so. this one is pretty obscure. i came across this “s is for stanley” graphic around the web somewhere a couple years ago, thought it was great, printed it out…and then it got buried on my cutting table, waiting for me to turn it into a stencil.
and then i cleaned my sewing room, came across it, and figured now was the time to finally make it happen.
stanley is stanley kubrick, director of such films as “dr. strangelove,” “the shining,” “a clockwork orange,” “full metal jacket,” “eyes wide shut.” all completely inappropriate films that no child should watch…but they’re also provocative, interesting films with a strong creative point of view. his films had a strong influence on pop culture / other movies. even if you haven’t seen any of his movies, you’ve likely heard “heeeeeeere’s Johnny!” or know the image of a “war room.” and hey, the man himself had a pretty distinctive look. bushy beard, bags under his eyes…perfect for a kid shirt! heh. Continue reading