Poster Submission requirements for the Portland Poster Pole
Poster should be a 12 x 18 inch .jpg or .pdf with at least 150 dpi
email posters as attachments to PortlandPosterPole@yahoo.com
There are 3 types of posters.
1. Commercial admat style
–where you take a hi res promo photo and add a few flourishes
and a text area.
2 Collage style Where you put together a collage of various images.
Somtimes including a picture of the band ( which you run through a few photoshop filters)
3. Illustration style
Before starting a poster :
#1 Go the band’s myspace page and listen to their music.
#2 Check The band’s website and do searchs at
To see the type of images used to promote the band.
#3 Harmonize your ideas with what will work for the band’s image and fans.
Tips for making posters
– Have a large supply of different fonts
see http://www.dafont.com/ for free fonts
Sources for images of bands.