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post #271 of 476
Thank you dachavez - somehow I missed that....D'oh. PM Sent....actually I think I sent 2 PM's....D'oh again....
post #272 of 476
I sent a pm also. I really appreciate the help. It is very nice of you to take your time to help us out.
post #273 of 476
As soon as I pick one from the two dachavez created for me, I'll post a few pics.

Thanks dachavez !!!
post #274 of 476
Thanks dachavez. The file looks PERECT!
post #275 of 476
Quote:
Originally Posted by dachavez View Post

I have said many times in this thread, if you will PM with your info (Theater Name, Presented in Logos, Featuring Logos, Marquee Text, and Neon Text) I will gladly create a sign for you as I have done for many users.

Awfully kind of you to offer but like with many of the things in these forums, I really want to learn how-to-do-it . It'll take me forever and I may just give up in the long run but I must like pain or something...

-t

PS If I don't figure it out by the Fall, I'll probably beg here.
post #276 of 476
Scott, I just sent you an e-mail. Thanks again!
post #277 of 476
dachavez - I sent you another PM. I'd like to change the name of my theater and get the file edited. Thanks.
post #278 of 476
Here's mine-

I did a slight alteration since I actually have two theaters, my indoor and outdoor ht's, so instead I added photos of them in place of the logos.



Victor
post #279 of 476
Hello???? dachavez???? ANYONE????

I need to get a marquee edited, final change this time..... someone help please!!!
post #280 of 476
Quote:
Originally Posted by victor-eyd View Post

Here's mine-

I did a slight alteration since I actually have two theaters, my indoor and outdoor ht's, so instead I added photos of them in place of the logos.



Victor

Nice personal touches!! Looks great!
post #281 of 476
I have had a play with a bit of vector art I found and put one of a choice of characters in the ticket boot, Mario, Bugs Bunny, Tweety Pie, Porky or Burger Time. I have attached an example with Mario waiting to give you your ticket, hopefully attached. Unfortunately I forgot I had these and have already sent mine off for printing.

Steve
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post #282 of 476
Thread Starter 
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Originally Posted by Theendisnye View Post

I have had a play with a bit of vector art I found and put one of a choice of characters in the ticket boot, Mario, Bugs Bunny, Tweety Pie, Porky or Burger Time. I have attached an example with Mario waiting to give you your ticket, hopefully attached. Unfortunately I forgot I had these and have already sent mine off for printing.

Steve

That is awesome Steve! I love it.
post #283 of 476
Mario is much better than a dog. I mentioned a while back, I'd like to see a pic of a celebrity in the booth. Since we are talking cartoons, what about a Pixar character or other cartoon character?
post #284 of 476
Oh yeah, now you just need to get one of those voice activated mechanisms and use Mario's voice.
post #285 of 476
Is there anyone out there who is still helping the needy/clueless with the marquee image? I bought the Michael's shadowbox and the lights, but I've got no image. PM me if you can help thanks.
post #286 of 476
To further expand on this great thread and also being the proud owner of this cool marquee...I was curious if anyone has seen the Concession signage that has also been posted in this forum?? Was curious if a similiar sign could be made for somewhat less cost...using the same Michaels frame (or even larger depending on sign) I guess the first obastacles in the way would be acquiring the proper fonts for use in Photoshop correct? Here is the link to the thread in this forum:

http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/showthread.php?t=792340

Would love to hear comments thoughts etc!
post #287 of 476
I did a simple concession sign, but it's not backlit, although no reason it couldn't be if printed on the right stuff. If anyone wants the Photoshop files, feel free to PM me.



Bud
post #288 of 476
Very nice China Dog!
post #289 of 476
I would like the psd chinadog
post #290 of 476
Thanks pcdoctor! zductive, send me a PM with your email address so I can send it to you.

Bud
post #291 of 476
Great work Chinadog. I'd like the Photoshop file if still available, but the site shows you are not accepting PMs.

Gary
post #292 of 476
Wow very nice pics Chinadog Looks very nicely done....I especially like the hot buttered popcorn art that you have in both signs....I would love to have the .psd file as well...That is if you don't mind...Looks like I will have to figure out the right frame size that would be most fitting as well....What size frames did you use for yours? I like the size of the Blazing Ridge Cinema sign, that size looks just right...

Thanks again for the quick replies everyone!
post #293 of 476
Not accepting PMs? Hmmm.

Bud
post #294 of 476
OK, I think I've got that fixed. Fire away the PMs with your email addresses.

Bud
post #295 of 476
Quote:
Originally Posted by User7007 View Post

What size frames did you use for yours? I like the size of the Blazing Ridge Cinema sign, that size looks just right...

The sign is 24"x36", but you can change that obviously. FYI, I made the frame too, so if you change it, you just create a new frame or try to adjust the size to a one of those Michael shadow box sizes. Also, the guy at Kinkos said I was breaking copyright laws because of the logos, but explained to him that it was for my personal home theater and I wasn't selling it, then he was OK with it.

Bud
post #296 of 476
WOW, for those prices, I'll start coming to your house to watch movies....

Nice work chinadog.


Curious - did you create the frame for the snacks yourself or did you just add shelves to a shadowbox? If you added shelves, what did you use (size of wood, how did you secure it, and is it just a display with empty boxes)?
post #297 of 476
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Originally Posted by rgroves View Post

WOW, for those prices, I'll start coming to your house to watch movies....

Nice work chinadog.


Curious - did you create the frame for the snacks yourself or did you just add shelves to a shadowbox? If you added shelves, what did you use (size of wood, how did you secure it, and is it just a display with empty boxes)?

Thanks. Built the shelf myself with extra wood I had from my bar I built. I just picked a size that fit the wall right and used a shelf width based on a couple boxes of candy. All the candy is real candy, not a display (I have kids ... with friends).

To secure it to the wall, I used an extra piece of wood across the back, drilled through it and attached it using wall anchors. You can see it a little bit better here:

http://images21.fotki.com/v840/photo...00_2286-vi.jpg

As far as theater accessories go, here is a folder of pictures with all the stuff I worked on so far:

http://public.fotki.com/bketterl/ear...et_window_and/

Bud
post #298 of 476
Thread Starter 
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Originally Posted by Ace55 View Post

Hi Everyone..

I'm building a theater and have pics and the story posted on this thread. http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/showt...3#post11452663

My question at the bottom of that thread pertains to this topic so instead of taking up space, I'll direct you to the above link and accept any advice

BTW....A huge thank you to "dachavez" for putting this sign together for me.

Steve

Unfortunately I have not worked with that material before. The questions will be around intensity of light and the color of the light. Also since this is more commercial, be very careful about heat. LED rope light is great in that it does not get hot, but sucks for color (too blue and flickers). The ones we have been doing (incandescent rope light) would get too hot for a commercial application and may create a fire hazard. Flourescents are good, but need adequate ventilation.
post #299 of 476
Wonder if this version of the ticket booth would get old. Note: this Barbie doll is about 40 years old now!
http://www.box.net/shared/2hiudn9txt
post #300 of 476
Quote:
Originally Posted by zductive View Post

Wonder if this version of the ticket booth would get old. Note: this Barbie doll is about 40 years old now!
http://www.box.net/shared/2hiudn9txt

Hey, that's a cool idea!
She don't look bad for 40...she have a sister?

-t
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