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Matt Ottinger

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Need graphical help with a Squares spoof.
« on: August 07, 2019, 08:43:21 PM »
Im working in a Hollywood Squares spoof for an opening day session at school, and I gave a reputation for making these look pretty cool with limited resources. (For example, Im doing the whole thing with only three squares, later blended in editing to create the big board.).

For the opening, I want to create something that looks close to the real thing, but for the graphic to say The Okemos Squares as close to the original (old school) logo as possible. Anybody want to take a whack at that for me?  Ill use the best one I get, but Ill be grateful for all comers.
 
Ask questions if this isnt clear, but Id need it by Monday. Photoshop Psd would be ideal.
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SuperMatch93

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Re: Need graphical help with a Squares spoof.
« Reply #1 on: August 07, 2019, 10:07:22 PM »
I couldn't find the exact font, but AdLib comes close. I made two, one is a bit narrower to come closer to the font.

https://imgur.com/a/KNRY8Cv

I have .psd versions if you want them.
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bscripps

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Re: Need graphical help with a Squares spoof.
« Reply #2 on: August 08, 2019, 12:55:21 AM »
I traced the lettering from a screen grab with the pen tool (and took my best guess at the K and M) and came up with this:

Photoshop file is here:
http://www.benscripps.com/transfer/okemos.zip

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Matt Ottinger

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Re: Need graphical help with a Squares spoof.
« Reply #3 on: August 17, 2019, 06:32:11 PM »
Belated thanks for those who responded (including a couple who contacted me directly).  I ended up using Ben's, but I appreciate everyone's efforts.
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bscripps

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Re: Need graphical help with a Squares spoof.
« Reply #4 on: August 18, 2019, 09:22:37 AM »
Glad I could help!

Incidentally, if anyone else needs it, the Photoshop file in the link has both Matt's "Okemos" version as well as the original "Hollywood" as both a bitmapped layer and paths.
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