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PORTISHEAD

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KANYE WEST

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TWENTY ONE PILOTS

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Amateur Scientist Road Show

Hey kids. My cleverist friend, Brian Thompson, creator and writer of the Amateur Scientist dot org, asked me to design a poster for his upcoming tour. I was more than happy to oblige assuming I got paid. The tour’s called “Road Show” a la The Antique Roadshow, only the audience is less lonely and there’s probably a significant decrease in pet cats. Mr. Thompson’s one request was that it have a nod to the Road Warrior. And as I’m a huge fan (owning that and Mad Max on VHS no less), the excitement poured out of me. The puddle that followed looks like this.

I also did the following version, trying to tap into the topical and satirical vibe of the site – plus I felt like the other one might be a little too comic-bookish. Oh, I also spent a great deal of time on the type treatment – it was the first thing i did and since it didn’t gel with the above design, I had to come up with some way to work it in. It has a swedish, black metal band feel right? I think it looks nice here with the floral wallpaper.

So Mr. Thompson went with the original version. Which means somewhere down the line, I’m bound to use the stencil of Lord Humungus on something. Can’t let that badboy go to waste.

Flyer

Here’s a flyer i did for a friend of mine, what up Vince? – thought i would share it. Back in the day, i designed flyers all the time …  just realized that i miss it. Flyers are fun for me – i get to switch up styles depending on my mood or what the band wants, plus i like working with text within an image. And they usually want it fast so no time for needless nitpicking. So any bands out there, hit me up, i’ll make time for you – i’m nice like that.

STACKING CHIPS

Designed my first movie poster recently (currently on my second – going hollywood baby). Thought i would show it off.

I only had a few stills of the actors to work from (and the script) – sadly i didn’t have a great face shot of the leading actress, anna silk, so i had to figure out a way to obscure her while keeping her sexy. It went though a couple variations and a few logo and color treatments revisions but i’m happy with the end result. Big up to Braxton who hooked me up with the creators of the film  –  i know i owe you a painting, brother.