theres a thing in the Haight once a year called Clown Clean Up Day.
if you've ever wandered "mentally vulnerable" into this early morning freak scene of shop owners dressed as clowns sweeping the sidewalks...then you might understand why I thought this poster was clever andfunny..
This is my poster equivilant of the simpsons b-sharps episode.
Face cards have alot going for them--repetition-flippability- heavy profiles-knives in backs thick black lines-nice limited colors,family drama...who thought this all up?
-- this is Design thats soaked itself into our DNA -
As much as I can appreciate a super-crisply-illustrated-19-color metallic-splashed-diecut-dodechahedron-limited edition-hand pulled -screen print, I have to admit I see stuff like this and I get a stumbling visceral boot kick in the eye pan. Its like the seeing the all illuminating bright PUNK light again...(and hand lettering always just gets me all wiggly.)
plus sometimes an "untrained" hand will do things a "servant" hand would avoid like a whip...?
(or maybe its the drugs...i used to like them.)