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Best Advice - Making a Sign   1. Keep your size 10% larger than your first consider. Signs are always better when larger. 2. Use Vector Graphics. This means drawing the objects and words in an outline matter and filling the object with color. If you draw in Illustrator, Corel etc as an outline. At any latter stage, you can scale the size up or down and not lose resolution. 3. Use photographs at high resolution. Dont use Gif's as they are color optimized. For modern work, JPE     Best Advice - Choosing a photo for signs or websites   1. Lots of people find a photo that is not relevant for their sign or website. If your website is Tennessee based, use a picture with an American flavor. If in Australia, show the Sydney Harbor Bridge etc. We regularly get work where the photos are very confusing. They contain the wrong perception.   Learn to use Photoshop or Similar and learn how to make a path.   This example is perfect for beauty products. Would not work for a Automotive Repair shop Best Advice - Information and Searching        To get to more sign making information try our new search facility where you can type in a Suburb, State, Australia, Country or any term related to sign making and graphic design. [...]

Sign Making FAQ's!
FAQ - Tying Ropes to a Pole   The best knot to tie a rope to a pole is know as a 'Clove Hitch'. The tighter the rope is pulled, the tighter the knot grips. Great for metal poles where in the surface has little surface friction. To make a clove hitch, wrap the rope around twice, followed by one under pass.     FAQ - What should my Signage say ? No. 74   We suggest that you keep everything simple and understandable. Pick three elements. Primary, Secondary and Tertiary and place the importance on the primary message.   Visual Answer | This page shows all three   FAQ - How should I give you my artwork ? No. 82   1. For photographic work Original Files flattened to a PDF document in CMYK format 2. For line Drawing / cutting Original Files in a Vector format. Convert all fonts to objects and any outlines should be a scalable contour. If you are using another professional graphic design agency for your graphics, please have them call us to discuss any rego marks etc. Ask a Quick Question and see more FAQ to help graphic designers | [...]