Artist Ryan D. Merrill has been satisfying his creative side using a mix of mediums. Initially a childhood pastime he shared with his grandfather, Merrill's passion for art has come full circle into the forefront. He has been able to paint and incorporate his paintings into designs that are featured on T-shirts, hats, tumblers, and other products, while uniquely leaving his mark as he goes. Merrill's artwork is displayed in numerous, galleries, and his designed apparel is in 40 retail stores from Florida to Louisiana as well as online. Merrill's most sought after products apart from his artwork are his Roots Clothing T-shirts, hats, visors, and tumblers.