With the help of tom85121, I was able to figure out what font I used to make the Clara Ravens logo way back in 2010 (FYI, Clara’s five year anniversary is April 29th. But what do you buy for the girl that has everything?) and make a new 3D logo from scratch. The logo was getting tired and old, but I didn’t want to deviate too much from the original. So you’ll notice only the subtlest of changes. The logo above is just an artistic rendering; the text of the logo will appear different on the comic book and dossier covers.
I made the logo for her comic almost five years ago, and while I have the .psd saved in high res, the name part of the logo (attached here in the post with all the extra stuff removed) was rasterized in the .psd because it had been taken into 3ds Max (back before I switched to Maya) in order to “3d-ize” the text.
In between waiting for renders to complete for Clara Ravens Episode 4: Colombina’s Illusion, I’ve been learning Adobe After Effects. I want to do a badass animated logo for Epoch Art, as well as ones for all of my comic titles, for use in teaser trailers and other promotional material. I will be making a teaser trailer for CR4 if/when I can identify the font used to make the logo. I cannot find it in my font library, possibly because I’ve gone through, I don’t know, like 6 or 7 computers since 2010? It’s possible it’s not even on my current hard drive. And, because I “3d-ized” the logo, it has proven difficult to identify using online font recognition software like whatthefont and identifont. I’ve even flattened it, removed the beveling, and forced the perspective back to make the logo flat letters. Yet still, I have been unable to have any software recognize it. I submitted it to the expert font identifiers at whatthefont, but no one there has identified it, either.
So I’m crowd-sourcing this. The first person to identify the font and provide me a link to it so I can verify that it is the correct font (be aware it might even be a commercial font because I’ve bought font packs back in my desktop publishing days) will get a free copy of Clara Ravens Episode 4: Colombina’s Illusion when it is finally available.
The Dynamic Comic Viewer (DCV) software was updated some time ago to version 3.0 and we did a stealth update on the website, but it is imperative that you download it if you plan on purchasing any new comics, including the upcoming Dossier 006: Fire in the Ice.
Just go to the DCV page HERE to redownload the software.
There were minor enhances and bug fixes, so it isn’t really a ‘version 3.0′ so much as a ’2.01′, but that is what the developer chose as the iteration number, so who am I to judge? Just go download it as soon as possible. It is backward compatible, so it will play all of your already purchased comics and dossiers with no issue. You can simply delete your old DCV folder from your hard drive and replace it with the new one.
Any questions, just ask in the comments below. I fully expect to get like a hundred emails when Fire in the Ice releases that it won’t play because they are trying to open it in v2.0 and they didn’t read this post (or the note on the product page). DON’T BE THAT GUY. Pointing, laughing, name-calling, insults to your manhood, and general public ridicule will follow.
From Epoch and his team, have a Merry Christmas.
Enjoy these days with friends, family, loved onces.
And off course a happy New year… even if it’s still far away.
Thanks for your support and i think you’ll join me in hoping for new Epoch adventures next year.