New Lakers Topbuzz Banner Contest (P. 2)

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ArtJmnz
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Like this?

I'm always open to constructive criticisms and suggestions Wink

Browns-a-Clown
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ArtJmnz wrote:
Like this?

I'm always open to constructive criticisms and suggestions Wink

Just beautiful. It's getting there. And huge thanks for trying that. Nothing I love more than an artist who has no ego, as IMO -- they make the very best Artists.

But out of Curiosity -- can we try a couple things -- just for Sh!ts & Giggles??? Smile

ArtJmnz
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I have no problem trying to do whatever the LTB community asks, two minds think better than one, and I think the best banner can only be achieved with everyone's grain of sand.

So.. Any suggestions and/or ideas are welcome. Wink

Browns-a-Clown
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ArtJmnz wrote:
I have no problem trying to do whatever the LTB community asks, two minds think better than one, and I think the best banner can only be achieved with everyone's grain of sand.

So.. Any suggestions and/or ideas are welcome. Wink

Ok, just some thoughts, here (I was an Art Director for a Branding & Advertising Company in one of my former lives -- so the suggestions come from a good place, I hope, Lol).

And Remember -- you can probably go a bit larger, I believe -- if need-be.

  1. Add George Mikan to the left of Elgin -- Since he was the one who started it all.

  2. Make the Trophies a tad larger than the text -- with a hair-more spacing in-between them.

  3. As you have the "L" for "Lakers" at the bottom, and to the Left, hugging the Text-Box -- try the same with the Final "Z" in "Buzz", for visual Balance -- and just to see what it looks like. Raise Kobe up -- in order to compensate & maintain that cool torso-shot of him.

  4. At the top -- and in the deep background, maybe consider soft, subtle images of where our beloved Lakers have played -- gradually moving from one to the other, left to right -- the Minneapolis Auditorium, the Los Angeles Sports Arena, the Forum, and Staples.

And if I come up with any more inspiration -- I'll let you know.

Great touch with Doc Buss in there. Just awesome. As a matter of fact -- I even thought about something with the owners -- Bob Short, Jack Kent Cook, and Doc Buss, all three -- but it might be too much.

So Have fun!!! Smile

lakerdudeinindy
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TheTwinTowers wrote:

Sorry for reposting my design. Just a few minor adjustments from my previous post.

You guys can check out some of my artwork at etsy.com/shop/itsvartan.

I'd love to get some feedback from my fellow laker fans.

Checked out your site....AWESOME work!!!!! Love to see other artists work, LOVE IT.

lakerdudeinindy
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KOBEforGOAT, ArtJmnz, Twin Towers.....awesome designs. From one artist to another, all of you guys' designs were awesome!!!!

Browns-a-Clown
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lakerdudeinindy wrote:

KOBEforGOAT, ArtJmnz, Twin Towers.....awesome designs. From one artist to another, all of you guys' designs were awesome!!!!

I second that!!!

Keep up the great work, gentleman!

TheTwinTowers
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lakerdudeinindy wrote:
Checked out your site....AWESOME work!!!!! Love to see other artists work, LOVE IT.

Thanks, that really means a lot! I'd be happy share some more work once I'm finished working on them.

LakersMan24
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Hey guys hope this isn't laughable but it's my first time attempting to use photoshop haha

TheTwinTowers
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Just a few more adjustments. The first one is my original design and the second one there are a few font adjustments. I am open for suggestions Smile

renteria24
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ArtJmnz wrote:
Like this?

I'm always open to constructive criticisms and suggestions Wink

This is a winner. This should be picked for the banner. It's so awesome. Keep up the great work

showtimelakers11
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renteria24 wrote:
This is a winner. This should be picked for the banner. It's so awesome. Keep up the great work

Agreed. All of them are great, but I this one is awesome.

bAd_sLiNky
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ArtJmnz wrote:
Like this?

I'm always open to constructive criticisms and suggestions Wink

Beautiful banner design, a winner to me as well. I like how you put Jerry in it. Chick would be nice to include too, what you think?

BOMDEMAS1
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TheTwinTowers wrote:

Just a few more adjustments. The first one is my original design and the second one there are a few font adjustments. I am open for suggestions Smile

get a more artistic font, be creative with it....get the trophies or rings in there

TheTwinTowers
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BOMDEMAS1 wrote:
get a more artistic font, be creative with it....get the trophies or rings in there

Thanks for the suggestions. I'll definitely try to implement some trophy's and more in there.

113
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ArtJmnz wrote:
Here is my first one... Maybe i'll do another one anytime soon. Hope you like it.

I agree this to me is a winner already. A few adjustments could probably be made (haven't thought about it hard enough yet, but I will later on). But overall I really like the retro kind of font/look of it. It's retro but for some reasons seems modern. Really nice job.

113
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TheTwinTowers and ArtJmnz are in a heated battle for design-supremacy right now. Both are great designs. Nice job to both of you.

ArtJmnz
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Added Mikan, Worthy and Chick.... Went a little wider... Can't do much more because it could see overloaded. Thanks everyone!

Browns-a-Clown
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ArtJmnz wrote:

Added Mikan, Worthy and Chick.... Went a little wider... Can't do much more because it could see overloaded. Thanks everyone!

