Turtle Island

by lundeja • Uploaded: May. 18 '09 - Gallerized: May. '09

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Description: Not gonna pretend that I'm inventing the wheel by doing a turtle mosaic. I think I put a unique spin on it, though. I found a shape that I wanted to work with, sort of an imperfect triangular stone and I worked it into the shape of a turtle which ended up looking like a star as well.... so bonus I guess.
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dimARTirosov May. 19 '09

Great mark you've got here, i like it.%0D*I think you need to take all the center triangulars (i mean everything except the legs and head) and just move them down just i tiny bit, that way it would be centered to all the legs and won't be so close to the head.%0D*%0D*Thats it :) oh and i like the colors as well!

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lundeja May. 19 '09

Thanks Dima! Fixed as per your suggestion.

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rudy hurtado May. 19 '09

Great mark/brand, colours work well together, nice job.

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lundeja May. 19 '09

Thanks Rudy, Toni.

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theartistt May. 24 '09

my husband is writing a trilogy called %22Turtle Island%22 (copyright 2008) and I'm totally pissed at you... I'll get over it eventually... (grumbles) good mark...

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logomotive May. 24 '09

Jared, I think there is so much more potential here? I like it but think I see more opportunities geometrically. Even with the current triangular shapes.

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lundeja May. 24 '09

LOL, Trish. Sorry :)**Mike, thanks for your input. I'll have to explore it a bit more and hopefully see what you see.

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typographics May. 25 '09

Seems like the typography needs some attention. The icon is a mosaic of rounded stones, which people would relate to objects found in nature, but then you have a very corporate typeface. They don't seem to mesh well together. Something a little more hand written? It is a spa after all. Maybe just write out the name and scan it in? Perhaps take a typeface and grunge it up slightly. Try different things, but this current typeface doesn't seem appropriate.

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BK May. 25 '09

Anyone else see an %22I%22 down the center of the turtle's back? The arms could make a %22T%22 as well, but the spacing is needed. My eye is drawn there for some reason. I would try matching that with a serif font...just a suggestion. Nice work though!

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jennyb May. 25 '09

Elegant, yet cute, all at once. Very nice!

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hitbyreindeer May. 25 '09

simple, fresh, cute and sleek. Wonderful execution :)

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grigoriou May. 26 '09

i think its pretty much perfect as is jared. when i look at this i instantly see a cluster of islands from a birds eye view. its great.**and quit it with all this humility. you done good and thats that! :)

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lundeja May. 26 '09

Thanks for all of the feedback everyone.**Greg, thanks man haha. I'm still working on building the ego.**

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Ocularink May. 28 '09

Nice one, Jared. Wondering if you can go slightly darker with the background color so the type treatment shows up better. Nice job, though, bud.

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lundeja May. 28 '09

Thanks Kevin, that was one of the things I was wondering about.

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gold coast website design May. 28 '09

Nice work but looks familiar...

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barryconvex Jul. 29 '09

Very nice, without being too cute.

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andreiu Jul. 29 '09

nice mark and the font goes very well!

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JoePrince Jul. 17 '10

Hey Jared, where you been bud?

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