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Warren Beard

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Post Mon Aug 03, 2009 8:22 pm

Vehicle Wrap: Beard/Mint

Spent the last 2 days getting this done, I haven't done the roof yet though and have to re-do the doors as I used a different black and you can see the difference between them so am going to replace it.

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Post Mon Aug 03, 2009 8:28 pm

WOW! If that don't get you noticed nothing will.
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Post Mon Aug 03, 2009 9:04 pm

I like it , could you not have wrapped the corner?
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Post Mon Aug 03, 2009 9:11 pm

top job warren

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Post Mon Aug 03, 2009 9:33 pm

Well done Warren - a spectacular advert for your abilities. :D
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Post Mon Aug 03, 2009 9:39 pm

Warren superb design,
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Warren Beard

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Post Mon Aug 03, 2009 9:51 pm

cheers guys, as for the flag I would have thought a foreigner with a large Union Jack on his van would go down pretty well :wink: :lol1:

I'm sure my accent on the phone would put off more people than the flag on my van :-?

I wanted to do something bold yet subtle and cleaner than the big bold bright colours I had before, I think this looks more professional.

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Post Mon Aug 03, 2009 10:00 pm

Warren,

You truly are an inspiration!

Magnificent!
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Post Mon Aug 03, 2009 10:26 pm

Looks fantastic Warren! What a great advert for your business, very eye catching and smart. Inspirational, hope we can wrap our van to such a high standard one day :D And personally, as it's been mentioned, I don't think there should be any issue with using our national flag on your van, though I can understand the points made. In fact, if it needs to be mentioned at all, then I feel it should be with pride. By the way, love the business name!
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Post Mon Aug 03, 2009 10:47 pm

Very striking Warren,
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Post Mon Aug 03, 2009 11:32 pm

That looks the dogs Warren. You should be proud mate. Well done. :wink:
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Post Tue Aug 04, 2009 5:44 am

Really nice! If that goes unnoticed the I don't know what to tell you.
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Post Tue Aug 04, 2009 6:25 am

Top job Warren. Looks great.


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Post Tue Aug 04, 2009 6:58 am

Cracking job Grommit!
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Post Tue Aug 04, 2009 8:04 am

Fantastic job Warren.........Proof positive that less is more..... :lol1:

Very clean, eye catching and visually head turning.
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Post Tue Aug 04, 2009 8:38 am

Great Job Warren,
Did you do the face painting yourself?

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Post Tue Aug 04, 2009 8:52 am

Top stuff Warren
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Post Tue Aug 04, 2009 9:49 am

ah the black issue... think u got away with it but only looking at photos and not the real thing.

The mint in green looks much better then what I saw before, that works really well.

I like it... great.
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Post Tue Aug 04, 2009 10:29 am

Snap :P

Obviously great minds think a like !!

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Post Tue Aug 04, 2009 10:34 am

First glance, thought it said Guildford.........close to Warren :lol1: Then I opened the file.......few miles away.

It is a very mesmerising visual........."Look into my eyes"......."you want to buy a sign" :lol1:
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Post Tue Aug 04, 2009 10:47 am

Dave Rowland wrote:ah the black issue... think u got away with it but only looking at photos and not the real thing.

The mint in green looks much better then what I saw before, that works really well.

I like it... great.


I didn't actually get away with it and will be re-doing the front doors, I had some extra printed black wrap vinyl from the last wrap I did and used that on the doors next to a solid black vinyl (KPMF), there is a slight difference between the picture and the solid black but the doors almost look purple in the sunlight :roll:

While on that note I must say I really like the KPMF - K7000, it's the first time I have used it and it's very nice to work with and has a great finish.

Also the green is much brighter as I have used a flourescent green with a matt white, it does look good though and although it has a limited life I am willing to change it when it begins to fade as it looks too good.

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Post Tue Aug 04, 2009 11:35 am

Truly brilliant Warren, inspired.

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Post Tue Aug 04, 2009 11:39 am

Nice job Warren. I think I'd have put the contact details under the laundry list on the back, but that is just me :D
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Post Tue Aug 04, 2009 12:22 pm

Grate job Warren :lol1:
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Post Tue Aug 04, 2009 1:25 pm

Warren,

Why dont you put the Souf Affrikin flag on the van. You outnumber the pommies that side of the pond anyways!

I like the Lime green on Black. (It is our company colours as well) As soon as the August sand storms are over, I'm going to wrap or pick-up as well.

Top Job, mate!
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Post Wed Aug 05, 2009 10:47 am

Well done Warren, lovely job.
Green on the black is very nice.

Like Harry I would have laid the back out slightly differently,

but a fine job and should lead to plenty of similar work hopefully.



