Zach "Esic" Howard is an artist based in Denver, known for his colorful illustrative acrylic paintings, large public murals and technical drawings and design. He grew up in Colorado, moving around a lot with his mother, a talented artist and his father, who both ran a homemade t-shirt company. Surrounded by art through his childhood he was able to start at a young age and has continued to draw, and paint throughout his life. He mainly works with acrylics in large canvas or wood for his fine art. For illustration, he uses a more technical drawing pencil, pens, and ink washes, in connect with the digital aspect of design including Photoshop, Illustrator, and Corel. Also, Zach produces large scale outdoor murals in his unique, colorful and expressive style using only spray paint and rollers. His indoor murals are a mix of non-toxic spray paint, rollers, and brushes.