Monday, May 19, 2008

Billboard One

Now that I have completed Revolution, I have begun a new project: a book I am calling Billboard. It is loosely inspired by both the shape and the visuals of discarded billboards...with layers of old advertising, overlapping colors and papers, bits of text popping through, etc. Here is page one and a detail:






Ingredients: altered paper, ephemera, acrylic paint,dry transfer, pigment and dye ink, electrical tape, pen, sharpie. 6 1/2" x 3 1/4". Please click image to enlarge.

14 comments:

azirca said...

What a great idea Seth. I love this page, looking forward to seeing this book come together.

LostLuggage said...

Me too..>I love the worn look you created here..add the graphic feel I love and I am a fan!

Karen Cole said...

Holy #$@$,

Brilliant to use those panoramic sketchbooks that I absolutely love, for a billboard study. I just love it.

bridgette said...

love all that's going on here seth. I love to look at walls too in the city that have been papered over and over again. Fascinating. I love that you are drawing your inspiration from that.

Carmen said...

This is great and what an original and inspiring idea! Can't wait to see more!

C

Gaby Bee. said...

I love your page, what a fantastic idea. Very unique! I look forward to seeing more of your book!

Gillian McMurray said...

I love the shape of this project. It makes a change to see a panorama/landscape style. Can't wait to see how it works out.

mcdc3s said...

Oh, yes.... I am going to like this a lot.

lynne h said...

wonderful, seth! what size are the pages?

Lost Aussie said...

What a fabulous start to your new project. I'm looking forward to seeing it evolve.

Gail P said...

I love Billboards when they decay. Can't wait to see what you do!

Shirley said...

Love how "urban" it looks...total grunge and graphic...love it!

DebbieOverton said...

Looking forward to seeing more of your new project. Off to such a great start! Debbie

Chris said...

How can you keep getting these ideas?! I'm a firm believer that if you're getting so many great ideas, it leaves fewer for me!!

Or, it could be that I should work harder.

nah, that's not it.