Hand Lettering Bob Dylan’s Lyrics to “Subterranean Homesick Blues”

If you’ve ever seen D.A. Pennebaker’s classic 1967 documentary Don’t Look Back (or even if you haven’t), you know the famous scene — Bob Dylan fliping through cue cards as the dizzying lyrics of “Subterranean Homesick Blues” flow by, all while poet Allen Ginsberg and singer Bob Neuwirth make cameo appearances in the background. (Watch it below.) This innovative clip has since inspired countless tribute videos by the likes of Steve Earle, the rapper Evidence“Weird Al” Yankovic, Google, and the 1992 film Bob Roberts. Now comes the latest riff on the iconic footage by designer/illustrator Leandro Senna. He gives us “Bob Dylan’s Hand Lettering Experience,” a video that stitches together 66 hand-designed cards, each made with only pencil, black tint pens and brushes. No technological enhancements or retouching were allowed. On Senna’s web site, you can see each and every card in a larger format.

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