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Unread 08-03-2008, 10:52 PM   #1
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Went out today to take advantage of no sales state or county sales tax this weekend. Bought a few t-shirts and started getting some ideas. Thinking about doing this shirt for fall with a long sleeve T. Thoughts on how to improve? I'm not much of a graphics artist, but I can do a pretty good job of layout in Illustrator.
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I think if you arc the copy, you'll be able to get the image larger on the shirt. And since you have a lot of letters in your name, that will make for better readability.
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Unread 08-03-2008, 11:07 PM   #3
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Kind of like this better. Good point, Bob.
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Try adding Pork Pullin in a smaller pt size above "lowboy". Let's see what that looks like.
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That's lookin' good Todd, but I still think that the old ones with the tractor are cool, too.
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Unread 08-03-2008, 11:25 PM   #6
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Try adding Pork Pullin in a smaller pt size above "lowboy". Let's see what that looks like.
Tried that in a few different ways. Looks busy.
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Tried that in a few different ways. Looks busy.
Then just print the "Pork Pullin" in black ... at least I assume that's the color of the shirt.
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It's probably the artist in me, but the ye olde English font clashes big time with the tribal armband thing goin' on in the middle (especially with the post-modern "pullin" verbiage). It's kinda like Shakespeare meets modern tribal armband tattooed freak. There are a ton of modern fonts out there that would tie the two together.

You might try this font (bottom version), or this one.

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It's probably the artist in me, but the old English font clashes with the tribal armband thing goin' on in the middle (especially with the post-modern "pullin" verbiage). It's kinda like Shakespeare meets modern tattooed freak. There are a ton of modern fonts out there that would tie the two together.

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Check my edit above. I added it after you had replied.

"You might try this font (bottom version), or this one."

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Check my edit above. I added it after you had replied.

"You might try this font (bottom version), or this one."

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The second one looks like it should be Plowboys ... FROM HELL!!! I got scared just looking at the font.
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The W looks like an M. My .02
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I don't care for the Old English font either.




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The W looks like an M. My .02
That's what I was gonna say. I tend to go for readability over design.
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Can I get one in an XL? Any design will be ok with me.
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