Berlin FUDCon T-Shirts [Re: Improving Leonidas Backgrounds]

2009-05-15 Thread Martin Sourada
On Fri, 2009-05-15 at 23:06 +0200, Gerold Kassube wrote: Hi Martin, is it please possible that you create me a two-color scheme that I can use for a T-Shirt print? I want to produce for Linuxtag in Germany and for FUDCon the Leonidas Shirt but with that much colors the producer says it

Re: FYI: Personalization in Windows 7

2009-05-13 Thread Martin Sourada
On Wed, 2009-05-13 at 20:48 +, Jóhann B. Guðmundsson wrote: On 05/13/2009 12:32 PM, Nicu Buculei wrote: On 05/13/2009 12:15 AM, William Jon McCann wrote: Some food for thought... http://blogs.msdn.com/e7/archive/2009/05/02/a-little-bit-of-personality.aspx I think that is very

Re: Leonidas - Lion for single screens

2009-05-10 Thread Martin Sourada
On Sun, 2009-05-10 at 10:35 -0400, Paul W. Frields wrote: FWIW, and not knowing what other testing you require, I installed these and the lion background appears in my background chooser as expected, and works when I select it. Yup, precisely this kind of testing :) Thanks :) Martin

Leonidas - Lion for single screens

2009-05-09 Thread Martin Sourada
Hi all, 'thanks' to me catching flu and having to spend whole days in bed, I decided I'd use some of that spare time on adding the lion images for single screens. I've just built the updated lion-backgrounds package. If as many people as possible could test it before Monday it would be great

Re: Leonidas - Lion for single screens

2009-05-09 Thread Martin Sourada
On Sat, 2009-05-09 at 17:10 +0530, Rahul Sundaram wrote: On 05/09/2009 03:17 PM, Martin Sourada wrote: Now, how can you test it. The packages in questions are: * leonidas-backgrounds, leonidas-backgrounds-common and leonidas-backgrounds-lion-dual for the default design

Re: Leonidas - Lion for single screens

2009-05-09 Thread Martin Sourada
On 5/9/09, Matthias Clasen wrote: Are we talking about adding the lion back to the default single-width background, or is this a separate image ? I must admit that I think the background we have now works better without the huge lion on it... Separate image in a separate subpackage. Different

Re: artwork pages name mismatch

2009-05-04 Thread Martin Sourada
On Mon, 2009-05-04 at 22:14 +0200, Valent Turkovic wrote: http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Artwork/F9Themes http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Artwork/F10Themes http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Artwork/F11 Also can you please tell me how to navigate from main Fedora Artwork page to Fedora Themes

Re: Fedora 11 countdown banner (artwork team release)

2009-04-29 Thread Martin Sourada
On Wed, 2009-04-29 at 17:00 +0800, Basil Mohamed Gohar wrote: -BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 On 04/29/2009 01:48 AM, Martin Sourada wrote: Not sure if this shouldn't be extended a little more, e.g. in Czech we have '1 den' (1 day), '2,3,4 dny' (2,3,4 days respectively

Re: Improving Leonidas Backgrounds

2009-04-14 Thread Martin Sourada
On Tue, 2009-04-14 at 06:20 +0200, Martin Sourada wrote: On Mon, 2009-04-13 at 20:24 -0500, Ian Weller wrote: Would you like me to recreate the wallpapers in the same way I did for the ones currently on the wiki or will you do that and upload the new wallpapers to the wiki as well? I'll

Re: Improving Leonidas Backgrounds

2009-04-14 Thread Martin Sourada
On Tue, 2009-04-14 at 17:19 +0300, Nicu Buculei wrote: On 04/14/2009 04:56 PM, Hisham Abdel-Magid wrote: well i donno guys ... but i think i miss that Lion on the single screen bgs ... i mean, it is sort of being the main theme of F11, but even though we ommit it from the wide range of

Re: Improving Leonidas Backgrounds

2009-04-14 Thread Martin Sourada
On Tue, 2009-04-14 at 17:38 +0300, Nicu Buculei wrote: On 04/14/2009 05:33 PM, Martin Sourada wrote: On Tue, 2009-04-14 at 17:19 +0300, Nicu Buculei wrote: On 04/14/2009 04:56 PM, Hisham Abdel-Magid wrote: well i donno guys ... but i think i miss that Lion on the single screen bgs

Re: Leonidas background brightness

2009-04-13 Thread Martin Sourada
On Mon, 2009-04-13 at 11:36 -0700, Máirín Duffy wrote: - Original Message From: William Jon McCann william.jon.mcc...@gmail.com To: Fedora Art List fedora-art-list@redhat.com Sent: Monday, April 13, 2009 2:00:15 PM Subject: Re: Leonidas background brightness Hey,

