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creating formula font/lettering
« on: October 21, 2008, 05:32:23 PM »
ok so.. i've been searching and searching for the formula style lettering. can't find it anywhere.
I know there's a few other people that have been looking for it too.
well i think the only way to get it is to make it, which i started doing an hour or so ago..
haha i only have two letters done so far (hey this isn't easy!)
here's what i've got


I need to find good straight on images of the lettering from things like..
TRANS AM
TURBO TRANS AM
MACHO T/A
FORMULA
etc...

If anyone has any good pics of this style lettering please please post it. every extra letter i can find helps!
if i get enough letters together how they are suppose to look i can get those made and then just wing the rest of 'em.
Anyways.. just wanted to post something about what i'm scheming up. hopefully i can pull this off.
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Re: creating formula font/lettering
« Reply #1 on: October 21, 2008, 06:26:12 PM »
good luck i wish i could help
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Re: creating formula font/lettering
« Reply #2 on: October 21, 2008, 07:01:52 PM »
My lettering isn't in the greatest shape but hope it helps.




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Re: creating formula font/lettering
« Reply #3 on: October 21, 2008, 07:04:34 PM »
awesome! those will work
thanks!
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Re: creating formula font/lettering
« Reply #4 on: October 21, 2008, 07:07:25 PM »
What about something like this:

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Re: creating formula font/lettering
« Reply #5 on: October 21, 2008, 07:18:57 PM »
Steve, I'll have to see about having you design the decals for my truck when I get it painted.

Either: CHEVROLET  or   FORMULA 1500   in the 70's Formula style lettering.
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Re: creating formula font/lettering
« Reply #6 on: October 21, 2008, 08:09:54 PM »
ooo there we go brett. nice!


and if i can get this font together, it'll already be designed, you'll just have to type it!  ;D
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Re: creating formula font/lettering
« Reply #7 on: October 21, 2008, 08:13:27 PM »
Sweet!  If you get it set up, can you send it to me?
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Re: creating formula font/lettering
« Reply #8 on: October 21, 2008, 08:24:25 PM »
yeah i'll prolly post something up on the forum when its done so whoever can download and use it.
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Re: creating formula font/lettering
« Reply #9 on: October 21, 2008, 08:26:16 PM »
can you make the german letters to i would like to have both
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Re: creating formula font/lettering
« Reply #10 on: October 21, 2008, 08:42:50 PM »
i copied some or scanned them from a parts catalog, decal page, to use on some 1/24th models i made. They were really small, so they are not good enough to use for something larger, but anyways just wanted to suggest you try scanning them out of the catalogs since your just using them as templates to draw over.
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Re: creating formula font/lettering
« Reply #11 on: October 21, 2008, 09:01:14 PM »
the german style is floating around out there.
i believe you can snag it here

http://www.78ta.com/smf/index.php?topic=10930.0
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Re: creating formula font/lettering
« Reply #12 on: October 22, 2008, 08:14:32 AM »
i got it now all i need is your font and hoy do i get it to show up in word or here
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Re: creating formula font/lettering
« Reply #13 on: October 22, 2008, 03:48:52 PM »
just to let you guys know.. i got about 6 letters to go!... plus all the numbers. then a lil fine tuning and this font should be good to go!
haha so there's still a lil bit more to do but i'm really happy with how its turning out so far
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Re: creating formula font/lettering
« Reply #14 on: October 22, 2008, 04:39:22 PM »
i cant wait
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