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Columbus decals - image source

Postby familyguy » Fri Aug 10, 2012 3:37 pm

I'm looking for a Columbus decal that I can alter in Photoshop for a project. I can't find any decent resolution pictures as a start point, and certainly no vector or PSD type images as a start point. I can understand there being a need for watermarking on images that turn up in Google search, but even those are low-DPI at best. Anyone got anything?

I figured this was the best sub-forum to ask about this. Feel free to move as required.

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Re: Columbus decals - image source

Postby familyguy » Fri Aug 10, 2012 5:17 pm

In the meantime, here's one I prepared a little earlier this afternoon. Needs fillet corners.

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Postby Clydesdale Scot » Fri Aug 10, 2012 5:32 pm

have a look at this
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Re: Columbus decals - image source

Postby RonK » Fri Aug 10, 2012 5:35 pm

And keep your fingers crossed that you don't get sued...
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Re: Columbus decals - image source

Postby familyguy » Fri Aug 10, 2012 6:36 pm

Ah yes, the old familiar. Perhaps I should put the word 'parody' on it, hmm? Seems to cover journalism just dandy. I wonder how old mate Greg Softley gets around that?

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Postby munga » Fri Aug 10, 2012 6:40 pm

i don't know anything about trademark laws or such, but if you're making a reproduction, then you should be right.
you could ask fyxo if he has any eps files or similar.
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Postby find_bruce » Fri Aug 10, 2012 7:05 pm

If it is a parody, changing the name might help. How about

cumulus
Columbu$
Columnbus
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Postby cray- » Fri Aug 10, 2012 7:13 pm

I can whip it up in Illy if you have some reference images, wouldn't waste your time in Photoshop.

Got bored, started work on it anyway. Just got to nail down the columbus font (might be easier to modify the individual characters by hand) and exact colors.

Here is a WIP screencap:
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Postby familyguy » Fri Aug 10, 2012 7:18 pm

I kinda like the name idea. How about 'Columboss'! I'm going to modify the dove into more of a seagull or a cockatoo. With appropriately placed droppings.

Did anyone see the Roobaix ones by Greg on eBay? Sweet.

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Postby familyguy » Fri Aug 10, 2012 8:40 pm

find_bruce wrote:If it is a parody, changing the name might help. How about

cumulus
Columbu$
Columnbus


What part of GASPIPE might suggest its not parody :D
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Postby munga » Fri Aug 10, 2012 8:42 pm

aye columbus!
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Postby spirito » Fri Aug 10, 2012 8:48 pm

familyguy wrote:

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That's very cool.
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Postby Clydesdale Scot » Fri Aug 10, 2012 8:57 pm

Image
all in vector, just resize what you want and swap over your gaspipe text
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Re: Columbus decals - image source

Postby find_bruce » Fri Aug 10, 2012 9:01 pm

familyguy wrote:What part of GASPIPE might suggest its not parody :D

I thought illegitimi tubi crappi & a crapping cockatoo might have been a bit subtle :D
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Postby Clydesdale Scot » Fri Aug 10, 2012 9:34 pm

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Re: Columbus decals - image source

Postby bigfriendlyvegan » Sat Aug 11, 2012 4:52 pm

This is awesome. My photoshop skills suck. What about a Reynolds 666 decal?
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Re: Columbus decals - image source

Postby familyguy » Sat Aug 11, 2012 6:12 pm

Yeah, I was thinking what you could do with a Reynolds decal. I'm sure I've seen a 666 one someplace.

Stay tuned!

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Postby Clydesdale Scot » Sat Aug 11, 2012 6:19 pm

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or the one on the net
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or with a bit of playing in photoshop
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Re: Columbus decals - image source

Postby ldrcycles » Sat Aug 11, 2012 11:21 pm

spirito wrote:
familyguy wrote:

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That's very cool.


+1, LOVE it!! I would love to pop one of those on the old ten speed i'm building up as a fixie.
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Postby bigfriendlyvegan » Sun Aug 12, 2012 12:12 am

The Reynolds ones are excellent. Thanks for sharing.

If you get the Columbus ones printed up, put me down for some.
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Postby Clydesdale Scot » Sun Aug 12, 2012 6:54 am

some others from the LFGSS thread
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Postby familyguy » Mon Aug 13, 2012 1:02 pm

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Re: Columbus decals - image source

Postby familyguy » Mon Aug 13, 2012 9:16 pm

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Blue-green is wrong.

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Postby Clydesdale Scot » Mon Aug 13, 2012 9:51 pm

familyguy wrote:Blue-green is wrong.

try C90% M0% Y89% K10% as used on the decals website
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