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Norskersword
12-21-2004, 06:47 AM
I made some new labels loosely based on my old designs, but this time I decided to go all out, rather than design them after wine labels.

Once again, I'm still very interested in seeing the labels that other people have come up with.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v12/xavus/labels2.jpg

Oskaar
12-21-2004, 09:49 AM
Nice labels Norsk! Looks very clean and inviting!

Here's a link to my latest batch of lables.

Rose Wine:

http://207.5.69.177/HRcenter/images/ObiteljBakulic.jpg

Barking Pumpkin Ale:

http://207.5.69.177/HRcenter/images/BarkingPumpkinAle.jpg

Classic Dry Cyser:

http://207.5.69.177/HRcenter/images/ClassicDryCyser.jpg


Cheers,

Oskaar

Dan McFeeley
12-21-2004, 01:03 PM
How's this one?

http://winemakermag.com/images/inside/hb03label02.jpg

http://winemakermag.com/images/inside/hb03label02.jpg

zweitracht
12-21-2004, 07:34 PM
Nice labels Norsk! Looks very clean and inviting!

Here's a link to my latest batch of lables.

Rose Wine:

http://207.5.69.177/HRcenter/images/ObiteljBakulic.jpg

Barking Pumpkin Ale:

http://207.5.69.177/HRcenter/images/BarkingPumpkinAle.jpg

Classic Dry Cyser:

http://207.5.69.177/HRcenter/images/ClassicDryCyser.jpg


Cheers,

Oskaar


Okay, I obviously need to hire an artist, because our faux-
label has that boat in it too.

If I'm going to run over to Office Max and get some paper to
print on, what kind do I get? What doesn't smear, or run, or
tear easily? Is there some kind of plastic-paper I can print on
thats decalish and not a pain to clean off later?

Pewter_of_Deodar
12-21-2004, 09:10 PM
I use a label maker software that prints on 3" by 4" peel-and-stick labels that can be purchased at Office Max. The labels soak of easily in just warm water. I think the software was $5 or $10 at Best Buy in the cheapo software section. I'll try to remember to post the name of it later when I am at home...

Pewter_of_Deodar
12-21-2004, 09:12 PM
Norskersword,

Just out of curiosity, what software did you use to create those fantastic labels?

Suzy_Q_Brewmistres
12-21-2004, 10:58 PM
Love the label show and tell.

:-* Suzy Q

Norskersword
12-21-2004, 11:36 PM
Nice labels Norsk! Looks very clean and inviting!

Here's a link to my latest batch of lables.

Rose Wine:

http://207.5.69.177/HRcenter/images/ObiteljBakulic.jpg

Barking Pumpkin Ale:

http://207.5.69.177/HRcenter/images/BarkingPumpkinAle.jpg

Classic Dry Cyser:

http://207.5.69.177/HRcenter/images/ClassicDryCyser.jpg


Cheers,

Oskaar

I really like your labels. They always seem so professional. So you make them for friends and such, right? You must know alot of business owners. ;)

Hey you got my boat! ;D J/K That's the best one!

Norskersword
12-21-2004, 11:37 PM
How's this one?

http://winemakermag.com/images/inside/hb03label02.jpg

http://winemakermag.com/images/inside/hb03label02.jpg


Your label looks very cool too. How did you make it? I like the old fashoned look of it, and the Celtic theme of it.

Norskersword
12-21-2004, 11:39 PM
Norskersword,

Just out of curiosity, what software did you use to create those fantastic labels?

Oh go on! :o ;D

I just used Paint Shop Pro 7. I don't use label making software, I just start from scratch. I designed a real simple label a few months ago and all I did was replace the background with a picture and change the foreground photo.

Oskaar
12-22-2004, 01:06 AM
Great labels folks.

I use Coreldraw, Corel Photo Paint, Fireworks MX 2004 to make my labels. For ideas I kind of look around while I'm driving to and fro and see things that catch my eye and then I try to emulate them for the label. A lot of times I end up seeing a picture, or a billboard, or a photo and kind of let the creative muse run rampant. A lot of time I have to bribe the little muse with some mead, then she's pretty cooperative ;D

Cheers,

Oskaar

MagickMead
12-22-2004, 04:43 AM
Here are some of mine http://mead.bravehost.com/labels.html

Pewter_of_Deodar
12-22-2004, 05:00 AM
While I will never get the beautiful results that some of you have posted here, I use Art Explosion Label Factory Deluxe. It was purchased at Best Buy for $10 and is able to use the standard peel and stick labels sold various places.

When I figure out how to get a .jpg ot .bmp file out of it, I will post a few examples of my attempts at artistry. They prove why I need to continue to be an engineer... ;D

jab
12-22-2004, 10:59 AM
How's this one?

http://winemakermag.com/images/inside/hb03label02.jpg

http://winemakermag.com/images/inside/hb03label02.jpg



Can't go wrong with Celtic knots! Nice design.

jason

Dan McFeeley
12-22-2004, 02:01 PM
Your label looks very cool too. How did you make it? I like the old fashoned look of it, and the Celtic theme of it.

Everything was drawn out by hand, which is why the lines look a little rough. I'm only a so/so artist at best. Had to draw each part of the label separately, then used a photocopier to shrink it down to the proper size. From there I just did layout work to put it altogether.

Thanks to the other posters who have put their work out -- some really nice examples!

If anyone is interested, Winemaker magazine runs an annual label contest. Check out: http://winemakermag.com/feature/457.html

zweitracht
12-22-2004, 07:10 PM
Here are some of mine http://mead.bravehost.com/labels.html


"Cranberry Eclipse" .. love the name. Of course, now I expect
a big red oriental dragon to come buy and eat the sun.

Suzy_Q_Brewmistres
12-22-2004, 11:52 PM
Again... my compliments on the labels.... they give creative inspiration.

:-* Suzy Q

WRATHWILDE
11-05-2005, 04:58 PM
Here are the labels for the two I'm sending Oskaar. Names changed to protect the Guilty. ;D

http://picserver.student.utwente.nl/view_image.php/5KDR80A832S1/512

http://picserv.pixio.nl/~picserver/i.php?/C02E6A0T84854QYS/AJ3212A24DC2/JPEG/1131224205/512/q52b

Wrathwilde

Oskaar
11-05-2005, 11:48 PM
Hmmm,

All of a sudden I have a hankerin' for cherries!

Nice label dude, I'm anxiously awaiting their arrival!!

Cheers,

Oskaar