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  • Need a simplified image of the earth like firefox

    Hi, I bit of beginner question I'm afraid...

    I am building a logo and as a part of that I want to have an image of the earth like the Mozilla, firefox logo http://http://ie7.com/firefox.jpg



    I need a complete image of the earth to start with. Can anybody recommend how I would go about creating such an image. Should I start with and actual photo of the earth?

    What kind of filters / effects (with what software) should I research to create a globe similar (though not necessarily the same colour) to the firefox logo.

  • #2
    Illustrator all the way.
    The grades look radial.

    The planet that firefox circles is a peculiar one - though it might be a polar view.

    Nasa has plenty of pictures of the earth.

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    • #3
      yup. Illy. Vector.
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      • #4
        you can try this link.

        http://www.brandsoftheworld.com/sear...rand_id=139483

        it is the logo, not sure if you can see what they did or if the whole globe is there to look at. This is for Reference only though!!
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        • #5
          Find a photo of the earth that you like and bring it into Illustrator. Vector path over it in your choice of colors, then use a transparent gradient over the top for the "shine". Very simple. I loooove Illustrator..... enjoy!
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          • #6
            I just lurv logos with transparency masks and gradients in them.

            $$$

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            • #7
              Cool, thanks for the advice! Tis still a work in progress....but I'll let you know how I get on!

              James

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              • #8
                Hmm...staring at that firefox earth graphic I'm at loss trying to figure out what continents its showing....

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                • #9
                  maybe that is the point. you realize it is a globe but there isn't one regiong that seems more important than the others.
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                  • #10
                    I'm not sure its an issue of importance, its obvious that the fox should/is more important. Just strikes me odd that its not really......."earth."

                    Wonderful logo either way.

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