Strawberryluna

New Poster Release: Feist Show Poster

Lovely, tough and feminine, Feist. And with the most beautifully textured voice around, the awesomely talented Feist. Featuring a Steeltown-tough Tartan plaid Tulip pattern in black & gold & green against a night-black background.

This is our all hand silkscreen printed, limited edition gig poster for the amazing Feist’s show in Pittsburgh on July 14th, at Stage AE, on Bastille Day.

  • Size 16 x22 inches (45.7 cm x 61 cm).
  • Edition: Limited edition of 120. Each print is hand signed and numbered by strawberryluna.
  • Inks: Hand printed in 3 colors with hand-mixed Steeltown gold, summer green and midnight black non-toxic water based silkscreen inks.
  • Paper: Archival, no-acid, recycled content, American made Cougar Opaque White, 100lb cover weight.
  • Fits beautifully into either a standard 16″ x 20″ frame by trimming the border, or into an 18″ x 24″ frame as is with a matte.

This 3-color all hand screen printed rock poster for Feist is now available for purchase in our webshop here and also in our Etsy Shop here $25.

  • Additional photo below shows how this print might looked framed. (Sold unframed & without a matte.)

New Poster Release: Andrew Bird & Death Cab For Cutie

What a show! We were thrilled to do this show poster for 2 of our favorite and spectacular bands in one spectacular show, right in our backyard. Pinch us, are we dreaming?

This is our all hand silkscreen printed, limited edition show poster for Andrew Bird & Death Cab For Cutie’s show in Pittsburgh on July 13th, 2012 at Stage AE.

  • Size 16 x22 inches (45.7 cm x 61 cm).
  • Inks: 7 colors from 4 screens with hand-mixed sunny field yellowy orange, clear red and teal, overlaying one another to make deeper colors than any one on it’s own, and seed black non-toxic water based silkscreen inks.
  • Edition: Limited edition of just 120. Each print is hand signed and numbered by strawberryluna.
  • Paper: Archival, no-acid, recycled content, American made Cougar Opaque White, 100lb cover weight.
  • Fits beautifully into either a standard 16″ x 20″ frame by trimming the border, or into an 18″ x 24″ frame as is with a matte.

This 7-color, all hand screen printed rock poster for Andrew Bird & Death Cab For Cutie is now available for purchase in our webshop here and also in our Etsy Shop here $25.

  • Additional photo below shows how this print might looked framed. (Sold unframed & without a matte.)

Hello California Part 1: San Francisco Renegade Craft Fair!

California Dreamin’ is our theme this July.

The amazing Renegade Craft Fair California Double-Whammy is happening with 2 huge, incredible craft fairs that bring the best in handmade, handcrafted artists and indie crafters to two cities: San Francisco on 7/21-7/22 and Los Angeles on 7/28-7/29. We are so excited and thrilled to be a part of these 2 amazing craft fairs, back-to-back weekends in NoCal & SoCal!

San Francisco Renegade here we come! Held at the incredibly cool Fort Mason Festival Pavilion, extending out into the beautiful Bay with spectacular views. SF Renegade is unlike any other show all year long. Come check us out at Booth # 215 on your left on the long wall.  We will have TONS of new prints and posters, as well and other goodies debuting in San Francisco. We’ll be vending and talking with lots of new and old friends along with over 250 wicked talented artists. Renegade San Francisco is not to be missed! Visit the awesome lists of artists here.

Renegade Craft Fair San Francisco is always free to attend and full of super cool art, craft, lots of hands-on creative workshops by the Urban Craft Center, The Museum of Craft & Design, Creative Bug & Peebeo.  Music by great SF DJs, tasty treats provided by SF favorites Tante’s, Neeto’s Cafe, Patti Wagon, and Rice, Paper, Scissors! and yes, plenty of adult beverages! And you can’t forget to get your photobooth photo at the free  photobooth courtesy of Magnolia Photobooth Co. Design gurus from Handful of Salt will help attendees explore the craft of modern design while selling subscriptions to their soon-to-be-released print magazine and encouraging visitors to vote for their favorite vendor (like us! hint!) for a future profile in Handful of Salt. What’s not to love?

