This site is home to Evan Eckard — an artist, visual designer and web developer currently located in northern California. With over 15 years experience in the graphic design and web industry, he currently works as Creative Director for Adchemy.com.
Version 2.0 is finally here. I went ahead and redesigned into a wider, 3-column layout to allow more room for widgets and such. I had to ditch the old route of using pages, so they’ve been added into a new column to scale easier. Gravatars and widgets have all been enabled, and now you should [...]
An interim update of the popular “Notepad Chaos” WordPress theme is available. I’m still planning a major 2.0 release, but have been slammed by other work as of late to get to it. Sincere apologies for taking this long just to get this update done. The theme has been cleaned up and updated to the [...]
So after a huge amount of demand; I’ll be doing a massive update to the Notepad Chaos theme. I’ll be adding new templates, dynamic sidebars, room for advertising space, and any extras and odds and ends I can think of. You’ll be able to grab it hear, and once finished, I’ll be forwarding the new [...]
I get a lot of inbound emails from users asking for CSS/HTML help on my “Notepad Chaos” theme. When I created this theme, it was for WordPress users only. Since then a handful of wonderful designers and developers have ported it over to other platforms, such as blogger. Unfortunately, I know very, very little about [...]
Over the past few weeks it’s really dawned on me how out dated my portfolio is, and I’ve been putting off updating it (or rather haven’t had the time to get to it). I just moved my family again, and we’re trying to get settled as quick as we can. After we do, and I [...]
Stumbled upon this photo via ffffound, via ?. Would make a great customer support photo. Anyone know where this came from?
My latest theme, “Cellar Heat” just went live over at Smashing Magazine. I’ve devoted a domain to it, and can be previewed and found there. Check out the full write-up on the download page of the theme. This is probably going to be my last theme for a while… I’ve got a lot of catching [...]
People have been asking me for over a year now to use the theme I created over at Hellbiscuit.com. Well, your wish has come true; It’s been cleaned up, streamlined and rebuilt for free use. Enjoy and have fun with it! View the write-up here, and demo it here.
So my latest theme, “Simply Ornate” isn’t going over very well. I personally really like the theme, but it sounds like I’m the minority. So I pose a simple question… What are you looking for in a free wordpress theme? Do you like… Simple and minimal themes or illustrated? Plugins or no plugins? Easy to [...]
My newest freebie wordpress theme is ready for download. This theme was designed with the main focus being on patterns and typography. It uses patterns from my pattern site; DinPattern.com and comes in 5 flavors. I tried to make this theme as basic as possible. It uses one plugin (which you can find in the [...]