Tonight is the two-part finale of Twin Peaks: The Return, the beginning of the end of a promise that began with the words of Laura Palmer over two decades ago: “I’ll see you again in 25 years.” Prepare for the end by checking out this nearly complete set of fantastic episode posters.
They come courtesy of Cristiano Siqueira, aka Cris Vector, a Brazilian artist, who began posting the art on Twitter as a means of celebrating the long-awaited third season of Twin Peaks.
“I’m one of those fans that has been waiting years,” Siqueira told me. “My first intention was to create just one poster, but the reaction was so warm and positive that I decided to keep doing one poster for each episode.”
Siqueira, whose work also includes illustrations for Blizzard, Nike, and Rolling Stone, focused his posters on a striking image from each episode, with a particular emphasis on the faces of its characters. This emphasis does an excellent job of capturing the mood of the show, and of Lynch’s directorial style. Lynch loves to linger on the faces of his characters, relying on his actors and the focus of the camera to convey complex emotion and create tone.
“While I was celebrating the return of Twin Peaks, the poster creation process was a way to challenge myself, too,” Siqueira said. “I expect that the poster collection can help to portray the complexity of the series when it ends.
Below you can view two of my favorite posters, honoring the second and eighth episodes of the series, respectively. The rest of the collection can be seen here.