 

The Details For You:

Just one of our many new art prints, “Seabird”, debuting in California at Renegade Craft Fair! Click here to purchase or for more info.

New Art Print Release: Bowl Stack Kitchen Art Print

Introducing “Bowl Stack” a kitchen-centric new giclee art print!

Happy Kitchen, Happy Home. We’re admitted foodies with a strong background of working in the restaurant industry, as well as just being big fans of fresh, home cooking with seasonal ingredients, the whole nine.

The kitchen is one of the most important rooms in any house, and we believe it’s truly the heart of every home. So with that in mind, we turned a little sketch by Allison into a new, perfectly sized giclee art print to brighten any little hearth in your home!

Bowl Stack is inspired by our love of cooking at home and the neatness of a set of stacking bowls. Good cooking and happy kitchens are all about balance. Our favoritest-favorite set are a vintage Jadeite set that nest beautifully and have a translucent quality.

  • Size: Image area measures 6.5″ x 9.5″. Sized to be flexible so that you can use either frame the print as is with a nicely sized border, with an 11×14 sized frame, or you easily trim down the border area so that it can fit or 8.5 x 11 or 8×10 sized standard frame as well.

Full of colorful overprints and transparent layers, our “Bowl Stack” giclee art print is a marriage of all of those things in one brightly colored little bowl village just waiting to find a new home in your home!

  • Please note, this is a digital and giclee archival print (not a silkscreen print) of an original illustration by me, strawberryluna. Each print is hand titled and signed.

“Bowl Stack” is now available for purchase in our webshop here and also in our Etsy Shop here $20.

  • Additional photo below shows how this print might looked framed. (Sold unframed & without a matte.)

New strawberryluna Fab Sale starts Saturday June 30th!

We’re thrilled to be working with our friends at Fab.com once again on our newest Fab Sale on June, 30, 2012.

This sale, like all Fab Sales is exclusive to Fab.com, lasting just 72 quick hours with lots of great deals on our art prints and Alphabet Prints at anywhere from 20% – 40% off of every day retail prices that you won’t be able to take advantage of anywhere else.

And, best! We’re release FOUR new, Fab.com exclusive release art prints. Get ’em early and get ’em at Fab.com exclusive prices 6/30-/12 – 7/2/12 – ONLY. (Want a sneak peek at these 4 new art print? Click here!)

If are already a member of Fab you can check out our preview here.

If you have yet to snap up a free, absolutely easy to sign up for, and spam free membership use this link to join Fab and get great deals on great design every day.

Our Fab Sale starts on Saturday, June 30, 2012 at 11am (EST) and lasts just until Tuesday July 3, 2012 at 11am. That’s it. For Pitt. Don’t miss out!

2 New Releases: Silkscreen Coffee Art Prints

Our new (re)release, "Fair Is Fair Trade" 3-color hand pulled silkscreen art print. Click the above image to purchase or for more info!

Our new (re)release, "Coffee, Thee & Me" 3-color all hand pulled silkscreen art print. Click the above image to purchase or for more info!

Sometimes the dead do come back. Yep! It’s true. There are a few long-sold out art prints that we have been considering bringing back from the archives and we’re happy to announce that 2 of our most requested silkscreen art prints are back in a big way.

“Fair Is Fair Trade” was originally designed and printed in 2008, featuring dark-roast brown and an Aegean Blue iconic NYC coffee take out cup with the slogans “Fair is fair. Justo es justo” supporting the freshly poured cup of joe.

“Coffee, Thee & Me” was originally designed and printed in 2009 featuring and elephant and a giraffe, super best friends sharing a moment of love and fidelity over a steaming cup of fresh coffee.

Both coffee-themed screen prints were created as a part of an art show initiative to raise awareness and funds for a fair trade coffee collective which Mugshots Coffee House in Philadelphia, PA works with regularly. Both coffee-forward print runs sold out quickly, and being major coffee fans as well as strong believers in not only supporting fair trade practices, but in putting our money where our mouths are and giving back creatively. To that end, we are really excited to re-release and re-print both designs as open edition art prints with a portion of the sale of each print benefiting Fair Trade USA. Fair Trade USA educates consumers, brings new manufacturers and retailers into the Fair Trade system, and provides farmers with tools, training and resources to thrive as international businesspeople.

