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Entries in t-shirts (2)


Tons of Great T-shirt Design Stuff

T-shirts are a pretty cool form of expression. They can look like anything. They can be inspiring. They can define you as a person. Sometimes they're a bit too casual , but they can have an upscale feel with the right design. Here's a look at some t-shirts, followed up with some links to t-shirt design tutorials and galleries so you can get more shirty goodness.

This is one of my favorites. I love the colors and asymmetrical design

Jenga fans? Or construction workers?

"A is for Apple" it says. It's a print of a hand painted ink art piece translated into a pretty interesting t-shirt.

Running with scissors

In the eye of the beholder. I don't know if I like the image itself, but I like the way its done.

Conezor? Just wierd. We all do scream for ice scream

Wasn't [[There Will Be Blood]] an odd movie?

As much as I love color, I couldn't resist this long sleeve shirt. It's just a cool high constrast design.

Paint by Numbers. For the artist in every nonartist. Or if you just remember paint by numbers stuff.

I'm not a weiner. Just a fun style and much like the others on here

A vintage woodstock poster on a shirt. Very cool image

Design your own

Here are a few pages about designing your own shirts that I found. I definitely want to do more shirt design, these things help inspire me to get started. Posting things here sure makes it easier for me to find things again when I need them...
Designing Ultra SceneXCore Apparel!
From Sketch to Vector Illustration

Intricate Patterns in Illustrator

Want to see more t-shirts?

Troundup. The T-shirt Lovers Blog.
Busted Tees
Ten Bills (T-shirts for only $10 or less)
A T-Shirt Reviewer Reviews T-Shirt Review Sites!

Radiohead at Nissan Pavilion

I had a great time, I really did. Tons of people had a horrible experience. It was rainy (flooding), traffic was bad and poorly managed. I drove in my little Toyota Yaris. It took hours leaving from Potomac Mills to the venue. Roads were closed due to the flooding and many people were turned away from the thing. A handy poncho helped make it bearable and I didn't really mind the rain. The band sounded and looked great from the field, moved a little closer, got a t-shirt. Good times.

Leaving ... the traffic was horrible, there was no control over the parking lots. No lane markers or anything, just dozens or lanes of cars trying to go straight for the exits and dodge the parked cars. The cars next to us were inches away at points. If I didn't have a GPS, we would have been confused in the detour mess like most of the travelers at the nearest 7-eleven who scrambled for directions collectively. Leaving the concert around 11, we made it back to DC at 2. It should have been about an hour away.

This was in no way a "green" experience, even though the band wanted an eco-friendly tour. I wonder how horrified they were by the miles of cars in every direction covering every lane of traffic. The venue isn't reasonable by any form of public transportation except rented bus!

Other people aren't not as positive as me on this one. And it's not unreasonable since hundreds of people had worse experiences, you could see them every where. It was great people watching. Read what they're saying about the concert:

Radiohead at Nissan Pavilion: Fail("Even in full rain gear we were miserable and cold as were most of the people around us.)
Radiohead at Nissan: Apocalypse Now ("The magnitude of misery (despite an otherwise great show) can not be fully described in this post, but i will try my best.")
Radiohead Awash in Virginia ("One fan has called it "the concert from hell": on Sunday night")
radiohead ("But, as someone as succinctly put it on, this was probably the best and worst concert experience in my life.")

It was Mother's Day, do the brits have that?

Update (May 13, 08)

Radiohead has posted this statement on their blog:
"Due to Sunday night's torrential rain storm and consequential multiple road closures, many fans were unable to reach the Nissan Pavilion. While acknowledging a lack of control over the ensuing flooding and detours, the members of Radiohead are nevertheless disappointed regarding this turn of events. For further inquiries, ticketholders who didn't get in are urged to contact:"

Update (August 16, 08)

See the follow up post: Radiohead in Technicolor at the Susquehanna Bank Center