Born in Seattle, WA and raised on Bainbridge Is., Blaine began his interest in art at a young age. Always encouraged to use his imagination, he continued to study and practice the arts whenever available, two high schools, community college and later OTIS college of art and design in Los Angeles, CA. Blaine left with a BFA in Communication Art/Design at the top of his class with the ‘Best in Show’ award that is presented upon Graduation in 2002.
During School he worked as an Art Director at a cutting edge design firm (Abound LLC.) and also as a Graphic Designer at a Fashion/Lifestyle Magazine (Metro.Pop). Recently Blaine had worked as an Art Director at a young men’s apparel company (Drifter), but in January of 2003 he decided to leave the 9-5 world and be self-employed as a fine artist and designer.