Just Beautiful!

TheTwinTowers
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Here are all the versions I've made. Enjoy.

WatchTheSkyFall24
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Repped High Quality Post

Are we deciding who came second place to me or.......?

SaVaGe-DeF
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ArtJmnz wrote:
Added Mikan, Worthy and Chick.... Went a little wider... Can't do much more because it could see overloaded. Thanks everyone!

I don't think you have enough room but I was going to suggest you put the Forum.

113
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@TheTwinTowers

I like that 3rd one the most. And the Dr. Buss tribute is a really nice touch.

vinny808
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LakersMan24 wrote:
Hey guys hope this isn't laughable but it's my first time attempting to use photoshop haha

haha this is my fav.

TheStormView
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These are all excellent guys.

TheTwinTowers
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@113

Thanks brother, I appreciate your feedback. Maybe we should add Kaman to the banner. I'm totally kidding of course.

Bishop-Havoc
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It should be RIP Dr.Jerry Buss with his picture all by himself for like the whole season.

LakersMan24
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vinny808 wrote:
haha this is my fav.

Thanks lol Haha it represents people willing to give things a go!! Haha!!

renteria24
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ArtJmnz wrote:
Like this?

I'm always open to constructive criticisms and suggestions Wink

This is just me but you should leave out gasol and nash. Keep players on the banner that were lakers or are guaranteed to finish their careers off as one. So I guess just leave kobe at the end lol Idk just my 2 cents since nothing is for certain with this roster except kobe.

Browns-a-Clown
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renteria24 wrote:

This is just me but you should leave out gasol and nash. Keep players on the banner that were lakers or are guaranteed to finish their careers off as one. So I guess just leave kobe at the end lol Idk just my 2 cents since nothing is for certain with this roster except kobe.

No. there should be an exception for present players. It's an Identifier.

trialsNtribulations
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^^I like them all. You all have great creativety and originality and tons of talent!!! Good job. Besides anything "Lakers", makes you all winners in my eyes!!!!!

Browns-a-Clown
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trialsNtribulations wrote:

^^I like them all. You all have great creativety and originality and tons of talent!!! Good job. Besides anything "Lakers", makes you all winners in my eyes!!!!!

YES^!!!

Maybe we should rotate them!

(Including the awesome Banner by Mr. SkyFall, Lol! Wink )

Gameface
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ArtJmnz wrote:
Added Mikan, Worthy and Chick.... Went a little wider... Can't do much more because it could see overloaded. Thanks everyone!

My vote

khalid_france
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WatchTheSkyFall24 wrote:
I got your winning banner right here. When do I get my prize?

My vote! Contest is over.

Dave
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Okay guys- last call on entrees for the contest + feedback on the posted banners. I will then setup a poll in about 2 days and let you guys vote for your favorite banner.

TheLegendaryDino
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hey dave, are you also going to take coward out of your avatar? lol

Dave
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^^Thanks for the heads up Dino- changed it!

TheLegendaryDino
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^^^ you got it! lol

Browns-a-Clown
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trialsNtribulations wrote:

^^I like them all. You all have great creativety and originality and tons of talent!!! Good job. Besides anything "Lakers", makes you all winners in my eyes!!!!!

^Yup. I second that!!!

bornandraisedLA
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ArtJmnz wrote:
Added Mikan, Worthy and Chick.... Went a little wider... Can't do much more because it could see overloaded. Thanks everyone!

this is awesome. represents the legacy that was, and is the lakers

Browns-a-Clown
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Ya know -- just had an idea: Why not make the banner wider?

Most headers are the entire width of the screen -- and LTB's is an exception to that rule.

The best part is, it would give a larger area in which to tell the "Laker Story".

Then, as it evolves, you can add the 4 past arenas, 3 or for of the coaches (At the very least, Phil & Pat should be in there, now -- shouldn't they?) -- and maybe the DC-10, as it was more important to Laker-Lore than people realize.

Just some thoughts, here.

ArtJmnz
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^^ That would be nice... I could try to do something wider but now my pc is broken.. :/

I guess it'll be for the next one,before the start of the season... Wink

I am also working on something bigger, once I have it almost if not ready I'll present it to Dave and all of you for your opinions Wink

lakerfanforlife
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why does the banner made by bornandraisedLA have Steve Nash on it?

lakerfanforlife
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To clarify the legends on this banner are great and the championships fantastic but is this banner saying with Steve Nash on it that this is the next chapter in Lakers history.

a2j1m
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I like the first one but don't have Nash on it. He hasn't proven anything to the organization to be mentioned with those Lakers greats.

a2j1m
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WatchTheSkyFall24 wrote:
I got your winning banner right here. When do I get my prize?

Well this one is just too cute now lol

Dave
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Dave wrote:
Okay guys- here are the finalists.

I've updated the original post with the finalists and a poll where you can vote for winner. The poll ends in 14 days. Thanks everyone!

WatchTheSkyFall24
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I think Banner B with the gold trim around the text would look cool.

Maxx
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a lot of talent on this site! Well done, everybody!

Dave
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Just a reminder that the voting period is nearly over- please submit your selection for the next LTB banner soon if you haven't already. Thanks guys!


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