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Vector logos for local theaters?

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As I venture into designing posters for improv shows, I wonder if it's possible to obtain vector copies of the logos of local theaters... I've scoured the Hideout, New Movement, and ColdTowne websites -- none of them even make clean raster images of their logos available for use in promotional materials. Yet I've seen such materials in the wild. What do I need to do?
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1) Grab an unclean raster image (you could even take a digital picuture) of the logo.

2) Clean up the image in a raster image edit program

3) Convert the raster image to a SVG with a number of possible tools:
http://vectormagic.com/home (this one is the best one I ran into but it is not free, just 2 images for trial purposes)

4) Clean up the SVG with a SVG program (a few free ones on net, cannot really say which ones are best)

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I can send you a png file. PM me your e-mail address.
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hkatz wrote:1) Grab an unclean raster image (you could even take a digital picuture) of the logo.

2) Clean up the image in a raster image edit program

3) Convert the raster image to a SVG with a number of possible tools:
http://vectormagic.com/home (this one is the best one I ran into but it is not free, just 2 images for trial purposes)

4) Clean up the SVG with a SVG program (a few free ones on net, cannot really say which ones are best)

- Howard
Thanks, Howard. I can use Illustrator to trace an image, but I was wondering if there were "official" ones -- those tend to look better.

Thanks, Kaci. I'll send you my email.
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Shoot me an email at jastroch [AT] gmail.com. I'll send you all the vector art you could ever dream of!
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Jastroch wrote:Shoot me an email at jastroch [AT] gmail.com. I'll send you all the vector art you could ever dream of!
That would be a lot of vector art.

(I have weird dreams.)
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I am amused by the replacement of Movement with Defecation.
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Hahaha!


Makmin, come here and give me a hug. It's been so long since I've hugged it out with a spambot.
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Spots wrote:Hahaha!


Makmin, come here and give me a hug. It's been so long since I've hugged it out with a spambot.
That's very big of you, considering his obvious feelings towards TNM... :)
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clearly he's just teasing.
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