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    the top smart ass idea/comment so far goes to Dan...

    the top smart ass idea/comment so far goes to Dan Black's suggestion to just get the band kicked off the bill.
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    Haha okay. Thanks Zach. I'll just keep on truckin'

    Haha okay. Thanks Zach. I'll just keep on truckin'
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    The poster is for a Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks...

    The poster is for a Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks show, and I'm doing the poster through the band and their manager, which I'm not sure if that makes it more discretionary?
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    Forgot an opener on poster, any advice?

    Hello everyone,

    So I have a dilema... I'm doing a silkscreen poster for a show coming up at the end of this month, I've already started printing, and I noticed online that there is now also a...
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    I don't wanna be the dude breaking all the naive...

    I don't wanna be the dude breaking all the naive newbie rules in a community filled with veteran poster artists, but is that lame to show up and sell posters through the bands merch with the...
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    Thats my thought, the band is Deerhunter (is it...

    Thats my thought, the band is Deerhunter (is it best to not name names of the band for this sort of thing, sorry im new on here), and the guitar player asked the whole band and gave me the okay, then...
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    So i've already fallen into a real dilema. For...

    So i've already fallen into a real dilema. For one of the bands i'm doing a poster for, I was given permission by both the band, and the bands management. But, I receive an email back from the...
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    Awesome, thanks everyone for the advice, I think...

    Awesome, thanks everyone for the advice, I think this is what I will go for.

    -josh
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    When to show up with posters....

    So, this is a pretty random and specific question, but i'm a noob for the most part.

    I have a couple shows coming up that i've been in contact with bands and I'm printing their silkscreen posters...
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    Yeah, bootlegging the posters was never a...

    Yeah, bootlegging the posters was never a question, for me it was just about what is the most correct way to get approval to make a poster for a band. So far I have gotten permission straight from...
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    Hey Zach, if you are curious, I just posted one...

    Hey Zach, if you are curious, I just posted one of the posters I finished. Hope you think it's good :)

    http://www.gigposters.com/poster/134707_Revolt_Revolt.html


    Also, anyone know why if i...
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    I wouldnt really say they are high profile or...

    I wouldnt really say they are high profile or anything, just bands I admire are playing slightly bigger venues than the normal small local club (Built to Spill and Deerhunter). I hope I make good...
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    Maybe I didn't make myself clear enough. I was...

    Maybe I didn't make myself clear enough. I was merely stating that I wasn't sure how to search for this specific topic on the board because I didn't really know how to phrase it, not actually the...
  14. Thanks for all the replies everyone, went with an...

    Thanks for all the replies everyone, went with an order of the #100 cover. Vroooom, what is this diagram you are referencing? I think im either dumb or not seeing what you mean.
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    Contact band or venue for show posters....

    Hey guys,

    I am fairly new to the world of show posters (I am currently a design student at Art Center in Pasadena). So far, I've only printed one poster for a show, and it went really well...
  16. Cougar #80 or #100 cover? (rolling posters...)

    I just found out I can get cougar opaque from my local Kelly Paper for pretty cheap after seeing everyone rave about it, so I did a few tests on both the #80 and #100 cover stock. The problem is, the...
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    Hey Brian, i really appreciate you taking the...

    Hey Brian, i really appreciate you taking the time to respond to my post. I understand all colored paper fades, maybe it's something I should just realize and get over.

    I do have to say that as...
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    Yeah, thats what I was going to say. I understand...

    Yeah, thats what I was going to say. I understand what you are saying Crosshair, if I want to print big color flats, I can do so. That being said, colored paper helps not waste ink, time, and effort...
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    French Paper fading question...

    Hey everyone,

    I'm kinda new here, and over the next few months will be printing posters for a few shows in LA and had a question about French Paper.

    I search the forum and noticed that lots of...
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    yay! successful first time selling my poster at a...

    yay! successful first time selling my poster at a show!

    I sold 20 of the 40 posters, and gave 8 to the band, leaving me with 12 extras to hang onto or sell later.

    The band loved the poster too,...
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    Do you still think its a big no-no if the band...

    Do you still think its a big no-no if the band cleared it in advanced? just curious.
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    Wow, great post, everyone has posted really...

    Wow, great post, everyone has posted really helpful advice! If i can sell 8 posters, i will break even, which is fine with me!

    Even if not, the coolest part is just getting to make a poster for a...
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    thanks for the help everyone! Seems like it is...

    thanks for the help everyone! Seems like it is kinda split half and half between selling yourself and letting the merch people sell it. I'd like to watch the show is the only thing though, so maybe i...
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    Wow, thanks for the quick response! I appreciate...

    Wow, thanks for the quick response! I appreciate the help.

    if anyone has any other tips, feel free to share.

    -josh
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    Question on selling first show poster

    Hi Everyone! I'm new here and have learned lots already just from searching and reading.

    I am a college student in Los Angeles at a school called Art Center and this weekend will be selling my...
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