MARS-1 Blacklight Flocked Poster with SF Electric WorksJuxtapoz // Tuesday, 29 Mar 2011
Now nothing says a little early 1970's Haight like a black light poster. Our February 2009 Juxtapoz cover artist, Mars-1, just released a black light print through San Francisco's Electric Works. The Blacklight Flocked Poster is hand-silkscreened with fluorescent UV inks and black velvet flocking.
Here are the notes at SF Electric Works:
Each 32" x 25" poster is signed by the artist and due to the hand printing of the silkscreen each one varies just a little from the other making every one unique.
This is a limited-edition signed and numbered blacklight poster. The color background was applied with a process called "Split Fountain" in which all 5 colors are put on the screen and mixed into the gradient in one pull as the squeegee goes across the screen. Each pull mixes the inks a little differently so each print is unique. The fluorescent inks are UV reactive so the poster has one look in the daylight and totally different colors under blacklight.
About the print:
Infinite Tapestry, 2011
Hand Silkscreen, Fluorescent UV Inks with Black Velvet Flocking
Image Size: 32" x 25"
Edition of 140, plus proofs.
Buy it here.