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Glaze is a creative content design studio located in Austin, Texas established in 1994 by Doug LaRue, an award winning artist and photographer. This studio creates effective brand media design for web, print, video and motion pictures projects. Our talents are utilized by entrepeneurs, small businesses, start-up campanies, corporations, professional agencies, city and state agencies, universities, film, tv and video production companies, print and web publishers.

Doug LaRue

Doug LaRue graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Design from Texas A&M University College of Architecture while he worked as a NCAA Sports Photojournalist for regional publications, United Press International and Associated Press. LaRue’s post-graduate education continued as Medical Illustrator for the Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences producing medical art with traditional mediums and specialized computers, cameras, video, film and digital press equipment. Emersed in digital media art, design, illustration and photography, LaRue continued to advance his skills through workshops offered to state agencies including the Guild of Natural Science Illustrators Advanced Airbrush workshop at the Smithsonian Institute of Natural History in Washington, D.C.

Doug’s work has been showcased in solo shows and group shows including the Texas State Capitol, Austin City Hall, The Wittliff Collections at Texas State University and the Forsyth Gallery Collections at Texas A&M University. Doug has designed architecture, designed and published books and magazines, published a nationally distributed Arts and Entertainment magazine, photographed science and music documentaries for the History Channel and Country Music Television, art directed films and commercials, wrote and directed a Screen Actor’s Guild independent film, appeared in studio feature films and supports Water Conservation causes.



"Looks great!  Just wanted you all to know that you did a great job.""

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Cassandra Johnson, HUB Program Specialist
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department

"Outstanding! We hired Glaze to produce all our brand design and media content including corporate identity, websites, online stores, social media, product videos, advertising, photography and package designs. We are happy with all the results including the two GDUSA American Package Design Awards we won!"

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Clive Buirski, CEO
immunologic inc.

"Doug has completed several projects for my companies- his vision, expertise, and ability to take an idea or ideas and produce a finished product in a short time frame that is second to none is Simply Awesome-he's easy to work with- amenable to suggestions, very personable and incredibly professional! When urgent projects always come in on or below budget- on time- with the quality of the finished product being above your expectations"

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Dale Behan, CEO
The Behan Group

“I hired Doug as the Director of Photography and Editor for a year long film project creating 18 episode series. His experience and expertise were essential, and wouldn't have been able to do it without him. Highly recommend him for any creative project.”

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John Bushe
CMO / On Demand Movement

"Doug was great in providing creative insight to my Willie Nelson studio videos. His creative graphic production, editing and final product were exactly what was needed. I would highly recommend Doug and will work with him again in the future."

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Christine Winburn
Singer / Songwriter

‘The client told us that they had already decided to go with my main competitor before we started but when they saw the presentation you prepared for us it blew them away! You helped us win a great account in the high 6 figures! Just wanted to let you know I am excited about doing a bunch more work with you. Thanks again for the great work!’

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Brian Ash
CEO / Ash Masonry

“Doug took a personal interest in my project. His ideas were great and the final product was much better than I could have ever hoped for!”

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John Dwyre
Author / Publisher

"Thanks for the great work on the artwork you created for my project. You took the ideas I had and really turned them into eye-popping artwork. The creativity you bring to your work is first rate. You'll be the designer I turn to for future creative work."

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Paul Gelencser, CEO
Gelencser Apparel

"Doug Larue is a fantastic web designer and artist. He designed my first website, and will soon do a complete update for me. He is very easy to work with, always responds to questions quickly, and knows what I need for my business even when I am clueless. Dependable and exceptional work!"

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Amanda Giddens Lunson
Fine Artist
Nominated, Music Video of the Year, Austin Music Network
Indie Fest Film Award
Barlow Grants Wish

American Graphic Design Award
American Graphic Design Award
Austin Addy Award Music Photography Laura Rojo

1st Place, 2nd Annual Greater Austin Multimedia Shoot Out Wizard of Austin

Creative media strategies for small and medium size businesses. We provide cohesive on-demand support with quality award winning solutions. If you have a plan and need a talented production specialist to take it to the next level then we can do great things for you! If you are not sure where to begin, we can work up a plan of action to help complete your project on schedule with outstanding results. We provide a wide range of support roles. Some of our larger clients ask us to create specialized elements for large projects others wish for us to "own" the direction of the entire brand image and support their in-house staff.

Designed to accentuate your brand by experienced, professional, talented, award winning members of our team. We utilize the latest releases of the best digital tools on the market.

High quality custom graphics for all kinds of media required for bussiness, entertainment or education including magazines, books, brochures, posters, trade show graphics, motion graphics, product manuals, catalogues, product packaging, trade show, business cards and stationary.

Secure Network Hosting, Email and FTP Services. Perfect hosting - management for personal and small business websites.

Quality SEO services for our clients throughout the world.  We look at each project on a regular basis making sure each one of our clients are achieving optimization. Our packages are designed to help any size business from Start-up SEO, targeted retail SEO to Corporate or brand SEO.

The clean fast efficient technical production of a successful (UI) starts with excellent (UX) design. We create products that provide meaningful productive experiences to users. The ergonomics of how a user successfully interacts with the website throughout the process leading to desired actions or results by integrating products, branding, design and usability.

Responsive multi-platform design optimized to function cleanly across all major devices and browsers. A full spectrum of experience and skills creating dynamic memorable branding, digital products and e-commerce platform integration.

Commercial, Product, Portrait and Photo-Illustration, 5k Cinema Drone. We have photographed the President of the United States, NCAA and professional sports, Grammy Award winning musicians, producers, artists, actors, writers, poets, CEO's and business professionals. We provide a wide range of video productions for local and regional businesses and artists. From concept to completion we take an artistic approach to the design of a video production.

Our experiece includes working on motion pictures with Screen Actor's Guild, Academy Award winning actors and Grammy Award winning musicians. Most of our work is for small and midsize businesses and state agencies. Complete productions or a la carté pre and post services including Videography • Drone Videography • Editing • Motion Graphics

Reach new markets, maintain contacts and more with Glaze Studios premium quality Business Printing Services. High standards in quality, service and turnaround. Our customers are guaranteed to make an impact with some of the finest printed media in the industry.
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