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Old 09-03-2013, 01:54 PM   #1
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Windshield Decal Help! (designs included)

I went to school for Recording Arts & Technology and while I blast my resume out I have been doing freelance engineering, production, event promotion, DJing, and just about everything you can think of in the entertainment field. I branded my name and have come up with a logo with my initials that match my AlTruz.com website. I need options on the color options. I have a 2013 gecko green sport so that is why I picked the following color combinations. I am having trouble visualizing what will look good on the windshield in the center. Also, does anyone know the exact color code match I can use in photoshop or GIMP?

Thanks everyone!
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Old 09-04-2013, 10:00 AM   #2
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No one has advice on what would look best on a windshield?

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Old 09-04-2013, 10:01 AM   #3
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I like the Green with Black outline (2)
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Old 09-04-2013, 11:16 AM   #4
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I would try a solid green, it would show up better on the black appearing windshield.

IMO of course
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Considering your logo is vertical and the windshield is horizontal........I think you need to go back to the drawing board.
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Old 09-04-2013, 01:11 PM   #6
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Considering your logo is vertical and the windshield is horizontal........I think you need to go back to the drawing board.
^this

or put it on the back window instead
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Old 09-04-2013, 03:20 PM   #7
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Light colors show best on glass. Glass is like having a black background. Your logo looks too tall for a front windshield. Due to the fact that the Jeep windshields are vertical they don't have as much room for a graphic as a normal car windshield. I would go with a long thin logo and do it with the white outline to help it stand out on the glass.
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For what its worth....I vote white with green outline....would show up the brightest on back glass
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4 - Green with white outline

White outline would be awesome in reflective white - green is nice and bright

You could probably fit a 6 inch tall logo in the middle top since the Jeep grill is there and the rear view mirror, you aren't blocking a line of sight. You may be able to go even a bit taller.
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No one has advice on what would look best on a windshield?
i dont like anything on my windshield
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Right now the logo is 4 inches tall. I measured it on the windshield and it didnt look goofy on a horizontal windshield (when I pictured it in my head) lol. Thanks for the responses!
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Green with black outline - like the rest of your Jeep
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FYI from a graphic design major I would throw your logo on a black background to give you the real affect it would have on the windshield
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Her they are on a black background so you can see more what they would look like on glass.

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Her they are on a black background so you can see more what they would look like on glass.
Thanks! I have a transparent background in the file I'm sending to pixiedecals. I think I may go with black letters with the green trim. Now I just have to find a more "exact" color match for the green. I'm using GIMP to edit the logos. Also, what do you guys think about the letters in black reflective with the green outline?

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FYI from a graphic design major I would throw your logo on a black background to give you the real affect it would have on the windshield
I would second this but maybe have the logo made from reflective vinyl no matter what color you decide. Then anyone who shines a light your way at night would see the decal.
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Old 09-05-2013, 03:42 PM   #17
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Whatever you end up getting, just make sure you get a few extra. You'll be replacing the windshield at least a few times...
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I think I'm going to do gecko green (reflective if pixeldecals can do it) with a black reflective outline. I think if I keep it about 4 inches tall it will look awesome. Thanks again all

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