Category Archives: Linocut

Good People I Know: Saint Adam

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A new series dedicated to real people. Not rock stars or other luminaries, just real, good people. Good People I know will be an ongoing series. Made as I meet good people. Saint Adam is the first in this series. Hand carved and hand printed linoleum block print. Signed and numbered edition of 30 of which 20 are available, the remainder will be given to the good person i know to do with what he/she wishes. Print measures 10.5 x 11 inches and is printed on 100lb French Starch white paper.  Now Available in my shop:http://marcguertincreative.bigcartel.com/product/good-people-i-know-saint-adam

Bridges NOT WALLS: Phish Riverbend Music Center 2/20/2000 Cincinnati, Ohio Linocut Poster

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Another commissioned piece.  Really enjoyed this  one.  Make to look like an old time postage stamp.  Features a highly detailed rendering of the Roebling Suspension Bridge, built by John  A. Roebling.  This bridge spans the Ohio river between Cincinnati, Ohio and Covington, Kentucky.  When it open in 1866 it was the longest suspension bridge in the world.  It also served as the model for the Brooklyn Bridge also built by Roebling.  Limited supplies are available in my shop:http://marcguertincreative.bigcartel.com/product/phish-9-20-2000-riverbend-music-center

Foil, not just for leftovers anymore.

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Phish Magnaball

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Here is my latest print.  7 Color hand drawn, hand carved and hand printed linoleum block print commemorating Phish’s Magnaball Shows at Watkins Glen, NY next weekend.  The print measures 12 1/4 x 23 1/4 ish and is printed on 80 French Starch White Paper.  The lady glows in the dark.  Signed and numbered edition of 50.  Available for purchase at:  http://marcguertincreative.bigcartel.com/product/phish-magnaball

By Popular Demand….Grateful Tube Artist Proofs now available.

posters deadOriginally these were created as a give away for my poster collecting friends during the GD50 shows in Chicago.  The original run of thirty was given out but I am still getting requests (every day). So, I am releasing my own proofs for purchase.  Each print measures 8 x 8 and is hand printed on 80lb french Speckletone paper and signed and marked as an artist proof.  Quantities are extremely limited.  Proofs can be purchased here:  http://marcguertincreative.bigcartel.com/product/grateful-tube

For my fellow collectors…

My interest in gig posters began as a music fan.  Through the years I have gone to “lots” of shows, too many to count.  When I could, and when they were available I bought a poster.  Before I knew it I was a poster collector.  After almost two decades of collecting I started getting interested in making posters.  Funny, all those posters I have collected over the years are like reference material to me now.  For years I collected in a vacuum, nobody knew I collected and I really didn’t know anyone who collected.  Through the internet that has changed.  I have forged real life friendships with collectors all over the world.  When I headed to the GD50 shows in Chicago I printed up a little something to give to my collector friends.

marcs iphone 2015 1267The print is rather small (approximately 8.5 inch square).  Hand printed on French Medero Beach Speckletone paper (80 lb), which were actually scrap cutoffs from another project, as was the small block of linoleum.  The entire 30ish piece edition was cut and printed while my 7 year old read and “Ant Man” book aloud.

Beer Thee Well

Better late than never.  I just finished my offering for the Screens N’ Suds Charity Event scheduled to coincide with the Grateful Dead’s Fare Thee Well shows over the 4th of July Weekend.  My print is a two color hand drawn, cut and printed linoleum block print.  The print measures 12.5 x 15 and is printed on French Specktone Paper.  The Print is signed and numbered edition of 30 and will be available at Screen N Suds event Ale thee Well on Sunday July 5th from 12- 4 pm at Galerie F located at 2381 N. Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, Il.

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Jer thee Well

jertheewellIn honor of the Grateful Dead playing there “final” shows over the next  week, I reprinted an old favorite with a new color twist.  This 2 color Split Fountain, hand carved, hand printed Jerry Garcia Linoleum Block Print. Print measures 12 x 15 and is printed on 80lb French Speckletone Paper. Signed and numbered edition of 100.  Available for purchase at my shop http://marcguertincreative.bigcartel.com/product/jer-thee-well

Phish Storage Jam

A while back I was approached by a group of collectors who asked me if I would be interested in creating a print based on a particular musical event within an even larger music event.  The folks who wanted to hire me had attended Phish’s Superball IX Festival in Watkin’s Glen, NY in July of 2011.  Long after the main concert field had cleared the band set up inside a “storage unit” erected on site and played some of the most trippy, psychedelic music they have ever played.  Funny thing, you could not really see the band inside the nit, only their shadows working away.  I was immediately interested.  We agreed on one multi-colored print with a glow element.  The more i watched and listened to the storage jam , the more I became convinced that the best way to depict this event was with four prints, each print focusing on a different band member.  I went back to the group and asked permission to change the scope of our engagement.  I received and enthusiastic YES, and I began to draw, cut and print.  Each print measures 12 x 12, glows in the dark, and is embossed with the show information date, location, etc.

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