Arcade Fire Poster
This is a hand-drawn print honoring Arcade Fire, a Canadian band, consisting of husband and wife Win Butler and Régine Chassagne, alongside Richard Reed Parry, Tim Kingsbury and Jeremy Gara.
The band is an important landmark of the indie rock landscape and can play over 16 instruments, all depicted in the illustration in and above an Arcade Fire tour bus.
The tour bus and the desert played an important role in their career because, after the huge success of their first album, Funeral, they had a break in making music.
The creativity returned while driving in the New Mexico desert, pictured here with the endless horizon of psychedelic texture. As well as being inspiring, the desert is a place where the stars shine brightest, they are reflected here on the van's windshield and represent going after your dreams.
The band name itself is made out of abandoned giant carnival-style letters linking back to their album Neon Bible.
There is also a Pacman sticker on the side of the van, for arcade nostalgia.3 days ago
Goodbye June Poster
This illustration honours Goodbye June, an amazing rock band from Nashville, Tennessee.
Cousins Landon Milbourn, Brandon Qualkenbush and Tyler Baker formed the band after the death of Tyler Baker's brother. This tragic event in June led to the name of the band today.
This print deals with this difficult memory with the illustration of an angel.
Having a death in the reflection symbolises that life can change in a flash, evoking the car accident.
The inspiration is also from the album's name 'See Where The Night Goes'.
We can see a journey in the sky portrayed with a sailor fishing stars, living an adventure helped by the angel.
There is a subtle mention of grief in the reflection of the man in the boat. It is of two brothers, one with the arm over the other, instead of what should be the sailor by himself. This is to show the love that remains. The crescent moon instead of the sail represents rebirths and new beginnings.
It was important to include nature in the print, because inspiration comes from being in nature, and is responsible for us being alive, also a link to Nashville’s beautiful nearby lakes.4 days ago
Illustration honouring the Swedish rock band, Ghost. Here the band is drawn as they appear on stage, the seven Nameless Ghouls and the lead singer, Tobias Forge, as his character Papa Emeritus, a demonic anti-pope.
The tinted church glass inscripted with the band's name is directly inspired by the cathedral of Linköping in Sweden, the city where the band formed.
Through the column framing the drawing, three skeletons are crawling toward the band, another reference to their inspiration, horror films and "the traditions of Scandinavian metal" in the band's imagery.3 days ago