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Old 10-29-2008, 04:23 AM   #11
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I do most of my labels in Photoshop but just for fun I've done a few labels in MS Paint. Yes that's right, PAINT. See below.. label was completely drawn in paint, with the mouse. It's no work of art but it was a lot of fun to draw!

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Old 10-29-2008, 12:31 PM   #12
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Wow, Mttewes, that is a great label!

 
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Old 10-29-2008, 01:40 PM   #13
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I created my labels with adobe photoshop and adobe illustrator. I occasionally work in 3d graphics from 3dsmax. Its all just a matter of what you're comfortable working with. Great images can come from anywhere!
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Old 10-29-2008, 03:05 PM   #14
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ok, here's a question ... how do you guys apply your labels? i've seen something about milk, but i couldn't find it in a search?

here's the label i made up for my brew thats gonna happen next week ....


 
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Old 10-29-2008, 03:31 PM   #15
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ok, here's a question ... how do you guys apply your labels? i've seen something about milk, but i couldn't find it in a search?
I print the labels on normal paper using a color printer, cut them out, then brush the back with milk and stick it straight to the bottle. It works brilliantly, and may just be my favorite thing that I learned on these forums.
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Old 10-30-2008, 12:22 PM   #16
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I do most of my labels in Photoshop but just for fun I've done a few labels in MS Paint. Yes that's right, PAINT. See below.. label was completely drawn in paint, with the mouse. It's no work of art but it was a lot of fun to draw!

haha, nice utilization ms paint! I often times use paint over CAD to do a lot of small drawings, and get similar if not better results, and people will still ask, wow, did you use CAD for this. Yoooou betcha.

 
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Old 11-01-2008, 06:55 PM   #17
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Ok...I am still amazed by the labels you guys are making. I found this image that I'd like to incorporate into a label. I want the background of the image to take up the entire area of the label. How can I stretch the background without distorting the picture? Also, does it make more sense to use GIMP, Inkscape, or Paint.net?

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