Entries by Bill Marchant

A Halloween Exclusive: 20 Years of Super Work

Deep in a forest of wonder and enchantment, there lives a magic banyan tree. Two decades ago, two brave individuals set out to find this tree in the hopes of using its magic to change the world for the better. Converging at roots of the great banyan, the two learned of their mutual intent and decided to […]

Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Honoring his life, work and legacy. How do you recognize the day by creating Change for Good? At The King Center in Atlanta, King Day is the final celebration in a week-long line-up of events and service projects. Learn more about the holiday and how Dr. King is remembered in his hometown.

The Abominable Holiday Card (or Yeti ‘Nother Blog Post)

As things tend to go around here in the creative department, we refuse to settle for the easy option. If we want to get a message across, we’re going to get it across the Banyan way. Same goes for spreading a little holiday cheer. There’s your standard “Happy Holidays!” or “Merry Christmahanakwanzika!” And then there’s […]

Happy Halloween!

Because sometimes we like to have fun for reasons totally unrelated to public health. Keeps our creative juices flowing! We developed this gem in 2013 – dusting it off for the Banyan blog, Throwback Thursday style. Enjoy!

Drawing Characters

The development of an illustrated character is a team effort that involves a lot of brainstorming, research, and discussion.  You have to think about what’s been created before, the characters people are familiar with, and what’s being created elsewhere.  But then there is the moment that it is just you, the illustrator. And you have […]