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SOPHA Poster by laresistance SOPHA Poster by laresistance
Poster I made for an upcoming concert in youthcenter Kavka in Antwerp for Antwerp-based band SOPHA. They make sexy brass pop with hints of jazz, hiphop and funk. check them out here:
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I used horns ( because they use a lot of horns ) and a botanical garden ( because their band pictures have been taken in a botanical garden ) and combined it into this. I chose funky retrocolours to add to the funk-element.
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lizzybeth Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2010
I like the motifs in this. Using them in this way makes you realize how relatively absent they are in music related illustrations.
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laresistance Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2010
superthanks, that's a powerful comment :)
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Fievel-the-Mouse Featured By Owner May 11, 2010
Hey, it's the pride of Antwerp! Great stuff :)
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laresistance Featured By Owner May 11, 2010
haha, yeah, you saw it in real ! :)
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MumblingIdiot Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2010  Professional
I really, really like this. I've probably said this a few times recently but it's one my favourite things I've seen you do. It seems quite mature compared to your other work, which isn't to say that your other work seems immature. This just seems like a really neat piece of design.
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laresistance Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2010
thanks so much, man! yeah, I know what you mean. I try to get better, pay more attention to design. Learning more.
A lot of my stuff IS immature, but I feel I'm evolving and try different things and approaches. But I know what you mean and appreciate it a lot. The birth of this piece was kind of natural and easy. After 6 or 7 hours contraptions kicked in. When I heard the band, I thought: horns. Their band pic was taken in a botanical garden so that had to be in there as well. and their guideline was: make it funky. so I went for retro colours. I took a shower and saw the image immediately in front of me. exactly like this. Deadline was a bit sharp as usual, but it went smooth nevertheless. I like how it turned out and how the poster is all over the city now. When I see it it's like somebody else made it. weird, but fun too.

I also dig your latest cover a lot. also getting a lot more mature, man. tight compositions !
bliss bliss
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MumblingIdiot Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2010  Professional
Oh wow, that's pretty cool. I'd get such a kick out of seeing my work plastered up all over the place like that.

Thanks a lot man! Glad you checked that out. I kinda wanna post that elsewhere but I'm saving myself for when I can post the full spread, because it's way more impressive than just the cover. I'm pprrreetty proud of it.
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laresistance Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2010
that's totally gonna happen, man, and when that happens I wanna see some pictures. of the worx, and you getting a kick out of seeing it :)

actually, my girlfriend told me first you had a neat new poster on your blog, I didn't even know yet.
and then I had a look and had to agree.
I'm totally on the edge of my seat with popcorn, eagerly waiting for what you created ! looking forward to things is so much fun
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ZatMienster Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2010  Hobbyist Artist
wow man! wow
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laresistance Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2010
thx so much, man ! the poster is all over the city and the colours look good in real life
yeah, I'm quite satisfied with this one
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