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.
Some very cool images of old NES games against real backgrounds. The Excite Bike one is my personal favorite. via fubiz.net
Even though I can’t get to the theater much anymore due to having too many kids, I still try to keep up on movie news using sites like joblo.com and general news sites with a movie section. The San Diego comic con just happened, and a lot of footage from upcoming movies was shown. One [...]
Not many people know of this, but over a year ago, I was invited to fly to an old historical landmark in Florida and look for ghosts. I was invited by my friend Michale to his buddy’s house; “The Reid House” in Fort Meade, Florida. I got to thinking about the trip again due to [...]
Somehow this kid got Johnny Cash’s voice… spooky and exciting all in one go. His name is Vince Mira and he’s 15 years old. One musician I will seriously be keeping an eye on throughout his career. Extremely impressive. On Good Morning America The write up from CDBaby: VINCE MIRA Country music’s newest young star’s [...]
This is a great idea for a shower curtain: I might have to pick me up one.
Hey everyone, at my day job; adchemy.com we’re in dire need of some freelance web designers/static CSS/HTML personnel. Basically, my team and I are overwhelmed and need some ongoing help. If interested, please email me at evan [at] evaneckard.com or evan [at] adchemy.com. We would need primarily CSS/HTML help, but also could use some fresh [...]
A few weeks ago, I got a rather blunt email from Google telling me that they had shut down my Adsense account for fraudulent clicks and returned all advertiser money earned. At first I thought they had sent the email to the wrong person, since over the past 3 years, I’ve only made not much [...]
I just put a few new patterns up at DinPattern. “Dirty Vintage” looks like rundown 70′s wallpaper with some nice grungy orange hues. “Queen’s Quilt” is a subtle, royal style pattern. And finally “Veerle!” which is a scale-style pattern based on Veerle Pieter’s color palette of her blog. Please cruise by and let me know [...]
There are few times where I recommend a movie to others. The last movies I got a real kick out of was Stardust and Bourne Ultimatum. But a few nights ago I saw a movie, and heard a soundtrack that blew everything out of the water. Once. I don’t even know where to begin. “Once” [...]
It’s been quite some time since I watched any movie worth writing about. Well, in one week I’ve seen two DVDs that were a couple of the best flics I’ve seen in ages. “Stardust” and “Bourne Ultimatum.” Jason Bourne has always been a favrorite character of mine, and the latest in the series “Bourne Ultimatum” [...]