Glaze Studios, LLC has adjusted in size many times over its 26 years. At its largest we grew our print design, photography and marketing teams to 36 people while we published an entertainment magazine in addition to our standard brand services. Later we produced films, live music events and art shows.
These days we maintain close relationships with essential freelance creative specialist to contract when necessary.
Exposed to a wide range of creative expression at an early age Doug LaRue began to win art contests in grade school and flew through honors Art classes in high school, worked at camera stores, golf courses, photo labs, interned with photographers, attended summer classes advanced Photography at Southern Methodist University, won a national publication design award and was featured in a film which led to a college scholarship. A graduate of Texas A&M University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Design.
Doug worked as a Photojournalist for United Press International and Associated Press while in college and spent a few years as a Medical Illustrator for the Texas Veterinary Medical Center.
He attended a myriad of workshops including Advanced Airbrush at the Smithsonian Institute of Natural History in Washington, D.C. LaRue moved to Austin, Texas to be an Art Director for LBCo. Publishing and quickly became the Creative Director. In 1994 LaRue founded Glaze Studios and began work on a contract with the Texas Dept. of Transportation to produce a state-wide Identity campaingn for the Motorcycle Safety Bureau.
LaRue is an award winning artist and photographer with works in significant collections. He has published books and magazines, designed brands and products , designed buildings, produced and directed movies.