a) show was awesome
b) dwitt was a fine dancer and already has his own two step "move" down
c) the train loved the poster, signed many of them for the fans, and exhorted dwitt to "sell the shit out of them."
d) you must now buy dwitt's wayne hancock poster.
Yes it did.
Norman Rockwell also did most of his drawings HUGE, I went to the Baseball Hall Of Fame and there's an original Rockwell drawing there (The umpire holding his hand out as it begins to rain) and it is almost as tall as me.
I have a picture of me next to it, I'll try to find it. But it is easily like 5' X 5'...and the detail is AMAZING.
alrighty, I'll give it a shot.
Everything Norman Rockwell ever did uses this composition device.
He would have his work space and probably in his mind drew a '+' and an 'x', the two symbols overlapping each other, so the whole thing is a bullseye of sorts. There was a center, and radiating quandrants.
Then, he would fill up the space with his figures, using those imaginary lines to give the thing a balance. All of his imagery is very solidly put together because of it.
In relation to this one, the bulls eye center is the bottom of the 'H' in Hancock. Then you can see the radiating lines. The woman's elbow follows the diagonal in the picture frame in the upper left corner.
The hancock sign starts the other diagonal line that the lean of the man completes. The '+' sign is easy with the horizontal division in the wall and the sight line of the man. The vertical is the lines in the paneling and the beer bottle.
I went through about three different versions of this drawing before I was happy with it... now I know why. Neat.
Did that make any sense?
I just realized something....
This follows the Norman Rockwell design pattern. If you've studied him, you know what I'm talking about.
a'+' and an 'x' on top of each other. Without fail.
Huh. It works.
Plantweed- I will be compiling all of my April posters into a little zine sized book, to collect all the 'April showers bring DWITT flyers'. This and the Fantomas poster will appear as b/w images in it.
Just got 4 flyers left for the Triple Rock and I am taking a break....
I was super excited to do this poster. I hope Mr. Hancock likes it. This will be the first poster I've done where I WILL have the musician sign a copy for me.
I love the Train.
amy jo- she's definitely leaving....