Re: Improving Leonidas Backgrounds

2009-04-13 Thread Martin Sourada
On Sat, 2009-04-11 at 12:51 +0200, Martin Sourada wrote: Here are the exported JPGs [4][5], I'll upload the source xcf too (but on the wiki) if one of the designs would be accepted. Ok, based on the feedback, I've just uploaded the version without stripes [1] (although they are still present

Re: Improving Leonidas Backgrounds

2009-04-13 Thread Martin Sourada
On Mon, 2009-04-13 at 20:24 -0500, Ian Weller wrote: On Mon, Apr 13, 2009 at 09:09:42PM +0200, Martin Sourada wrote: On Sat, 2009-04-11 at 12:51 +0200, Martin Sourada wrote: Here are the exported JPGs [4][5], I'll upload the source xcf too (but on the wiki) if one of the designs would

Re: idea for Fedora boot screen (Catalin Festila)

2009-04-10 Thread Martin Sourada
On Fri, 2009-04-10 at 16:38 +0300, Nicu Buculei wrote: Anyway, Moblin is intended for special devices, it will always boot faster than a general purpose distro. I think we all would be happy with something more realistic around 20 seconds. Well, it still takes kernel to load a few seconds

Re: idea for Fedora boot screen

2009-04-10 Thread Martin Sourada
On Fri, 2009-04-10 at 09:40 -0400, Michael Langlie wrote: Sorry about that. I had intended to but not yet found the way to animate GIFs in GIMP. One layer per frame, you'll specify that you want to make it animated during save. Not exactly convenient, since I haven't yet figured if there is a

Leonidas backgrounds

2009-04-10 Thread Martin Sourada
Hi, because KDE folks need this ASAP I've put the lions backgrounds into rawhide [1]. Now a few notes for folks: * -common subpackage contains stuff shared between KDE and GNOME * -kdm subpackage contains simplified background for KDM * -landscape subpackage contains the

Re: Leonidas backgrounds

2009-04-10 Thread Martin Sourada
On Fri, 2009-04-10 at 14:35 -0700, Máirín Duffy wrote: Hi Martin, Hi Mo, Ian put these together: http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Artwork/F11/RC#Wallpaper Ian has smaller versions for the 4:3 than I have (I've derived from the latest Samuele's iteration [1] which is 4070x1536, does not have

Re: Wallpaper Extras - was: Re: F11 Art Schedule

2009-04-09 Thread Martin Sourada
On Wed, 2009-04-08 at 12:36 +0300, Nicu Buculei wrote: Martin, Mo, let breathe a bit and make a plan: - when do we need the extra wallpapers packaged? a deadline... since we talk about bitmaps, can we go with something absolutely minimal for the freeze and add a few more later? I think,

Re: F11 Art Schedule

2009-04-08 Thread Martin Sourada
On Wed, 2009-04-08 at 10:19 +0300, Nicu Buculei wrote: On 04/08/2009 04:18 AM, Máirín Duffy wrote: I think maybe we should add several tasks on the schedule for explicitly blogging / otherwise announce (maybe via Fedora weekly news, any other ideas?) the current status of the artwork so

Re: Fedora 11 countdown banner (artwork team release)

2009-04-07 Thread Martin Sourada
On Tue, 2009-04-07 at 19:11 +0200, Paolo Leoni wrote: 2009/4/6 Nicu Buculei nicu_fed...@nicubunu.ro I like it better. I think it maybe is a bit too plain and trying to find some way to make it a bit flashier. Maybe making it look more like a sunrise? A

Re: Fedora 11 countdown banner (artwork team release)

2009-04-06 Thread Martin Sourada
On Fri, 2009-04-03 at 19:37 +0200, Paolo Leoni wrote: In the past days some people have requested a F11 countdown banner for a blog using. So, below you can find a proposal: https://fedoraproject.org/w/uploads/b/b7/Deepsky-fedora11-countdown-banner_1a.png

Re: correct wallpaper format

2009-04-04 Thread Martin Sourada
On Sat, 2009-04-04 at 09:14 -0700, brian hurren wrote: Just trying to create some star-field wallpapers for the fedora astronomy spin. Just want to now what is the correct wallpaper format? I don't know which Desktop Environment is the Astronomy Spin using, but unless you are planning on

Re: New Concept for F11 King

2009-03-31 Thread Martin Sourada
On Tue, 2009-03-31 at 23:01 +0100, Charlie Brej wrote: Máirín Duffy wrote: Also, some of our splash ideas (http://duffy.fedorapeople.org/art/f11/mockups/splash/gnome-splash_f11-4.png for example, with the Greek pattern) could be adapted to use the lion instead, so we would still be

