Something of interest, Gigposters are fun....a lot like the show cards of old. I have been doing club flyers and posters for years but this is the event for it, great work by great artists with a lot of sign type layouts.
Sorta reminds me of a business in downtown Knoxville, on Gay street. They have a bunch of old (I mean old) block printing equipment, which they still use as a business. Mostly gig posters.
There's a style to that block print artwork, a highly posterized, funky, jazzy sort of style, so unique, so cool.
Walking back into their operation is a joy. Floor to ceiling shelves of typefaces of blocks, and loads of illustrations. The presses and most of the blocks are antiques that the owner has aquired in his travels. The type of place you wish you could pitch a tent and camp out in for a couple of days.
I just put a note on my to-do list, to see if they have a website address I can post here.
-------------------- James Donahue Donahue Sign Arts 1851 E. Union Valley Rd. Seymour TN. (865) 577-3365 email@example.com
Democracy is two wolves and a lamb voting on what's for lunch, Benjamin Franklin Posts: 2057 | From: 1033 W. Union Valley Rd. | Registered: Feb 2003
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In Nashville there is Hatch Show Print..probably the most famous poster shop...you can still go there and get posters done pretty cheap....yeah send a link I love that stuff, most of the gigposters artist silkscreen now...
-------------------- Rick Chavez Hemet, CA Posts: 1539 | From: Hemet,CA U.S.A. | Registered: Jun 2001
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