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Girl Barf: An interview with street artist Gabby Gonzales

The designer turned street artist may have only got her start spray painting the sides of buildings and walls in downtrodden alleyways nearly a year and half ago, but here squiggly-looking cast of characters, which are contrived from the stoned skateboarders and drunk hippie bums she runs into on the Hollywood streets, are a direct response to being out and about in the Los Angeles.
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Exciting an Age Old Craft: An interview with Best Dressed Signs

When was the last time you walked down the street and a sign actually caught your attention because it was aesthetically pleasing? The computer-designed, diecut vinyl lettering that litters a majority of business’ signs has undoubtedly created a creeping sameness in our cityscapes.

Sign Painting Demo: Best Dressed Signs x Lot F

Who knew that a large amount of public schools no longer teach students how to write in cursive? Best Dressed Signs and Lot F gallery teach us about the importance of preserving script handwriting and give a demonstration on basic sign painting.
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Hero Cowboys: Keith Maclelland’s Contemporary Idols

Keith Maclelland’s work has always been largely steeped in exploring the imagined notions behind the singing cowboys of the 1950’s – the Gene Autry and John Wayne types – who, with their fancily embroidered collard-shirts and leather chaps, could seemingly solve small-town problems from behind their wailing guitars.

In the Studio | Devin Kelly

Amadeus will be starting a new series of videos that take you behind the scenes of our in-depth interviews and into the studios and work spaces of the hard-working and inspirational creatives that grace the pages of our website and print issues.

Artist Interview: Llew Mejia

Llew Mejia is an artist, illustrator, and maker. If you don’t recognize him by name, you might by his perfectly quirky and folklorish illustrations that we can't get enough of, or by his meticulously intricate designs that decorate the pairs of swim trunks for sale at your local Target store.