Re: base banner style for f11 leonidas artwork

2009-03-19 Thread Martin Sourada
On Thu, 2009-03-19 at 06:48 -0700, Máirín Duffy wrote: - Original Message From: Nicu Buculei nicu_fed...@nicubunu.ro However, I find them a bit too plain, I would like them more vivid, maybe combined with the photo we are going to use as a background? Like this:

Re: base banner style for f11 leonidas artwork

2009-03-18 Thread Martin Sourada
On Wed, 2009-03-18 at 12:50 -0700, Máirín Duffy wrote: - Original Message From: Máirín Duffy What do you think about this as a base style to go with for the various banners/splashes for F11?

Re: new direction for the wallpaper

2009-03-16 Thread Martin Sourada
On Sun, 2009-03-15 at 19:21 -0700, Máirín Duffy wrote: Based on some feedback we've gotten about the beta wallpaper, I have a couple of approaches to suggest for moving forward, let me know which you think is the better approach: 1) Islands - I saw the movie Mama Mia this weekend for the

Re: new direction for the wallpaper

2009-03-16 Thread Martin Sourada
On Mon, 2009-03-16 at 11:25 -0700, Máirín Duffy wrote: - Original Message From: Martin Sourada martin.sour...@gmail.com Blame Matthias -- if it were not for him pointing it out, I wouldn't probably come to this conclusion all by myself. His critique made me think about

Re: Just an FYI concerning the beta artwork

2009-03-14 Thread Martin Sourada
On Sat, 2009-03-14 at 10:55 -0800, Jeff Spaleta wrote: I hadn't seen anyone else bring this perspective up concerning the wallpaper in the beta and I thought it deserved attention for your consideration as a group. https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-olpc-list/2009-March/msg00147.html

Re: Banners and splashes

2009-03-13 Thread Martin Sourada
On Fri, 2009-03-13 at 16:42 +0200, Nicu Buculei wrote: Paul W. Frields wrote: * KDE splash screen For the last releases the guys from the KDE got involved with that and a splash was produced. I've been talking about this one with Mo and jreznik (the guy doing all the artwork work for KDE)

Re: [echo-perspective] New computer icon set

2009-03-10 Thread Martin Sourada
On Tue, 2009-03-10 at 11:02 +0100, Mark wrote: That icon looks.. odd If you ask me the lightest part of the keyboard is lighter then the lightest part os the screen. The darkest part of the keyboard is most certainly a lot lighter then the darkest part of the screen. (did that make sence?) My

Re: [echo-perspective] New computer icon set

2009-03-06 Thread Martin Sourada
On Fri, 2009-03-06 at 02:31 -0800, Luya Tshimbalanga wrote: 256x256 version has detailed keyboard meaning a lot of time were spent for name of input. I wonder how that will work out as standalone. Perhaps in the future we can adapt from Macbook layout. Standalone it looks pretty good as well

Re: Picture Book Mockup

2009-03-06 Thread Martin Sourada
On Fri, 2009-03-06 at 02:44 -0800, Luya Tshimbalanga wrote: Ian Weller a écrit : | On Tue, Mar 03, 2009 at 11:07:38PM -0800, Luya Tshimbalanga wrote: | Setting in critic mode: | Did you use hyphen or em dashes in first and last paragraph? | Careful with the widow at the end of last paragraph?

Re: Wallpaper for Beta?

2009-03-05 Thread Martin Sourada
On Wed, 2009-03-04 at 21:35 -0800, Máirín Duffy wrote: This is what I've got https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/F11_Artwork#Beta_Mockups It's not perfect, but it's something what do you think? ~m Hi Mo, I've put them to a rpm package [1]. I'll submit it for inclusion in fedora later if

[echo-perspective] New computer icon set

2009-03-05 Thread Martin Sourada
Hi, I've created a computer icon [1] for echo-perspective. I was having pretty serious difficulties with the keyboard design, so I decided to rather adapt the mango one [2]. Since it's also CC-BY-SA it should be OK. Comments welcome, Martin References: [1]

Re: Picture Book Mockup

2009-03-04 Thread Martin Sourada
On Wed, 2009-03-04 at 16:18 -0600, Ian Weller wrote: On Tue, Mar 03, 2009 at 11:07:38PM -0800, Luya Tshimbalanga wrote: Setting in critic mode: Did you use hyphen or em dashes in first and last paragraph? Careful with the widow at the end of last paragraph? Title Chapter 2: Friends is

