Cross Guitars - projects and restorations

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Re: Cross Guitars - projects and restorations

Post by smjenkins » Mon Apr 19, 2021 7:16 am

I like B but with a bit longer tail on the last 's'

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Re: Cross Guitars - projects and restorations

Post by countertext » Mon Apr 19, 2021 4:22 pm

B looks better.

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Post by CROSS_guitars » Tue Apr 20, 2021 7:27 pm

thanks guys.

How about this one?

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Post by smjenkins » Tue Apr 20, 2021 8:13 pm

That's really solid. I'd still like a little bit more length on the 's' tail.

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Re: Cross Guitars - projects and restorations

Post by tribi9 » Tue Apr 20, 2021 8:46 pm

I know ive shown you the Coors light logo before. Here it is in Yellow. :w00t:

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Post by CROSS_guitars » Tue Apr 20, 2021 9:25 pm

Yeah, haha. Not much I can do about that, unfortunately. Unless I change my surname.

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Post by PorkyPrimeCut » Tue Apr 20, 2021 10:54 pm

I think it looks better with the thinner outline & without the slight drop shadow. I'd possibly prefer it even more if it was just solid black & a little more thinned out.
The outline feels like a nod towards the Fenders logo, which seems to be a common thing with folk when they're designing their own.
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Post by CROSS_guitars » Tue Apr 20, 2021 11:59 pm

Thanks,

I get the Fender thing. Especially with the 'R'
Figured since I wasn't using Brush Script like heaps of other people, mine would still look unique enough.

At this stage I am still playing with it, with no real plans of changing the original logo.

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Post by PorkyPrimeCut » Wed Apr 21, 2021 12:38 am

How about kind of combining the drop shadow & outline, like this...

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The outline is burned through so you've still just got the single colour.


(...and it's still very much your original logo).
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Post by JVG » Wed Apr 21, 2021 1:08 am

It’s a nice logo either way.

One thing that sticks out to me (on all versions) is the straight section and sharp angle at the top of the C. It’s the only straight section in the whole word, and might benefit from softening up a bit?

All personal opinion, of course!

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Re: Cross Guitars - projects and restorations

Post by CROSS_guitars » Wed Apr 21, 2021 7:16 am

PorkyPrimeCut wrote:
Wed Apr 21, 2021 12:38 am
How about kind of combining the drop shadow & outline, like this...

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The outline is burned through so you've still just got the single colour.


(...and it's still very much your original logo).
Looks pretty cool. I'll take your idea on board!

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Post by HNB » Wed Apr 21, 2021 8:28 am

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Re: Cross Guitars - projects and restorations

Post by Amon 7.L » Wed Apr 21, 2021 10:17 am

What about these extra tweaks?
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The "hook" on the C now mimics the curve of the "r" and the top lip of the "s".
Also, tail on the "s" is ever so slightly elongated and enlarged.

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Re: Cross Guitars - projects and restorations

Post by smjenkins » Wed Apr 21, 2021 10:20 am

I like that version Amon. 👍

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Re: Cross Guitars - projects and restorations

Post by Amon 7.L » Wed Apr 21, 2021 10:31 am

smjenkins wrote:
Wed Apr 21, 2021 10:20 am
I like that version Amon. 👍
Thank you :)

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