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JIMI HENDRIX
EXPERIENCE
FILLMORE EAST
May 1968

Along witht the first sketch for this poster, I found the sketch for the final piece. I was living at the Fantasy Farm Commune in Port Jervis, NY. A year before that I had worked on a film about lattice grids and symmetry, so for the big hair I decided to use circles and dots on a hexagonal grid, all done by hand with a drop-bow compass — which I learned to use drawing star maps for the Cambridge Astrophysical Society in Boston; they forbad even the use of Rapidograph pens as too technologically advanced to be trustworthy.

Pencil on tracing paper.

American Cinemateque at Pan-Pacific