IN THE STUDIO: When an idea takes shape at Point.B Studio, we often create mock-ups the old-fashioned way communicating concepts using sketchbooks, thumbnails, tissue paper overlays and hand-painted lettering. This slowed process results in a more meaningful dialog and richer visual result between creatives. The poster below was created for the Cape Blanco Heritage Society for their annual Coast Guard Day using this technique.
Once a design direction is agreed upon and the concept digitized, iterations towards the final goal of publication are simplified. The "Save Our Lighthouse" poster was created for the first ever Lighthouse Day out at Cape Blanco to raise awareness of the endangered state of the Cape Blanco Lighthouse. Artist Darren Evans created a painting specifically for the event. Once initial concepts were explored and the work was in a digital format, design revisions could be made quickly working with other creatives and partners involved with the event. Ultimately the event was moved to a new venue due to high winds at the cape making rapid revisions essential to get the word out about the last minute change.
COMMUNITY EVENT: Art Walk. Seasonal event in Port Orford, Oregon, featuring work of the town galleries. A different artist was selected for each poster with only a sampling of work shown below. On special occasions more than one poster was produced. At bottom: a special lightbox edition featuring the pyrotechnic photography of Lance Nix.
STUDIO VINTAGE: Posters from the vault representing the best of Point.B Studio past exhibits. Several are available as fine art prints. Posters for αἰτία and Songlines were created as collaborative art projects on-site the day of the event (see αἰτία Part One and Part Two).
STUDIO EVENT: Road Trips. Year-long experential art exhibit at Point.B Studio.
YET MORE POSTERS: Music, art and design are all-time favorites at the studio and we seek to combine these elements whenever possible. See also Music + Design. (We're most satisfied when we can blend in some food and other outdoor aspects as well :)
SEE ALSO: Point.B Historical