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DESIGNER:
Scrojo  
VENUE:
Belly Up
Solana Beach
CA
USA
 
SUBMITTED BY:
Scrojo
2005-02-07 14:57:43
 
BANDS:
Paul Westerberg



Paul Westerberg Poster - Belly Up, Solana Beach - Scrojo



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john seaburySend john seabury a message :   Just timely, I guess. Toshio just had a show in SF.   2010-11-28 13:39:08
scrojoSend scrojo a message :   no direct influence on that one johnny but..... as been said it's a common theme/story/imagery in japan that i ham-fisted into so-cal pop art.   2010-11-26 22:34:23
john seaburySend john seabury a message :   I think I like it better as art, not reality.   2010-11-26 21:49:26
dave welkerSend dave welker a message :   Toshio is a perverse genius but Amano should probably be arrested.   2010-11-26 19:09:43
ricv64Send ricv64 a message :   Traditional subject in Japanese art . Masami Teraoka did it decades ago too. I like Scrojos up date. It's very SO CAL   2010-11-26 19:02:16
electr.Send electr. a message :   as much as it owns to Genki Genki (you might want to google that for yourself, or you might not. NSFW, hell, not safe for anything).   2010-11-26 18:14:54
john seaburySend john seabury a message :   Possible inspiration for this one? http://www.111minnagallery.com/2010/11/toshio-saeki-november-exhibit/   2010-11-26 17:45:57
scrojoSend scrojo a message :   also..... this is an odd poster in the fact that it is the only time i re-did a poster mid promotion because of comments on the GP.
i will always respect the gig-geek input but..... i doubt i'll ever change a poster because of it again.
  2010-11-09 12:06:23
scrojoSend scrojo a message :   yep. anytime i put female nipples on a solana beach gig i have to do one version with nipples ( for inside the club promo ) and another version with the nipples covered for street use ( i usually just go the "stars" route ). i always put the nipple exposed version up for sale on my site after the gig but...... looks like i missed this one.   2010-11-09 11:51:12
bingybunnySend bingybunny a message :   The one I have has stars on the nipples.   2010-11-09 06:07:42
john seaburySend john seabury a message :   Scrojo!!!   2010-11-08 21:20:26
dave welkerSend dave welker a message :   Perfect poster. Especially for someone with an ongoing Juliette Lewis fantasy. The printing is flawless.   2010-11-08 17:07:38
perkinsSend perkins a message :   Such a great illustration. I really like the swirly interaction between legs, waves and tentacles.   2007-05-30 10:52:46
VonDadaSend VonDada a message :   86 Comments and not one about The Dream of the Fisherman's Wife woodcut by Hokusai. This is an awesome update of it. I don't care if it does or doesn't fit the band, this poster is great.   2006-04-29 01:02:34
ricv64Send ricv64 a message :   check it out the waters cold   2005-12-28 16:39:25
scrojoSend scrojo a message :   .....2   2005-12-28 16:37:54
Steve HSend Steve H a message :   the jets were no answer to 5 star   2005-11-24 20:26:50
El Negro Magnifico!Send El Negro Magnifico! a message :   "How did you know?/'Cause I never told/You found out/I got a crush - on - you..."   2005-11-24 18:59:11
DWITTSend DWITT a message :   Or was he one of The Jets?   2005-11-24 18:23:44
El Negro Magnifico!Send El Negro Magnifico! a message :   I mean, he could've been...that Minneapolis thing n' all that.   2005-11-24 18:08:31
DWITTSend DWITT a message :   was he part of Prince's Revolution?   2005-11-24 18:00:53
seripopSend seripop a message :   westerberg is a singer-songwriter   2005-11-24 17:57:40
El Negro Magnifico!Send El Negro Magnifico! a message :   "Obviously the majority of you don't know who he is, his old band or his solo music."
Okay, that made me laugh.
