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4' x 10' Banner

Discussion in 'Portfolio Board' started by jfiscus, Nov 5, 2009.

  1. jfiscus

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    Let me know your thoughts on this; seems you guys have a good deal of information I can learn from. Wish I had posted some of these while they were still in-progress, but if your business is like mine then that's impossible due to turnaround times...
     

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  2. J Hill Designs

    J Hill Designs Major Contributor

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  3. Shovelhead

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    Text on a banner....:popcorn:
     
  4. SSG_SIGNS

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    If you need input on a banner layout than you shouldn't be in the sign business. JMO
     
  5. Marlene

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    geez guys, could you be a little meaner?

    looks like you have a sky/cloud background but not sure of the reddish letters as it's hard to see what they look like with the photo posted. looks like you have a lot of copy and did put some background and colors in to make it more than text on a banner.
     
  6. Pat Whatley

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    What's up with the Jesus fish? If that's your logo/signature tag it's WAY too big.
     
  7. Gino

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    :wink:
     
  8. threeputt

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    I would perhaps suggest trying to keep the banner's layout from ending up so "linear".

    I do realize on this type of thing it's sometimes difficult.

    But if you can add a line of script, that always helps.

    Maybe bundle up some smaller, less important information into a circle and reverse it out.

    An arch, anything to break up the left/right line-ish look to it.
     
  9. omgsideburns

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    It reads like a paragraph.. you gotta break the stuff up like threeputt said.

    And (in my opinion) I'd avoid laying textured text over a textured background.. it's like wearing stripes with plaid.
     
  10. Jillbeans

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    Here's a real quick suggestion, not kerned or anything.
    You need to have some visual interest rather than just a bunch of typed words.
    Adding a panel can help, and varying up the fonts just a little bit.
    Next time ask us, we all have an opinion and most of us like to help.
    If you want to see some great looking church signs check out John Deaton's gallery here.
    Love....Jill
     

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    Wow! Jill you have a gift...as always great talent!
     
  12. RJ California

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    Looks great Jill!! -- And I agree with your comments.

    Good point by Pat White -- Jfiscus never claimed that it was a spectacular layout -- it was just a recent job to get some feedback on. The snide little one line putdowns with no helpful input serve no purpose.
     
  13. Salmoneye

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    It has a bunch of church stuff on it. I would change it to something happier, like a happy hour banner. lol
     
  14. jdb

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    Good layout Jill
     
  15. astro8

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    ...that is such a clean layout, love your style.
     
  16. jfiscus

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    For a donated banner, it's just right.
     
  17. jfiscus

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    thank you Jill,
    they just changed all of their marketing material to use that font & wanted it used on the banner, or I would have went a different route for most of it. I do like the info sidebarred to the left versus above though.
     
  18. SSG_SIGNS

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    Yeah sorry for my snide comment yesterday it was just a weird day. I will give advice next time.
     
  19. JR's

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    Hi jfiscus. who installed the banner. just a pointer when installing on bricks you should try and line up the holes with the moder lines. even if the bottom line doesn't use a anchor and a eye bolt and rope. this way if when thy take the banner down and don't like the hole its a easy fix. and you don't have to worry about braking a brick.

    JR
     
  20. jfiscus

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    Customer installed, just came in & asked for that specific sized banner, said they'd take care of the rest. I noticed that too.
     
  21. synergy_jim

    synergy_jim Very Active Member

    EXACTLY!!!!!

    Never mind the critics around here.... you did just fine...
     
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