorable first impression. We can handle your design from the concept to the printing and have your cards delivered straight to your door. If you already have a design you like and just want to get new cards printed, we can handle that as well, see our Printing page or contact us to order.





The most important part of putting on any great event is the people, and nobody is coming if they don't know your event exists in the first place. Problem Solved, great looking, consistent promotional materials ensure that you are making a lasting impression on anyone interested in what you have to offer. We can help, original art and logos, posters, advertising on line and off, t-shirts and merchandise, web design, printing, signs and banners, social media and more. Contact us today and we can get your event the attention you desire.





Great page layout separates your content from the masses. Whether you are writing a book, laying out a catalog or brochure, or setting up a magazine or newsletter, an attractive easy to understand page layout will keep your clients coming back for more. Just like meeting someone for the first time, great page layout conveys quality and reassures your clients that you know what you're doing. Feel free to contact us directly for more information or to get your project started.



Magazines and books are one of our specialties. We can handle as much or as little of the project as you like. Our services include: page layout, original photography, illustrations, info graphics, writing and even printing and publishing options. Please contact us today for more information or to get your project started.





Original info graphics are a great way to get more exposure to your web site and business, while being a great addition to your on line presence any of your publications. One of the great things about a quality info graphic is that they tend to get shared all around over the web and when set up correctly, they are a great way to get noticed. If you are interested in learning more about how we can make info graphics work for you, contact us today.





When done correctly, great art created for a t-shirt or event can be used on a whole variety of additional items and merchandise that are sure to maximize your returns and minimize your expenses. Contact us about your next project.



J. Thow Designs is your one stop shop for everything you need to effectively promote your business, event and more. From logos and branding to web sites and advertising, we've got your back with a first class line up of  services and products that are sure to please.


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