  2005-11-24 17:01:51
manjushri2Send manjushri2 a message :   TWO WORDS - MASAMI TERAOKA! And as far as if it "fits" Paul Westerberg, his music, or his image, who cares? Obviously the majority of you don't know who he is, his old band or his solo music. This is a nice poster, period. Good illustration, nice font, nice colour choices...... SCROJO you are way too prolific.   2005-11-24 16:14:46
strawberrylunaSend strawberryluna a message :   hmmmmmm. :shy:   2005-02-26 15:22:39
scrojoSend scrojo a message :   i just submitted a more 'westerberg-esque' poster. defenitely not one of my best but.......i actually thought long and hard to come up with something dynamic/appropriate/original and....nope.....kept hitting absolute brain-farts.   2005-02-12 13:02:08
selfdestruktSend selfdestrukt a message :   I am thinking this would be a great poster for Tsunami Bomb   2005-02-09 22:09:07
electroforkSend electrofork a message :   very very cool poster.   2005-02-09 19:21:37
needlesSend needles a message :   scrojo rules!   2005-02-09 15:22:27
El Negro Magnifico!Send El Negro Magnifico! a message :   Tanlines are hot.   2005-02-09 15:16:47
sanyaSend sanya a message :   Her tits didn't tan right...   2005-02-09 15:15:01
DecabetSend Decabet a message :   Funny thing is, Paul's really mellowed out over the years. Met him with a friend on the All Shook Down tour in 91 and he was a cock and wouldnt sign shit or talk to anybody. Met him again in 93 and he was a total gent. Odd.   2005-02-09 12:35:21
philaarts.comSend philaarts.com a message :   well paul doesnt go on the internet so he wont be reading this.
but, for those who dont know westerberg or the replacements.. think punk/ dirtygarage punk/rock... he did the soundtrack for singles etc.
he is a very nice guy and got to meet him a few times on his last tour. cardoso did the graphics for his tour poster/shirts/pins.. he likes that stripped down design style very much.
i bet if he saw this he would just smile and say "thanks"
its a pretty poster, just doesnt seem to fit paul and/or his fanbase.
  2005-02-09 08:40:24
standardSend standard a message :   Yeah, the real problem here is that there's no WAY Paul Westerberg could offer up as much entertainment as this poster promises. heh.   2005-02-09 08:33:27
adamturmanSend adamturman a message :   Yeah Scrojo, this is soo-oh great. Mmmm.   2005-02-09 08:32:10
xianSend xian a message :   fucking beautiful...   2005-02-09 08:16:24
Spooky BoySend Spooky Boy a message :   Tanlines are great!!!
I wanna be an octopuss
  2005-02-09 02:08:35
kathleenturneroverdriveSend kathleenturneroverdrive a message :   Besides, this is so Juliette Lewis and not Lucy Liu at all.   2005-02-09 00:26:31
Steve HSend Steve H a message :   but its gonna have to be a pretty good time to live up to the poster yknow? :wink:   2005-02-08 20:20:12
ZELIGSend ZELIG a message :   I think it's a cool poster, don't really give a fuck if it relates to Paul Westerberg or not. The concept to me looks like, "Come to the show, you'll have a good time." and I think Scrojo has succeeded on that front.
Finally, great face on the girl.
  2005-02-08 20:17:23
Stainboy ReinelSend Stainboy Reinel a message :   Well I like it if that counts for anything. Especially the waves between the legs.   2005-02-08 20:01:28
standardSend standard a message :   :happy:   2005-02-08 19:54:07
scrojoSend scrojo a message :   standard* fuck........that was my second idea. i guess i'll just go with the bleeding nazi skulls.   2005-02-08 19:49:55
standardSend standard a message :   Totally. Awesome. Drawing.
But, yeah. About as Paul Westerberg as a gigantic 3-D rendered subwoofer flying through space on a rave handbill.
  2005-02-08 19:33:07
danieldangerSend danieldanger a message :   this is dirty!   2005-02-08 19:18:31
JephSend Jeph a message :   Damn her nipples are perky!   2005-02-08 17:47:36
ferg2001Send ferg2001 a message :   all of this and the word perky doesnt appear once.   2005-02-08 17:38:43
scrojoSend scrojo a message :   well.......it seems we can all come together on one thing........somebody needs to start
" Lucy Lu's Seaside Burlesque Review " ( i've got a poster you can use )
  2005-02-08 17:30:55
TenebriniSend Tenebrini a message :   "would look good over my coucherly"   2005-02-08 16:21:59
DecabetSend Decabet a message :   As a designer, I would have to take issue against stuff thats too "designery" here too.
Not to get into a flamewar but there are tons of posters on here that are basically pretty images, unrelated to bands in tone or concept. Alot of them are lauded and quite a few make POTW. And youll notice a direct pattern between the laudits and certain "name" designers too.
Im sorry, maybe its a different and totally valid school of thought and I just dont "get" it, but I think its kinda invalid to submit say (and this is JUST an example - not specific) a beautiful illo of like a sailboat and then have like "Pedro The Lion" or something along the bottom in 12 pt text. Sorry, I just think thats wanky.
I could be wrong, and my work isnt all that great and I make mistakes invariably. But I dont buy into that. Im not saying the poster has to directly reference a lyric or a title or anything, but I call "bullshit" on alot of these nice, boutiquey posters that bear little relation to the acts they claim to represent.
Sorry, its unoriginal, but its how I feel.
