The second print in my summer tour series. For the Gorge shows, I decided to create an homage to the poster for “The Amazing Colossal Man” ( 1957) which was illustrated by Albert Kallis . In place of the colossal man, I opted for George Washington, since it definitely seem appropriate for a show taking place in George, WA. Using photos of Washington’s actual uniform, I recreated the original poster, adding the actual Gorge background, as well as the stage. The print was hand drawn in sections, then inked and watercolored to create the complete image. They were later scanned, and digitally arranged to create a version that is true to the original poster. This was originally the only poster to not contain Phish lyrics, but as I created more posters (which included lyrics), it seemed like the odd man out. After many suggestions from others, as well as lots of researching, I finally decided on lyrics from 555. Oddly enough one of the planes has 555 on it, so it seemed fitting that I ended up using lyrics from that song!
Prints are 13×19 on cardstock, and limited to a signed edition of 150. I currently have a small presale going on in my shop ( www.joseeen.etsy.com ) , I will have prints available at the Gorge as well (although I won’t be there).