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Du`ranain
02-28-2007, 09:24 PM
Morning all,

can anyone assist me with this problem: i have a logo for a clothing brand i'm designing an advertisement for at the moment, and i want to make the logo appear as if it's a bumper sticker that has been stuck to the floor. i have the perspective right, but it just doesn't look at all sticker-ish. all the tutorials on the net deal with web 2.0 style stickers or other annoying such things, it just doesnt fit something that is stuck to a floor. i figure it needs to have some air bubbles and maybe some frayed edges from being scuffed by people walking on it, but i'm at a loss figuring out how to acheive this and time is running out.

any input on this problem would be most welcome.

Thank you,
Du`

mcwire305
02-28-2007, 09:34 PM
is it possible for you to post an image of what it looks like to give everyone a better idea of what you're trying to pull off?

Du`ranain
02-28-2007, 09:47 PM
i don't have any of the stuff at the moment as i'm at work, but i did a google for some examples, i can't seem to find any examples of the air bubbles i mentioned, but these do show off what imean in terms of the sticker being worn. basically what i'm trying to do is make it look as though someone has stuck a sticker of the logo onto a wooden floor.

like this one:

http://www.mip.cz/images/reklama/podlaha.jpg

although i want it to show some age, like this rather sad looking bumper sticker:

http://www.monolake.org/images/25pg14.jpg

mcwire305
02-28-2007, 10:24 PM
here is a good tutorial for that...

http://www.theflyerwall.co.uk/tutorials.html

just do something like this before you place the image down as far as air bubbles would be concerned see attached image...i'd stick with the bevel/emboss technique, lighting effects will alter the luminosity of the image...

Du`ranain
03-01-2007, 12:44 AM
thanks mcwire, i will try that when i get home. looks to be just what i was after

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