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Old 07-13-2008, 11:06 PM   #1
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Default My Five Year Plan mead label

As you may have read in the mead forums I am currently brewing up a small batch of a mead that will age for five years. It will be called "Het Vijfjarenplan" Which is Dutch for "The Five Year Plan" (Seeing s how I'm Dutch an' all...) The "1" in the bottom is to show what version of my five-year meads this is, the next version will have a 2 and so on.

Here's my first try, I made it using MS-paint since I don't have photoshop on this computer. I'm going to remake it in slightly higher resolution using a slightly more authentic font.



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Old 07-14-2008, 12:10 AM   #2
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that image is f'ing sweet, and your patience is commendable! dont think i could last 5 years to try anything. i look forward to seeing it with the more 'authentic' font, because i think that is the weak point of this label so far.


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You do realize I didn't make the original picture using paint right? The original picture was made in the USSR in 1948 using, well... actual paint.

I removed the old dates and some communist bullsh!t at the bottom and added my own

Still a lot of work but not nearly as much
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Label looks excellent...
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You do realize I didn't make the original picture using paint right? The original picture was made in the USSR in 1948 using, well... actual paint.

I removed the old dates and some communist bullsh!t at the bottom and added my own

Still a lot of work but not nearly as much
That is impressive!! I, as well, look forward to see it with a new font. If you do update the font, please post it here!
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Hmmmm 2013 why does that date ring a bell?????
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Well... why does it?
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Well... why does it?
Uhhhh...... It's the end of the Aztec calendar


It is a bitchen label, I must say
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The end of the Aztec Calendar is 2012
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The end of the Aztec Calendar is 2012

I welcome our new reptilian overlords.





Great Label BTW.


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