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strawberryluna

Ask me anything   i like fun. i am a designer & screenprinter & artist who makes rock posters, art prints, and more.

things that are warm, fuzzy, kind, 4-legged, winged and coffee related make my heart go pitter-patter.

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misterlorde rules. and this issue, debate, “thing” is a thing in the gigposter community that we’ve all come at from all sides. hence, it’s a thing. good post friend!
misterlorde:

drawmark:

I Drew This Thing #5 from @drawmark for @illo_island

I had to reblog this hilarious piece by Mark, as it made me think about why I do gig posters. Somewhere late in my second year of college, my motto and goal in life was to “make cool shit”, and that’s pretty much stayed with me. I think some version of that was in my head when I started doing posters in 2000 (holy shit, look at this thing! There’s a lot I’d do differently now). Back then, I didn’t get paid. I was doing it for fun, props, to help friends via promotion, and being part of the culture. Now, I still do it for those reasons, but I get a little something for the effort. I know my friends in music aren’t made of money, so I don’t ask for much. This was, of course, while I still had a job.
With my newly-started unemployment adventure, I find I’m re-evaluating where I am in the realm of freelance illustration and design. All I know is that this hopefully brief moment of joblessness will be used wisely. I’ve got some time, I’m gonna spend it creating…like I should’ve been all along.

misterlorde rules. and this issue, debate, “thing” is a thing in the gigposter community that we’ve all come at from all sides. hence, it’s a thing. good post friend!

misterlorde:

drawmark:

I Drew This Thing #5 from @drawmark for @illo_island

I had to reblog this hilarious piece by Mark, as it made me think about why I do gig posters. Somewhere late in my second year of college, my motto and goal in life was to “make cool shit”, and that’s pretty much stayed with me. I think some version of that was in my head when I started doing posters in 2000 (holy shit, look at this thing! There’s a lot I’d do differently now). Back then, I didn’t get paid. I was doing it for fun, props, to help friends via promotion, and being part of the culture. Now, I still do it for those reasons, but I get a little something for the effort. I know my friends in music aren’t made of money, so I don’t ask for much. This was, of course, while I still had a job.

With my newly-started unemployment adventure, I find I’m re-evaluating where I am in the realm of freelance illustration and design. All I know is that this hopefully brief moment of joblessness will be used wisely. I’ve got some time, I’m gonna spend it creating…like I should’ve been all along.

— 3 years ago with 11 notes
#posters  #spec work  #fair pay  #fair work  #misterlorde  #freelance