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I’m going to merge my first covers to my new ones. The best of both worlds, but less flashy, and more iconic. They will not be double sided. I might decide to buy black cases (unless someone has extra three black Blu Ray cases to lend me lol)

As for any possible slipcases. I will have to wait until I use card stock sometime in the future, hopefully.

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Here they are! Old & new combined. The classic front cover of the first set; the more traditional back cover of the new set. I used black backgrounds instead, and made a few alterations and color corrections. Less flashy, and a little more iconic. These covers are my personal go-to choice for my set. If you want to take them, use them well.

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Instead of the original font for the spine, I used to same style as the title on the front cover, combined with the color scheme of the original.

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I changed the picture on the back, because the red colors of the cloud city shot stood out too much from the colors of the front. I used a more “appropriate” shot for the Battle Of Hoth to match the “THE BATTLE CONTINUES” slogan more.

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I adjusted the color for the “cast” pictures on the back. The titles are back to the original color.

These covers can be used for any version of the “Theatrical Cuts,” including the Despecialized Editions (which I personally have), the Silver Screen Edition & the Grindhouse versions of TESB/ROTJ, Puggo Grande, GOUT, etc.

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skywalkerfan101 said:

Here they are! Old & new combined. The classic front cover of the first set; the more traditional back cover of the new set. I used black backgrounds instead, and made a few alterations and color corrections. Less flashy, and a little more iconic. These covers are my personal go-to choice for my set. If you want to take them, use them well.

These covers can be used for any version of the “Theatrical Cuts,” including the Despecialized Editions (which I personally have), the Silver Screen Edition & the Grindhouse versions of TESB/ROTJ, Puggo Grande, GOUT, etc.

Stunning - and always good to see quality covers that can be used for any set too 😃

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oojason said:

skywalkerfan101 said:

Here they are! Old & new combined. The classic front cover of the first set; the more traditional back cover of the new set. I used black backgrounds instead, and made a few alterations and color corrections. Less flashy, and a little more iconic. These covers are my personal go-to choice for my set. If you want to take them, use them well.

These covers can be used for any version of the “Theatrical Cuts,” including the Despecialized Editions (which I personally have), the Silver Screen Edition & the Grindhouse versions of TESB/ROTJ, Puggo Grande, GOUT, etc.

Stunning - and always good to see quality covers that can be used for any set too 😃

And here’s what they look like in Blu Ray cases. They are not double-sided. I printed them with regular printer paper.

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Does ANYONE have an image/vector for the “Star Wars Trilogy: Definitive Collection” logo that I may borrow?

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These aren’t very high resolution, but would either of them do the trick?

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The NJVC Custom Bluray Set of Harmy’s Despecialized Editions is up on Mega.

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solkap said:

These aren’t very high resolution, but would either of them do the trick?

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The first one I’m using right now, at least the “TRILOGY” part. I had to use a separate high-res copy of the “STAR WARS” part of the title over the original in order to make it clearer.

This is what I’m trying to do for a box set: I’m going to do a recreation of the CBS/FOX Box Set, specifically the slipcases (I’m already done with the inserts as you see above).

This is the set I’ll be using as a “reference”:

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It won’t be an “exact” copy, but there are things that will inspire the design for my own set, like using the outer cover art, and some photos for the inside case. There won’t be a “purple-ish” background color either. Like I said, not an exact copy. Just inspired by the original. I might not even use the same design in terms of shape.

I just need CARD STOCK (UGH!).

Here’s my WORK-IN-PROGRESS so far. This will give you an “idea” of what I’m trying to do:

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I don’t know what I’m doing in terms of shape, yet. There’s a lot of measurements that need to be done. The challenging part about this is that I’m using GIMP, which is not as advanced as PhotoShop, but I try my best.

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I have the 1993 Definitive Laserdisc set. I need to scan the booklet and post it on here for others to use.

I can do the voices of C-3PO, Old Ben Kenobi, the Emperor, and Yoda.

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Here they are! These are my official Slipcovers for the Original Trilogy. They can be used for any version of the Original Theatrical Cuts (Despecialized, Silver Screen, Grindhouse, Puggo Grande, Poita, GOUT, etc.). Take them! Use them, as I will! Tell your friends about them:

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^ This TESB photo of Luke was already found like this. I had to do the others myself. However, I did “adjust” the grayscale and the contrast.

