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Re: Bohemian Rhapsody (2018)

Postby ctaulbee » Oct Tue 08, 2019 11:59 am

Looks good, think it will make for a ace cover :D
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Re: Bohemian Rhapsody (2018)

Postby sauron » Oct Tue 08, 2019 3:39 pm

Interested to see what else you’ll do with the back :)
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Re: Bohemian Rhapsody (2018)

Postby chouette » Oct Tue 08, 2019 9:13 pm

Looks very nice so far!! <3
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Re: Bohemian Rhapsody (2018)

Postby stardragon9 » Oct Tue 15, 2019 2:00 pm

Thanks everyone for the support and much needed advice (and tutoring with photoshop).  I really appreciate it!  Here is a new update.  I have two different versions: one like I originally planned (plain back with just information added) and a second one with still added.  On the stills, I decided to try and place the still over photos of records to blend with the aesthetic I wanted.  I like both versions.

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Re: Bohemian Rhapsody (2018)

Postby chouette » Oct Tue 15, 2019 5:11 pm

Love both, hard to chose. :D
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Re: Bohemian Rhapsody (2018)

Postby ctaulbee » Oct Tue 15, 2019 5:35 pm

Both work, on the one with the circles I'd make the synopsis smaller so there is more margin between them and the text, it's pretty close as it is.

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Re: Bohemian Rhapsody (2018)

Postby bankska22 » Oct Tue 15, 2019 5:59 pm

Looks great. Love version 2.
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Re: Bohemian Rhapsody (2018)

Postby stardragon9 » Oct Tue 15, 2019 6:05 pm

ctaulbee wrote:Both work, on the one with the circles I'd make the synopsis smaller so there is more margin between them and the text, it's pretty close as it is.

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I will see what I can do.  Thanks.  ;)
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Re: Bohemian Rhapsody (2018)

Postby tmscrapbook » Oct Tue 15, 2019 6:40 pm

You're definitely working in the right direction :)
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Re: Bohemian Rhapsody (2018)

Postby Nickaberdeen » Oct Wed 16, 2019 3:31 am

i've been watching this topic for a while and am enjoying watching your progress. personally i like both too, the only suggestions i have are that the legals section is a bit squeezed in and might work better in white but i look forward to your next update.
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Re: Bohemian Rhapsody (2018)

Postby stardragon9 » Oct Wed 16, 2019 11:52 am

ctaulbee wrote:Both work, on the one with the circles I'd make the synopsis smaller so there is more margin between them and the text, it's pretty close as it is.


Does this work:



I also didn't like how the purple of the original record photo bled through the stills I was using.  With a few tricks I have learned, I managed to find a nice blend so that I still get that record look without interrupting the pictures.


Nickaberdeen wrote:i've been watching this topic for a while and am enjoying watching your progress. personally i like both too, the only suggestions i have are that the legals section is a bit squeezed in and might work better in white but i look forward to your next update.


Thanks.  I took your advice on the legal text and made it white.  as for the size, I wanted to keep it down towards the bottom like the legal text on an original vinyl release.  I also didn't want any text to cover the silhouettes of the band on the back.  Many thanks again folks.  I appreciate all the wonderful help.
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Re: Bohemian Rhapsody (2018)

Postby ctaulbee » Oct Wed 16, 2019 12:01 pm

Looks great buddy :)
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Re: Bohemian Rhapsody (2018)

Postby bankska22 » Oct Wed 16, 2019 5:08 pm

Very nice!
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Re: Bohemian Rhapsody (2018)

Postby Nickaberdeen » Oct Wed 16, 2019 5:35 pm

stardragon9 wrote:I also didn't want any text to cover the silhouettes of the band on the back.


i was actually thinking you should make it smaller as opposed to going over the image, sorry i was unclear, im not sure exactly how (there are other people who are better with text that would know how), im not sure going smaller on the font is the answer, maybe a condensed font or one paragraph as opposed to two would give it more room. Looking sharp though.  :D
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Re: Bohemian Rhapsody (2018)

Postby stardragon9 » Oct Wed 16, 2019 6:58 pm

Nickaberdeen wrote:
stardragon9 wrote:I also didn't want any text to cover the silhouettes of the band on the back.


i was actually thinking you should make it smaller as opposed to going over the image, sorry i was unclear, im not sure exactly how (there are other people who are better with text that would know how), im not sure going smaller on the font is the answer, maybe a condensed font or one paragraph as opposed to two would give it more room. Looking sharp though.  :D


Cool.  I hadn't quite thought of combining the info with the credits list.  I will try that and see how it looks.   ;)
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Re: Bohemian Rhapsody (2018)

Postby wysmommy » Oct Thu 17, 2019 11:12 am

Looks great.  :)
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Re: Bohemian Rhapsody (2018)

Postby stardragon9 » Oct Thu 17, 2019 5:29 pm

Here is the latest update on both versions of the cover:

Plain Album:


Pics on back:


Thanks for the help with the cast list and legal text ct.  It looks so much better!  Unless anyone has any other suggestions, I will probably post both soon.  I have posted my CBS Fox version as well, just for a bit of variety.
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Re: Bohemian Rhapsody (2018)

Postby ctaulbee » Oct Thu 17, 2019 7:08 pm

Looks good buddy :)
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Re: Bohemian Rhapsody (2018)

Postby chouette » Oct Thu 17, 2019 8:39 pm

Yes, looks very good. You are a very good listener which makes your WIP very interesting to follow. :D
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Re: Bohemian Rhapsody (2018)

Postby Nickaberdeen » Oct Fri 18, 2019 7:22 am

looks nice  8)
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Re: Bohemian Rhapsody (2018)

Postby stardragon9 » Oct Fri 18, 2019 3:32 pm

chouette wrote:Yes, looks very good. You are a very good listener which makes your WIP very interesting to follow. :D


Thanks.  It helps to have patient teachers.   :)  ;)
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Re: Bohemian Rhapsody (2018)

Postby stardragon9 » Oct Sat 19, 2019 2:15 pm

Posted both covers.  Thanks again everyone!  I hope to put all I have learned to good use on future covers (including some of the retro covers).   ;)  8)
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