Band Logo idea ... Photoshop guys assemble!

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    Cheers dude!
    i like the way it looks really shadowy and teh background is cool too!
    might stick em up on the ol' mysoace if thats cool
     
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    I use to use photoshop for logos, my old band's in particular and it came back to bite me in the ass. Adobe Illustrator is better for a logo, because its vector based. For those who don't know what that means, a vector logo is one that can be scaled to any size without loss of quality. Photoshop is pixel based, stretching pixels leads to distortion.

    Some t-shirt screen printing require vector logos, some companies like disc makers require vector logos for replicated CD artwork, and if you ever want to do a banner and don't have a file large enough, you will regret not having a vector version.

    I suggest using Illustrator first, then do whatever shit you want in photoshop to it later for flyers, the web, etc.
     
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    i love doing this type of stuff because i'm doing it all the time for my virtual guitars.... I do not use photoshop, I use the photoimpact 12 by Ulead,.... very good system, you may want to check it out...

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    hmm interesting! il have a look into that! cheers man :)
     
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    the one thing i might change is instead of making it look like a heart in between the F and the T, straighten the line up and make it look like a guitar pick... then itd look better in the hourglass idea too.
     
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    Thats not a bad idea actaully
    Altho im not going to be using the hourglass idea now i dont think.
    Season's Ends 2nd of our 2 new albums is called Hourglass now so dont think i can use it realisticly :lol:
    nice idea tho
     
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    But it works so well with the whole tempus fugit thing. Maybe have an open bottom to the hourglass and have the grains of sand turn into birds flying away or something. I'm thinking album covers here, like one album use the hourglass theme and another album use the helix design.

    Basically I'm saying you need to get cracking and write more music!:metal:
     
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    :lol: sounds like a bloody good plan ;)
     
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    whaja think? I can pm you the .psd if you want since it's bigger. lemme know if you have any questions!
     
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    Thats amazing! :bowdown: :eek: :metal: Thats really awesome!

    If you could send me the files thats be wicked! Id love to use that!

    would it be a pain in the ass to get a more square/CD cover shaped version?
    and With "Abandon All Hope" right justified at the bottom like on my pics on page 2? Id LOVE to use that as the Album cover!

    Holy crap man thats awesome! really diggin the metal look to the text too.

    Would you want any specific crediting? like id happily promote any websites or anything
     
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    THANKS MAN!! All I ask if you do end up using it as a CD cover, just credit me in my full name somewhere inside the jacket :D Otherwise use it wherever you want!

    The file's at work so I'll go ahead and make a square version as well as send you the .psd for it tmrw. If you want it exactly the way the background looks but have it squared off, I can stretch it. Otherwise it'd end up a little different looking (which may not be a bad thign).

    Glad I could help!! :shred: :shred: :shred:
     
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    Thatd be cool! which ever is easiest man - or which ever you prefer/thinks looks best!

    EDIT: Best Desktop background ever! :lol: :D
     
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    Hey man, stretching it out doesn't look that good, so I'm going to make something different for a big square size that you can crop to fit! I think you'll like this one too, has the same theme :)
     
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    Wicked man
    really greatful for this :D
    if iu think it looks cool then do it man! if its anything like that first one im sure itl be killer! :metal:
     
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    Which one do you like better? I can change up the 2nd one if you want me too.

    I did think of something with the first one. I can crop the sides so that it's square.

    Lemme know either way!
     
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    Dude thats awesome!
    the colours fits perfectly to the sound i think! :yesway: really awesome
    really diggin that theme for it!
    Thatd be sweet if i could use that!

    i might ask to use both if thats cool!
     
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    aight I'll PM you the links to the psd's \=^_^=/

    holy crap, 50MB!
     
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    I hate to ask but do u think u could change a few lil things for me on it?
    Could you make the TEMPUS FUSION bit a bit bigger at the top and have the ABANDON ALL HOPE text in the same font? i really like the white shadowyness to it tho :yesway:
    other than than i thinks its awesome!

    EDIT: i think il be able to do them myself actaully :idea: hah me being a spazz :lol:

    Cheers for all this effort man! really REALLY greatful!
    if u ever need something that i can do then il do all i can to helpout :yesway:
     
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    It's a HUGE pic (19?? x 19??)! I would say keep the text the same (copy/paste it into a new file to preserve its size) then resize the whole pic itself, paste the band name back in after.

    I first thought of making the ABANDON font the same but thought I'd try a different font. The white shadowyness is from the Radial Blur effect. Then I did some layer effects (the "F" symbol next to the layer's name). Double-click that.

    I'll work on it tmrw at work if you want. Lemme know!
     

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