Echo Monthly News Issue 7, February 2009

2009-03-03 Thread Martin Sourada
Hi, We have published the sixth Echo Monthly News Issue [1]. This issue covers February 2009 and contains this topic: 1 New Icons 1.1 Perspective Regards, The Echo Team References: [1] https://fedorahosted.org/echo-icon-theme/wiki/MonthlyNews/Issue7 signature.asc

Re: [echo-perspective] New folder-saved-search icon set

2009-02-26 Thread Martin Sourada
On Thu, 2009-02-26 at 12:50 -0300, Jayme Ayres wrote: Hi Martin, I would propose a small change in the style of pre-defined folders (like a Home, Find and etc). Note that I put a small shadow over the lens to give an effect of intrusion, I think it might look better[1]. [1]

[echo-perspective] New folder-new icon set

2009-02-25 Thread Martin Sourada
Hi, I've finished today one of the last icons containing the folder - folder-new [1]. I moved the plus sign to the top-right corner which brings the design closer to gnome and oxygen icon themes. I also feel that it works better in this place. Comments welcome, Martin References: [1]

[echo-perspective] New document-open icon set

2009-02-25 Thread Martin Sourada
Hi, I've also finished new document-open icon set [1]. There's not much to comment since it's basically just an adaptation of the current Echo icon to perspective projection. Comments welcome, Martin References: [1] http://mso.fedorapeople.org/echo-perspective/document-open.svg attachment:

Re: [echo-perspective] New document-open icon set

2009-02-25 Thread Martin Sourada
On Wed, 2009-02-25 at 11:32 -0800, Luya Tshimbalanga wrote: Quoting Martin Sourada martin.sour...@gmail.com: Hi, I've also finished new document-open icon set [1]. There's not much to comment since it's basically just an adaptation of the current Echo icon to perspective projection

[echo-perspective] New folder-remote icon set

2009-02-22 Thread Martin Sourada
Hi, I've created another folder icon for the echo-perspective -- folder-remote [1]. This one features a brand new more detailed globe - I've used correct perspective so the continents might look a little distorted compared to the dimetric version. I've also covered Greenland with ice ;-)

[echo-perspective] New user-home icon set

2009-02-21 Thread Martin Sourada
Hi, I've created user-home icon set [1]. First let me say I've abandoned the original echo idea of having the blue-white echoey house leaning against the folder. Instead I've used same metaphor as gnome and oxygen does - i.e. drawn the house *on* the folder. I had two reasons - first it makes us

[echo-perspective] New folder-open icon set

2009-02-21 Thread Martin Sourada
Hi, another new icon - folder-open [1]. As you guess, I've began remaking the the whole folder set to have perspective projection. I will most likely send more e-mails with icons today... Comments welcome Martin References: [1] http://mso.fedorapeople.org/echo-perspective/folder-open.svg

[echo-perspective] New folder-drag-accept icon set

2009-02-21 Thread Martin Sourada
Hi, as noted in my previous e-mail, here's another icon - folder-drag-accept [1]. Comments welcome, Martin References: [1] http://mso.fedorapeople.org/echo-perspective/folder-drag-accept.svg attachment: folder-drag-accept.png signature.asc Description: This is a digitally signed message part

[echo-perspective] New folder-visiting icon set

2009-02-21 Thread Martin Sourada
Hi, following with another folder icon - folder-visiting [1]. This time I've again took preference of the gnome design in contrast to the original echo design. Comments welcome, Martin References: [1] http://mso.fedorapeople.org/echo-perspective/folder-visiting.svg attachment:

[echo-perspective] New folder-saved-search icon set

2009-02-21 Thread Martin Sourada
Hi, another new icon -- folder-saved-search [1]. As we haven't got that one in Echo at all, I'll probably make a bimetric projection version as well. But for now only the perspective projection. I've followed gnome-icon-theme design in this one so that it is consistent with user-home. Comments

Re: [echo-perspective] New folder-saved-search icon set

2009-02-21 Thread Martin Sourada
On Sat, 2009-02-21 at 12:46 -0800, Luya Tshimbalanga wrote: Martin Sourada a écrit : | Hi, | | another new icon -- folder-saved-search [1]. As we haven't got that one | in Echo at all, I'll probably make a bimetric projection version as | well. But for now only the perspective projection

Re: starry background

2009-02-18 Thread Martin Sourada
On Wed, 2009-02-18 at 07:34 -0800, brian hurren wrote: Just created a realistic starry background but i can't figure out how to upload it so everyone can see it. I've created an account. Use https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Special:Upload and set something descriptive for file name,

Re: hello

2009-02-17 Thread Martin Sourada
On Tue, 2009-02-17 at 17:04 +0100, Thomas Kole wrote: I think africa would be a great style, imagine, zebras, giraffes, lions, a sunset and trees... What do you think? Hi Thomas, we decided that the theme would be Greece, preferably combination of landscape, grapes, olive trees, ancient

