ThreeManTiger

The Art of Michael Arthurholtz

Mermaid and Anchor Nautical Wedding Monogram

This nautical wedding monogram for a couple out of San Francisco depicts the female as a beautiful mermaid cradled on a strong anchor that  represents the male.  They also wanted their first name initials somewhere in the mix, and these are also representative of their character – a strong and stable letter “T”, and an elegant letter “C”.   They sent me examples of old monograms with scroll work…

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SMR Illustrated Monogram

I was recently commissioned to create a custom monogram for a graduating arts major out of New York.

SMR Illustrated Monogram

I was recently commissioned to create a custom monogram for a graduating arts major out of New York.

Rough sketch of a custom #familycrest going to ink. #finishit #artallday #artistsontumblr

Rough sketch of a custom #familycrest going to ink. #finishit #artallday #artistsontumblr

3MT Illustrated Monogram Design

3MT Monogrammed Calligraphy Nib Illustration

This is a logo illustration for my own ThreeManTiger Art & Illustration. For those who aren’t familiar, the drawing is of a calligraphy nib. These often come with the makers logo or crest engraved on the surface with the makers name and country of origin. Thought I would do a monogram design for myself as acool logo. I plan on pressing these for my business cards.

3MT Illustrated monogram design in black and gold

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3MT Illustrated monogram design in black and gold

3MT Illustrated monogram design

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SMR custom monogram done the ‘ol fashioned way. #monogram #artallday #artistsontumblr

SMR custom monogram done the ‘ol fashioned way. #monogram #artallday #artistsontumblr

Finally got around to designing my calling card with that calligraphy pen nib illustration… #bonafide

Finally got around to designing my calling card with that calligraphy pen nib illustration… #bonafide

Go Deutscher Fussball-Bund!!!
#germanyworldcup #beardtastic

Go Deutscher Fussball-Bund!!!
#germanyworldcup #beardtastic

Working the fur in between these whiskers #grrrbaby

Working the fur in between these whiskers #grrrbaby

My ThreeManTiger illustration is coming along…. Dot… by… dot. #tiger #monogram #grrrbaby

My ThreeManTiger illustration is coming along…. Dot… by… dot. #tiger #monogram #grrrbaby

Desktop cleaned, pencils sharpened. On to the next piece, a selfie for the studio - maybe t-shirts?

Desktop cleaned, pencils sharpened. On to the next piece, a selfie for the studio - maybe t-shirts?

T&C #mermaid #anchor #monogram #nautical All finished and shipping to it’s new owner!

T&C #mermaid #anchor #monogram #nautical All finished and shipping to it’s new owner!