ABOUT US:

About

Screen Printing in Denham Springs, Baton Rouge and surrounding areas in LA.

Screen Printing in Denham Springs, Baton Rouge and surrounding areas in LA.

Each and every day we are inspired by different things, it could be family, friends, art, imagination, beauty, or as simple as making someone laugh or smile.  I knew from a very early age that I wanted to be an artist and was what I desired to do. While in High School working for DKB Concepts that printed tee shirts for high schools all over the country. I learned how to design and print first hand (not pun intended). On weekends I would airbrush at the local mall and also worked as a caricature artist at Opryland USA Park in Nashville, TN.  With this and my drive to further my craft I enrolled at the Art Institute of Atlanta (Dean’s List). While in college I worked for Quality Screen Print and learned how to print on different substrates other then shirts. 
 
I was and have been very fortunate to be hired on by one of the largest entertainment merchandising companies in Nashville, TN who serves businesses from coast to coast, with all music genres. Throughout my tenure I held many different positions within the company from Graphic Designer/Production Artist, Production Manager, Plant Manager, Buyer, Art Director and General Manager.  With working the entire scope of the business and the knowledge that I have gained is not something that can be taught in a class room.  It is in this experience that comes with hard work and the willingness to learn and to be the best at your craft.
 
In 2002 I was approached by printers who produced artwork for NASCAR (specifically for Roush Racing) to see if I would be interested in designing a logo for Carl Edwards (Driver for Roush Racing). In the process and from my early design success it lead to designs for all of their driver's including Jimmie Johnson, Kurt Busch and Mark Martin to name a few. Doing this work got the attention of other printers doing work for Sturgis, Rick Fairless's Strokers Dallas, Harley Davidson and many others. 

Turtle Island Designs was formed in 2003 from a simple request.  It was outlet for me to create artwork and designs in my spare time.  The named was inspired by what the Native Americans called mother earth. The turtle symbol signifies good health and long life. The hard shell of the turtle represents perseverance and protection.
 
Working as a team leader and individually I have been blessed in my career with winning and being awarded many honors including but not limited to  ScreenPlay Magazine's Terrific T-Shirt Contest/Impressions Magazine and numerous awards of excellence in SGIA Golden Image Awards "International Competition". 
 
While I have been fortunate to work for a great company for 20+ years and was able to work from home on my company T.I.D. I came to the realization that if I truly wanted Turtle Island Designs to succeed and prosper to it's full potential I would have to be ALL IN! So let my experience work for you. You only need one to do all the work so you don't have to pay for each process such as art, film, set up, shirts and printing. Just pay one fee and that's it! Yes! It really is that easy. Just one guy doing what he loves to do and you get what you want. The best quality merchandise at the best price possible!


Our mission: 

To arouse creativity and bring your idea's to life!
 
Expect More Than a Design?
I am amongst some of the greatest artist in the art community and can do what only a few people in the world can do.  While most screen printers can only do a 4 color separation process. We use a technique that combines a simulated process and indexing to achieve the arts best quality that shows in the details and overall look. With my knowledge, experience, relationships and the know how I am confident that we can produce the best printing, cost effectiveness and superior art to fit your needs. Be it your own logo or your design if given the opportunity we can come up with a unique idea and design created specifically just for you!