Welcome to the new Valador Studios! I'll be posting a bunch of new designs, projects, inspirations, and more. You'll also find links to our various Print On Demand partners so you can purchase our fun designs on various merchandise.
  • Star Trek Poster Designs

    I've been a fan of Star Trek since watching reruns of the original series as a kid. Star Trek is celebrating 50 years with a new movie, Star Trek: Beyond and a new TV series in 2017, Star Trek: Discovery. These poster designs were created as part of the CafePress Star Trek Fan Portal.

  • USA Summer Games Sports T-Shirts

    A set of t-shirt designs featuring the various athletic events being held during the summer games of 2016 in Rio de Janiero, Brazil. Each design has a grunge or distressed red, white, and blue U.S. flag in the background highlighting various athlete silhouettes. The American flag is displayed properly when vertical. These shirts are all available under the Whee! Design brand at Amazon.com through the Merch by Amazon program. The designs are all printed on American Apparel shirts so they are designed, manufactured, and printed in the USA. Go Made in America!

  • Marvel Comics Sugar Skulls

    I've always thought there is something very cool about the style of traditional Mexican sugar skulls. I decide to mix my fascination with these fun designs with my love of comics. This is the first batch of a set of sugar skull designs inspired by classic Marvel Comics characters.

  • DJ Corey B and Selleena Line Dancing Flyers

    DJ Corey B and line dancing instructor Selleena have run a series of line dancing classes and events throughout the Erie area. Corey asked us to design some flyers to help promote these events. The first flyer was for use at McCoy's Barrelhouse and Grill so we used the same design style that we used on previous design work at McCoy's. Subsequent flyers used various of the same style.

  • Don't Tread On Me Gadsden Flag T-Shirt

    This Gadsden Flag T-shirt design features a rattlesnake and the words, "Don't Tread on Me." Perfect gift for those voting Liberterian in the 2016 Presidential Election. If you're tired of the United States antiquated election system and the two party controlled government (Republican and Democrat) then this T-shirt is for you.

    Purchase this T-Shirt Here

  • American Flag and Boots

    Celebrate our veterans and lost soldiers with this patriotic design featuring an American Flag, a pair of military combat boots and a pair of dog tags. The perfect design to show your support for our troops on Veteran's Day, Memorial Day, Armed Forces Day, the 4th of July, and every day.

    Purchase this T-Shirt Here

  • Chicken Trump Parody T-Shirt

    Parody t-shirt design featuring Donald Trump as a bucket of fried chicken and Bernie as Colonel Bernie Sanders. This funny political design was inspired by Donald Trump chickening out of a debate with Bernie Sanders. This design is intended to be a pure parody inspired by Chicken Trump jokes. Feel the Bern!!

    Purchase this T-Shirt Here

  • Whee! Design

    Online Print On Demand Storefront

    Who They Are

    Whee! Design is actually a brand of Valador Studios. The main focus of the Whee! Design brand is Print On Demand (POD) T-Shirt and merchandise designs. Using CafePress as our POD partner, we have been able to take advantage of their licensing agreements with various television, movie and other properties to produce a large number of designs we otherwise would not be able to.

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  • Erie County Fair in Wattsburg

    Who They Are

    The Erie County Fair in Wattsburg, PA is an annual fair focusing on agriculture, horticulture, tourism and more. Run by the Wattsburg Agricultural Society, this annual event is a big draw for residents of Erie County in Pennsylvania as well as neighboring communities.

    What We Did

    • Logo Design
    • Poster Design
  • Gannon University Bookstore

    Who They Are

    Gannon University, located in downtown Erie, PA, is a private, co-educational Catholic university offering associate's, bachelor's and master's degrees, certificates and doctoral degrees.

    What We Did

    Gannon University needed to fulfill a need in their book store with these neon colors T-shirts. The imprint is a screen printed design that is then heat pressed onto the garment giving it a great feel and elasticity.

  • Scott and Deana Stag & Drag

    Who They Are

    Scott and Deana are getting married! A big tradition in Pennsylvania is the Stag & Drag. It's a big party where the bride and groom raise money for their wedding. Scott and Deana wanted custom T-shirts made for the wedding party as well as something to sell to help them raise money.

    What We Did

    The front image was created using screen printed transfers and the backs were done with cut vinyl. This way we were easily and inexpensively print both the front and back of the shirts, including custom text on the back for the wedding party. We also made a bunch of can coozies with the same design using dye sublimation.