Electric Purgatory

 

The lack of African-Americans in the world of rock-and-roll is explored in this documentary from director Raymond Gayle. Using interviews with bands such as Living Colour and Fishbone, the film attempts to figure out whether labels, musicians or fans are to blame for rock-music being a genre dominated by whites. Also featuring archival footage Chuck Berry, Little Richard and Jimi Hendrix. Electric Purgatory: The Fate of the Black Rocker premiered at the San Francisco Black Film Festival.

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I haven’t posted in while. Not because I don’t love you all but because I’ve been so busy. Between illustrating a childrens book, designing characters for an online cartoon series and creating an 12x3ft hand painted banner, I haven’t had the time to post. To heavy my load, I’m now a full time graphic communications student.  Posts may not come as frequently as they have been in recent weeks, but i do plan to share all of my educational experiences and learnings through this blog.

So Nothing too heavy here, I just wanted to let folks know that tanner is still alive and still apart of the WordPress community. Here’s a couple of new photos to show that I’m still kicking!

I don’t have a srl camera but I blurred the backgrounds of these photos in Gimp to give them an srl look. I will download a screen shot application, and my next post will be a tutorial on how to achieve this slr affect in Gimp. Sound Okay? Okay. Enjoy!

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