Friday, November 23, 2012

A Touch of Class

My love, let me show you it.

There are some aspects of this that are RONG but I have to set it aside for the moment and do things like sleep.

I guess this might as well show up again since I listen to it pretty regularly:



UPDATE:

GO FUCK YOURSELF

Light position, file-size and legibility update and isn't the little curlicue in the R ADORABLE?

It may be that the solution to the shadow problem is simply to pretend the letters glow a bit.

UPDATE ALSO:

GO FUCK YOURSELF

35 comments:

M. Bouffant said...

The full stop isn't needed. Exclamation point or nothing.

Smut Clyde said...

Shouldn't there be a tag for "Annoying the Typeface Aesthetes"?

Substance McGravitas said...

I was going to do some more deco-like thing as I was thinking of movie studio title designs...but Papyrus goes with everything!

Substance McGravitas said...

Gotta get the tones right and figure out how to make a shadow fall on the globe: I faked the circling text (I dunno how to actually bend 3D objects at this point) by having an image of it scrolling left-to-right projected on a transparent sphere enclosing the globe. That was a clever dodge, I think, but Quartz Composer doesn't seem to recognize the resulting text as a shadow-casting object. Thus far faking some kind of blur on another transparent sphere hasn't panned out.

I thought a lot about that period, and then imagined the citizens of Earth being oppressed by the simplest punctuation mark possible and went with it.

zombie rotten mcdonald said...

Way too classy for the Empire, don't you think?

ifthethunderdontgetya™³²®© said...

Get the FUCK off the Internet!
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Dr.KennethNoisewater said...

That would be amazeballs if it weren't for the papyrus.

Dr.KennethNoisewater said...

And the earth weren't shaped like an egg.

Dr.KennethNoisewater said...

Well, nm. That was a trick of my dumb phone. Carry on.

J Neo Marvin said...

(Wipes away tear) That's....BEAUTIFUL.

Substance McGravitas said...

OMG forgot the period in the newer one.

zombie rotten mcdonald said...

I LIKED the Papyrus though. Perhaps that one is aggravating enough for the Empire.

Substance McGravitas said...

You can name your font you know. Or export a .dae out of Sketchup and email it to me. It's nothing to plug in some more 3D text and I've got a decent handle on getting the frames in and out of the GIMP (which is four frames a second from Quartz Composer, cutting the colours down to 64, and optimizing for GIF).

Unfortunately Cocksure is line art and doesn't render nicely.

El Manquécito said...

Or export a .dae out of Sketchup and email it to me. It's nothing to plug in some more 3D text and I've got a decent handle on getting the frames in and out of the GIMP (which is four frames a second from Quartz Composer, cutting the colours down to 64, and optimizing for GIF).


Speak ingrish!

zombie rotten mcdonald said...

You can name your font you know.

Consider how much it pains Unca Smut, I can't imagine anything better than Papyrus.

Maybe Comic Sans.

Substance McGravitas said...

Speak ingrish!

That is English dialect, specifically "I'll forget this so must write it down."

Papyrus doesn't look so good glowy though because of all the faux aging. Looks better as solid and threatening black.

Substance McGravitas said...

Hmm, maybe I've solved that. Might look a little more Pirates-of-the-Caribbean though.

Substance McGravitas said...

But cartoonishly fast and irritating and even smaller file size.

Smut Clyde said...

Trajan would be annoying, and also work well.

Substance McGravitas said...

Never trust Twomblys.

mikey said...

It all somehow reminds me of the stylized RKO Radio tower on the stage in the Floor Show scene in the Rocky Horror Picture Show.

It's beyond me
Help me mommy....

Jennifer said...

Way too classy for the Empire, don't you think?

Yes.

zombie rotten mcdonald said...

ooo, I've scored the Jennifer-hate!

Substance McGravitas said...

Not me though!

Jennifer said...

Dear lord...

tigris said...

Uncial would be classier.

El Manquécito said...

Font issues aside (please!) I like how the Mayan world is central to your point.

zombie rotten mcdonald said...

Of course, I am an idiot, and I cannot figure out how to embed this fucking thing in the FYWP blog template.

I suck.

Substance McGravitas said...

<img alt="GO FUCK YOURSELF" src="http://6670591382867360873-a-1802744773732722657-s-sites.googlegroups.com/site/substantialityalso/home/Go Fuck Yourself Also Too.gif" />

zombie rotten mcdonald said...

OK, it's not just me.

Substance McGravitas said...

The third gif's 700k, not so bad to just snag yourself.

zombie rotten mcdonald said...

FYWP seems to choke at embedding a remotely hosted animated gif. I think they do it if I pay the upgrade...

Maybe I should start a Blogger blog.

Dr.KennethNoisewater said...

YES!!!!

Substance McGravitas said...

WP may want those spaces in the filename to be %20.

zombie rotten mcdonald said...

Heck, go for %30. It's Christmas.