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Whether your band is just starting out or has been at it for years, you know it can be difficult to get noticed above the fray. The good news is that discerning music fans are drawn to cool visuals like moths to marquee lights, and with a little creativity, even the most econo-minded bands can come up with posters, tees, record and CD sleeves, stickers, and more that help ensure the locals will come out in force the next time your van pulls up to the club.
 
Author Ruthann Godollei, an artist and printmaking professor at Macalester College in St. Paul, Minnesota, imparts a wealth of wisdom and experience, describing and showing how to use linocuts and woodcuts, stencils and stamps, letterpresses and screenprints, even photocopiers and laser printers, to turn out memorable and hip flat stock and merch to announce and commemorate your next gig, seven-inch, or release party. In addition to instructional images and a wealth of quick tips, Ruthann includes stellar examples of these media created by artists around the country.
 
Even if you’re not in a band but just interested in affordable media with which to create artwork for public consumption, you’ll find plenty of useful and even outside-the-box ideas and inspiration between these covers. So slip on an old shirt, ink up a roller, grab a stack of paper, and let’s get started!

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Whether your band is just starting out or touring the nation, here’s how you can build its identity by making your own unique gig posters, T-shirts, album covers and record sleeves, and stickers. Here are step-by-step instructions and photos explaining techniques like screenprinting, photocopy art, mixed-media collage, stencil, stamping, and other guerilla art styles. Included as well is a gallery of art and artists to inspire you in creating your band’s look.

Synopsis:

Whether your band is still woodshedding or touring the nation, here’s how you can craft its identity with your own unique gig posters, T-shirts, record and CD sleeves, stickers, and more. Artist and printmaking professor Ruthann Godollei shares her wealth of experience creating gig posters and teaching bands how to make their own. Inside, she describes and shows a range of media accessible to even the most econo-minded bands—linocuts, stencils, stamps, photocopy art, and screenprints—and how to utilize them to create memorable posters, swag, and merch. Godollei also includes galleries of inspirational examples from artists around the country. Music fans and writers remember cool and creative visuals, and this book gives you the tools and information you need to make sure your gigs and records get noticed.

Synopsis:

Whether your band is just starting out or touring the nation, here’s how you can build its identity by making your own unique gig posters, custom T-shirts, album covers, record sleeves, and stickers. Fans want cool and creative band merchandise, and this book gives you the tools and information you need to create your own.
Author Ruthann Godellei is an artist and printmaking professor at Macalester College in St. Paul, Minnesota, with vast experience making gig posters as well as teaching band members how to make their own. She explains, with step-by-step instructions and photos, techniques like screenprinting, photocopy art, mixed-media collage, stencil, stamping, and other guerilla art styles.
Included as well is a gallery of art and artists to inspire you in creating your band’s look with your merch.

About the Author

Ruthann Godellei (St.Paul, MN) is an artist and printmaking professor at Macalester College in St. Paul, Minnesota. Her work is in collections such as the Frederick R. Weisman Museum at the University of Minnesota, Rutgers University, Syracuse University, and the Centre for Fine Print Research, Bristol, UK.

Table of Contents

Introduction
1 Stencils
2 Linocuts and Woodcuts
3 Digital Printing and Photocopies
4 Screenprinting
5 Stamping
6 Now That You Have the Printing Bug . . .
Resources
Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780760343142
Subtitle:
Screenprinting, Photocopy Art, Mixed-Media
Author:
Godollei, Ruthann
Publisher:
Voyageur Press
Subject:
Rock
Subject:
Crafts-General
Subject:
Screenprinting
Subject:
concert posters
Subject:
punk rock art
Copyright:
Edition Description:
First
Publication Date:
20130315
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
250 color photos
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
11 x 8.5 in

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Whether your band is just starting out or touring the nation, here’s how you can build its identity by making your own unique gig posters, T-shirts, album covers and record sleeves, and stickers. Here are step-by-step instructions and photos explaining techniques like screenprinting, photocopy art, mixed-media collage, stencil, stamping, and other guerilla art styles. Included as well is a gallery of art and artists to inspire you in creating your band’s look.

"Synopsis" by ,

Whether your band is still woodshedding or touring the nation, here’s how you can craft its identity with your own unique gig posters, T-shirts, record and CD sleeves, stickers, and more. Artist and printmaking professor Ruthann Godollei shares her wealth of experience creating gig posters and teaching bands how to make their own. Inside, she describes and shows a range of media accessible to even the most econo-minded bands—linocuts, stencils, stamps, photocopy art, and screenprints—and how to utilize them to create memorable posters, swag, and merch. Godollei also includes galleries of inspirational examples from artists around the country. Music fans and writers remember cool and creative visuals, and this book gives you the tools and information you need to make sure your gigs and records get noticed.

"Synopsis" by ,
Whether your band is just starting out or touring the nation, here’s how you can build its identity by making your own unique gig posters, custom T-shirts, album covers, record sleeves, and stickers. Fans want cool and creative band merchandise, and this book gives you the tools and information you need to create your own.
Author Ruthann Godellei is an artist and printmaking professor at Macalester College in St. Paul, Minnesota, with vast experience making gig posters as well as teaching band members how to make their own. She explains, with step-by-step instructions and photos, techniques like screenprinting, photocopy art, mixed-media collage, stencil, stamping, and other guerilla art styles.
Included as well is a gallery of art and artists to inspire you in creating your band’s look with your merch.

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