FLOSS Multimedia Support in Fedora

2009-02-08 Thread Martin Sourada
Hi, sorry for cross-posting but I wanted all interested parties to not miss this email ;-) There has been some media related discussion in the -devel list and one of the points I have taken form it is that we should promote FLOSS multimedia and don't blame others for doing it (even if it's done

Echo Monthly News Issue 6, January 2009

2009-02-02 Thread Martin Sourada
Hello, We have published the sixth Echo Monthly News Issue [1]. This issue covers the first month of 2009 and is composed from these topics: 1. Echo Perspective starting of Fedora Hosted 2. New Echo Artist Scripts and Supporting Icon Artist Library 1. Initializing New Git

Re: F11 visual concept idea - greek

2009-02-01 Thread Martin Sourada
On Fri, 2009-01-30 at 09:54 -0500, Máirín Duffy wrote: Hi Samuele, Samuele Storari wrote: Hi all I work on the Acient Greek theme for this Fedora's release I think is the best one. Mo I'd like your idea to create a collage from different landscape or other image. For this

Re: F11 visual concept idea - greek

2009-01-28 Thread Martin Sourada
On Wed, 2009-01-28 at 05:29 -0500, Luya Tshimbalanga wrote: Quoting Máirí­n Duffy du...@fedoraproject.org: Hi folks, This is a really really sloppy mockup but hopefully illustrates the kind of visuals I'm thinking of for F11:

Re: Wallpaper survey

2009-01-24 Thread Martin Sourada
On Fri, 2009-01-23 at 16:48 -0500, Máirín Duffy wrote: Ian Weller wrote: However with the Grecian columns and stuff we need to be careful of not looking ancient, as some might say, but instead looking functional, practical, etc. Yes definitely. Like if the columns are ruins, we don't

Re: Discussion About Echo Perspective

2009-01-11 Thread Martin Sourada
On Sun, 2009-01-11 at 16:56 +0100, Mark wrote: Hi martin, Hi Mark, But now something i don't understand. You seemed to be a person heavily in favor of the isometric perspective.. what happened with that idea? is isometric gone and is this the new idea? For isometric it was relatively unique

Re: Art ideas for Fedora 11 (grub, boot, splashes, window decorations, button styles etc...)

2009-01-11 Thread Martin Sourada
On Sun, 2009-01-11 at 18:14 +0100, Mark wrote: On Sun, Jan 11, 2009 at 5:29 PM, Máirí­n Duffy du...@fedoraproject.org wrote: Are you talking about just the colors of FC1-FC4 or the actual theme? And are you talking about the *artwork* or are you talking about the GTK/metacity etc? Just

Discussion About Echo Perspective

2009-01-09 Thread Martin Sourada
Hi all, I've just posted a poll about Echo Perspective on Fedora Forum [1] to see our user base opinion and I'd like to hear the opinions of the Art Team members as well. As you are probably aware of, we are starting Echo Perspective and are selecting the designs to start with. All the design

Echo Monthly News Issue 4-5, November - December 2008

2009-01-06 Thread Martin Sourada
Hi, We've just published latest Echo Monthly News Issue [1]. Due too lack of enough content, it is joint of November's and December's happenings. The topics are: * Echo Perspective - Proposed Designs * Proposed Guideline Changes - Bitmap Post-processing in Echo Icons Regards, The Echo Team

Re: Echo Monthly News Issue 4-5, November - December 2008

2009-01-06 Thread Martin Sourada
On Tue, 2009-01-06 at 23:15 +0100, Martin Sourada wrote: Hi, We've just published latest Echo Monthly News Issue [1]. Due too lack of enough content, it is joint of November's and December's happenings. The topics are: * Echo Perspective - Proposed Designs * Proposed Guideline

Re: cursors

2008-12-22 Thread Martin Sourada
note: I don't see on art.gnome.org of gnome-look.org categories for cursor themes to propose something else as a base. It's under X11 mouse themes [1] on gnome-look.org. Martin References: [1] http://www.gnome-look.org/index.php?xcontentmode=36PHPSESSID=fc360c0c1a3ada490a992c917403cd2d

[Echo] Making final decisions about perspective

2008-12-16 Thread Martin Sourada
Hi, First sorry for not hearing from me for such a long time - I don't have much spare time lately... Next, I think we need to make final decisions about the new perspective to Echo and update the guidelines appropriately. My ideas about this can be summarized as follows: We will start new

