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Mon Apr 15, 2013 6:07 pm

Well, I had this idea that I would love to have my 2 favorite bands Rush & Tool (obviously) immortalized on my wall in some way (aside from all the posters). Then one day I was browsing the Horkey thread and came across Matt's (decker3984) insane lettering on some dudes tube (no way to make that sound any less strange, so I am going to own it) and it hit me - the band names in the Horkey lettering style. So, knowing that Aaron was miles out of my price range (if he even does commissions anymore) and seeing how talented Matt was, I sent him a PM to see if he was interested in a paying gig and, to my great relief, he said he was on board. After some back and forth PM's, we came up with a style of lettering and even colors! Both will end up being 12x12 and I am seriously excited to see where this goes!

I made sure Matt was ok with me posting process pics, so watch this thread and I will update it when I get new pics.

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Mon Apr 15, 2013 6:14 pm

Woah, way to go Matt :clap:
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Mon Apr 15, 2013 6:22 pm

Awesome! :D
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Mon Apr 15, 2013 6:28 pm

looking forward to seeing how this pans out :drool:
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Mon Apr 15, 2013 6:41 pm

Nice, can't wait to see TOOL pictures.
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Mon Apr 15, 2013 7:10 pm

Indeed!

I feel like when it comes to creating (great) art for the band TOOL and getting the vibe right at the same time (dark and macabre yet transcendent) could be tricky, but I'm sure whatever decker3984 creates is going to be beautiful no matter what.

On a similar note, I would love to see how Aaron would approach creating a gig poster for TOOL.
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Mon Apr 15, 2013 7:27 pm

Xander wrote:Indeed!

I feel like when it comes to creating (great) art for the band TOOL and getting the vibe right at the same time (dark and macabre yet transcendent) could be tricky, but I'm sure whatever decker3984 creates is going to be beautiful no matter what.

On a similar note, I would love to see how Aaron would approach creating a gig poster for TOOL.
Yes, please! :clap:
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Mon Apr 15, 2013 7:31 pm

Did you get my PM?

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Mon Apr 15, 2013 7:34 pm

This is gonna be cool. Can't wait to see the finished product.
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Thu Apr 18, 2013 5:24 pm

Update - inking starts
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Mon Apr 22, 2013 1:59 am

Image 3 with more color
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Mon Apr 22, 2013 2:02 am

image 4 where the real fun begins. Rather than ink flat on paper, we have opted for a more 3D look. So, what you see is Matt cutting the black part of the letters out of black velvet.

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Mon Apr 22, 2013 2:10 am

Wow - this just keeps getting better and better.
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Mon Apr 22, 2013 12:59 pm

Well, technically...
It is matte black, but I am going to try black velvet as well and we will see which looks better. :wink:


Thanks Jeff! :cheers:
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Mon Apr 22, 2013 1:29 pm

Congrats. This is looking very promising.
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