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This is a gallery of submissions so far to our #EndToryRule poster campaign – read the original call out for more info on how to add yours. These poster designs are free to use under Creative Commons – print them, spread them, remix them, but please credit the original artist.
Are you an artist or designer looking for inspiration – or do you have a great idea but not the artistic abilities? Either way, have a look at our inspiration wall below!
The iconic image from I, Daniel Blake but with 'For the many, not the few' as the writing on the wall. (Would need to research issues with copyright permissions)
Can someone please make an image of a paramedic or nurse dialling 999 (and somehow portraying that no-one is answering), with the message 'They would save you, now it's your turn to save them'. Vote to save the NHS.
A vote for may won't pay your bills
I would like to have a cool image of Caroline Lucas because she’s my fav. It should look a little bit like the posters of Obama and I want to display it in collage in Brighton.
I would suggest “May Won’t Pay”, highlighting stagnant wages, with wage growth lowest since the 19th Century, the fact that 55% of families in poverty are also in work, and that nurses and doctors are quitting the NHS because they can’t afford to live.
#EndToryRule to stop disabled people being asked at benefit reviews: "Can you tell me why you haven't killed yourself yet?" https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/may/04/benefits-assessments-damaging-lives-hardworking-britain
An idea for a flyer that would look like scratch cards (you can get these bespoke printed, however they may be ££). When you scratch off the film it looks like a ballot paper, with the message - "Don't gamble with your vote, research party policies", or similar.
A milk bottle with spilt milk beside it - the milk inside is blue with gold stars, spilt milk beside it is the colours of the British flag. The message is that with Brexit, the damage is done – Vote labour/anti-tory for a brighter future.
Something that makes sense to a Brexity person might be an idea. Posters that just make lefties smile are pointless.
I'd be especially keen on one saying something like "vote with your brothers and sisters in mind" with a really diverse crowd of people. These are fab!
How about a whimsical one in the style of the Star Wars movie posters. Corbyn as Obi Wan Kenobi (no lightsaber) 'if you cut me down I shall become more powerful than you could possibly imagine' (or does that sound creepy?). Theresa May as Emperor Palpatine shooting blue lightning from fingers. Mhairi Black as Luke Skywalker (I imagine her in the pilot gear for some reason). Caroline Lucas as Rae with a Green lightsaber. Some kind of election-related pun on a Star Wars title. 'PR Wars: The Phantom Brexit'?
A poster aimed at motivating young people to register to vote.
A poster about the future of our relationship with Scotland under Tory rule, and thus the future of the UK. Expressing the message that under Tory rule we have been cut off from Europe, and will soon be cut off from Scotland - showing our country getting smaller and more isolated.
Posters to advertise any of the Labour policies - one poster, one policy.
How about something positive to inspire. Being for something we might actually help to move debate onto more favourable terrain rather than reacting to and reinforcing existing narrative.
My preference would be to keep personality out of it and go straight to ideology behind the campaign without the May and Corbyn images. There's no reason to vote for or against a man or a woman. We should vote for ideas.
It strikes me how the words 'Stable' and 'Strong' - contain components of 'Unable' and 'Wrong'. Not sure how to make that work visually.
How about as May is trying to make it presidential, Vote for your Local Conservative candidate So we can ignore For another 5 years
A very red and green 'Christmas Party' poster featuring Jeremy Corbyn as father Christmas and Caroline Lucas and her co-leader as Green smiley little elves. The text should feature something positive about the Progressive Coalition. Pro-festive Ho Ho Ho-alition? Nah. Does Theresa May resemble the Grinch? Extra points for visual explanation of an Eisenstein-inspired gift economy. (or is that idea a bit ahead of its time? industrial savages.) [I'll stop being negative now, it's christmas] SEASONS GREETINGS X
These are great - nice one red pepper! I made an animated poster which you might like... https://annnarkehmedia.com/2017/05/04/vote-tory-video-2/
I’m from a local NHS campaign group and I would love to see a poster that says simply ‘Vote for the NHS’. It could have an image of a nurse and a red rose for the Labour Party. It should not be very detailed because I want people to see it from my living room window.
It would be great to have something that parents campaigning against cuts to school budgets could use. Something highlighting that 98% of schools are affected, that there's a crisis in the teaching profession that ultimately kids only get 1 chance at an education, 98% of schools are facing funding cuts (www.schoolcuts.org.uk) There's a parent-led campaign here with some images that they've already used, http://www.fairfundingforallschools.org They're also using schoolsjustwannahavefunds Parents are forming campaigns across the country so each doing their own work locally, but a powerful common image/ slogan that every parent can stick in their window would be very powerful.
We have until the 23rd May to encourage the estimated six million young folk to register to vote. I'm planning to drive round/park around colleges,universities, town centres with bill boards mounted on a box trailer with slogans such as : BE COOL TAKE BACK CONTROL. REGISTER TO VOTE NOW DONT LET THE TORIES RUIN YOUR FUTURE PLAY COOL ---REGISTER NOW. Following that with slogans targeting the myth that Teresa May is a strong leader. Will use some of the ideas listed here. What I would like are eye catching slogans aimed at young folk. Please forward.on this forum.
Weak and Wobbly
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A master-work of graphic satire
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