again, all that I informed/invited to come to the show didn't make it, luckily the other bands brought some people.
We rocked, best performance yet, turned some heads for sure. We were ON! Some would say, and did, we were "off the hook".
I think having a sober drummer was a good idea. :mrgreen:
again, thanks to everyone for the compliments.
This show is tomorrow, and I fear after all the local hyping I've been doing, no one will show up to see my first sober performance.
TENXLBS is the only moderately "Rock" sounding band on the bill, the rest is all PUNK!!!
mohawks and all...
The hatching on the lettering at the bottom, and the words "Happy Mothers Day" are the only things done with a pen.
The rest is done with a brush. One brush, to be exact, and it cost me two whole dollars.
That is sooo great Dave. You deserve it and I wish you the best. In my opinion your are one of the best illustrators I have seen in a long time. You have the ability to draw anything you want. I am very envious.
I just did my first magazine cover for a monthly music journal. The most boring illustration they've asked me to do, and it's on the cover.
I think more illustration work will eventually come, but right now, local bands are the only people taking any notice, and PAYING me.
My upcoming Triple Rock Social Club job will give me up to three posters a week, and that kind of consistent output, good and bad, will probably drum up more business.
There's also the work I do through/for Squad19, that's about a poster a week.
So this summer I'll be doing around 16 posters a month, there'll be a band (Amish Armada) touring with a comic book I'm drawing for them, plus another comic that'll be making the rounds at the San Diego ComiCon.
I'm putting myself on the map this year.
your illustration alone deserves respect too...do you get much illustration work...aside from design work...just curious.
I think some illustrators on this site (you, goad, pedini, gunsho...and others) could be doing illustrative work for magazines and periodicles, editorials, sp?
I've finally got a theory on doing posters.
For bands that nobody has heard of, such as these, mine included, I'll go crazy on the illustration, and have the bands' names and info be a minor part, since their name won't attract attention, the illustration might.
Bigger name bands, whenever it is that I get to DO some posters for them, will have bigger text, less elaborate drawing. I'll get more 'designy' for them. My 'Arrivals' poster is a good example... of something.