Wild Haven Honey

by Mikeymike • Uploaded: May. 10 '11 - Gallerized: May. '11

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Description: WIP_1: logo for a honey label.
Status: Work in progress
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Mikeymike May. 10 '11

playing around for a label for my wife's new venture...honey bee's.*she wants to sell the honey at farmer's markets. Just toying around at this point. Thoughts?

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nathantrafford May. 10 '11

this is sexy. The dot on the 'i' has too much detail, and i think that is just the tiny little dot it creates in the middle of it. It's definitely well on its way. I think there is an inconsistency in line weight right now, as in some letters have wonderful thick and thin weights, while some are fat and blobby. i would work on (in order): W - middle and intro ear are too fat. l - fat. d - fat. H - love this letter except the far left part has a weird little fat nub. e - bottom of it is fat. y - something about that bottom loop is a little off. needs some weight variation. *Overall love where this is going! That second H is gorgeous! Seriously can't wait to see this completed!

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LadyGrey May. 10 '11

finely origin style of letter's lines, Mike*I like it)))

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LadyGrey May. 10 '11

Fine style I meaning*

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Sean Heisler May. 10 '11

LOL, Alen! Sorry to hijak, Mike, just having some fun, buddy.

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Mikeymike May. 10 '11

Thanks everyone for the nice comments. still some kinks to work out, but it felt like it was heading in the right direction.*Sean, Alen, not sure how you found out this info from my wife... curious! LOL good stuff guys, my wife (Janea) will have a chuckle over the comments. (she has a different name for that, but can't tell ya!) (:

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Mikeymike May. 10 '11

thanks, roko, means a lot.

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Simon™ May. 10 '11

Love this loopy casual lettering. So charming. Your wife's gonna sell bucket-loads of honey with this sweet image. Come on Sean %26 Alen, please beehive yourself! %3B-)

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Mikeymike May. 10 '11

thanks Simon. i sort of like the looser ink brush type myself.*UPDATED: did some minor tweaking on the thicker lines and changed out the dot on the %22i%22. nothing major for now. still like the real loose look and feel. (and NO Alen and Sean I'm not talking about my wife,) (:

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nathantrafford May. 10 '11

i think 'Honey' is perfect. 'Haven' is aaalmost there with the exception of the 'e' and maybe a touch of love to the tail on the 'n'. in 'Wild', the W still feels heavy. Maybe try a completely different approach with it where the outside parts of the W curve outward instead of inwards so that it matches the feel of the two 'H's below? The right side of that 'l' needs some love, too. Hope this helps! Lookin great!

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dotflo May. 11 '11

great type mike :D

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milou May. 11 '11

Great job, Mikey. Love it.

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eflair May. 11 '11

Sweet type. Love!

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lumo May. 11 '11

Great work mike! Sweet!

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Mikeymike May. 11 '11

thanks for the gallery spot and all the nice comments. really appreciate it. Still going to tweak this baby, I'll post when I get there. Thanks for the suggestions, Nathan. *cheers all.

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logomotive May. 11 '11

%5ELooking good Mikey.

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vernics May. 11 '11

Love this one Mikey :)

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Mikeymike May. 11 '11

Mike and Muhammad so good to hear from ya. thanks for the comments, really appreciate it.

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hamidos May. 11 '11

nice concept mikey..

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Mikeymike May. 11 '11

thank you, hamidos. glad you like the direction, sir.

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Mikeymike May. 13 '11

UPDATED: took the %22WILD%22 form my second concept and placed it on this version. I think it has better balance. Thanks for the comments on both concepts, everyone.

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nathantrafford May. 13 '11

woohoo! I miss the smoothness, though. almost there! is your wife happy?

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Mikeymike May. 13 '11

She's always happy, I'm lucky. (:

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nathantrafford May. 13 '11

when the wife is happy, all is right in the world

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Bernd May. 14 '11

very nice lettering

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Mikeymike May. 14 '11

nathan, you got that right. (:*bernd, thanks for the comment. still cleaning this up.

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jerron May. 20 '11

When are you going to be featured here?*My wife wants to keep bees as well, so you will probably see a honey label uploaded from me in the future.:)

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contrast8 May. 20 '11

i also don't understand why Mike not featured yet, can anybody tell? Btw, sweet letters:)

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Mikeymike May. 20 '11

Good luck with the bee's when you get them. they are actually pretty cool to watch work. Its fun, but don't mention it to my wife, I pretend I only want the honey.*And thanks Jerron and Deividas, for your feature support, but there is a lot of talent here so I can see why I'm not in there. no worries. *Cheers and have a great weekend.*Oh and Jerron can't wait to see your honey label design, probably blow mine off the shelves. (:

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Mikeymike May. 20 '11

UPDATED: I have started to really smooth out the type more, still working on it though. But thought I would show the progress. thanks, hope you like the improvement. (You can see how rough to first type was on my V-2.)

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rikkirogers Jul. 05 '11

This logo appears very cute and compact to me - I think that it would make a great honey label logo! As a newbie, I am inspired by the mixture of fun and professionalism in this logo... beautiful work! Cannot WAIT to see it complete, although if you declared it %22finished%22 now, I would be just as impressed! :)

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