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As you can see, these were “inspired” by the CBS/FOX release (this was how I was introduced to Star Wars as a child):

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I still have to work on my Slipcase, though. The inner and outer slipcases will be “inspired” by this:

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vexedmedia said:

I’ve been holding on to these covers for quite some time now (about 8 months) and I’ve decided it’s time to let them go.

Based on the Criterion layout, these covers present the Despecialized project without cluttering the front artwork. I went with striking images and embellished them for a unique look. These are inspired by JMoomer’s previous designs, which I became obsessed with and decided to work on some originals. This is a set with a theme, and I have more sets designed with the same layout that have different themes (those will be posted at a later date so look out for further posts)

The covers are made for Criterion Single Disc Cases and are FREE TO DOWNLOAD AND PRINT FOR PERSONAL USE ONLY, which I would greatly enjoy seeing photos of.

! PLEASE KEEP THESE IMAGES OFF OTHER SITES !

I made these for the forum members here and I don’t want to find them anywhere else. If I see them pop up on eBay or other forums, the designs will be pulled and I won’t post any more of the many I’ve made.



However, if you would like a set made for you, I am offering to do so.

** IF YOU’RE READING THIS PASSED JULY 4TH IT’S ENDED

The trilogy set will be 40$, 15$ each individually, all in Criterion cases and with an inside print unique to each film as well.

NO DISCS INCLUDED!

those you will have to handle yourself. Shipping only to United States for now. This is a timed production. From now until the 4th of July, you can PM me if interested. Expected delivery by August 1st.

Hope you enjoy the designs and the coming covers.

-VM

GORGEOUS work, my friend. Gorgeous.

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Here’s an example of what my slipcovers look like when used:

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Well, in addition to the set I’m still working one (I’m still not finished with the Slipcases), here are my “Retro” Disc Labels. The color scheme is reminiscent to the Original VHS tapes I had. The white with the black text represents the white label that was placed on the center of every tape. The black background represents the tape itself. I just added a star field (which is the one from the beginning of the first film) as a bonus, because it’s Star Wars, and it kinds adds to the “Retro” look. If you hate the star field, I will gladly give you one without:

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I cannot print these for myself yet. I have neither the label sheets, nor the applicator.

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skywalkerfan101 said:

I have neither the label sheets, nor the applicator, yet…

No, no, no! Don’t put labels on optical discs! They will deteriorate much faster than the disc itself and when they do, they can cause possibly irreparable damage to your blu-ray player!

Take a look at this article. There are also posts about this floating around this forum.

People posting disc art around are here intending it to be printed directly onto inkjet printable discs using something like this:

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The NJVC Custom Bluray Set of Harmy’s Despecialized Editions is up on Mega.

Go to this thread

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solkap said:

skywalkerfan101 said:

I have neither the label sheets, nor the applicator, yet…

No, no, no! Don’t put labels on optical discs! They will deteriorate much faster than the disc itself and when they do, they can cause possibly irreparable damage to your blu-ray player!

Take a look at this article. There are also posts about this floating around this forum.

People posting disc art around are here intending it to be printed directly onto inkjet printable discs using something like this:

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I can’t afford something like that. Besides, I’ve been spending months trying to create proper labels on Avery.com. Are you ****ing kidding me?! Only now I start to hear problems? I’ve been using all that I have (paper, cardboard, etc.) to create this set. I don’t have card stock or photo paper. I had to do it myself with what I only have in my possession, and all this hard work has stopped for something like this…Without these labels, my set can’t be completed.

Unless someone does it for me, I have no other options.

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skywalkerfan101 said:

solkap said:

skywalkerfan101 said:

I have neither the label sheets, nor the applicator, yet…

No, no, no! Don’t put labels on optical discs! They will deteriorate much faster than the disc itself and when they do, they can cause possibly irreparable damage to your blu-ray player!

Take a look at this article. There are also posts about this floating around this forum.

People posting disc art around are here intending it to be printed directly onto inkjet printable discs using something like this:

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I can’t afford something like that. Besides, I’ve been spending months trying to create proper labels on Avery.com. Are you ****ing kidding me?! Only now I start to hear problems? I’ve been using all that I have (paper, cardboard, etc.) to create this set. I don’t have card stock or photo paper. I had to do it myself with what I only have in my possession, and all this hard work has stopped for something like this…Without these labels, my set can’t be completed.

