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Prejudice against orange + new design

on: February 21, 2011, 08:31:20 am
Does the outside need to be AA'd and can that even be done?

(a logo I'm working on)
What program can i use to AA to transparent if that's possible?
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Re: Prejudice against orange

Reply #1 on: February 21, 2011, 09:05:43 am
Photoshop. Yeah I know it's pricy but it works wonders.
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Re: Prejudice against orange

Reply #2 on: February 21, 2011, 04:31:47 pm
er, i'm pretty sure most image editing programs support alpha transparency, except maybe MS Paint or something.

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Re: Prejudice against orange

Reply #3 on: February 21, 2011, 09:55:11 pm
ah they call that Alpha transparency?!  Alright thank you.

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Re: Prejudice against orange

Reply #4 on: February 22, 2011, 12:11:30 am
Gimp is a good program, but the two windows are kind of clunky in a window manager that doesn't tile or snap.

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Re: Prejudice against orange

Reply #5 on: February 22, 2011, 02:21:31 am
Does the outside need to be AA'd and can that even be done?

(a logo I'm working on)
What program can i use to AA to transparent if that's possible?

Which one is the logo?
I assume it's the one on the right, but the possible palette is kind or more interesting.

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Re: Prejudice against orange

Reply #6 on: February 22, 2011, 02:54:27 am
What I wonder is why you would do a logo like this with pixelart. If it will look more or less like that thing on the left doing it in vectors would take about 5 minutes and you would have very smooth aa, including alpha to the background.
There are no ugly colours, only ugly combinations of colours.

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Re: Prejudice against orange

Reply #7 on: February 22, 2011, 04:26:47 am
Also logos will allways be converted into vectors eventually, since you need it to be smoothly scalable for differant uses (header, business card, poster, website design, merchendise etc). So having this perfectly raster rendered seems pointless?  ???


EDIT: I agree though the pallet is awsome.

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Re: Prejudice against orange

Reply #8 on: February 22, 2011, 06:23:28 am
Another possability would be to increase the size to like 4500x4500 pixel @ 300 dpi with the basic colors (no AA) so it acts as a bitmap (still PNG) and still with a filesize of  50 kb
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Re: Prejudice against orange

Reply #9 on: February 22, 2011, 09:22:50 pm
Giving your image the bit depth necessary to have partially transparent pixels kind of defeats the purpose using a pixel art style.  Unless your going for that retro look, which I like.  But your AA is so smooth.  Wouldn't you be better off making it a vector image?