Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Sunday, December 20, 2009

"C.S. PHOTOSHOP BRUSHES" - Centric Studio's Most Useful Blog to Date


Most of the traffic that our website receives comes from those in the creative community that use our photoshop brushes and fonts. So, we started a new blog, CS PHOTOSHOP BRUSHES, that is strictly dedicated to photoshop brushes that we create. The plan is to update it monthly with new content so you might want to check back every now and then. Enjoy!

Sunday, December 13, 2009

"Distress Signal" at the Hillbilly Bombshell


We just finished installing the "Distress Signal" Show at the Hillbilly Bombshell located at 309 North Illinois Street in Belleville, Illinois. The opening is Saturday, December 19th, 2009 from 7pm to 10pm. So, stop by and check out some of our 7 ft. tall prints, mixed media work and skateboard graphics. Did I mention that there will be free refreshments and live music?

Here is a little preview:




Monday, December 7, 2009

New 16x10 Diptych Prints



Get these two 8x10 prints for only $15.00 right Here.

Monday, September 28, 2009

Brad Eilering & Centric Studios Collaboration in Progress

The following clip shows our most current collaborative project with Architect and Instructor Brad Eilering for the 2009 Faculty Show at Southwestern Illinois College. In this clip you will see the adhesive transfer process that we used to get Brads image (shot with a Holga camera) onto two 2x4 ft. birch panels. This is only the first phase of production, so you will have to check out the show to see the finished piece, which will be covered in beeswax. The show will run from November 12 to December 12, 2009 at the Schmidt Art Center.

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Saturday, August 29, 2009

The Art Rifle Zine - Duce


In this issue of the Art Rifle we feature 37 vector images broken down into 3 categories: Freemasonry, Military and U.S. History. Enjoy!

Sunday, June 14, 2009

The Art Rifle Zine - Numero Uno!


In the first week of this month we released the first issue of our online clip art zine, The Art Rifle. So take a gander, and if you would like to use any of the 36 vector patterns in this issue, you can purchase the entire issue in a PDF format HERE.

Wednesday, May 20, 2009

"DISOBEY" Screen-Printed Posters



We have teamed up with submedia.tv once again. This time we have come up with a distressed version of SubMedia's "Disobey" Icon and screen-printed it in 3 colors on 11x17 inch chipboard. You can order one HERE.

Wednesday, May 6, 2009

COMING SOON - The Art Rifle Online Zine



For those of you that visit this blog for graphic resources, we are excited to announce our latest work in progress, The Art Rifle online zine! Each issue of this bimonthly publication will feature some of the latest additions to our ever-growing collection of original and historical illustrations.

The first issue will be published in June and will be viewable online at issuu.com/theartrifle. The PDF files (which are perfect for editing in Adobe Illustrator & Photoshop) will be available on our site for a minimal fee of $5.00 per issue. Until then you can download The Art Rifle - Clip Art Sampler and see what you think.

Saturday, April 25, 2009

DISOBEY (Stickers)


Have you been looking for the next greatest addition to your skateboard, bike, dorm fridge, the face of your passed out friend, or the bumper of your gas guzzler? If so, I have just the thing you have been looking for! This afternoon I received my order of Disobey Stickers from submedia.tv. They measure 4.25 inches by 2.75 inches and will adhere to any of the surfaces that were previously mentioned. I have already slipped one in the mail to the White House. I hope they like it.

Thursday, April 23, 2009

GRAND OPENING: The Hillbilly Bombshell Skate Shop - April 25th


What's that? You say that you skateboard and live near Greenville, Illinois? Well then I guess you better get ready to grab your Yard Stick, strap on your Smith gloves and head on down to the GRAND OPENING of the The Hillbilly Bombshell Skate Shop at 110 W. College Ave. this Saturday at noon.
Shoot! Now that I think about it, they carry Jolly Roger decks and Jolly Roger Brand clothing. What a great gift idea for a loved one that holds a special place in your heart.

Thursday, March 5, 2009

10 Sub Media Photoshop Brushes


Our latest photoshop brush set to hit the public domain was inspired by our favorite potty mouthed online personality, the Stimulator. You can download the brush set HERE.

Thursday, February 19, 2009

"END:CIV" Limited Edition Posters


Last week we finished a limited edition run of 50 posters to help raise money for END:CIV, the first feature film to analyze our culture’s addiction to systemic violence, industrial capitalism and environmental exploitation. This 11x17 inch poster is based on the print "Satira sobre el cometa que aparecio en 1899" by Jose Guadalupe Posada.

• We have a limited quantity of Artists Proofs available on our site for $25.

Friday, January 30, 2009

The British Called - They Want Their Guns Back!

A Distress Signal in Westerly


WESTERLY, R.I. - Jason and Kelly Jarvis are in trouble. She lost her job in September. He has been out of work since last month.

Kelly and Jason Jarvis, an unemployed couple in Westerly, grew so frustrated by their situation that they hung a flag upside down from their house last week as a sign of distress. (The Providence Journal / Kris Craig)The couple, married for 16 years and with two teenage sons, are running out of money. They are behind on their mortgage payments and their lender keeps calling, asking them when they'll mail a check.

They've tried to stay positive, but a week ago, after answering several of those calls, Kelly Jarvis broke down. Her husband tried to reassure her, but he grew frustrated, too.

It was then that Jason Jarvis walked out to the front porch of their two-story Greek Revival on Beach Street and hung an American flag upside down between two posts.

Read the rest of the article HERE.

Monday, January 26, 2009

New 8x10 "Defaced" Prints - Coming Soon


We just finished printing the first two prints from our "Defaced" Series. These prints measure 8x10 and are printed on a variety of different colored blotter paper. There are a total of six prints in this series and you will be able to purchase all six for only $35.00 when they are finished. This is the perfect way to start or add to your print collection, so check OUR STORE in a couple of days to pick up this limited edition set.

Friday, January 23, 2009

END:CIV


Franklin Lopez from submedia.tv and Author Derrick Jensen are teaming up to produce the first feature film to analyze our culture’s addiction to systemic violence, industrial capitalism and environmental exploitation. For more info click HERE.

Thursday, January 22, 2009

ISRAZI GERMANY

The grandchildren of Holocaust survivors from World War II are doing to the Palestinians exactly what was done to them by Nazi Germany.







For more images of Israeli atrocities click HERE.

Tuesday, January 13, 2009

Screen-Printed Sketchbooks


The front and back covers of this sketchbook are screen-printed and ready to take to the Coffeehouse. It measures 8 1/8" x 11 1/4" and is made with 100% post consumer recycled paper (acid-free). Pick one up now HERE.

Saturday, January 10, 2009

The Stimulator Strikes Again

The Stimulator's "The End of the World as We Know It and I Feel Fine" show on submedia.tv ended in August of 2008. Or, did it? You can check out the latest edition below.


Wednesday, January 7, 2009

Centric Studios Giveaway on The Poster District Forum - January 18th


Feeling lucky? Take a chance and stop by the The Poster District Forum and simply pick a number between 1-200. Person closest at the end of the giveaway (January 18th) gets the pot. Good luck!