Re: [Echo Perspective] New folder design concept

2008-11-28 Thread Martin Sourada
On Sat, 2008-11-22 at 15:14 -0500, Luya Tshimbalanga wrote: Quoting Martin Sourada [EMAIL PROTECTED]: As promised , here's [1] a new design concept. I'd say it's more realistic and less Echoey, but IMHO looks good :-) Could you give version with the set of icon size? Just finished [1

Re: [Echo Perspective] user-trash concept

2008-11-28 Thread Martin Sourada
On Thu, 2008-11-27 at 11:17 -0800, Luya Tshimbalanga wrote: Just completed installation to Fedora 10. Added in Echo Perspective is trash concept based on real object using Martin's gradients. Feedback welcome. As a concept I think it could work, the exact implementation however lacks

[Echo Perspective] Trash Can concept #2

2008-11-28 Thread Martin Sourada
Hi, I've added another trash can concept [1]. It's based on the current Echo icon. I've made only the 256x256 size, I'll create the other sizes later... Comments welcome, Martin References: [1] https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Artwork/EchoIconTheme/Perspective#Trash_Can attachment:

Re: [Echo Perspective] Trash Can concept #2

2008-11-28 Thread Martin Sourada
On Fri, 2008-11-28 at 19:55 +, Camilo Mesias wrote: I love the look of that, with a minor quibble about the perspective of the front and rear rim. It has a touch of the 'Last Supper' about it Well, in fact the top rim isn't circular but rounded triangular... Combined with the perspective it

Re: [Echo Perspective] New folder design concept

2008-11-22 Thread Martin Sourada
On Sat, 2008-11-22 at 00:27 +0100, Martin Sourada wrote: On Fri, 2008-11-21 at 09:05 -0500, Máirí­n Duffy wrote: :( It retains the thing I disliked the most about the old echo folder - that weird curved bend. I have never seen a folder that looked like that and it makes it seems

[Echo Perspective] New folder design concept

2008-11-21 Thread Martin Sourada
Hi, I've just finished first take of the folder design for Echo Perspective [1]. I do not hide that the design has been inspired by Mac OS X Leopard folder as well as current Echo folder. I've more or less retained the original colour, but adjusted it to better fit with our colour palette.

Re: [Echo Perspective] New folder design concept

2008-11-21 Thread Martin Sourada
On Fri, 2008-11-21 at 12:42 +0200, Nicu Buculei wrote: Martin Sourada wrote: I've just finished first take of the folder design for Echo Perspective [1]. I do not hide that the design has been inspired by Mac OS X Leopard folder as well as current Echo folder. I've more or less retained

Re: [Echo Perspective] New folder design concept

2008-11-21 Thread Martin Sourada
On Fri, 2008-11-21 at 09:05 -0500, Máirí­n Duffy wrote: :( It retains the thing I disliked the most about the old echo folder - that weird curved bend. I have never seen a folder that looked like that and it makes it seems cartoony like a folder from toontown. If it's meant to be

Re: Echo Perspective; In need of new computer, directory and trash design

2008-11-18 Thread Martin Sourada
On Tue, 2008-11-18 at 11:03 -0800, Luya Tshimbalanga wrote: Will the guideline be still be the same beside perspective? It will be good to give constraint and rules. As I outlined in the blog post [1] it is possible to change other guidelines as well but I'd rather only clarify them on the

Echo Perspective; In need of new computer, directory and trash design

2008-11-17 Thread Martin Sourada
Hi all, I've unofficially started the Echo Perspective by creating a proof-of-concept video-display icon [1]. I think because we are starting new icon set from the start we can afford more radical changes than before to Echo. Most of them are visible in the icon I've created. But we need more,

Echo Monthly News Issue 3

2008-11-01 Thread Martin Sourada
Hi, Echo Monthly News Issue 3, October 2008 [1] has just been released. This issue highlights these topics: 1. New Icons 2. New Templates 1. General Template with Gradients 2. Paper Template 3. Emotes Tempate 3. Echo Won't Be F10's Default

Re: Echo Monthly News Issue 3

2008-11-01 Thread Martin Sourada
On Sat, 2008-11-01 at 19:38 +0100, Martin Sourada wrote: Hi, Echo Monthly News Issue 3, October 2008 [1] has just been released. This issue highlights these topics: 1. New Icons 2. New Templates 1. General Template with Gradients 2. Paper Template

Re: Updated Solar Backgrounds Package

2008-10-30 Thread Martin Sourada
On Wed, 2008-10-29 at 22:47 -0400, Mairin Duffy wrote: Hi Martin, Hi Máirín, Martin Sourada wrote: If no serious problems/regressions are reported, I'll request a freeze break at Friday. Jesse said he really needs this ASAP, so I think we should get it to him tomorrow morning. He's

