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"Atomic War Preparedness Ride" Flyer
Created: 06.2005
By: Shawn Granton / sgr
Creator's Tags: bicycle Portland illustration
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Atomic War Preparedness Ride

Description: Oh god, this one is gonna be a doozy! This is a flyer for the Urban Adventure League stuff I do (more info about that can be found here. Here's the "Official Description" of the ride: "It's the year 1958 again! Slow-moving Russian bombers have been detected over Alaska, and they'll be over Portland in three hours. Now is the time for an orderly evacuation by bicycle, the most efficient exit device, from downtown to the RELATIVE SAFETY of East Portland. This ride will be a lesson in history as we'll revisit Portland's early Cold War civil defense strategies. A movie screening of old Civil Defense propaganda plus "The Day Called X", a nuclear war TV drama set in Portland will follow shortly after the ride." This ride came about because I saw the aforementioned "X" movie, and it got me interested in the Rose City's cold war Civil Defense history. I found out that 1)the city had an evacuation plan called "Operation Green Light" where at the flick of the switch downtown's traffic signals would direct evacuees away from the central city 2)the city built a bunker for the government to retreat to when the bombs drop! As for the art itself, the images and title heading were drawn with tech pens. Tweaked in Photoshop. A special guest appearance by Evil Quark to do the typesetting, something I don't often do for flyers. (I promise to start learning Illustrator and InDesign!)

Size: 91 KB / File uploaded: 6.18.2005 16:47
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