Art Request

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jedion357
November 30, 2011 - 12:42pm
Need a logo created for T&A or rather the Triad Institute of Technology's Acquistion Service
Document here describing the logo and color choices are left out. Just looking for something fairly simple but with a slick look to it.

can anyone help?

Links:
http://www.starfrontiers.us/node/5979
http://www.starfrontiers.us/node/5415

Hoping to get it before announcing a virtual convention game
I might not be a dralasite, vrusk or yazirian but I do play one in Star Frontiers!
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w00t (not verified)
November 30, 2011 - 3:24pm
Didn't we talk about this on the phone? Want me to work some Word Magic?

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TerlObar
November 30, 2011 - 3:41pm
Rough draft:
trial image

Still needs to wrap the words, a little clean up, and possibly different colors. but it's the general idea.

And Larry, do some Word Art magic and see what you come up with.
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jedion357
November 30, 2011 - 5:40pm
Love the font, can the words be curved around the circle and another circle with a wider diameter placed around them so that it could also be a patch?

The 3 sides of the triangle and the 3 angles are suppose to represent hard sciences I have a list of 5 anyone got an idea for the 6th? Math perhaps?

Physics, chemistry, biology, earth science,  astronomy,

Concerning color and symbolism: I like the red gear representing engineering however I dont have any set ideas for the other colors, Blue and Yellow are all right I just dont have any ideas as to what the color should be other than I'm sure I dont want pink. REd, Yellow and blue are primary colors and perhaps someon at the institute though that these 3 colors that make up all others would have a symbolism that would tie into science. Anyone else have an idea?
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TerlObar
November 30, 2011 - 6:02pm
I'd say physics, chemistry, geology, astronomy, biology and math for the six although you could argue that math isn't a science.  You could use zoology instead.

I'll definitely wrap the words and can add an outer circle as well.  I just hadn't gotten that far yet.

I picked red, yellow, and blue for the very reason that they are the primary colors and they are simple.  Logos are supposed to be simple.  I thought about metalic colors (sliver, copper, gold) as well and may try a version with those although they would be harder to do as a patch.

Keep tossing out suggestions.
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jedion357
November 30, 2011 - 6:07pm
Perhaps the vrusk see math as a science and since this is set on a colony settled by 3 of the core four and named Triad perhaps everyone got imput and the vrusk were just, "Dude you left out Math!" or the vrusk equiv of that statement.

My original thought was that the areas of the circle outside the triangle could be 3 different colors to represent 3 different things but seeing the rough draft I dont think that is a good idea.
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w00t (not verified)
November 30, 2011 - 8:22pm
Tom, great job, keep up the good work!

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TerlObar
December 1, 2011 - 3:41pm
Okay, here's a cleaned up version.  I also switched the blue and yellow as I think it looks better.

Triad Institute of Technology logo

If you want some color in the outer ring let me know what you want and I can add it.
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jedion357
December 1, 2011 - 4:27pm
Thank you very much Tom. Looks great. I agree about the blue and yellow and I like the outer ring white. Need to locate the vest I use to wear on camping trips with the scouts and get this made into a patch.
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jedion357
December 1, 2011 - 6:33pm
I've been thinking about the "Acquisition Service" originally it was invented for fun to pick up the T&A motiff for a laugh. But it seems to me that having the patch actually say that would lead to a perception that they are after stuff and would in turn lead to a negative reaction by government officials on far flung planets.

Thinking that it might be best to change it to Archaeological or Artifact or even Antiquities Service.
or something similar. not sure yet.

Archaeology & Survey Squad - could work.

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TerlObar
December 1, 2011 - 7:01pm
Let me know what you want it to say and I can change it.
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jedion357
December 1, 2011 - 8:32pm
Was hoping that someone else might have some feed back or another idea, I'll sleep on it and let you know.
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jedion357
December 2, 2011 - 1:27pm
I like TriTech just fine and truth be told I was doing a delivery at MIT when I invented it.

As for the team name I think "Archaeology & Science Team" will work if you dont mind changing that.
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TerlObar
December 2, 2011 - 3:59pm
How's this:
New logo

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TerlObar
December 2, 2011 - 4:03pm
And here's one for the institute without a team name at the bottom.

Logo with no division name
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jedion357
December 2, 2011 - 4:08pm
Thank you Tom. I think the one with out the team name, will work as a crest.
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TerlObar
December 2, 2011 - 4:58pm
jedion357 wrote:
Thank you Tom. I think the one with out the team name, will work as a crest.
You're welcome.  That was kind of the idea.
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jedion357
December 2, 2011 - 5:31pm
Hey, Tom just had two ideas: add a Latin motto for the institution and change the color to a metallic bronze. Have to research Latin mottos for educational institutions though.
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TerlObar
December 3, 2011 - 9:44am
You want the whole thing bronze or just part of it?  And yes, you'll have to give me the motto you want.
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jedion357
December 3, 2011 - 3:13pm
OK: from the National U. Of Tucuman Argentina, "Pedes in Terra ad Sierra Visus " which is Latin for "feet on the ground sight to the universe" if you ad this to the crest version and do the whole thing in bronze and black like it was a bronze plaque hanging in a building lobby I think that will be perfect.
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