Updated Solar Backgrounds Package

2008-10-29 Thread Martin Sourada
Hi, I've just built an updated Solar Backgrounds Package with many fixes provided by Mo, and more resolutions/ratios [1]. As per request from both gnome and kde folks the package has been split into solar-backgrounds (for Desktop Live Spin) solar-backgrounds-common (for KDE) and

Re: [Echo] New emblem-symbolic-link icon set draft

2008-10-20 Thread Martin Sourada
On Sun, 2008-10-19 at 23:54 -0700, Luya Tshimbalanga wrote: Above issues have been addressed. Here is latest version. Apart from the 16x16 they look good. The 16x16 needs more contrast, both the inner white outline and outline are too thin. Martin signature.asc Description: This is a digitally

Re: [Echo] New emblem-symbolic-link icon set draft

2008-10-20 Thread Martin Sourada
On Mon, 2008-10-20 at 00:55 -0700, Luya Tshimbalanga wrote: Outline has been increased to 1,5px. For that size, I am not sure if it is necessary to enlarge inner white outline. 16x16 should look crisp enough. This one is definitely better. Maybe slightly darker gradient for the 16x16 might

Echo Icon Theme Future

2008-10-20 Thread Martin Sourada
Hi, the last week's discussion about Echo was pretty fruitful I think and showed that the general opinion is to not include Echo in F10 as a default icon set. I take this as an opportunity to rethink the general goals of echo and give some credit to various critics. The main reason why *I* think

Re: Echo Icon Theme Future

2008-10-20 Thread Martin Sourada
On Mon, 2008-10-20 at 13:13 -0700, Luya Tshimbalanga wrote: Martin Sourada a écrit : Finally I'd like to throw some fuel for discussion (mainly on the art-list). We are a lot criticized for inconsistencies in the projection we use in echo. Strictly speaking we are using 3 different types

Re: [Echo] New emblem-symbolic-link icon set draft

2008-10-19 Thread Martin Sourada
On Fri, 2008-10-17 at 21:04 -0700, Luya Tshimbalanga wrote: Martin Sourada a écrit : Looking better but still not good enough, I think. Try to shape the icon in similar style like in gnome icon theme (with isometric pesrspective though). You should add shadow as well. Martin New

Re: [Echo] New emblem-symbolic-link icon set draft

2008-10-19 Thread Martin Sourada
On Sun, 2008-10-19 at 11:42 +0200, Martin Sourada wrote: a) the white outline has differing width and in 16x16 it's missing completely use 2px thick in 48x48, and 1px in 24x24, 32x32 can have either 1px or 1.5px width, whatever looks better. I'd also to create it from inkscape-drawn outline

Re: [Echo] Addressing ticket #25 with revamped keyboard + shortcut variant

2008-10-18 Thread Martin Sourada
On Fri, 2008-10-17 at 20:59 -0700, Luya Tshimbalanga wrote: Did for preferences-desktop-keyboard-shortcut. The side and top faces are too dark -- outline not visible. I'd made the keys look more computer keyboard like, but these are probably fine as well, if you make the lighting corrections

Re: [Echo] Addressing ticket #25 with revamped keyboard + shortcut variant

2008-10-17 Thread Martin Sourada
On Fri, 2008-10-17 at 02:54 -0700, Luya Tshimbalanga wrote: Some calculators have similar keyboard. Added depth adn alignment to the grid should be fixed. Luya References: http://luya.fedorapeople.org/echo/applications/ To me, everything below 32x32 is almost

Re: Echo Icon Theme in F10?

2008-10-16 Thread Martin Sourada
On Thu, 2008-10-16 at 10:19 +0300, Nicu Buculei wrote: Máirín Duffy wrote: Here's some of that feedback. There are other screenshots at the bottom of the page I wanted to do the full critique on, but after spending some hours doing the critique that is complete there, I felt that what

Re: F10 artwork questions

2008-10-15 Thread Martin Sourada
On Wed, 2008-10-15 at 12:52 -0400, Máirín Duffy wrote: Bill Nottingham wrote: Some general questions: When is it going to land for integration and review? Time is ticking... Peter already has the artwork for syslinux and grub. The wallpapers are ready to be checked in. I'm going to

Re: Echo Icon Theme in F10?

2008-10-15 Thread Martin Sourada
First of all, thanks for the review, it pretty much outlines the issues I feel uneasy about as well. First, most of these issues are caused by SVG icon being scaled down (sometimes for a reason unknown to me and sometimes because of missing appropriate size variant). So I skip these, because we

Solar backrounds - enable by default?

