* Trent Reznor mural

Posted on November 6th, 2005 by maitreya. Filed under Projects with Instructions.

We went to see Nine Inch Nails last night, sort of an early birthday present to myself (my birthday’s in a week). I’ve seen nin now 4X live, first time ~1994. Last time was in 1996 maybe, when he was touring with David Bowie. He’s still got it. The show last night was incredible. We had general admission tickets, which was pretty exciting. Got pretty close, and only fell over and almost got crushed once. Also got kicked in the face by a crowd surfer and bent my glasses. Great fun.

Anyway, it reminded me of a mural Mark and I painted back in college. As of last year, it was still up. We based it off a giant poster I had. The poster was a black and white photo, so we taped together a bunch of sheets of tracing paper and traced the main contrasty parts. We taped the tracing paper to the wall with sheets of carbon paper behind it and traced the whole thing again to transfer it to the wall. Then we painted it all in. It’s in a narrow hallway bit, so I couldn’t get a picture straight on, but you get the gist.



10 Responses to “Trent Reznor mural”

  1. persephone Says:

    That mural is too great. I especially like Trent’s “outlet” *HA HA*. I am super jealous of you getting to see NIN so many times…

  2. Marissa Says:

    That mural is the coolest.thing.ever. I saw Trent in Chicago last month…amazing, amazing show! Glad you had a great time! :-)

  3. lisa Says:

    happy pre-birthday!!

    yay for seeing bands!

  4. Erin Says:

    Where is that mural?

  5. manda Says:

    i did a google image search and found this. totally awesome. i saw the poster with this image on it 8 or so years ago and i hesitated buying it. ive never been able to find it since then and im so upset that i didnt get it when i had the chance!!! ive checked ebay and amazon and other online places for it with no luck! do you have any idea where to find it??

  6. andy Says:

    So this is an old post and hopefully you get this. I used to have the poster (the one of the mural) but when I moved I forgot it there. Now I cannot find it anywhere, not even on eBay. Would you by any chance know where I could get the replica? It’s a long shot, I know but it’s worth a try!

  7. Anonymous Says:

    it’s in senior house.

  8. Maitreya Says:

    Sorry searchers for the poster. It was lost or something in one of my many moves. :/

  9. xxbb Says:

    i’ve been wandering around craft blogs all day and just happened to see this — i live down the hall! everything else in 233 has been painted over, as you probably know, but trent is still up as of jan 2008 : )


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