Both “Fair Is Fair Trade” and “Coffee, Thee & Me” are entirely hand silkscreen printed with 3 hand mixed colors and are sized to fit beautifully into either a standard 16″ x 20″ frame by trimming the border, or into an 18″ x 24″ frame as is with a 1″ matte.

“Fair Is Fair Trade” and “Coffee, Thee & Me” are now available for purchase from our webstore here in our “Benefit Prints” section where the sale of each item directly benefits a cause or charity that we support, or in our Etsy shop here.

Below are some photographs from the hand silkscreen printing process taken while printing in our studio. There are tons more process photos at our Flickr page here too.

“Fair Is Fair Trade” 3 color hand screen printed art print process photos:

1st color printed "Fair Is Fair Trade". Steam & text.

Fancy finger-color tests and the 2nd color, "Fair Is Fair Trade", our 3 color silkscreen art print.

3rd & final color, all done! "Fair Is Fair Trade", coffee-themed our 3 color hand screen printed art print. Click the above image to purchase or for more info.

“Coffee, Thee, & Me” hand pulled silkscreen art print process photos:

"Coffee, Thee & Me" 1st color screen in the washout booth, waiting to dry.

1st color printed on our "Coffee, Thee & Me" hand screen printed art print.

2nd color, elephant-grey, ready to rock on our "Coffee, Thee & Me" hand silkscreen printed art print.

All done! Our 3-color hand pulled silkscreen art print "Coffee, Thee & Me". Click the image above for more info or to purchase.

New Poster Release: Clap Your Hands Say Yeah at Sasquatch! Music Festival 2012

One Solid Gold Toof & and a Gold Record – it’s all good.

We’re really honored to be a part of the amazing Sasquatch! Festival Poster Invitational for the 5th year in row. Each year Sasquatch! Fest hand picks a group of current poster artists from around the world to produce one special, limited edition posters for one of the bands playing at the Festival that year. For 2012 we are lucky enough to paired up with the super Clap Your hands Say Yeah and we couldn’t be more pleased. This year’s 2012 poster gallery is up at the Sasquatch! site here.

Our new poster for them is now available in our Web Shop here and also in our Etsy store right here.

The main deets:

  • Our Clap Your Hands Say Yeah poster is an all hand pulled, hand screen printed gig poster with 4 colors, one of them is a metallic gold that shimmers like crazy in the light. Painstakingly silkscreen printed by hand in our studio.
  • Limited edition of 120. This run was split into 3, a portion for the band, another portion went to Sasquatch! Fest for their annual Poster Show in conjunction with the festival, with the remaining posters available here. Each print is hand signed and numbered by strawberryluna.
  • Size is approximately 16 x22 inches (45.7 cm x 61 cm).
  • Printed on archival, no-acid, recycled content, American made Cougar Opaque White, 100lb cover weight.
  • Fits beautifully into either a standard 16″ x 20″ frame by trimming the border, or into an 18″ x 24″ frame as is with a matte.

The additional photos that you see below were taken during the hand silkscreen printing process. For more info and more photographs hop over to our Flickr account & hand silkscreen printing process set here.

To purchase this, or any other prints and posters, head over to our Web Shop here!

Lovely and shimmering metallic gold ink and color test-smears on the left. Soon to be a record…and a tooth!

 

2nd color, the background orange, printed onto my “registration copy”, hence the color test smears on the side. Ignore those! The registration copy is the only copy that ever has markings like this.

 

The 2nd & lighter orange ink at the top of the screen, about to be printed for the 1st time.

 

The 2nd and lighter orange ink at the top of the screen, about to be printed for the first time.

 

All done! 4th and final layer printed in midnight black ink.

New release: Lunch Bear eco-friendly lunch bags

Say “Hello!” to your new BFF. It’s Lunch Bear!

Introducing the first design in our new line of eco-conscious goods, Lunch Bear is  silkscreen printed with eco-friendly inks and made from 100% recycled cotton canvas using certified Fair Trade and Fair Labor practices in a lovely natural and unbleached cotton.

