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My wrap design.. I'm looking for help from the best

Discussion in 'Vehicle Wraps' started by houseofgrafix, Nov 11, 2009.

  1. houseofgrafix

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    First off. :covereyes:. I'm not looking to do wraps. What I'm looking for is to drum up some business.
    The street my shop is on is very busy. I park my car out in front everyday and because the main business is auto repair, I need something to stick out!

    My goals with this wrap are learning how to wrap, drum up some work and most of learn what not to do next time.

    With this I hope I don't end up crying :covereyes:


    :peace!:

    and PS. I chose camo because of lining up the panels from like the front, sides front and rear






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  2. J Hill Designs

    J Hill Designs Major Contributor

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    absolutely hate it....

    edit: no offense, just...
     
  3. houseofgrafix

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    Why?
     
  4. SignManiac

    SignManiac Major Contributor

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    It's too busy for my taste and is very lacking in contrast. Your fonts are legible but they don't flow well together. Green and blue together are tough enough as it is but the camo look makes it look more like a bacterial infection in the lower digestive track.

    I'd start over if I were you. Try several different directions and see if one sticks to the wall.

    I guess you should first define what it is you want to sell and then work on a concept for that.
     
  5. Circleville Signs

    Circleville Signs Very Active Member

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    Honestly? Because it is ugly. The colors grab attention, but they don't communicate or play together well.

    The design is not too good either. Just too much happening. Personally, I would ditch the camo. Got to sime type of textured, or even shape based background. You can get some really good stuff, REALLy cheap right now from Digital Juice. Grab their closeout Juice Drops.

    Gary
     
  6. Jack Knight1979

    Jack Knight1979 Very Active Member

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    I agree. I really don't like it. Waaaayyyy to busy. Colors don't pop.

    I would try a different angle on this one.
     
  7. CheapVehicleWrap

    CheapVehicleWrap Very Active Member

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    "The main business is auto repair" ???
     
  8. houseofgrafix

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    Well seems like a design #2 will be coming soon... :covereyes:
     
  9. houseofgrafix

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    Yep. My dad has 5 bays and I get one
     
  10. SignManiac

    SignManiac Major Contributor

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    Just an idea...What's wrong with the logo you have in your avatar? I can easily see a variation of that on the side of your car with perhaps a few tweaks to fit the vehicle. I like the design elements you have in it for the background. Plus it easily becomes recognizable and consistent with your logo as it is now?

    Keep it simple and on point.
     
  11. houseofgrafix

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    Thats an idea.. :rock-n-roll: Let me see what I can do
     
  12. houseofgrafix

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    Would a different color camo and strip make the design better?
     
  13. Pat Whatley

    Pat Whatley Major Contributor

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    Hey, is this just another one of your periodic posts you make just to **** people off? I remember the last time you tried to get "help" with a wrap by posting some half-assed layout you just slapped together. Have you forgotten? http://signs101.com/forums/showthread.php?t=33829&highlight=wrap

    Most importantly from that thread have you forgotten this statement you made?
     
  14. SignManiac

    SignManiac Major Contributor

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    No it would not, your colors are only one part of many problems. Erase your mind and start fresh. You can not rescue your first attempt.
     
  15. Just Another Sign Guy

    Just Another Sign Guy Very Active Member

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    i'm with Pat on this one...if you've got more than 15minutes into the design you have 'proposed' you are in the wrong business. put some work into it before you just throw things out there. if you think that what you put up there is a professional representation of your business...you are in the wrong industry.
     
  16. houseofgrafix

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    Gosh.. What can I say. I'm trying to design something for my car.
    FORGIVE me I'm not a great wrap designer and FORGIVE me that I came last time with a crappy design.
    Look I understand I dont have the skills of Prowraps & Lindy and many others on this site.
    I'm trying.. thats all I can do is try.
    Now I know I dont fit in here very well and go against the gain most of the time.
    But here I'm just trying...
     
  17. Just Another Sign Guy

    Just Another Sign Guy Very Active Member

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    if you recognize those things about yourself and your skills hire someone to make you look professional and focus your business on producing a quality product until you have invested either the time to learn design skills or invested the money to pay a professional designer..but honestly this 'design' would not be beneficial to any business and it confuses me to no end that someone would think that what you posted was a good start.
     
  18. SignManiac

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    House..............Thick skin, think elephant or rhino. Go back to the drawing board but try to put up something that shows you put some thought into it.

    You're gonna get knocked down, count on it. But get back up again and again and eventually you'll have a design that you and everyone will be satisfied with. Think before you post.

    Edited to add...Dan's advice is also a good option.
     
  19. The Vector Doctor

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    Camouflaged? Yeah, if you drove into a child's ball pit at the state fair. It certainly will NOT blend into the surrounding
     
  20. houseofgrafix

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    I'm not looking to do wraps, ever. This is just for myself. I'm a little guy, most of my jobs are less the 500. I can take care of the smaller stuff no problem.
    Plus I have talked to a few people about designing a wrap for me and none of them sound very interested
     
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