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AC CHALLENGE 25: YOUR NAME AS A LABEL

MustangMustang Registered User regular
edited July 2011 in Artist's Corner
AC CHALLENGE 25: YOUR NAME AS A LABEL



Do I really need to explain this? I'm pretty busy y'know? Really?

Okay the deal is: you have a name right? It could be your AC handle or it could be your real name, the trick is that it's your name (or someone else's, I don't really care, as long as they post on the AC).

Now you have to turn that name into a label to sell something, like say Bombadier brand beer.

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It can be any product at all; frozen peas, insurance, pencils, dirigibles etc. If Paul Newman were alive and posting here, I would try to make gay sex with him and he would also probably try to sell his awesome range of sauces with something like this.

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Try to be creative and witty and lots of other things that make people happy; like thinking outside of the box and being proactive about being forward thinking and all that other bullshit, just make sure it looks good or I'm going to take you out back and give you the gay sexing of a lifetime, even if your girl, but especially if your Paul Newman.

RULES:

* One entry per person, per challenge.
* A contestant cannot win more than two challenges in a row.
* Winner gets the privilege of choosing the next challenge.
* At the end of a challenge, the thread is locked and a new one is begun.
* Stick to the challenge topic; no going off on a tangent.
* All formats welcome, whether they be traditional or digital; 2D or 3D; still or animated.

Good luck!

Previous Challenges:

CHALLENGE 1: Hidden World
CHALLENGE 2: Red Vs Blue
CHALLENGE 3: Satan Teapot
CHALLENGE 4: Crime Fighting Hobo
CHALLENGE 5: Universal Monsters
CHALLENGE 6: Lyric Interpretation
CHALLENGE 7: Santa vs Dinos
CHALLENGE 8: Retro Poster
CHALLENGE 9: Literal Literature
CHALLENGE 10: Choose! Choose the form of the destructor!
CHALLENGE 11: Heroes In a Half Shell
CHALLENGE 12: Fancy Hats
CHALLENGE 13: God Splicing
CHALLENGE 14: Copycats
CHALLENGE 15: Pinups
CHALLENGE 16: Trick or Treat
CHALLENGE 17: How Far We Have Come
CHALLENGE 18: Back to the Retrofuture
CHALLENGE 19: Crime Noir
CHALLENGE 20: Make a Video Game
CHALLENGE 21: You Just Got Served!
CHALLENGE 22: HERE THERE BE DRAGONS
CHALLENGE 23: I WANT TO BELIEVE
CHALLENGE 24: FIRST!!!!

Mustang on
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  • ParadiseParadise Registered User regular
    edited April 2011
    Paradise sensual body oils

  • m3nacem3nace Registered User regular
    edited April 2011
    Man if people hadn't already used "menace to sobriety" for about a billion different things I would definitely use it.... Ahh well

  • IrukaIruka Registered User, Super Moderator, Moderator mod
    edited April 2011
    Nice one, mustang.

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  • GurtPerkGurtPerk Registered User regular
    edited April 2011
    Does it have to be your name or can you use someone else's?

  • MustangMustang Registered User regular
    edited April 2011
    Me wrote:
    the trick is that it's your name (or someone else's, I don't really care, as long as they post on the AC.)

    Though if anyone does Bacon's Bacon Flavoured Bacon, you get a prize for being unimaginative.

  • FlayFlay Registered User regular
    edited April 2011
    'Flay's Automatic Flayer.'

    I might need to think this one through more.

  • MustangMustang Registered User regular
    edited April 2011
    I see what you did there, though I must admit it took me a while because I am perilously stupid.
    Though really it just raises more questions: Is the tea shark flavoured? Or is it merely sharkyish in taste, a hint of shark if you will? Or perhaps the tea leaves are harvested by sharks in some under-sea tea farm?

  • SublimusSublimus AustinRegistered User regular
    edited April 2011
    I'm gonna have to try and get on board with this, since I'm already trying to assemble a graphic design portfolio.