These fully machine washable reusable canvas lunch bags are super roomy and will hold anything from a substantial snack to a large lunch. No really!

– Size: 7″ wide x 10.5″ tall with a 4.5″ flat bottom gusset. Featuring a Velco-like self sealing and snug top for snack-time safety.

Not only does Lunch Bear give hugs, he gives help! A portion of the proceeds from each sale of our Lunch Bear lunch bags goes to the anti-bullying organization Pacer. To learn more about Pacer and the anti-bullying movement visit them here.

With Lunch Bear you’ll never eat alone again. Lunch Bear lunch bags are now available in our shop here.

New print release: Sun Mountains

New 4-color hand silkscreen printed art print "Sun Mountains". Click for more info or to purchase from our shop.

“Sun Mountains”, our brand new hand silkscreen printed art print release. Inspired by daydreams, geometry, color and texture play and bunch of science-based otherworldly things we’ve been reading lately.

Fresh off the press in our Friendship studio and now available in our Shop here.

Below are a select few photos of the hand screen printing process, with bunches more in our Flickr account too.

“Sun Mountains” is our newest 4-color, all hand silkscreen printed art print, now available in our Shop here.

Our Fab.com sale starts TODAY!

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Extra! Extra!

We’re having a new sale on Fab.com! Our sale starts today Wednesday 3/21 at 11am and runs through Monday 3/26. For 5 lightning quick days we’ll be featured on the amazing design-centric, membership only Fab.com.

Membership at Fab.com is 100% FREE. Use this handy sign up link if you aren’t already a member! We are, because we’re not just sellers at Fab.com. we’re also buyers. Seriously!

If you’re not familiar, here’s how Fab works:

  • With special discounts to Fab.com members of 30% – 40%  off of our day-to-day retail, there will be tons of great deals will be available on our hand silkscreen printed  art prints, super soft tees for adults and infants will be available for just 120 hours. But only to Fab.com members.
  • Fab.com is a member-only, extremely well curated design+art shopping site featuring flash sales of 120-hour duration with special deals, available exclusively at Fab.com.

Not already a member? Why not silly, it’s FREE! To get a your free Fab.com account use this invite link and see what the fuss is about.

Don’t forget, our sale runs for just 120 hours and starts TODAY Wednesday 3/21 and ends Monday 3/26, and once the sale is over, done, and gone….BOOM! It’s gone forever.

 

Click to visit our Fab.com sale!

New print released: Bird Dog & Bird

Bird Dog & Bird, our new 4-color hand screen printed art print.


Sometimes a great moment happens…

And if you are lucky, it’s right in front of you. Bird Dog & Bird is our newest, all hand silkscreen printed art print of just such an instant. And why couldn’t these two be the best of friends? Stranger things have happened!

  • Hand pulled screen print. 4 colors from 3 screens with bright teal hound dog blue, warm and transparent burnt orange and cocoa brown water based silkscreen non-toxic inks.
  • Edition of 105, hand signed, titled and numbered.
  • Size: 16 x 20 inches (40.6 cm x 55.9 cm.)
  • Printed onto archival, no-acid, recycled content, American made Cougar Opaque White, 100lb cover weight.

This print fits beautifully into either a standard 16″ x 20″ frame (as shown above), or into an 18″ x 24″ frame with a matte.

“Bird Dog & Bird” is now available in my Etsy shop here, and…soon to be available in my new website & webstore! OMG! 

Check out some photographs from the hand screen printing process of this print below. To see more process photos, visit my Flickr account.

Getting ready to print the first color, “Bird Dog & Bird” screen print.
1st color on our “Bird Dog & Bird” silkscreen art print.
2nd color on our “Bird Dog & Bird” silkscreen art print.
3rd & final color on our “Bird Dog & Bird” silkscreen art print. All done!

‘Tis the season!

Happy holidays, Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah, and a Happy New Year to you.

Wishing you the Best & Brightest to you & yours this holiday season.

2012 Wall Calendar – Three Owls – New Release!

2012 Three Owls Wall Calendar, now available to keep you company all year long! Click for more info or to purchase.

Happy Holidays & Happy New  Year!

