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Space Torso and Face

Postby ThePaleMan » Wed Feb 11, 2009 9:01 am

This is my second attempt at some decals. There is a lot of room for improvement. I took the colors from MCN and I think they may look better printed on white decal paper instead of clear.

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Re: Space Torso and Face

Postby Jake » Wed Feb 11, 2009 9:13 am

They look good, well done. The decal design is cool too, is it your own?
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Re: Space Torso and Face

Postby Solo » Wed Feb 11, 2009 11:59 am

That's cool, that looks like a true old school faction!
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Re: Space Torso and Face

Postby ThePaleMan » Thu Feb 12, 2009 1:10 pm

Jake - Yes, the torso is my own design, drawn in AutoCAD, printed to pdf, and colored in Photoshop CS. I have several other decals in the works and I may show some of them later.

Don - Thanks, man. That was my hope.

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Re: Space Torso and Face

Postby Solo » Thu Feb 12, 2009 1:22 pm

I really like the style, I wish you had some cleaner shots of them though. I never thought of designing my own decals in AutoCAD... might have to give it a shot!
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Re: Space Torso and Face

Postby uubergeek » Thu Feb 12, 2009 2:16 pm

on your color issue, the white helps it show true color rather than being on a darker color...

that's why the best decals and such are done on alp's printers with a white undercoat... it's basically the same thing lego does for printing on darker color torsos... or any type of screen printer for that matter
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Re: Space Torso and Face

Postby Solo » Thu Feb 12, 2009 2:26 pm

uubergeek wrote:alp's printers

Care to elaborate on that?
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Re: Space Torso and Face

Postby uubergeek » Thu Feb 12, 2009 3:17 pm

the really fancy printers that aren't made anymore that are able to print white :)

they can print multiple layers on the same thing... meaning you can underprint white for your decals (or whatever else) and then print over top of the white with colors.... they also print in metallics...

as they aren't made anymore... you can't get a new one... they have them on ebay ehre and there, but you never really know if it has problems or not...
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