  2005-02-08 16:18:52
Dirk FowlerSend Dirk Fowler a message :   I think designery means, stuff like this http://www.gigposters.com/designers.php?designer=8187
You know, white space. Or pink space depending.
P.S. Scrojo draws well.
  2005-02-08 16:14:51
Michael ApparatusSend Michael Apparatus a message :   Listen. I'm not trying to be a jerk. I just don't understand what falls under the "designery" category. Honestly and truly.   2005-02-08 16:13:11
RichieGoodtimesSend RichieGoodtimes a message :   12 pt band names.   2005-02-08 16:12:35
JoltedJoelSend JoltedJoel a message :   mmmmmmm posterlicious mmmmmm   2005-02-08 16:11:35
TenebriniSend Tenebrini a message :   I think "designery" often thakes the place of or is an enhancment to "I don't like it".   2005-02-08 16:10:47
MaximumFluorideSend MaximumFluoride a message :   Only if you are intentionaly trying to be an ass. Then yes Designery is like drawery and illustratory.
See, for me I started using the word designery because you were so clever as to point out that ALL posters can be considered 'design" Which is true. Very true.
So, use your head and pay a little attention to the style of posters I call 'designery". It is a very specific type. Or you can continue to pretend you don't know what I am talking about in an attempt to make me look stupid. Either way... I am fine with it.
  2005-02-08 16:10:45
wezzburlesqueSend wezzburlesque a message :   uh, when it doesn't look hand drawn and the type doesn't have a heavy black stroke around?   2005-02-08 16:10:24
Michael ApparatusSend Michael Apparatus a message :   No, seriously. Someone define "designery" to me.   2005-02-08 16:08:01
TenebriniSend Tenebrini a message :   Oh I take that back... I thought we were talking about Dan.   2005-02-08 16:07:00
Michael ApparatusSend Michael Apparatus a message :   There's no doubt that I'm pretty dumb.   2005-02-08 16:06:53
Michael ApparatusSend Michael Apparatus a message :   What does "designery" mean?
Is it the same is "drawery" Or "illustratory"
  2005-02-08 16:05:33
TenebriniSend Tenebrini a message :   I've seen him appear to be an idiot. There was booze involved.
I'd probably see that Seaside Burlesque review a few times too.
  2005-02-08 16:04:50
MaximumFluorideSend MaximumFluoride a message :   I don't know anything about Paul Westerberg so I don't have anything to say about that. "At least on the metal/hardcore that some of you folks feel are too "designery" (which is a term with no real meaning as far as I can tell) there are items that actually reference the music."
I don't believe for one second that you don't know what we are talking about hen we say " designery" Unless of course you are a total idiot, which you don't appear to be.
  2005-02-08 16:01:37
MURPHYSend MURPHY a message :   I was being an asshole trying to use Michael's quote from another argument(about the same thing) on a High on Fire poster. I would totally go see Lucy Lu's Seaside Burlesque Review.   2005-02-08 15:59:34
Michael ApparatusSend Michael Apparatus a message :   Oh good. I look forward to what you come up with!   2005-02-08 15:56:37
scrojoSend scrojo a message :   michael* no hate here. i'm actually stoked on the input.   2005-02-08 15:53:31
Michael ApparatusSend Michael Apparatus a message :   Scrojo...you know I'm not knocking your skills in anyway...right? I just didn't get the connection.
Don't hate me.
  2005-02-08 15:52:07
scrojoSend scrojo a message :   rising son* no worries. i'm actually interested in the debate. more than likely i will pull this and do something more 'westerbergian' but i am interested in how this discussion turns out.   2005-02-08 15:47:24
Michael ApparatusSend Michael Apparatus a message :   Ok. Wait. I'm not a TOTAL asshole. Seriously. I'm just trying to make a point. Internet makes me dumb.   2005-02-08 15:47:06
TenebriniSend Tenebrini a message :   It would be a good ad for Lucy Lu's Seaside Burlesque Review.
Or some sort of seafood buffet.
Red Lobster perhaps?
  2005-02-08 15:46:47
MURPHYSend MURPHY a message :   Sorry Michael
As for this poster, I've never heard Paul Westerberg either so I also have no idea if this fits or not. So I'll shut up
  2005-02-08 15:46:06
Michael ApparatusSend Michael Apparatus a message :   Murphy. You're funny. Again, at least the metal/hardcore posters you're obviously referencing had something to do with the band. That is lacking here.
It's a fantastic ad for Scrojo...not the best for Westerberg.
  2005-02-08 15:43:38
DecabetSend Decabet a message :   Dont get like down on yerself or anything. Its still a badass poster. And God knows we all misstep a bit contextually at times.
