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If a logo implies movement, should that movement be mirrored to match the movement of a vehicle it's placed on?

It depends on the logo and how it's done. You should avoid reversing the logo, but it may make sense in rare cases to reverse it. For example, Nike reverses their logo on their high socks when their ...
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If a logo implies movement, should that movement be mirrored to match the movement of a vehicle it's placed on?

Logo consistency is more important. Don't alter the logo for the vehicle wrap. Having two logo variants, regarding something such as movement, on one item will dilute the branding, even if there's ...
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Generating a circular image from planar source

That's exactly what the Polar Coordinates filter does (Filter → Distort → Polar Coordinates...). Since you want a circle you'll need to distort the image in to a square first (otherwise you'...
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If a logo implies movement, should that movement be mirrored to match the movement of a vehicle it's placed on?

In my opinion, this depends on which version is more brand consistent and less visually disconcerting in the context of a vehicle wrap. What's worse, the logo pointing the wrong way, or people ...
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How to create this circular text?

Start with a nice squarish text... I used Aldrich from Google fonts: With the text selected go to Type > Create Outlines. The text will not be editable after this point. Use the Direct Selection Tool ...
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How to produce a effect like this? Illustrator Distort Effect

Create your shape... Rotate the shape so that your angle of distortion is at a 90 degree angle... Object → Envelope Distort → Make with Mesh... Use the Direct Selection Tool to select ...
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How to create perspective with curved lines?

I am not an Affinity Photo user. However, I should imagine like most image editors it has a distort transform tool. What I would do is begin with a curved railway track in 2 dimensions, then distort ...
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How to achieve this distorted text effect?

Seems like a combination of two basic effects in Illustrator: Warp > Flag Blur > Radial Blur > Zoom
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How do I reset a transform effect in Illustrator?

Delete the Free Distort effect from the Appearance panel and you'll be fine.
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If a logo implies movement, should that movement be mirrored to match the movement of a vehicle it's placed on?

We can't possibly guess without seeing your logo. Sometimes you have to reverse it. And when you do, you have to "do it right" -- that is, remain loyal to the design -- even if it's complicated. ...
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How to produce a effect like this? Illustrator Distort Effect

Obviously, there are many ways to do it. Here's one method you could use: Draw your shapes, and make sure you expand everything to outlines. Probably best to orientate the logo horizontally at this ...
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Illustrator: wrap a rounded rectangle around a point

I would utilize Strokes for this. Set a dashed Stroke on a circle with Round Caps then tweak it to the appearance you'd like. Modify the dash/gaps for sizing and layer a bunch of circles if needed. ...
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How to manipulate a hand?

Normally, the most basic thing that integrates an object with a near surface is shadow. So, put a shadow according to the lighting situation. You can basicly: Copy the hand, put it below the ...
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If a logo implies movement, should that movement be mirrored to match the movement of a vehicle it's placed on?

There are certainly pros and cons of each. Take the American Flag, for example, an easily recognizable brand symbol for the USA. The flag is often flipped so that the blue side is facing towards the ...
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How to make this exact textured glass effect in Photoshop and Affinity?

Something resembling can be got by inserting a periodic (stripe width) geometric distortion which affects only horizontally. In addition to emulate "it's made of glass, which causes also gloss ...
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Text following two paths

Select the text. (Can be live text, no need to create outlines) Choose Object > Envelope Distort > Make with Warp... Tick Preview Then select Bulge from the drop down menu. Move the top, ...
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Distorting text in Illustrator only scales the middle instead of the whole letter

This is a classic example of 'it looks so easy until you try'. You can do this, but you'll have to manually edit each letter into its stretched form, sometimes adding extra anchors and editing curves. ...
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Adobe Photoshop/Visual Research: Wave/Flicker-effect applied to type

There are a couple of options that will achieve a similar look: 1. Wave Effect You were on the right track in your original post by suggesting the wave tool, however in taking a closer look at the ...
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If a logo implies movement, should that movement be mirrored to match the movement of a vehicle it's placed on?

I approve with both Scott & Zach Saucier answers. It's a tricky thing to do. An alternative would be to try and use the logo only on the top, back and front side of the car. Not the left or right ...
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