OBAMA: Hope is Taupe

October 18, 2008

Yeah, I couldn’t help myself. I made this Barack Obama poster, an homage to Shepard Fairey‘s original.

Hope is Taupe

Obama: Hope is Taupe

If you like this poster, you should definitely check out my Barack Obama Hallowe’en Costume.

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Obama HOPE poster and copycats

October 18, 2008

I love this poster, created by graphic designer Shepard Fairey:

But even more, I love these posters, which I found with my Google-Fu Image-Searching powers:

I choose to interpret this as a compliment in Ebonics.

I choose to interpret this as a compliment in Ebonics.

I think I’d like one featuring Obama, entirely in shades of light brown, and captioned TAUPE.
Update: Obama: Taupe is done.

Here’s a great tutorial on how to make your own vectorized poster using Photoshop and Illustrator.

And finally, if you like this post, you should really check out my Barack Obama Hallowe’en costume.