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    Posted by davebrittain on August 28, 2004 at 8:26 pm

    just started this tday will finish next week
    thought ide have a play with the cadett


    James kelly replied 19 years, 9 months ago 10 Members · 15 Replies
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  • Dave Bruce

    August 28, 2004 at 8:41 pm

    Vehical art?

  • Lee Jones

    August 28, 2004 at 9:23 pm

    Now thats gotta be an expensive mistake !

  • John Singh

    August 28, 2004 at 9:51 pm

    Whoops! Still, its only a trial run

    Have you printed the other side yet????

    Bet you feel like :headbang2:

    I know the feeling


  • Tim Shaw

    August 29, 2004 at 10:09 am

    looks to be a lot of t’s in britain as well

  • Brian Hays

    August 29, 2004 at 10:32 am
    quote Tim Shaw:

    looks to be a lot of t’s in britain as well

    His name is spelt with 2 T’s so there is just the right amount 😀

  • davebrittain

    August 29, 2004 at 7:27 pm

    yes brians right look at the spelling in my name
    i havent printed the other side yet but have printed the other half to go on this side but will finish it the weekend
    the other half of this image is going to be much sharper though because its of another photo wich i didnt have to enlage has much as i did the backend because i didnt have to crop so much off

  • davebrittain

    August 29, 2004 at 7:41 pm

    guess i need to use spell chech more often i must be thich even after reading the posts ive only just realised what you ment vehicle dorrrrrrrr
    looks like i need to put a big block letter around it

  • Robert Lambie

    August 29, 2004 at 8:17 pm

    what to do mate is, just print that one section of the image again, this time with correct spelling. simple done. just change the text, then draw a crop box around it and print that one part again. overlay it onto the word you want covered. 😉

  • davebrittain

    August 29, 2004 at 8:22 pm

    would you change the tile or just the word section

  • Robert Lambie

    August 29, 2004 at 8:50 pm

    i think you will get away with just replacing the section mate.
    i would suggest doing all 3 word sections seperate. but.. this time draw a thin black pinline box around each word. giving it a sort of border box & just apply this ontop of the others. making the black line more apparent will actualy hide the fact is is an overlay.

  • signworxs

    August 30, 2004 at 9:36 pm

    how many of us could hold up our hands and say we havn’t done the same I;ve made some expensive errors in the past (:)

  • John Singh

    August 30, 2004 at 9:53 pm

    I can’t hold my hands up!

    I cut them off by accident :cryhard:

    John 😀

  • Robert Lambie

    August 30, 2004 at 10:11 pm

    as most of you can imagine.. ive made the ODD spelling mistake once or twice over the last 14 years.. ahem…ahem…. pass me a hard drink… 😕 yep.. babycham will do! 😉

  • Shane Drew

    September 1, 2004 at 11:14 am

    I find the hardest thing about this job has always been the proof reading.

    I have made some classic errors in the years I’ve been at the job, because as a designer of signs, you see the text so many times, and in your mind you know what it should say, you don’t tend to see any mistakes.

    I did a job for a Gaming Room the other day.

    I sent artwork, the client ok’d it. I printed it, my parents helped be laminate it, we installed it, with 12 people watching us put it up. The client, his boss, and about 10 other people stood back and admired my handywork. It looked really good.

    Then an unemployed printer walked past and pointed out that it said Gamimg Room.

    Talk about embarrassed! The client went off his nut (partly because he looked like a fool for approving it) and it cost me more money than the whole job was worth to replace it.

    I’d like to say I learnt a lesson from that, but I am not too confident 😳

  • James kelly

    September 1, 2004 at 7:13 pm

    Several years back I made a sign for an SP. Under his name was put ‘Licensed bookmaker’. After the sign was up, he gave off to me in front of several people that ‘Licensed’ was the incorrect spelling and how could I be so stupid as he had written it down for me with all the other details. When I told him that he had spelled it wrong in that there is a different spelling of ‘Licence’ and ‘Licensed’, he called me an idiot, out loud in front of his friends, stating that it is spelt ‘Licenced’ on his other shop sign (made by someone else) and on all his stationery.

    To prove how smart he was and how stupid I was, he sent someone to fetch a dictionary. Well he soon had a red face when the guy with the dictionary proved him wrong! :lol1:

    Man, did I feel smug!!! 😎

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