  • m3nacem3nace Registered User regular
    edited April 2011
    Is it okay if the name is the manufacturers? Because I just realized that my name isn't the product....
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  • m3nacem3nace Registered User regular
    edited April 2011
    I.... Think I'll go make a new one. My name is far from being the thing it's all about in Frog Punch.

  • SublimusSublimus AustinRegistered User regular
    edited April 2011
    Don't make a new one! I think this one is within the rules.

    Just keep working on this one! Because I really like the concept!

    I think the type that you've used for 'frog punch' is great! The text under it does not really work, though.

    I like the old-timey squiggles you have going, and you could probably stand to add some more ornamentation.

    For m3nace, I would suggest making all the the letters capitalized, that way they are all the same height. having just the M capitalized looks a little weird.

    For the drawing, just put like a brown paper texture over it, and give the frog a mustache, monocle and boxing gloves! Instant classic!

    And maybe put the 1889 down on the bottom of he frog image in a scroll. or maybe even 'menace vinyards est. 1889'.


    Anyway that's enough of me hijacking your label, get to work buddy!

    [edit]
    In other news, here is my first pass at mine. This will probably not be the branding, but this is pretty much the concept I'm going to roll with.

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  • m3nacem3nace Registered User regular
    edited April 2011
    Woah thanks for the tips, I'll keep working on this one then!

  • m3nacem3nace Registered User regular
    edited April 2011
    New version is ready to go:
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    Verbose delineation ahead!
    Version 2. Now with more ornaments as well as a mustache! No gentleman can go without one I say, lest he wants to appear as a vaudevillian vermin. Nay, real gentlemen are not made to swing around ropes like a monkey nor sing like a sissy, a proper gent is made for drinking tea, wine, scotch, brandy, whisky and other M3nace™ products as well as beating the crap out of eachother with their bare knuckles till the opponent bescumbers the very arena you are fighting in, thenceforth the victor shall be in need of the aforementioned products for his victorytoast, and the loser shall be in need of them to cleanse his wounds (no refund if the battle ends in the losers death).
    As such M3nace™ products are a vital part of the gentleman's inventory, nay it is the only required part in his inventory apart from underwear and mustache wax.

  • SublimusSublimus AustinRegistered User regular
    edited April 2011
    Menace! Much improved, dude!
    I can write up some notes a little later if you are still working on it.

    Anyhow. This is pretty generic, and obviously not a label, but I'm pretty much using this challenge an excuse to put together a webdesign portfolio (because I have an interview next week, lol).

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    Still a WIP, too. But I wanted to post it up.

  • m3nacem3nace Registered User regular
    edited April 2011
    Some new tips would be nice.
    I'm going to be fixing some minor details when I get home already.

  • ProspicienceProspicience The Raven King DenvemoloradoRegistered User regular
    edited April 2011
    M3nace: I definitely like the added ornamentation, but I would say make the border (the gray area with the decorative flare) thinner. It's a bit too overwhelming for the label right now, I'd probably half the size - which in turn will also help your "Menace" label not seem quite so insignificant. As of now the large label is just overshadowing it. Also maybe add a border on the menace label as to separate it from the border a bit more. Maybe use some "old timey squiggles" to outline it or something.

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  • m3nacem3nace Registered User regular
    edited April 2011
    Noted.
    Can't believe how much help I'm getting. Thanks.

  • ninjaininjai Registered User regular
    edited April 2011
    sublimus, I would drink that. It looks so... hydrationy

    Mice scratching at the walls inside of your head.
    This is a warning that my sig was too tall.
    You could have sent me a PM or something.
  • m3nacem3nace Registered User regular
    edited April 2011
    FINAL SUBMISSION!!!
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    Man, sublime water should be a real company. I could really go for some sublime water right now.

  • JABMonkeyJABMonkey Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    Very cool, both of you.

