George F Baker III : Be Playful

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Commissioned | Professional

Why did you make this work:
Mailchimp commissioned me and 5 Atlanta artists to create Zoom Backgrounds of their most ideal creative workstations. I try to keep a childlike energy in all I do. So I put together what my personal home “playground” would look like. I made a room full of sentimental things and tools to create something new that sparks joy.

How was the illustration used:
The Illustration was used as a Zoom Background that was given to HOW Conference participants.

How did you make this work:
I was utilized a large amount of my personal studio objects as subjects during my sketch sessions and then reorganized them in Illustrator. I tried to channel my inner Interior Designer to make a room brimming with play.

Commissioner Name :
Linda McNeil
Commissioner Company :
Mailchimp

Social Media:
twitter.com/_gfb3
instagram.com/gfb3

Personal Website:
Gfbthree.com

College:
Georgia State University
Course:
BFA in Graphic Design
Year of Graduation:
2015


Currently Based:
United States

Biography:
George F. Baker III was born in Omaha, Nebraska and Raised in Detroit, Michigan and Atlanta, GA. He is a Conversation Creator, Muralist and Illustrator who loves to connect people with themselves and others. Using his instruments of illustration he employs a playful childlike spirit to engage the inner-child we all have.

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