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I'm thinking I would like to make some permies.com t-shirts.  I have ideas to make something cool, but I feel like whenever I try to make something that looks cool, it comes out looking stupid. 

I once designed a t-shirt and was fortunate to come across a guy that had a sense of cool and he made the t-shirt awesome!  In fact, he drew my farmer guy back in 1994. 

I tried to find him again and failed.

Anybody have any suggestions on how I might go about making a great t-shirt?




 
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Why not start with what you got?  Does your farmer guy not scale well?  Everyone here would immediately recognize the guy if he was on a shirt.

Start with what's already awesome, then grow from there!
 
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Well, yeah, I could start with the guy ... 

But that's just it.  I used the guy to support a local non profit (which, I think, didn't bring us any new users - damn) and what I put together looked kinda lame compared to what the others looked like. 

If I make t-shirts, it would be good if they were something that people liked to wear as opposed to something that people got rid of at a yard sale.  And I think I might be a bit of a clod at knowing one from the other.

 
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Your idea of the t-shirt listing a bunch of permie radical conversation starters is cool! You know, stuff that will make non-permaculture folks go "wha'?!"  (Or "WTF ?!") List a few here and see what folks think!

I think wearing something that "shows" folks what permaculture is (or can be) would be mighty interesting, not to mention helpful! 
 
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I spent five hours making this yesterday. 

The idea is that the shit will be two colors printed on an organic "natural" color t-shirt.    So the diagonal stuff is supposed to be a little subtle.

Questions are:

first impression?  Cool?  Lame?  Stupid?  Interesting?

Dupes?

http://richsoil.com/images/permies_tshirt_2_color.gif
 
                                    
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The link did not load a graphic when I clicked on it.


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I spent five hours making this yesterday. 

The idea is that the shit will be two colors printed on an organic "natural" color t-shirt.    So the diagonal stuff is supposed to be a little subtle.

Questions are:

first impression?  Cool?  Lame?  Stupid?  Interesting?

Dupes?

http://richsoil.com/images/permies_tshirt_2_color.gif

 
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I clicked on it just now and it came up okay.  What browser are you using?
 
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worked for me

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Have you seen this:  https://permies.com/swag.html

 
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