  • m3nacem3nace Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    POLL.
    Would be nice! Should I just pm a mod or will one come in and dust this off eventually?
    Also, the challenges seem to have less and less participants :(.
    Thanks JAB!

  • the_monarch23the_monarch23 Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    Lordy, I finally am done with school for the semester. I have an idea for a logo that I should be able to crap out tomorrow.

    "Gott in himmel! Fritz, vee haff named our car after ein lady-garten."
    ~Jeremy Clarkson
  • ChromatomicChromatomic Mr. DCRegistered User regular
    edited May 2011
    I need to do this, I've already done logos and stuff for my name but I discovered to my horror that the logo I created was frighteningly similar to those of some groups of people that prefer relationships with children. Suffice it to say, I need to make a new one.

  • CyberMonkeytron3000CyberMonkeytron3000 Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    Go on.

    Take a drink.

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  • JABMonkeyJABMonkey Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    Not only is that crazy impressive but I think I may have woken everyone in my apartment up with my uncontrollable laughter. Fruit piss. Hehehe.

    Well done.

  • melting_dollmelting_doll Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    Cyber, it seems like you just keep popping out of the woodwork with awesome stuff and then disappearing again. Why can't you staayy

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  • m3nacem3nace Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    Why can't you staayy
    Awaayy:whistle:
    You keep bombing the contests :P
    JK, it's awesome Cyber! I'd spit out all of the fruit piss in my mouth if I checked out the label while drinking some of that.... partially because of laughter but also because that piss came out of a fruit with legs.

  • MustangMustang Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    I hear Bear Grylls is Cyber's no.1 customer.

    Brilliant Cyber, I would buy your fruit piss.

  • earthwormadamearthwormadam Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    hahaha yessssss

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  • m3nacem3nace Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    Sooo. How's the poll coming along?

  • MustangMustang Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    I know I can't win (not that I would anyway, with cyber throwing down the way that cyber does), but I can still enter.

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  • CyberMonkeytron3000CyberMonkeytron3000 Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    Thanks peeps!

    melting_doll- I don't really post anywhere anymore, partly because work keeps me busy, but mostly coz I'm lazy. I'm trying to change that at the moment. If it's any comfort, the only stuff I do in my personal time, is for this site, but it's gotten to a stage now where I feel a little embarrassed posting images here because all you guys have gotten so good over the last few years.

    Mustang- It's the small things that make me laugh the most- the nostril hole= big lols

  • m3nacem3nace Registered User regular
    edited May 2011
    Let's get a poll so we can officially declare cyber the winner of this gig and make him choose a new rad topic!
    Also, hehehehe that's pretty damn witty mustang.

  • ChromatomicChromatomic Mr. DCRegistered User regular
    edited June 2011
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    Never did get to redoing the logos but here is my late and lazy submission.

  • MustangMustang Registered User regular
    edited June 2011
    Nice Chrom, top points for going for a tangible effort.

    Come on admins, lets get a poll on this thing. 2 pages of entries is not exactly a time pirate, and this is getting really annoying having to beg for someone to do this every time.

  • TonkkaTonkka Some one in the club tonight Has stolen my ideas.Registered User regular
    edited June 2011
    I would try mine but it is just too easy.

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    Gamertag: T0NKKA - Steam: evilumpire Twitter Art blog/Portfolio! HEY SATAN
  • MustangMustang Registered User regular
    edited June 2011
    Ok this is fucking ridiculous. I declare Cyber the winner, next challenge.

  • m3nacem3nace Registered User regular
    edited June 2011
    Wooooo! Congratulations cyber, now issue a new challenge!

  • NakedZerglingNakedZergling A more apocalyptic post apocalypse Portland OregonRegistered User regular
    edited June 2011
    new challenge!


    1) As a small side note, one day, I really hope to be King Penis of Fuck Mountain.

    2) No shitty anime or wolf-people, take that crap to deviant art
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