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Re: 276ccm: My work and progress..

Post by Marius Mellebye » Sat Mar 02, 2013 4:29 am

hehe I wont shoot Anthony! :-) Feedback like this is a good way for me to learn..

I was just looking at it and was thinking it looked a little strange too.. is it the area in the sircle you are meaning is wrong? It should probably follow the lines at the 2 if I understand you correctly?

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Maybe a bit more like this:
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Re: 276ccm: My work and progress..

Post by Anthony Bennett » Sat Mar 02, 2013 4:55 am

The area with the circle should have a horizontal bar to match the other two 7's in the piece or the other two 7's should be changed to having no bar.
The number "2" and number "6" might look better if there curves were mirror images, if that makes sense.

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Re: 276ccm: My work and progress..

Post by Marius Mellebye » Sat Mar 02, 2013 5:16 am

Hmm.. I´m not quite sure what you mean about "a horizontal bar", but it´s probably me, struggling a bit with english terms.. as Norwegian is my main language :) But I´ll try to figure it out. Really appreciate the feedback tho! :-)

When I made the "6", I copied the "2" and just flipped it horizontally and made it into a 6.. except the litle detail strokes.

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Re: 276ccm: My work and progress..

Post by Anthony Bennett » Sat Mar 02, 2013 5:26 am

Here is an example of a "seven" and a "continental seven"
http://1000stupidthings.files.wordpress ... /04/71.png

In your piece you have changed one of the continental sevens so it looks out of balance.

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Re: 276ccm: My work and progress..

Post by Marius Mellebye » Sat Mar 02, 2013 5:33 am

Ah I understand what you mean now! Thanks a lot for your time and explanation! I´ll look into it :)

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Re: 276ccm: My work and progress..

Post by Marius Mellebye » Sat Mar 02, 2013 6:12 am

If I understood you correctly this time, it´ll be a little more like this? Not sure I´ll keep it exactly like this, but did a quick change to see if I understood :-)

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Re: 276ccm: My work and progress..

Post by Anthony Bennett » Sat Mar 02, 2013 9:17 am

That's exactly what I was trying to explain :D

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Re: 276ccm: My work and progress..

Post by Tyler Tim » Sat Mar 02, 2013 9:34 pm

The changes you've made to the seven make it look less like a 7. What about removing the spur. Something like this.
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To me it has more balance... and retains the 7 look.

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Re: 276ccm: My work and progress..

Post by Marius Mellebye » Sun Mar 03, 2013 4:10 am

Thanks for the feedback! I´ll do some testing when more of the "Sanborn" project is illustrated to see the over all look of the piece..The horizontal line I did in the previous 7 was maybe a little much, but just wanted to see if I understood it right :-) Not sure I´ll keep it exactly like that. When all this is done, it would have been cool to try to make it into a font too.. a good friend got the Fontographer and we just put in the numbers to test.

Thanks again!

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Re: 276ccm: My work and progress..

Post by erik winkler » Mon Mar 04, 2013 12:14 pm

Marius,
You are a lucky man. The guys really helped you with this one and it is even beter then it was originally.
This back and forth sliding with a design is how we can learn the best to see what works or not.
Realizing we are in the 2nd renaissance of the arts.
Learn, copy and trying to improve...
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Re: 276ccm: My work and progress..

Post by Marius Mellebye » Mon Mar 04, 2013 12:34 pm

Defiantly and I´m very grateful for the help, tips and suggestions I get to improve my skills and work.. So far I´m still liking the "7" with the horizontal line over it, but not yet finished with the final design so I really appreciate all the feedback to see what works better :-)

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