Psychedelia

Get groovy with a ’60s rock poster

The Brief

Create a psychedelic poster for a past or imaginary concert

Trim Size

Tabloid/A3

Learning Points

  • Warping type

  • Considering readability and legibility

  • Choosing type and color

Tools

Illustrator, Photoshop

Fonts Used

Wes Wilson

Inspiration

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Sometime around 1966, the square citizens of San Francisco found themselves baffled by the appearance of a series of bright-colored posters, featuring swirling, almost unreadable type. They appeared on lampposts around town, and just as quickly disappeared, snatched up by the strange, oddly dressed kids that had recently taken over the Haight-Ashbury district. What did it all mean? If you had to ask, you just weren’t hip to the times, man. ...

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