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elmwood zoo poster
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Published: July 17, 2012
© 2012 - 2019 strongstuff
my family and i are members of the elmwood park zoo in norristown, pennsylvania, so i was excited when a fellow that works there (and was familiar with my colonial theatre work) contacted me to design a screenprint for the zoo's nature shop.

the posters release on august 18 and i'll be doing a signing there that day. if you're local, stop by and say "hey". the zoo has a gaggle of cool exhibits (prairie dogs!) and is especially great for the young'uns.

release info:
date: saturday, august 18
time: 11 am - 1 pm
elmwood park zoo
1661 harding blvd.
norristown, PA 19401

print info:
size: 18" x 24"
medium: 3-color screenprint on french speckletone 80# cover
edition: limited, 200
Image size
612x810px 354.3 KB
Adobe Photoshop CS4 Macintosh
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LuisArriolaProfessional Digital Artist
Dude… I love this one!
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0olong General Artist
I like this very very much. Above all the composition - and particularly the ingenious use of the shapes of the animals - but also quite a few of the animals are hilarious if you look closely, while others are awesomely serious.
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Kitsch1984Professional General Artist
Very good work!!
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StarhorseProfessional General Artist
Love the negative space defining the eagle! This is fantastic on so many levels.
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minnoh Traditional Artist
Oh, I really wish I'd lived closer when this event took place... a signed and framed print of this would look gorgeous! As it is, I'm content to stare at it on my computer screen. c:

Everything about this poster is suitable for the intended purpose. The natural colours are easy on the eyes, you've worked countless animals into a design without cluttering the space, and the lineart is so attractive! Great job!
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KreepingSpawnProfessional Digital Artist
Awesome! :D
I suppose I can't order one. ;/
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TheAnonymousPenHobbyist General Artist
I really love this! The animals are so simple, but cute :]
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FiskXPhantomStudent General Artist
Well done.
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r1card089Student Traditional Artist
sick wit it man!!!
LOVE the color palette!!!
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laustsenHobbyist Traditional Artist
this is simply amazing!
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RedEyeAngelHobbyist Traditional Artist
I know is simple but at the same time very impressive.
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Amazing work!
Great style and execution! :nod:
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ArahirielProfessional General Artist
That is a wonderful poster!!! Love the use of geometrical forms here.
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dizzymonsterStudent Traditional Artist
beautiful! love the pretty peacock on the bottom. and the entire rest of the poster too.
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flominowaProfessional Digital Artist
I love the geometric linework you integrated into this design. The animal anatomies remind of the zoological works by Charlie Harper!
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flominowaProfessional Digital Artist
Oops! I meant Charley Harper!
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kagofan34Student Artist
Totally love it! If I live in pennsylvania definitely visit that zoo and get one poster!
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enteringmymindHobbyist Digital Artist
Wow this is Amazing!!!!:)
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daaashProfessional General Artist
awesome design! i really love it
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GraySayellProfessional Interface Designer
excellent design
GreatGodPan's avatar
Love the different expressions on those critters, really well done!
Pity that zoo's a continent away from this here place...
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