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  1. Southern Graphics Council Convention

    Since a large proportion of poster artists screen print, and many do letterpress and linocuts, do any of you guys attend the SGC Printmaking conference? Or is it Flatstock or nothing?

    I've...
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    Day jobs

    I'm interested in what poster artists do for day jobs. I figure there is a small percent of us who make enough money off of posters that it is all we do, like probably, 0.001% of us. But most of us...
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    After 6 years as an adjunct prof

    After 6 years as an adjunct professor, waiting tables, having no insurance, making gig posters at 4 am, I have finally been offered (and have accepted) a full time, tenured, benefited teaching...
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    recommend trade magazines

    Can you guys recommend magazines you like for research and exhibition reviews and opportunities?

    Right now Juxtapoz, Art News and Art Forum are on my radar, but I am sure there are a plethora of...
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    Some of the posters are actual letterpress and...

    Some of the posters are actual letterpress and lino blocks, maybe 3 of them. Most of the posters are actually screenprinted. The most recent batch are my first posters where the end product is the...
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    Thank you billy for all that you wrote on my...

    Thank you billy for all that you wrote on my posters. I am honored that you took the time.
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    Point taken.

    Point taken.
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    I just recently invested in the adobe suite. ...

    I just recently invested in the adobe suite. prior to Jan. 2011 I had a 2005 pirated copy of photoshop. I have never had a class in any adobe programs. I don't know what the kuler function is, but...
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    Awesome. Thank you. This is important and...

    Awesome. Thank you. This is important and humbling for me to hear. I got a BFA in printmaking and an MFA in printmaking from the #3 printmaking program in the country based on faculty and...
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    Thanks this is good. Most of the comments are...

    Thanks this is good. Most of the comments are good, even the angry sophomoric ones. I agree with the person who said I got off easy. I could see how this could have been worse. This is only the...
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    patrick mayton is my designer name. ...

    patrick mayton is my designer name. GigPosters.com - Patrick Mayton
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    Advice on how to price jobs.

    Recently I charged a band (my first significant national touring band) $200 dollars to print 100 three run posters 11 x 17 on chip board and another batch of 50 variable proofs on Mr. French paper...
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    You miss understand. I am not pissy because I am...

    You miss understand. I am not pissy because I am personally not getting comments often enough. I get them when the work grabs attention and I don't get them when it doesn't. I get that.

    I...
  14. I have a calligraphy book that Speedball...

    I have a calligraphy book that Speedball published in 1960 and 1965. It has two fonts like this in it. One is called "Block" and the other is called "Half Poster Block". I used them both in a...
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    comments on posters

    Most comments on posters just seem to be people kissing their friends asses. Like the joke, how many guitarists does it take to change a lightbulb? 10. One to change it and 9 to tell him how good...
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    Side Jobs

    I want to pursue making fine art prints and rock posters, but I keep having work I love get sidelined by the "side" jobs. Like printing a batch of t-shirts for a lawn care company, printing car...
  17. I agree with the last comment. Screen print 2...

    I agree with the last comment. Screen print 2 layers per side that take advantage of the existing imagery or cover it with a couple of flats.

    Glueing is real messy, however you slice it. PVA-...
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