  2005-02-08 15:42:18
RichieGoodtimesSend RichieGoodtimes a message :   The double standard would be that the usual suspects bitch when we see a poster for a metal band that doesn't fit but that we don't when we see a poster for a non metal band that doesn't fit.
I've got like no clue who Paul Westerberg is so I'm in no position to say whether this fits or not.
  2005-02-08 15:41:56
MURPHYSend MURPHY a message :   "You should never try new things."   2005-02-08 15:41:51
scrojoSend scrojo a message :   interesting. yep......not a single direct reference to westerberg or a lyric. just thought i'd try something a little different that would attract an age group/audience we'd be after but.......experiment seems to have exploded in my face.   2005-02-08 15:39:12
DecabetSend Decabet a message :   Remeber at the end of Waitress In The Sky when she had to fight the octopus? Verse 3. Look it up.   2005-02-08 15:38:49
TenebriniSend Tenebrini a message :   Maybe Westerburger is dating Lucy Lu...   2005-02-08 15:37:29
Michael ApparatusSend Michael Apparatus a message :   Double standard? Whatcha talking about?   2005-02-08 15:37:09
Michael ApparatusSend Michael Apparatus a message :   Right, I am in no way knocking Scrojo's illustration/design skills...just whether or not the poster being appropriate for Westerberg.   2005-02-08 15:36:08
DecabetSend Decabet a message :   Not knockin the poster, knockin the context.   2005-02-08 15:35:31
texecutionSend texecution a message :   i have to agree with risingson as well. this illo is *gorgeous*, and the tan lines make me feel pretty funny- y'know- down there. but i see this more for blur or electric eel shock or something.   2005-02-08 15:34:38
TenebriniSend Tenebrini a message :   I think it fits because from what I understand, P. Westerburger is a heterosexual male. This is a naked woman. Do the math.
Aside from that, the simple fact that this is a Scrojo poster makes "RULEZ" or something to that effect the only appropriate response.
Quit buckin' the system!
  2005-02-08 15:34:30
Zach HobbsSend Zach Hobbs a message :   remember that replacements song that goes:
"one more chance to get it all wrong... "
uh, well... nevermind.
  2005-02-08 15:34:27
RichieGoodtimesSend RichieGoodtimes a message :   I can't. I'm not in any way familiar with Paul Westerberg.
If it doens't fir then it doesn't fit. I don't see a need for a double standard just cause it's illustrated.
  2005-02-08 15:33:01
Michael ApparatusSend Michael Apparatus a message :   If anyone can give me one reason that this poster fits Westerberg I will eat my words happily.
At least on the metal/hardcore that some of you folks feel are too "designery" (which is a term with no real meaning as far as I can tell) there are items that actually reference the music. I don't see that here.
That is all.
  2005-02-08 15:31:07
MURPHYSend MURPHY a message :   "hmmm.. I've never thought of that... poster not suiting the artist..
go on.. this could be an intriguing concept"
:lol:
  2005-02-08 15:24:39
Michael ApparatusSend Michael Apparatus a message :   Weird. Yeah I have to agree with  RisingSon™.
I don't get it.
  2005-02-08 15:04:08
DecabetSend Decabet a message :   I bring it up because it only ever seems to arise with Noise Rock or Heavy bands. I like this poster alot. But I dont think it REMOTELY fits PW. Not a bit.   2005-02-08 14:48:16
whiteyhoustonSend whiteyhouston a message :   hmmm.. I've never thought of that... poster not suiting the artist..
go on.. this could be an intriguing concept
  2005-02-08 14:44:26
DecabetSend Decabet a message :   OK. Im sorry, but the point I think needs to be made. Is it OK for a poster to simply be well-made if it doesnt fit the atrist at all?   2005-02-08 14:41:30
KP666Send KP666 a message :   shit, go ahead and attach "this kicks ass" to pretty much all of your work.   2005-02-08 14:38:52
kathleenturneroverdriveSend kathleenturneroverdrive a message :   So THIS is who was being attacked by the octopus and squid on Alan Jaeger's posters! Shame Alan kept her covered up for so long, but nice to see she's a survivor.   2005-02-08 13:34:30
philaarts.comSend philaarts.com a message :   :o   2005-02-08 13:22:08
gordo55Send gordo55 a message :   She obviously doesn't sunbathe at Black's Beach! :lol:   2005-02-08 13:18:22
DecabetSend Decabet a message :   Great poster....but not for Westerberg. Doesnt fit at all.   2005-02-08 13:05:06
Johnny CrapSend Johnny Crap a message :   Nice!   2005-02-08 13:03:02
mattdiditSend mattdidit a message :   This is amazing. The tan lines really do it for me.   2005-02-08 12:50:28
philaarts.comSend philaarts.com a message :   :o   2005-02-08 12:25:09
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