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Old 10-31-2008, 05:49 PM   #1
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Ok, so I've been wanting to make a label for some time. I was fooling around with gimp and made this, it's not quite done yet but I figured I'd show it anyway. I hope to get better with gimp and inkscape so I can make some as good as the others on here.


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Old 10-31-2008, 05:55 PM   #2
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You need some shadows or outline around the words (especially the bottom ones) so they stand out more. Cool graphic though


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Old 10-31-2008, 07:34 PM   #3
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here it is after a little text editing, still needs some work though, any ideas?

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Old 10-31-2008, 07:40 PM   #4
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So a few things I would do is think of
- all caps on "Old Ore"
- some kind of white boarder, its too hard to read "cream ale" on the bottom
- Have the "Cream Ale" text follow a path similar to "ole Ore" so that the words don't curve to fit the oval, but the letters change shape if that makes sense.
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