In the late 1960's, at the height of the psychedelic
era, Paul Narloch lived in northern California less than 80 miles
from the Haight-Ashbury district. From his home he drew and created
images right along with the famous San Francisco poster artists.
Using pen, pencil, poster paint -- non-professional materials
-- Paul created these acid-drenched drawings starting in 1967,
and updated them from then through 1972.
People's mantras were the words and phrases they used
to help their search of their inner selves.
Two Indians (bottom & side) are looking at the word "Mantra".
Ace of Diamonds
A drawing of the artist behind the diamond pip, with
another self-portrait of the artist, stoned, in front.
A psychedelic trip (Weed) happens arount the portraits.
Carmichael 2 Cents
A drawing of a stamp featuring a Martian with a ray
The comic book word balloon emerges from the Martian's head, stating
A stoned poster drawing of a red and blue Indian portrait
with "Chix" written below.
Both a light and a dark variation of the Chix drawing will be
Lighter one reminds artist of an Arizona relief, the darker one
is more like reading a comic book on acid.
A drawing of a skull with "Dead" beneath.
The decorations remind the artist of signs on Broadway or North
Primitive drawing of an Indian Shield with portrait
in center... a red horizontal line completes this relief.
One day, while on acid in 1967, the artist saw this
After adding the "Love Power" words and the other designs,
the artist added the black background.
Indian: A Superior Brand
A portrait of an Indian, inspired by 1930's Indian
placed on a black and red Three of Diamonds.
The blue, red and yellow "ST" in the lower right is
a logo for "Street Bike".
The artist likes viewing this Indian Shield drawing
from below, hanging the poster high on a wall.
A postage stamp which reminds the artist of a psychedelic
No One Can Read My Mind
The faces and sun were drawn in 1967, the rest added
Buy two and postition as below to see artist's self-portrait.
Most of the posters are approximately 13.5" to
16" by 20" in size.
Copyright 2006 Paul Narloch
All rights reserved.
Paul Narloch offers full-color print reproductions
of his work.
Contact Paul at phone number or address below for copy prices,
including a few hand-signed and numbered limited editions.
Shipping can be arranged in tube or flat.
5616 Hillsdale Blvd. #A
Sacramento, CA 95842
Paul in 1967