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Old 03-12-2010, 12:19 AM   #1
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I am returning to home brewing after a long time off with kids. I am converting from college stove top to a all grain setup. It is has been great lurking here for ideas in restarting.

It seems like there may be a few underemployed designers out there. I would love to trade gift certificates for a logo for my brewery and bottle labels. I would like a label file that I can use as a template for each brew. I don't have enough creativity to come up with one, but can probably figure out enough of Inkscape to alter one.

I would like to call my brewery the Sleepy Fox Ale House (based on last name and a subtle dig at SWMBO) but am open to ideas. My nickname is unfortunately Buckethead, so that could be a possibility.

I prefer classic simple designs, earth tones, and want to be able to record when the beer was brewed and bottled to allow easy monitoring of conditioning.

I am an open minded Berkeley grad who loves different perspectives, so I will not be offended in any way. I welcome any and all input.

Any takers?

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Old 03-12-2010, 04:26 PM   #2
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I'd be happy to help you out.
Send me a pm with any additional information you think will be helpful.

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Old 03-17-2010, 05:12 PM   #3
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I'm a graphic designer by profession and would love to help you if it's not too late..let me know!

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Old 03-17-2010, 09:50 PM   #4
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Thanks for your reply Matt. COY is working on a logo and what he has so far looks great. I appreciate your relying though.

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Old 03-17-2010, 11:07 PM   #5
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Thanks.
here is the start, I'll post updates as we go per our conversation. Sketched this up for Sleeping Fox Ale House. Will be vectoring(redrawing it in Illustrator) it soon.

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Old 03-17-2010, 11:22 PM   #6
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Looks good!

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Old 03-18-2010, 12:08 PM   #7
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Great prelim sketch Coy! I kind of like the rough look & the notebook paper is actually pretty cool; reminds me of Stick Figure Theatre. I think just cleaning up the text & keeping the notebook paper look would look great on a bottle or tap handle. Regards, GF.

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Old 03-18-2010, 08:33 PM   #8
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Thanks

It should have this type of feel to it when done if Kfoxpt likes it.

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Old 03-19-2010, 12:02 AM   #9
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I thought it was Sleepy Fox not 'Sleeping"??? I like Buckethead better for a brew name anyway. Sleepy Fox sound like a winery...

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Old 03-19-2010, 05:12 PM   #10
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Here is the first draft to see what you think so far. after the logo is done we'll work it into a lable that can have the beer and other information added as needed.

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