While I was traveling in the minivan with my wife, daughter, and son, we talked about how my son was helping baby toads over a wall at the playground the other day. This lead to thinking of how the toads […]
I attended a letterpress workshop at the Hamilton Wood Type & Printing Museum and reconnected with the past. We started off with an informative tour of the museum, watched a demonstration, learned the rules, and started printing. There was an enormous […]
Exquisite 2 is a reference to the Exquisite Corpse style invented by the beginning Surrealists in that the images are collectively assembled, but through objects around my home at various times and days while I am the only player drawing on […]
Exquisite 1 is a reference to the Exquisite Corpse style invented by the beginning Surrealists in that the images are collectively assembled, but through objects around my home at various times and days while I am the only player drawing on […]
With an open mind we can fly and transform our mind into butterfly wings! Open Mind is a pencil drawing on paper that splits the brain in two to become wings of transformation allowing new creative stimuli to spark and […]
A logo design and app icons were created for VolunteerMe. The V and M form a heart that is at the caring center of the all teen girl coding group that developed the idea. The VolunteerMe App connects teenagers looking […]
Surreal meditation drawing of my interpretation of Sam Harris’s mindfulness meditation. As I did the meditation, I tried not to hold to ideas or visuals and I let them pace through me as if breathing and having no head.
A new responsive website for the Kishwaukee Valley Art League or KVAL gives them an excellent tool for showcasing member artwork, easy editing, and promoting upcoming art events in the DeKalb and Sycamore, IL area. Being a member for a […]
Logos are so awesome! Putting so much information about a company or organization into such a small visual package has always amazed me. As I help design these for others, I try to keep the main message strong with visuals […]
Mined is a drawing showing my mind being mined. Introspection of consciousness digs to find the known. The earth itself could also be thought of as a collective mind in that if we mine it too much it will die […]
My art teacher wife at Haines Middle School requested an HMS mural design with their latest school slogan to get the kids energized. We created the design with different school symbolism within the letterforms and she had the students paint the […]
The Flying Cupcakes is a 3 kid band out of Maryland that is ready to take the world by storm. They needed a logo to organize their thoughts and get their music known! Different logo applications are shown below.
Question Everything is a colored pencil drawing created to visualize the first step to learning. When the pages of the mind can open and we bite down on questions to see and learn our world the depths of the cosmos […]
Signs are an amazingly concise form of messaging that communicate quickly. I focused on well-being signs to show my thoughts on how these tokens of information could be used through life. A poster, shirt, and linocut prints were created. Click […]
My latest artwork is a colored pencil drawing on 19″ x 25″ black paper. Titled “Neballa,” the subject of this piece is drawn within a canvas of stars. The interconnectedness with space and mind has been a creative focus of […]
ECI, or Exclamation Communications! Inc., is the design firm where I work full-time. I am a Senior Designer at ECI and enjoy the range of clients and services, such as graphic design, web design, animation, illustrations, infographics, logos, branding systems, […]
Getting a chance to create drawings of my daughter is so awesome! Lily is such an amazing child and learns new things daily. Using colored pencil, I try to capture her amazement at the world when I can and put […]
SOCIALDEALER is a great social media company I worked at for a year and had the chance to create some great in-house designs and animations to help their sales people articulate their social media products. Here are some projects. […]
The Existence Equation is a poetry book exploring the equation of existence: change=sense/reason. With captivating illustrations and philosophical insight, this book will open the mind to progress well-being. Illustrations and poetry created by David Wennemar. Through poetry, dots, and flowing […]
Space and life concepts are always fascinating and to create minimal vector space illustrations at ECI for an upcoming science book about them is even more enjoyable. Repeating common elements such as fonts, colors, line weights, and forms, the different […]
Budding nodes from spiraling questions of particles colliding create conscience constellations in the artwork. Visualizing change for peace in a beautiful Neuro Space. Screen prints and paintings done in this style convey a deep pulsing urge to create what is […]
Branding and collateral printed on 100% post consumer, FSC certified, recycled paper for the U.S. Green Schools Foundation. The main direction was the symbolize a helping “green apple” hand with education. I worked on this through ECI.
Walk the Walk Foundation focuses on helping their community. At ECI, I designed their logo and branding with a playful street aesthetic that lends itself nicely to allowing the different elements to be used as needed.
My name is David Wennemar. I am an artist and graphic designer. Throughout my childhood I was always drawing and creating. I continued creating through Northern Illinois University with a degree in Visual Communications. I have experienced how culturally significant […]