For our first spotlight, I'd like to point you in the direction of Jamie Tao. I met Jamie at an AIGA event a few months back. We exchanged contact information and a few days later, I got a peek at some of her work as an art director. She told me much of what she does begins with a thought, sketched in her notebook, and from there executed on the computer. Take a look at some of the recent scans she sent me.