With a pertinent quote by Michaelangelo chosen to adorn the posters, Music worked with the printer and artists to create a process whereby the marbling print would resist the poster’s lettering.
The actual process of creating the marbling effect is time consuming and rather wonderful to behold. Here’s a glimpse of Lewis working on the prints:
“We encouraged Jemma to explore different marbling techniques, and the results have been astonishing,” says Music’s Craig Oldham of the project. ” Each pattern is totally unique due to each poster requiring a completely new setup.”
Here are some of the posters created:
For more information and details on LPF and to find out how to get hold of a limited edition poster, visit leedsprintfestival.com. Music’s charity of choice for all proceeds of poster sales is The Christie Hospital in Manchester.
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