We’re super excited to release our 2012 Wall Calendar, Three Owls. All set for the leap year of 2012!

Whooooo’s ready to keep you company all year long? Our 3 little owls! On the lookout & got your back, 366 days of the year. That’s right! 2012 is a Leap Year.

All hand illustrated by us and wonderfully printed on an Indigo press here in Pittsburgh. Bright, smart, & ready to hang on any wall.

Limited edition of just 100. Size: 11 x1 7 inches (27.9 cm x 43.2 cm.) Paper: no acid, archival Cougar, White 100lb cover weight. $14

Now available for purchase either HERE from our webstore or also in our Etsy shop here.

Best & Brightest Holidays to you & yours!

New release: Belle & Sebastian 2012 Wall Calendar Poster!

Click to purchase the Belle & Sebastian 2012 Wall Calendar from the Banchory web store!

Season’s Greetings!

Just in time for everything: A brand new Belle & Sebastian 2012 Wall Calendar Poster to keep you company all year long.

The Calendar is a limited edition, A2 poster-style format. (That’s just about 18×24 for us Yanks.) Easy to frame with Belle & Sebastian keeping you company for 366 days in a row. That’s right, 2012 is a leap year. Doink!

Belle & Sebastian 2012 Wall Calendar – Designed by us, strawberryluna, and beautifully litho printed in good ol’ Glasgow, UK and shipping internationally in time for the holidays.

This 2012 litho Wall Calendar is available exclusively via Belle & Sebastian’s web store. Clickety-click here to purchase!

New release! Screens’n’Spokes “Thinking Of You” silkscreen art print

"Thinking Of You", new 3-color hand silkscreen printed art print for the MS150 Screens''n'Spokes art show & team. Click for more info & to purchase.

If you love your bike and you love your love, and you both love bicycles? Well, this is the print for you!

Thinking Of You” is our 2011 contribution to the amazing Screens’n’Spokes (aka S’n’S) MS 150 Team and we couldn’t be more thrilled to be a part of their efforts and art shows again this year to help raise awareness and money for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. In just 5 years, the Screens’n’Spokes Team has raised over $200,000 to benefit the National Multiple Sclerosis Society through enlisting top printmaking artists to create new art prints for sale through the S’n’S annual art show and their Etsy Shop.

Once again this year S’n’S will be organizing a month long art show in Philadelphia with hand printed art work from over 15 Gig Poster artists. Mugshots CoffeeHouse on Fairmount has graciously hosted S’n’S for all five seasons.

Check below for more details about the incredible Screens’n’Spokes team, their fundraising, the S’n’S show and the artists involved:
http://www.screensnspokes.org/

Thinking of You” is our 3-color, all hand silkscreen printed art print, carefully printed one layer at a time, with soft cloud grey, bright love red, and black hand-mixed and non-toxic water based silkscreen inks. Edition of 200. Size: 16 x22 inches (39.4 cm x 55.9 cm.) Paper: no acid, archival Cougar, White 100lb cover weight.

This new art print is now available for sale in a bunch of places for your convenience too.

1. The Screens’n’Spokes Etsy shop here where all proceeds from the sale of any prints benefits the MS Society.

2. From our website here, with a portion of each sale going to the MS Society.

3. From our own Etsy shop here with a portion of each sale going to the MS Society.

4. From the show itself at Mugshots in Philadelphia in the lovely Fairmount section of the city with a portion of each sale going to the MS Society.

This is a limited edition print, so once it’s gone, it’s gone baby!

Below are some photos of the hand silkscreen printing process, and feel free to hop on over to our Flickr page where tons more process photos live!

"Thinking Of You" art print process: 1st color (grey) printed. Click for more info & more process photos of the silkscreen printing process.

"Thinking Of You" art print process: 2nd color (red) ink on the screen, ready to go. Click for more info & more process photos of the silkscreen printing process.

"Thinking Of You" art print process: 2nd color printed. Click for more info & more process photos of the silkscreen printing process.

"Thinking Of You" art print process: 3rd & final ink layer (black) ready to print. Click for more info & more process photos of the silkscreen printing process.

"Thinking Of You" art print process: 3rd color printed & done. Click for more info & more process photos of the silkscreen printing process.