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Posted: 02 Jan 07, 20:22 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Does anyone know what font the Queen logo is on Queen II?
Because I would love to download it


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Posted: 03 Jan 07, 15:06 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

There isn't a font for the actually "Queen" or "Queen II" logos, these were hand drawn (by Freddie?).

If you download the font from sites, you will see its the font for the tracklisting on the CD version.


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Posted: 03 Jan 07, 17:18 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Yes, they are very likely drawn by Freddie; I made/drew a 'Freddie Mercury' logo in the same style and I'm planning to create a whole font: here's an example on my page: http://mercury-and-queen.gmxhome.de

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Posted: 04 Jan 07, 13:53 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Very nice! Hope you finish the font!


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Posted: 04 Jan 07, 17:05 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Thank you! Sadly I don't know with which programme I can actually 'make' or create the font after I scanned in my drawings ... But the most important thing is to draw all the letters (though it took me 15 hours to make the Freddie Mercury logo)...

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Posted: 04 Jan 07, 18:13 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

http://search.yahoo.com/search?p=font+creator&fr=yie7c

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Posted: 04 Jan 07, 18:54 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

I actually did make a font out of it, but never got around to making to complete. I will try and upload it somewhere for all to see.


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Posted: 05 Jan 07, 09:20 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Penetration_Guru wrote:

http://search.yahoo.com/search?p=font+creator&fr=yie7c


Thank you for helping:)!

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Posted: 05 Jan 07, 09:21 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Dane wrote:

I actually did make a font out of it, but never got around to making to complete. I will try and upload it somewhere for all to see.


That would be great:)!

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Posted: 05 Jan 07, 10:53 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

It's only missing a few capitals... I will get around to that :)

http://home.aim.avans.nl/dduret/temp/Queen.ttf


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Posted: 05 Jan 07, 14:38 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Yeah, I've used that High Logic Font Creator which P_G suggested, its very good!


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Posted: 05 Jan 07, 15:40 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Dane wrote:

It's only missing a few capitals... I will get around to that :)

http://home.aim.avans.nl/dduret/temp/Queen.ttf>

Wow, my compliments; this looks very good!

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Posted: 05 Jan 07, 17:18 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

That is very good indeed - although I'm surprised at the letters you have left - T is a doddle (adapt the L), and A, V, & W should all be similar.

Having said that, I admit I'm not volunteering to take over...

I'd also suggest you consider taking the crown out of the O and leaving it plain, and doing a "II" a la Queen II cover

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Posted: 06 Jan 07, 07:45 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Looking good!

I agree though, I would remove the crown on the "O" and change the 2 to a II.


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Posted: 06 Jan 07, 13:19 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Don't know... if you like and have time you could make two 'kinds' of numbers: the arabic/normal and the roman ones(I, II, III...) But I already tried out the font in a document and it's great:)!

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Posted: 08 Jan 07, 10:29 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Hey Dane; I just tried to create the capitals to your font by enlarging the small letters - but I sadly don't manage to get the "B" - your font looks absolutely stunning - you can see an example on my profile; thank you very much for your effort (P.S.you should show it to Brian and then patent it ;-) )

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Posted: 08 Jan 07, 18:21 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

A wallpaper in 3 sizes, just made with this font. Very good one ! thanks a lot !

1600x1200 http://img407.imageshack.us/img407/2559/queen11600ib3.jpg
1024x768 http://img407.imageshack.us/img407/5784/queen11024ne2.jpg
800x600 http://img180.imageshack.us/img180/8439/queen1800aw3.jpg




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Posted: 08 Jan 07, 18:28 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

[StArMaN] wrote:

A wallpaper in 3 sizes, just made with this font. Very good one ! thanks a lot !

1600x1200 http://img407.imageshack.us/img407/2559/queen11600ib3.jpg
1024x768 http://img407.imageshack.us/img407/5784/queen11024ne2.jpg
800x600 http://img180.imageshack.us/img180/8439/queen1800aw3.jpg




Looks pretty cool!

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Posted: 08 Jan 07, 19:08 Edit this post Reply to this post Reply with Quote

Thank you all for the praise and comments!! I will most definatly complete and improve the font in the future (it's a bit lumpy when enlarged). And I would love to hear what Brian has to say about the font but I don't think he has the time for that, and I don't have his address ;)

anywho, i will post the finished version as soon as it is just that... finished.


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