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Post Wed Aug 05, 2009 1:15 pm

warren top job cant add to whats been said well done m8 :appl:
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Post Wed Aug 05, 2009 1:55 pm

yours and John's vehicles both look great. excellent concepts. well done to you both.
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Post Wed Aug 05, 2009 4:38 pm

Sos Shane but haven't got around to putting the stars on yet :D


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Post Wed Aug 05, 2009 4:49 pm

Bloody poms :P

Great work.
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Post Wed Aug 05, 2009 4:57 pm

Warren, you have come on just great I love your van, cracking design, a very well done mate.
:D :D :D :D :D :D
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Post Wed Aug 05, 2009 7:36 pm

Thanks everybody, it's taken me a while to find a picture that I liked and would work as a concept.

I decided to put my details up so high as it is above a normal car level, whenever I am parked up in a parking lot you can see the company name and contact details over the cars so can be read at a distance and details taken as well with out having to look behind obstacles etc.

I wish my prints had of come out as bright as John's though :-? that's what happens when you have to buy from a trade printer, no control :cry:

I was/am considering putting my logo randomly around the "empty" areas in a matt black just to create some added effects but keeping it subtle, it's still under consideration though.

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Post Thu Aug 06, 2009 1:19 pm

Good job mate. Will be doing my van soon & seeing yours has given me some more motivation! I too have to buy prints in from the trade & am always annoyed that they're never as sharp of full of colour as their own! Hmmm...

Trouble is, when you insist on 8 pass printing, they're always reluctant to do so. Do you want the work or not? :lol1:
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Post Thu Aug 06, 2009 2:05 pm

Gwaredd Steele wrote: :P

Trouble is, when you insist on 8 pass printing, they're always reluctant to do so. Do you want the work or not? :lol1:


Interesting comment. I do 8 pass prints for all my wholesale clients whether they ask for it or not (depending on the end use)... might explain why they keep coming back I guess :P
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Post Thu Aug 06, 2009 2:27 pm

D'oh! if only international postage wasn't so slow and expensive!

Before I knew what to ask for I got caught quite badly with print quality, I have found that some companies use 'budget' type setting as standard unless you stipulate otherwise.

Could be different now of course, that was a wee while ago.
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Post Thu Aug 06, 2009 3:19 pm

I agree everything is either 8 pass or 16 pass around here. All our profiles are built utilizing these settings so we can achieve a wider colour gamut. Even banners are 8 pass.
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Post Thu Aug 06, 2009 3:37 pm

hi guys,
printing from versaworks, how do you tell?

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Post Thu Aug 06, 2009 3:55 pm

Dan go into media explorer. click the profile then the appropriate setting it will tell you how many passes.
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Post Thu Aug 06, 2009 3:57 pm

cheers fella, been digging around but couldn't find anything!!

thanks

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Post Thu Aug 06, 2009 4:15 pm

Am I looking in the details section: Total passes? 16?
I always print at standard or high quality never for speed?

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sorry i'm changing thread!!
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Post Fri Aug 07, 2009 12:51 am

Dan Osterbery wrote:Am I looking in the details section: Total passes? 16?
I always print at standard or high quality never for speed?

cheers

Dan

sorry i'm changing thread!!


Tha'ts right Dan. Pretty sure 720x720 is usually 8 pass. 1440x1440 is 16 pass well in Versaworks it is.
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Post Fri Aug 07, 2009 7:54 pm

Nice job, well done. certainly an eyecatcher!!

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Post Sat Aug 08, 2009 12:25 am

i so hope you dont start thinking about changing ur company name again lol
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Post Sat Aug 08, 2009 12:42 am

great job Warren :D
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Post Thu Aug 13, 2009 10:04 am

that is the business..very nice indeed Warren and well done.

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Post Sun Oct 07, 2012 7:32 pm

3 years on and eventually got a chance to re-wrap my van, I never did change the black vinyl to match the printed and the "Orange" looking print bugged me for a long time but time was always an issue to get it re-done so it stayed like that for 3 years. Now I have an employee so got him to strip and clean the van and yesterday got a chance to apply the new wrap. Branding has changed slightly in the last few years as I am now a limited company and also have a dark grey background rather than black and more of a lime green rather than a grass green colour.

Anyway I am much much happier with this new wrap that I got to print at a decent quality myself and spent more time deciding what to go with and ended up using 3m dark grey matt along with a gloss print (my business card is the same matt and gloss)

Hope you like.

cheers

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Post Sun Oct 07, 2012 8:17 pm

Looking good Warren. Top Work!
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Post Sun Oct 07, 2012 8:56 pm

Looks mint Warren, we're in the process of re-doing our van at the moment and are going with the Matt with gloss effect.
Your van projects a great professional image.
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Post Mon Oct 08, 2012 6:18 am

very nice job,looks stunning
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Post Mon Oct 08, 2012 10:04 am

very nice Warren.

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