I was once again asked to contribute a poster for a Widespread Panic show. Oddly enough, despite designing posters for about 5 years, this was my first one for a local show. It depicts a carny putting out the "badass" vibe while sipping on a tall boy. There's a few easter eggs in there such as the flying pigs (a Cincy icon), a dude sporting a Reds shirt, and a few Panic song references in the carny's tats. The overall design loosely references "Sharon,", a song Panic covers that mentions a carnival worker attracting people to a seductive performance inside a tent.
This poster is a limited edition of 220, though I have a small number of Artist Proofs available here. There's also a VERY limited number of green variants available here.And I also have the original 24x18" ink drawing available for $250 here. All posters have sold out.
I wanted to try something new and produce (sort of) my own line of toys/statues. I have several characters in mind and a few already in production. The first one I've had time to finish is Dexter. It's a one of a kind, hand crafted, 16" tall and 5" wide mixed media statue.
Dexter seemed like an appropriate first release considering we're down to the final week of his existence. I fell in love with this show the moment I discovered it. It was after season 4 aired so (thanks to Netflix) I had the chance to rock the first 4 seasons in immediate fashion. I've had Showtime ever since. Ive said it before but I LOVE when a show, book or film makes you root for a heavily flawed character! There's something positively novel about that. Tony Soprano, Hannibal Lecter, & Tony Montana are a few other examples that immediately come to mind. Regardless, the show is brilliant, the writing is brilliant, and I'm sad to see Dexter go. Hopefully they'll wrap it up in a deserving anti-Soprano fashion. Man, that ending scarred me!
So in the spirit of the series finale I present to you...Dexter...available here.