On Sun, Oct 25, 2009 at 12:54 PM, Omari Stephens <x...@csail.mit.edu> wrote:
> Guillermo Espertino wrote:
>> Ismael:
>> I don't know the official position about this, but I think that the
>> Wilber image you used looks pretty dated. I'd use the Tango version or
>> the icon for Mac that Jimmac designed.
>> They look much better and as far as I could see, the Tango version is
>> being used for GIMP since 2.4
>>
>> http://macin.files.wordpress.com/2008/09/gimp-icon-512x512.png
>> http://jimmac.musichall.cz/images/blog/gimp-mac.png
>
> Gradients are hard and expensive to do on T-shirts.  Most t-shirts are screen
> printed, which means that distinct colors are layed down one at a time.
> Usually, there is no blending.

I do t-shirts with gradient/blending all of the time - it's not any
more expensive, but it can be trickier to set up and print.  The main
thing I see w/those PNGs is that they are too low-res for a full-front
print:
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/4/45/The_GIMP_icon_-_gnome.svg

> Additionally, because colors are added one-at-a-time, adding colors directly
> increases the production time and cost of the shirt.

Very true ;)

Chris
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