these posters turned out great, by the way. they're HUGE! the saddest part is, dale hasn't gotten to see them yet! i just got off the phone with him, and i will be secretly delivering a stack of them to him tomorrow.
Coolest part about this show was when Casey, playing the electric Accordian, serenaded the audience with a double time version of "12XU", leapt into the huge crowd, and started a fist fight with some girl.
This is great, i love how solid the letters in nein feel. I kind of wish you had done a paint stripe instead of the arrow though, it doesnt really tie in for me. That aside i still want one. Trade ya tooth?
needles - ron lives closer, I'll call him and have him kick casey,
or maybe I can fax him a boot.
best thing about this is mister jay ryan is going to print it so it'll be nice and BIG too..(for me)
18x24 - and that red'll be redder.
Dale's SteelPoleBathTub Comics and artwork were always in my painting studio in college. I really admired the looseness and energy - I think that translates rather well to his design process.
I better be getting a copy of this, boys.
Dale's actually got some beautiful multi-color silkscreens under his belt from a few years back. My boss at the Cat's Cradle has one of them framed in his office at the club, and Dale gave me another one recently. He needs to post them!!! My favorite quote from our (me, dale, and ron liberti) recent art show together was ron looking at some of dale's older color work, then looking at all the black and white stuff from the past few years, and asking, "Dale, what did color DO to you?" I think something went down that Dale's not ready to talk about. Everyone should check out the covers Dale did for his Milk Cult records. Amazing.
I got nothing but respect for old tricks (look at my own trash). I guess what gets me is that as many times as I've seen the "cross something out so the audience pays more attention to it" approach, I still fall for it every time. This poster definitely grabbed me from the sea of thumbnails.