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Re: Hot Stove Sig Tourney - Voting Thread

Postby daullaz » Mon Jan 12, 2009 7:26 pm

A - 9
B -14
C - 1
D - 2
E - 0
F - 2
G - 2
H - 0
I - 4
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Re: Hot Stove Sig Tourney - Voting Thread

Postby MasterX1918 » Mon Jan 12, 2009 9:47 pm

daullaz wrote:A - 10
B -14
C - 1
D - 2
E - 0
F - 2
G- 2
H - 0
I - 4

I like "I" also but it seems too busy. Love the Pedroia sig, though. Matt Weiters sig is too orange.
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Re: Hot Stove Sig Tourney - Voting Thread

Postby Idahofan1 » Tue Jan 13, 2009 1:12 am

A- 10
B -14
C - 1
D - 2
E - 0
F - 2
G- 2
H - 0
I - 5

Wow... how do you not vote l?
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Re: Hot Stove Sig Tourney - Voting Thread

Postby Snakes Gould » Tue Jan 13, 2009 1:31 am

remember to bold your vote...


like a few others have touched on, i think I is very very good, but it does a tad too busy to me. i wish the focus was on lincecum just a tad more. its very good still but i think thats what has gotten people not to vote for it.

personally, i still dont know which sig to vote for. at this point it seems like its between A and B and other vote would be wasted.
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Re: Hot Stove Sig Tourney - Voting Thread

Postby Snakes Gould » Tue Jan 13, 2009 1:32 am

A- 10
B -15
C - 1
D - 2
E - 0
F - 2
G- 2
H - 0
I - 5


the reason why i was holding off on B, is because while different, is very similar to a couple sigs ive seen used for contests before, and they always seem to generate this type of buzz about how creative and different they are.

im going to go ahead and vote for it because it is well done and looks very clean and fresh. ;-D
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Re: Hot Stove Sig Tourney - Voting Thread

Postby deluxe_247 » Tue Jan 13, 2009 3:37 am

A- 10
B -15
C - 1
D - 2
E - 0
F - 2
G- 2
H - 0
I - 6

nice work guys ;-D
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Re: Hot Stove Sig Tourney - Voting Thread

Postby C2ThaLo88 » Tue Jan 13, 2009 10:26 am

deluxe_247 wrote:A- 10
B -15
C - 1
D - 2
E - 0
F - 3
G- 2
H - 0
I - 6


All really really nice, probably hardest decision I've had to make in a week! ;-)
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Re: Hot Stove Sig Tourney - Voting Thread

Postby JTWood » Wed Jan 14, 2009 1:10 am

My wife, a professional graphic designer, sat down and debated the merits of each of these for a good 20 minutes. We ended up doing our debate on comparative merits, because we honestly thought all of these were a little below what we expected to see in the competition. We immediately narrowed our choice down to A and G.

We liked A for its clarity. We liked G because it had the nostalgic look that is often associated with baseball. In the end, we went with G when we noticed the lower-right text on A. When I say noticed, I literally mean we hadn't noticed it when we first looked at it.

FWIW, B was our lowest-ranked of the submissions. Needless to say, we were surprised to see it in the lead.

C2ThaLo88 wrote:A- 10
B -15
C - 1
D - 2
E - 0
F - 3
G- 3
H - 0
I - 6
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Re: Hot Stove Sig Tourney - Voting Thread

Postby Neato Torpedo » Wed Jan 14, 2009 1:14 am

The one reason I didn't vote for the Lince sig is because the sort of awkward looking position Lince is in when you look at it. If it was a cleaner angle and I probably would've voted for it.

I didn't vote for A for a number of reasons. The background is largely indistinguishable except for the semitransparent Pedroia and Sox logo. The foreground, Pedroia, was just cut and pasted. The Garza and Lince sigs are inches behind the Wieters sig IMO.
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Re: Hot Stove Sig Tourney - Voting Thread

Postby rookies and cream » Wed Jan 14, 2009 9:12 am

Neato Torpedo wrote:The one reason I didn't vote for the Lince sig is because the sort of awkward looking position Lince is in when you look at it. If it was a cleaner angle and I probably would've voted for it.

I didn't vote for A for a number of reasons. The background is largely indistinguishable except for the semitransparent Pedroia and Sox logo. The foreground, Pedroia, was just cut and pasted. The Garza and Lince sigs are inches behind the Wieters sig IMO.


Let's try and keep the discussion in the other thread, but I can definitely tell you that the render (what you call the foreground) on sig A was certainly not just cut and pasted. We'll let the artist explain himself after the voting is done but I can promise you that there are multiple layers there with hard/soft light.

Just did a quick search and found the original pic.

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Do you see a difference? I know I do. As I said before, I also like sig B, but I can promise you that less was done with those renders than sig A.
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