The Elmwood City concept is not that of the capitalist dream. It’s a bit like Gilligans island were everyone has a different purpose and must fulfill that purpose to survive. An entrepreneurs city were there are no corporations with their layer after layer of lackeys, just needy people serving needy people. All residents supply a product or service, whilst working for themselves usually out of their homes. Everyone in Elmwood City is middle class or at least of the same class. Sounds of socialism, you wish. This is closer to the grunt and groan of serfdoms barter or hock for your lunch. Residents lack the technological and communicative advances others take for granted, there is no trickle down wealth. Some supplies and essentials are hard to come by, things like furniture, building materials and splendid nik knacks. With everyone essentially self employed there is not a large manual labor force hence almost all menial tasks are preformed by every one for themselves things like gardening chores and most cooking, home repairs and new building. All of the extensive and essential advertising is self produced and of coarse with advertising as the life blood of Elmwood City everyone is a sign painter.
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These first 3 shoots were a collaboration betwixt David brothers, Clint Wardlow and Dennis Reynolds. Our models were Elaine Glick , Robin Ballard, Floyd Glick, Meg Bowman and Dennis Reynolds.