2008-10-15 Thread Martin Sourada
Hi, I've just built an updated solar-backgrounds package [1]. It now contains all wallpapers available on wiki (16:10, 4:3, 5:4 and dual) for all day times with the xml for choosing one appropriate for the current time and date. I've bumped up the release to 0.90.0 and if everything is OK and

Re: nodoka 0.8.x branch, configuration

2008-10-13 Thread Martin Sourada
On Fri, 2008-10-10 at 17:04 +0200, Elmar Tielke wrote: Hello there! Hi! Congratulations for a very nice GTK engine! I have been playing around with it for a while now. I'm currently using a mix of nodoka and murrine elements in my gtkrc (intended to be OSX-like). I'm using the 0.7.1

Echo Icon Theme in F10?

2008-10-13 Thread Martin Sourada
Hi, most of you probably know, but I'll write it again - Echo Icon Theme is the default icon theme in F10 since Beta (for testing purposes and exposition to wider audience) and I am one of the feature owners. The change is rather small (in that it does not break things, replaces just graphics, no

Re: Echo Icon Theme in F10?

2008-10-13 Thread Martin Sourada
On Mon, 2008-10-13 at 23:37 +0530, Rahul Sundaram wrote: Since FESCo already made the decision that it sticks if the coverage is good enough, what does the current status look like for the base icons? Based on the list I created [1] for that we have covered about 95% and still need to create

Re: [Echo] Updated preferences-desktop-theme icon set draft

2008-10-12 Thread Martin Sourada
On Sun, 2008-10-12 at 00:13 -0700, Luya Tshimbalanga wrote: Martin Sourada a écrit : Looking better. Now the only icon that does not seem crisp enough for me is the 22x22. I think you need to simplify the design there (like has been done for the 16x16). I think it would look better

Re: [Echo] Updated preferences-desktop-theme icon set draft

2008-10-11 Thread Martin Sourada
On Sat, 2008-10-11 at 00:49 -0700, Luya Tshimbalanga wrote: Martin Sourada a écrit : I think all the sizes sans 256x256 need further fixes to look more crisp and be better recognisable. For the 16x16 I'd rather use radio button + progress bar than two radio buttons. Updated icon set

Re: [Echo] Updated preferences-desktop-theme icon set draft

2008-10-10 Thread Martin Sourada
On Thu, 2008-10-09 at 02:12 -0700, Luya Tshimbalanga wrote: Nicu Buculei a écrit : Attached: I copied the widgets to the green window, the icon was unbalanced without them. Good catch. I have updated the model to fix some blurriness on 16x16. Luya I think all the sizes sans 256x256

Re: [Echo] Updated preferences-desktop-theme icon set draft

2008-10-08 Thread Martin Sourada
On Tue, 2008-10-07 at 22:58 -0700, Luya Tshimbalanga wrote: I have updated the theme. The front windows is similar to Nodoka version with blue buttons as difference while the green has darker theme. Comment welcome I think it would be better if you added some button on the vast space inside

[Echo] format-text-* icons

2008-10-06 Thread Martin Sourada
Hi, I've just finished four of the format-text-* icons. For the ones for ltr and rtl I am not yet sure what metaphor to use and since I don't remember seeing them anywhere I think we can wait with their fix for later. Some background to the design I used: I've started with the 16x16 size this

Re: [Echo] format-text-* icons

2008-10-06 Thread Martin Sourada
On Mon, 2008-10-06 at 18:18 +0300, Nicu Buculei wrote: Martin Sourada wrote: After few tries I decided to go button-like. It is like you create a button with the shape of the original letter, but without any holes in it and draw the letter on it. First it is consistent with e.g. dialog

Re: [Echo] New image-missing icon set

2008-10-03 Thread Martin Sourada
On Fri, 2008-10-03 at 00:39 -0700, Luya Tshimbalanga wrote: I have tested that script. It does its job. I think you should add quote like Done. No error reported. Good idea :) Speaking about paper-template, it will be nice to set a directory to store such template in git repository. I think

Echo Monthly News, Issue 2

2008-10-02 Thread Martin Sourada
We've just released the second issue of the Echo Monthly News [1]. This issue focuses on these topics: 1. New Icons 2. Updated Tutorials 3. Guidelines Update 4. Releases 5. Echo Enabled in Rawhide as Default Icon Set 6. Icons We Need to Create for

Re: [Echo] New image-missing icon set and emote-template

2008-10-01 Thread Martin Sourada
On Wed, 2008-10-01 at 00:58 -0700, Luya Tshimbalanga wrote: Updated image-missing icon set[1]. I also created both paper-template from that set and a template for emotes[2]. The latter uses colours from the logo Echo, face-smile received some slight modifications which will happened after

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