• Chips-It Ice Cream Sandwich New Box
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  • Cranberries
  • Sweet, Hot and Gets the Job Done!
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Sweet, Hot and Gets the Job Done!

Sweet, Hot and Gets the Job Done!

Posted by on Oct 20, 2016 in Food, Packaging, Posts

  Cave men didn’t have cameras, so Caveman Foods wanted the art for the Chicken Primal Bars to look hand-painted, yet a little more realistic than the usual work others were doing on walls of caves. They wanted the art realistic because humans were such visual creatures. Just seeing the sparkling, tasty ingre­dients would make human mouths water. Not to mention […]

Smithsonian Magazine: The T-rex of Snakes!

Smithsonian Magazine: The T-rex of Snakes!

Posted by on Aug 26, 2016 in Animals, Posts, Publishing

You can see my paint­ing of Titanoboa, the largest snake on Earth in the April 2012 edi­tion of Smith­son­sian Mag­a­zine. The biggest, at least as far as we know: it lived a safe 58 mil­lion years ago. When the edi­tor from Smith­son­ian Mag­a­zine con­tacted me with a rush job, they had tried pho­tog­ra­phy of a scale model […]

Chips-It Gets a Big New Box

Chips-It Gets a Big New Box

Posted by on Jul 29, 2016 in Food, Packaging, Posts

CHIPS-IT has long been in the shadow of its older cousin, the legendary It’s-It. That’s the original ice cream sandwich invented in San Francisco in 1928. And It’s-It has a big blue box illus­trated by Paul Mirocha.   Soon all that will change—Chips-It has a brand new box too. That means that instead of being sold locally in individual cello­phane packages, Chips-It can benefit […]

It’s-It! Original Ice Cream Big New Box

It’s-It! Original Ice Cream Big New Box

Posted by on Jul 4, 2016 in Food, Packaging, Posts

  It was one hot day in 1928 at San Francisco’s Playland-at-the-Beach, and ice cream seller George Whitney had an idea. He put a scoop of vanilla ice cream between two oatmeal cookies, squashed it down, and dipped it all in dark chocolate. He didn’t know what to call it, so he just said “It’s it”. But he had made food […]