Cotton is a unique artist with an extremely diversified background in a wide range of techniques. Photography, Graphic Design, and Printmaking are just a few areas that Cotton specializes. He also teaches workshops, and consults on personal artist editions, as well as web design projects. Cotton also uses the antique photographic process Wet Plate Collodion, making unique photo occasions on glass and aluminum. Cotton also assists for commercial photo shoots for clients such as ESPN and TIME magazines.