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By John Foster

The artists featured in Dirty Fingernails, make a concerted attempt to do tasks that require them to step clear of the pc to create extraordinary designs for consumers and themselves. They reveal that solid layout doesn’t need to be clean-in truth, the messier the higher. From silkscreen prints to collages produced from photocopies, to hand-drawn lettering, each one dressmaker explains their technique and why they’ve selected to paintings of their selected medium. It’s an inspirational assortment that might make even the main computer-savvy clothier drool.

About the Author
John Foster is a world-renowned clothier, writer and speaker on layout concerns. His paintings has been released in different books and each significant journal, hangs in galleries around the globe, and is a part of the everlasting number of the Smithsonian. he's the proud recipient of either a gold and silver medal from the paintings administrators membership in addition to a better of convey from the ADDYs. he's the writer of latest Masters of Poster Design.

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After a while, it Designer, illustrator: Ana Benaroya would begin to look like a colorful abstract painting. 6 cm) favorite papers and paint over them with these very simple faces. Now it has turned Materials: Acrylic paint into a weird compulsion of mine and I can’t stop,” she laughs. “These make for a lot Printing process: Digital print of happy accidents, especially because the background colors are done without any thought and compiled over time. There is something therapeutic about doing these faces.

Indd 32 Text Job:01380 Title:Dirty Fingernails (Rockport) Page:32 5/28/09 4:35:39 PM Firm: Sagmeister, Inc. Title: Trying to look good limits my life Art director: Stefan Sagmeister Designers: Stefan Sagmeister, Matthias Ernstberger Size: Five billboards Materials: Everything we could find! Printing process: Installation “The title of this work (and its content) is among the few things I have learned in my life so far,” explains Stefan Sagmeister. “Broken into five parts, Trying to look good limits my life was displayed in sequence as typographic billboards in Paris for Art Grandeur Nature.

What I got out of listening to the record was a simple yet refined approach to what they had Lawrence Azerrad been doing in the past few years as a band. ” Murphy decided on “a repetition of individual patterns that, when combined, Size: Original sizes: 18 × 24 inches make up larger and hopefully beautiful images. 7 × 61 cm) to 8 × 8 inches to my drawings, and I think that fits with the album as well. 3 cm) of meditation for me. After a while, the scratch at the paper and the repetitive motion from the drafting pen puts me in a trance that can keep me working for hours.

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