Why we rock

Why would you want to hire Fat Pencil Studio? If you ask our clients you’d hear answers like:

  • Grasp of technical details
  • Innovative approach
  • High degree of excellence
  • Meeting tight deadlines
But it’s more than that. We work with some of the most accomplished and effective practitioners in their fields. And we get really excited about making all that brilliance and expertise accessible to a broad audience. We help bridge that gap between the work that you do and the impact it has on the world.
Featured Clients

Featured Clients


  • Fat Pencil Studio gave us a new appreciation for how visual exhibits can enhance depositions and trials. Their expertise and innovative work has been invaluable in building cases.

    Our experience working with Fat Pencil has been great. Their finished products have consistently exceeded our expectations. When we see their work, we often wonder, how in the world did they do that?

    Thomas BrexProduction ManagerAdvanced Energy Systems

    You guys did a fantastic job! Having Jason along for the pre-proposal meeting to see the existing site conditions was imperative to formulating the graphics.

    Blain GroverProject ManagerFortis Construction

    Working with Fat Pencil was great. Joshua has a real gift for translating concepts to compelling graphics.

    Alan HickenbottomPresidentTanner Creek Energy

    Fat Pencil Studio did an impressive job on every deliverable, working diligently to meet the project’s tight deadlines, despite frequent and multiple last-minute design changes.

    Katharine BrendleSenior Transportation Project ManagerURS Corporation

    The graphics helped communicate our story where words were just not enough.

    Eric H.I. HoffmanOperations ManagerHoffman Construction

    The 3d drawings help all team members identify constructability and logistics challenges.

    Greg WimmerProject ManagerFortis Construction

    Everyone on the team was mightily impressed with your knowledge, responsiveness, and quick uptake on the details.

    Nanci KlingerAttorneyCity of Portland

    Joshua’s unique background of engineering and architecture allowed a creative and constructive problem solving process that culminated in an end-product far beyond what we could have dreamed of.

    Carl Ivar HolmenCo-FounderBM Energy Group

    These are great decision making tools, and even better public engagement graphics. With Fat Pencil’s help, we get through hard to grasp ideas quickly.

    Steve DurrantPrincipalAlta Planning & Design