Monthly Archives: May 2022

Pushing Pixels 16: Poster Gallery Up!

I still need to add complete descriptions and to color correct certain images, but all of my poster designs are now up at one place, at this website. This is an internal link: https://thomasfarleyblog.com/artwork

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Pushing Pixels 14: Car Poster Example

Forced to use my truck as a model. Simple design, lengthy text box. Needn’t be any script at all, this is just my usual stuff and nonsense. ┬áLo res screen grab immediately below; framed poster photographed indoors under poor light.

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Pushing Pixels 13 – Another Take on Enigmata

Previous version Another possibility. Here, I brought out the lettering, added the required lady in the clouds, moved their street sign to their front porch, and added one of the ambassadors from Hans Holbeins’s 1533 masterpiece of the same name. … Continue reading

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Nightime Reality and Daytime Reality and Mental Health Awareness Month

What I experience at night is just as real, terrifying, horrific, or devastating as anything you experience in the day. Deal with it. And if you doubt me, you disrespect my condition in that you do not trust me. Yet, … Continue reading

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Pushing Pixels 12: First Car Poster

Using my ten year old and unwashed truck as a model.

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Pushing Pixel 11: Not a Language

There are probably more combinations of lighting, effects, textures, and colors possible through Photoshop as there are combinations of words in the English language. But a language, even if depicted by symbols or icons like Kanji, can’t be compared to … Continue reading

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Pushing Pixels 10: Instagram Photo Only Poster

This poster is proof of concept: can a poster be made based solely on Instagram grade photos? Certainly yes, but other problems now take place. Lettering still doesn’t pop out of the background, still lost in the background. Blue not … Continue reading

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Pushing Pixels 9: Cat Redoux

My previous cat poster was too subtle for most (internal link) so I have spelled things out. Perhaps a good thing.

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It’s A Perfect Life by Richard Hall performed by Moby and Company

You may not have heard a choir backing up lyrics like this before. But you will now. Spoons and foil are all he needs A bed and some china A lighter and some speed It will sing you to sleep, … Continue reading

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Sometimes by My Bloody Valentine

From the soundtrack of Lost in Translation. Two people between happy and sad. It’s all going to end. Does anything last? “No,” says the Fairy Godmother to Cinderella before midnight, but, “At least you got to go to the Ball.” … Continue reading

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