Cheeky Design

The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas

Burt, Dolly, singing football players…please! Here’s my poster for the screening of the 1982 classic The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas.  

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I wanted to go all-in with illustration for this poster. Colored pencils and textured paper were my first notes.

I wanted to go all-in with illustration for this poster. Colored pencils and textured paper were my first notes.

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 I worked on finding a balance between capturing the look of Dolly and Burt while also honing a specific style, handmade.

I worked on finding a balance between capturing the look of Dolly and Burt while also honing a specific style, handmade.

And of course one of my favorite design points, handlettering.

And of course one of my favorite design points, handlettering.

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Such a joy to draw these faces and indulge in some 80s memorabilia.

Such a joy to draw these faces and indulge in some 80s memorabilia.