I've been doing Happyland Studio labels, website, videos, and other things since it started about 4 years ago. I'm posting some of the labels I designed. The owner, E.J. Wells, wanted each label to be different, changing the logo at the top, and a different color background that matches the fragrance in the bottle.
For book covers and other editorial publication
ALL IS NOW LOST
Book cover design
I started a new book series cover illustrations. Here's the first in the series. It's called "The Island Mysteries" Book 1. The author, Laura Elizabeth, wanted to show live oaks with moss which. I'll let you know when it gets released.
THE WORD MADE FRESH
This book is sermon’s from Pastor George A. Martin. I was given a wall hanging that was extremely important to his service. I used it as the backdrop, colorizing it a bit. Here’s an article about the cover. He gave a shoutout to his cover artist (me).
My name is Rick Nease
Yep, that's me. I've been a graphic artist for about 35+ years working for Time, Detroit Free Press, Toledo Blade, and many major 500 companies. Check out my bio.