Unless someone does it for me, I have no other options.

Would a friend, or local library or local printers/stationery store be able to help you out?
 

This thread may be of interest for a little more info on printers with ‘print-to-disc’ facilities:-

http://originaltrilogy.com/topic/What-printers-does-everyone-use-for-printing-discs-and-artwork/id/55031

Surprisingly, many printers with the print-to-disc facility aren’t much more expensive than the printers without - though obviously it is an otherwise unnecessary purchase (and ink can so expensive these days too).

Good luck with it - I really hope you complete your quality set.
 

By the way - superb covers and discart - very cool 😃

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oojason said:

skywalkerfan101 said:

solkap said:

skywalkerfan101 said:

I have neither the label sheets, nor the applicator, yet…

No, no, no! Don’t put labels on optical discs! They will deteriorate much faster than the disc itself and when they do, they can cause possibly irreparable damage to your blu-ray player!

Take a look at this article. There are also posts about this floating around this forum.

People posting disc art around are here intending it to be printed directly onto inkjet printable discs using something like this:

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I can’t afford something like that. Besides, I’ve been spending months trying to create proper labels on Avery.com. Are you ****ing kidding me?! Only now I start to hear problems? I’ve been using all that I have (paper, cardboard, etc.) to create this set. I don’t have card stock or photo paper. I had to do it myself with what I only have in my possession, and all this hard work has stopped for something like this…Without these labels, my set can’t be completed.

Unless someone does it for me, I have no other options.

Would a friend, or local library or local printers/stationery store be able to help you out?
 

This thread may be of interest for a little more info on printers with ‘print-to-disc’ facilities:-

http://originaltrilogy.com/topic/What-printers-does-everyone-use-for-printing-discs-and-artwork/id/55031

Surprisingly, many printers with the print-to-disc facility aren’t much more expensive than the printers without - though obviously it is an otherwise unnecessary purchase (and ink can so expensive these days too).

Good luck with it - I really hope you complete your quality set.
 

By the way - superb covers and discart - very cool 😃

I can print out the labels myself. I just need the proper materials. There have been people who have had printed labels on discs for years and still no problems, as long as it’s smooth with no air bubbles.

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solkap said:

skywalkerfan101 said:

I have neither the label sheets, nor the applicator, yet…

No, no, no! Don’t put labels on optical discs! They will deteriorate much faster than the disc itself and when they do, they can cause possibly irreparable damage to your blu-ray player!

Take a look at this article. There are also posts about this floating around this forum.

People posting disc art around are here intending it to be printed directly onto inkjet printable discs using something like this:

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I respectfully do not agree. I have been using printable labels for a few years with no issues thus far (to be fair, only been using PS3, PS4, and other Sony branded blu-ray players) While damage to any player is not impossible, I would argue that this would only occur after hundreds of hours of constant play.

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I decided to not use the “individual” slipcovers for my set. The set will already have to slipcases anyway. Why add more to the load? Besides, I want to make room for a “fourth” case for a bonus disc which will have “From Star Wars To Jedi.”

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Here’s my cover for “From Star Wars To Jedi: The Making Of A Saga” for the set. I title (for the most part) had to be made from scratch. I pretty much gave it the same basic design as the other covers, but with more text on the back. Like the other inserts, you are free to use it:

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Edit: Fixed for typos.

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I might also try to make set with all three movies in one case. A three disc case. Does anyone have any ideas/suggestions for a picture that can represent the entire trilogy (other than the Star Wars Trilogy picture)?

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skywalkerfan101 said:

I might also try to make set with all three movies in one case. A three disc case. Does anyone have any ideas/suggestions for a picture that can represent the entire trilogy (other than the Star Wars Trilogy picture)?

That’s a cool idea - though one if the problems for doing 3-in-1 covers many have found is that there isn’t too many quality pieces out here that encompass the whole trilogy…

Detola ended up making his own quality cover - some others have used logos, a few have used a 3 way split like the Faces covers.

A trawl through some of the 3-in-1 covers and boxset links in the post below may be of use/inspiration (as well as a few art sites that feature Star Wars stuff too):-

http://originaltrilogy.com/topic/A-list-of-Box-Sets-3-in-1-Trilogy-covers-single-case-sets-some-useful-links/id/53673

 

BTW - That’s a very nice bonus cover you knocked up too 😃

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