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Client

Self-Promotional


Quantity Produced

10


Production Cost

$10


Production Time

1 Week

Dimensions (Width × Height × Depth)

10 in × 14 in


Page Count


Paper Stock

Recycled Brown Grocery Bags


Number of Colors

2

Varnishes


Binding


Typography

Impact

This piece is available for purchase for $15 (Plus Shipping + Handling)

This poster speaks for itself.

This project started after a conversation with my friend about vague sports advice. I wanted to do a fun and simple lino print on dark paper. Being broke, the only butcher-like paper I had were my grocery bags. This was the first poster I ever printed by hand. I sliced my finger open in the first five minutes of carving the block. But, in the end I learned a lot about registration and the art of carving a linoleum block.

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Production Method

Linoleum block

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Design

Ashley Wong

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Printing

Ashley Wong

This post was published in the original layout of FPO so all images are smaller. Project descriptions as well as production lessons are quoted in the main content area.

Post Author

Kelly Cree

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Kelly Cree

Writer for UnderConsideration LLC.

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Date Published

January 23, 2012

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About UnderConsideration

UnderConsideration is a graphic design firm generating its own projects, initiatives, and content while taking on limited client work. Run by Bryony Gomez-Palacio and Armin Vit in Austin, TX. More…


blogs we publish

Brand New / Displaying opinions and focusing solely on corporate and brand identity work.

Art of the Menu / Cataloguing the underrated creativity of menus from around the world.

Quipsologies / Chronicling the most curious, creative, and notable projects, stories, and events of the graphic design industry on a daily basis.

products we sell

Flaunt: Designing effective, compelling and memorable portfolios of creative work.

Brand New Conference videos / Individual, downloadable videos of every presentation since 2010.

Prints / A variety of posters, the majority from our AIforGA series.

Other / Various one-off products.

events we organize

Brand New Conference / A two-day event on corporate and brand identity with some of today's most active and influential practitioners from around the world.

Brand Nieuwe Conference / Ditto but in Amsterdam.

Austin Initiative for Graphic Awesomeness / A speaker series in Austin, TX, featuring some of the graphic design industry's most awesome people.

also

Favorite Things we've Made / In our capacity as graphic designers.

Projects we've Concluded / Long- and short-lived efforts.

UCllc News / Updates on what's going at the corporate level of UnderConsideration.


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