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This is a place to discuss topics about visual or graphic design. Requests for photoshopping or free work go in >>>/r/.

#/gd/ @ irc.rizon.net
#4chan-gd @ irc.freenode.net

>What literature should I read to get into graphic design?
The sidebar on the /gd/ wiki has plenty of book reccomendations.

>What programs do I need to get started?
Adobe Illustrator
Corel Draw

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>Can somebody photoshop X? Can somebody make me a logo?
>>>/r/ is a better idea. /gd/ doesn't take requests or does free or even paid work sometimes. However, if you're new at something, asking "HOW can I X?" rather than "CAN YOU make X?" will give you better results.

>Can I post some of my work for critique?
There is usally a critique/What-Are-You-Working-On thread, and that is where work for critique go.

>Can somebody find [font]?
also check out your local torrent site or the font-share thread.
Remember to share and not just take. Also remember that using liscensed fonts in commercial works is a bad idea.

>Where can I find inspiration?

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The app isn't working well with my Wi-Fi... It will only download images and video from mobile data.

How did you do that effect at the bottom?
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how did you make the text look like it was actually on the TV? (The sketchy ghosting/blurring around the edges)

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Use this thread for font shares and requests.
Remember not to use pirated fonts for commercial work.
Previous threads: http://pastebin.com/dJifGSMq

N.B. Search the previous threads in the archive before requesting a font.
Try googling this: [fontname] site:archive.moe/gd/
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Thank you!
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Looking for Armadura.
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Do you have this one guys?
>literally every collegiate font ever

plus what's with the script font in that image? that's like using calgary script to advertise museo
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Anyone have 'Josephine' font?

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I didn't want to start a new thread for this, but I don't see a critique general or anything like that.

I am not a designer, I'm coming looking for advice. I don't expect anyone here to 'do' anything, which I hear gets you guys mad, but thoughts on how to improve it based on whatever criteria you guys use.

It's for a magazine and the only tool I have is adobe illustrator, if that matters. Suggestions on how to make it better?

Idea 1/3
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>dream-pop, town tempo and shoegaze music
>un minimize
Choose one.
If you need font-based 'logo' for this kind of music-related thing you should stick with one of your choices. Abstract shape will pretty much add unnecessary weight.

But that's my opinion.

Can I ask what you guys think about the Square one (#2) The vertical space inbetween NIM and BUS seems so huge, but I wanted to make it a perfect square. Any suggestions?

thanks btw
it reminds me of p4k, which isnt bad. but i would recommend trying a new style and somehow distinguishing yourself more
As a consumer, I think it looks hella good. What font did you use?
Dirty Sprite 2


You know what, /gd/?

Fuck your 'simple questions that are easily googleable' threads, fuck your 'shit on this designer' thread. We're having a good old fashioned INSPIRATION THREAD.

Post stuff that inspires you. Logos, websites, branding, etc.
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lowercase for american airlines look awful, and nothing about the colors are american.

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hey do you guys think this logo is good enough?
if not please help and suggest.
It is not.

>Terrible typeface
>blurry edges on the blue hexagon
>artifacting - most likely done in PS
>Thin typeface will scale horribly

OP when asking for critique and suggestions. You need to give us information. Graphic design isn't just about making something that looks 'good', anyone can do that. It's about communication.

In order to critique your logo properly we need context. Which if you had lurked ANY critique thread you would know that context is always asked for. So...

>What is it for
>Where will it be used
>What is the demographic you or your company is aiming for

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Hey /gd/ I have started making E-Liquid for vaping, and I might have a few potential buyers, but I need a brand, can I get some ideas for a logo? I will lurk this thread until it 404s so I am gonna be here, if I like any ideas you give me or any designs you send I will love to work something out, you will get credit and if I take off you might be able to get a cut.

>pic related is the bottle I will use
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test 2
How did you do this?

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Best shit you had to Photoshop for a client?

Mine has to be the cow preparing for a kick-off in soccer for the launch of a farming-related company.
you did a pretty shitty job at making the pic look not photoshpped. the cows outline is too harsh
ur mom's outline is too harsh
It looks a little out of place, I like it, but I agree with >>225781

Can anyone make a cool youtube background and logo featuring a fox?
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Enjoy, dumbass
thats pretty good actually

hey op, use this
now you will have a " funny story " to tell the kids
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$5 please.
I'll do it, what is the channel about?
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Mine is worth at least 10

So I'm using this pic for a presentation, but I can't have the numbers on each of the panels
Off-topic: Am I the only one who always thought that Edd was a girl
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I'm teaching myself the basics of vector image creation and made this. I remembered how much you guys love to nitpick so please, have fun.

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Could you list some good ones?
bump cause interested
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Got any more?
Line seems really jagged.

Drop shadows aren't working, either change them or remove them and add something else.

Idea is cliched, there's a ton of triangles on nature pictures bullshit.

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>listening to Lights

There is only one pleb here m8
Am I the only one hates when people get textures/grunge/abstract/splatters and just composite/overlay the shit out of it on Photoshoop?
bretty good :D

Lights is a one hit wonder though... :|
Looks highly pixelated. You need to start with a better photo next time

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Help a faggot time.
OC. Looking for some constructive criticism.
take it to /ic/
Much appreciated.
Is that a town?

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