Murals

Sharpies in silver and black!

Live mural illustrations for the Spec Furniture Company done at the Merchandise Mart in 2016

This mural was created not only live, but I also had to draw the majority of it upside down. A first for me on all accounts!

Setting up mural for Spec Furniture in the Merchandise MartSetting up mural for Spec Furniture in the Merchandise MartStart of mural for Spec Furniture in the Merchandise MartHalfway point of mural for Spec Furniture in the Merchandise MartDetail of mural for Spec Furniture in the Merchandise MartOnlookers during process of Spec Furniture in the Merchandise MartSpec Furniture mural in the Merchandise MartComplete mural for Spec Furniture in the Merchandise MartComplete mural for Spec Furniture in the Merchandise MartNick Volkert working on mural for Spec Furniture in the Merchandise MartNick Volkert working on mural for Spec Furniture in the Merchandise MartOnlookers viewing Nick Volkert working on mural for Spec Furniture in the Merchandise MartMural progress for Spec Furniture in the Merchandise MartFinal mural for Spec Furniture in the Merchandise MartFinal mural for Spec Furniture in the Merchandise MartFinal mural for Spec Furniture in the Merchandise Mart

Pen, Ink, and Cintiq!

Rendered Works

I love making personal works that I use as a vehicle to explore to constantly learn the programs I use on my day to day, and push my artistic abilities.

A shark peeks out of the water, surrounded by an assortment of cookies and gifts, dressed as Jolly St Nick!

Created: August 2nd, 2022 | Role: Illustrator

FACT: Sharks love to get dressed up, deliver presents, and eat cookies when it's Christmastime as Jolly St Nick!

A happy quarter of a watermelon skates by with some white sunglasses.

Created: July 20th, 2022 | Role: Illustrator

You're cool, but are you sunglasses watermelon on a skateboard cool? Maybe. I'm not that cool, that's for sure.

A happy ghost cruises by, hovering over a skateboard in motion while giving the peace sign.

Created: July 20th, 2022 | Role: Illustrator

Skaters never die! Be sure to give a peace sign back to this one skating by!

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Danger Huskie

Vector works that a fun, cute, scary, and a bit dangerous!

A smiling wiener dog wears a red, white and blue ballcap and a chicago-style hot dog costume.

Created: April 28th, 2022 | Role:

Winning ugly is still winning right? This wiener dog knows that and is repping the colors of the south siders while rocking a sweet Chicago-style hot dog costume

A smiling green dog wears a Chicago Dog costume while wearing a black baseball cap.

Created: April 26th, 2022 | Role:

Who's got the best dogs in Chicago? Well the South side does! This little green wiener dog is representing a little baseball team that wears black and white.

A cute rubber duckie is surrounded by bubbles.

Created: August 3rd, 2021 | Role:

Rub a dub in the tub, it's a friendly rubber duckie here with some bubbles!