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Old 08-22-2008, 06:13 AM   #1
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I like the design but would like some advice.

Keep it black & white?
add shadows and such for depth?
or go all out with color?

I want to keep it simple for printing purposes.

Make it and I will send you a pint glass with the logo.

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Old 08-22-2008, 01:19 PM   #2
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What are you looking for? Do you have any ideas of how you want this to go? Do you have a brewery name? Are you looking for a clear simple oval image you and place on any label? Or do you want a detailed logo for large printing areas?


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Old 08-22-2008, 02:35 PM   #3
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What print process are you intending to use?

I would go with something like 3 colors to make it pop. I think this could easily go from being a good logo to an awesome one with some color added. The artwork itself is really solid, but it just doesn't smack a chair across your teeth without the contrast.
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Old 08-22-2008, 03:43 PM   #4
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The artwork itself is really solid, but it just doesn't smack a chair across your teeth without the contrast.
Exactly.

That's where I am having trouble. I've done a simple "fill in" with colors but it's still not very good. I have tried dropping in shadows and highlights but seems to go way beyond a simple 3 or 4 color process for printing.

If I used zazzle or whatever process would I be limited in amount of colors I used?
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Old 08-22-2008, 03:48 PM   #5
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I think you could reverse out the image and/or the text and achieve the contrast you are looking for. Looks nice!
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I can't remember about Zazzle, but CafePress is not limited in the number of colors like the old screen printing process is. Even local print shops are starting to get direct-print machines and saying to hell with tooling up for short-run screen prints.

That being said, I would stick to a limited palate but use gradients for more depth.
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Old 11-19-2008, 03:18 AM   #7
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Thanks for the help. A very talented artist finished the design and I am very happy.
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looks much better.
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that label is incredible.
pun intended.


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