I'm a Creative Director but I do love getting my hands dirty and actually getting the profound privilege to create art and illustrations. Inside here is my silliness , seriousness, work out in the world, work never been seen, paintings, sketches, and more. What you will see has been made with love. Cheers :Drew
Drawing, Illustration, Painting
I'm a Creative Director but I do love getting my hands dirty and actually getting the profound privilege to design identities. Inside is work out in the world and work never been seen and all has been made with love. Cheers :Drew
Branding, Creative Direction, Graphic Design
Create Your Story activity decks are designed to unlock the storytelling insights and passion of your team. Deck 1: Values + Archetypes, contains each of the mythic character types you can use to redefine your brand, complete with self-guided discovery exercises to unlock your values and story elements, and step-by-step guidance for facilitating a group discussion.
I had the extreme pleasure of illustrating and designing the "Create Your Story" cards. The best gift of all has been seeing these cards in action – being used by many a great company and individual seeking to clarify and bring greater personality to their brand voice. As a Creative Director at Free Range Studios these cards became an incredible tool for me and the whole studio helping build and design the many tangible needs of a brand's identity: brand guides, logos, website, videos, print, interactive.
I hope you enjoy :Drew
Creative Direction, Graphic Design, Illustration
One year ago I started talking with a man named Jonah Sachs who was the founder of a communications design studio or shall I say a Story Telling studio called Free Range. Honestly It was creative love at first site, I loved his story telling through wise and empowering writing and he loved how my art naturally tells stories. We quickly began working together and I moved back to my home town of San Francisco from Brooklyn NY to work for his company. Jonah told me one day that he had been writing a book about how we need to tell better stories in our culture. I was excited by this idea and he wonderfully then invited me on a truly grand adventure to create the art for the book even before we even had a publisher.
I have never in my life had more fun on a project than creating the art for "Winning the Story Wars".
Written By: Jonah Sachs
Illustrated and Designed By : Drew Beam
Published: July 10, 2012
Publisher: Harvard Business Review
Drawing, Illustration, Painting
These were a series of paintings for Fahrneheit 212. I used to work for this company as a producer and they commissioned me to paint these silly paintings that would alternate when guests where meeting at the company-- basically wanted to make guests say, "hey wasnt there a different painting there a minute ago?"
The Geisha and the Fireman are actually torched canvas and frame to give the impression that the fireplace below set the painting on fire-- This is my goofy nod to Norman Rockwell.
I hope you dig. You can see these paintings at : Fahrenheit 212 Gallery
FLIGHT OF THE CONCHORDS
Official Tour T Shirt 2010
A good friend and brilliant designer Georgina asked me one day if I would be interested in doing a t-shirt design for Flight of the Conchords. Georgina had been doing many designs for Brett and Jermaine (the stars of Flight of the Conchords) and said they were wanting an illustrator to take on the next shirt design-- so being a fan myself I said, totally!! Brett and Jermaine gave me one simple direction and that was they loved 80's rock tours shirts and in particularly the sci-fi/ rock look of Journey's tour shirts.
Wonderfully, Brett and Jermaine dug my intitial sketches so much that they asked to put a rush to final, making the shirt be the official world tour shirt. If you are lucky enough to see them live in your town.
Illustration, Comedy, Art Direction
Cartooning, Animation, Illustration
Illustration, Cartooning, Caricature