Re: Migrating from Fedora Art Team to Fedora Design Team

2009-05-18 Thread Nicu Buculei
On 05/15/2009 10:24 PM, Máirín Duffy wrote: Hi folks, As discussed some time ago [1], we are going to rebrand ourselves as the Fedora Design team rather than the Fedora Art team, both in hopes of attracting more UX designers, and also since it's a more accurate representation of the team so

Re: Plymouth Ring theme

2009-05-18 Thread Nicu Buculei
On 05/18/2009 01:34 PM, Charlie Brej wrote: The Holy ettlz wrote: Hello, I've put together a Ring theme for Plymouth. It's derived from Charge (same colours) and presents a ring that gradually completes as the system starts, then displays the Fedora logo. Available for download from

Re: Usb live creator refresh?

2009-05-15 Thread Nicu Buculei
On 05/14/2009 11:45 PM, Valent Turkovic wrote: We are having an event coming soon, and here is Croatian version for Fedora 11 but made in Photoshop. Our member who volunteered to make it knows only PS :( http://img.w3dizajn.net/images/Livesbreator9b83.png It is violating the logo usage

Re: FYI: Personalization in Windows 7

2009-05-14 Thread Nicu Buculei
On 05/14/2009 01:17 AM, Martin Sourada wrote: On Wed, 2009-05-13 at 22:03 +, Jóhann B. Guðmundsson wrote: Why not file an RFE against the application in the *DE that handle background settings that will be able to browse and preview those images from the online gallery which the end user

Re: FYI: Personalization in Windows 7

2009-05-13 Thread Nicu Buculei
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 close to what we are trying to do with Wallpaper Extras - http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Artwork/Wallpaper_Extras - the

Re: Fedora release banners

2009-05-11 Thread Nicu Buculei
On 05/11/2009 03:29 PM, Paul W. Frields wrote: On Mon, May 11, 2009 at 12:14:59AM +0200, Paolo Leoni wrote: No problem. Below you can find a new revision with some corrections (logo gradient removed, screenshot with new plymouth plugin...)

Re: Fedora release banners

2009-05-08 Thread Nicu Buculei
On 05/08/2009 03:35 AM, Paolo Leoni wrote: 2009/5/4 Nicu Buculei The basic layout is good (maybe the placement ans size of the logo could be better) but I think it would be an interesting idea to change the wording somehow so it includes the F11 slogan (Reign). I've two new

MgOpen fonts upstream website / help from a Greek speaker needed

2009-05-08 Thread Nicu Buculei
I tried to solve this by myself using online translation tools, but I wasn't able to get a solution, some help from a Greek speaker would be useful. On the Logo Usage Guideline wiki page we mention MgOpen Modata as teh complementary font and link to the upstream website, to a page which is

Re: Fedora release banners

2009-05-08 Thread Nicu Buculei
On 05/08/2009 05:29 PM, Paolo Leoni wrote: In this case I think that version 1 is the best until now. But about your proposal for the slogan, I'm in trouble because I don't know how make it in the banner without render it too plenty of stuff... No worry, it was just a suggestion, we use it

Re: Wallpaper

2009-05-07 Thread Nicu Buculei
On 05/07/2009 12:26 AM, Máirín Duffy wrote: If anyone would like to step up as art team leader, please let me know, as I no longer wish to hold the position. Mo, I understand why you feel like this at times, but honestly I don't know anyone who would be able to assume this position and also

Re: Banner ideas

2009-05-05 Thread Nicu Buculei
On 05/05/2009 03:19 PM, Jayme Ayres wrote: 2009/5/5 Nicu Buculei As a minor observation, you forgot one TM near the bubble logo - http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Logo/UsageGuidelines#Vertical_Version_of_the_Logo Sorry (IMO) about TM, is really necessary? :) I know it is a guidelines

Re: Banner ideas

2009-05-05 Thread Nicu Buculei
On 05/05/2009 03:39 PM, María Leandro wrote: Other try: http://tatica.fedorapeople.org/Fedora-LATAM/pendon3c.png a detailed view of the 4 foundations: http://tatica.fedorapeople.org/Fedora-LATAM/4fundaciones-relieve.png I like this... I was thinking to suggest some extrusion for the

Re: Fedora release banners

2009-05-04 Thread Nicu Buculei
On 05/01/2009 12:02 PM, Paolo Leoni wrote: Hi there, we're approaching to another, great, fedora release. So, it's time to get some banners ;-) The basic layout is good (maybe the placement ans size of the logo could be better) but I think it would be an interesting idea to change the

Re: Banner ideas

2009-05-04 Thread Nicu Buculei
On 05/04/2009 06:40 PM, María Leandro wrote: Hello all. Hi, I was working on some ideas for a banner that we want to use on fisl 9.0 ( FUDcon Latam ) but I know that I have some mistakes with the logo guidance and the tm background. But I think is a cool idea :) It is a banner? Seeing the

Re: Banner ideas

2009-05-04 Thread Nicu Buculei
On 05/04/2009 08:43 PM, Martin Sourada wrote: Yup, I also tend to prefer Nicu's version, however, there seems to be something funky going on with the font border - there seem to be spikes and holes... Looks like this particular font needs different stroke settings (probably rounded corners and

Re: configuring wacom tablet with LinuxWacom

2009-04-24 Thread Nicu Buculei
On 04/24/2009 04:45 PM, Israel Rodríguez Alonso wrote: Tablet working nw!! :) I just removed wacom drivers, I installed linuxwacom packages from rawhide, and now my tablet is working (I hope it continue well) It worked directly or you had to edit xorg.conf? ...maybe I will clean the dust

Re: Joining ArtTeam

2009-04-23 Thread Nicu Buculei
On 04/22/2009 09:17 PM, Israel Rodríguez wrote: Hello, Hi, I was talking with Máirín Duffy about join Fedora Artwork Team and she said me that I could start with https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Artwork/DesignService Yeah, that is a good starting point. I'm a Spanish Linux user who started

Re: I need SVG source

2009-04-23 Thread Nicu Buculei
On 04/23/2009 02:00 PM, Israel Rodríguez wrote: Hello, I'm doign some drafts about 4foundations Flags for events request on https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Artwork/DesignService but I need SVG source with Freedom/First/Friends/Features which appear here:

Re: 4Flags (from DesignService)

2009-04-23 Thread Nicu Buculei
On 04/23/2009 03:41 PM, Israel Rodríguez wrote: Hello, I designed a mock-up for this request (https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Artwork/DesignService#4foundations_Flags_for_events) What should I do? Only link there (as I did)? Link here is useful so we can give some feedback, but is important

Re: 4Flags (from DesignService)

2009-04-23 Thread Nicu Buculei
On 04/23/2009 04:14 PM, Israel Rodríguez wrote: OK, I contacted with the requester and he liked this. About your observation: - Yes, are available, then I link it. Sure, please put them on the wiki when you can. - ok - Yes I used the same photo, then I write it credits (the requester ask me

Re: Fedora 10 T-Shirt LATAM (Design Service)

2009-04-23 Thread Nicu Buculei
On 04/23/2009 05:32 PM, danyi...@aol.com wrote: Hi, Hi, I designed a model of T-shirt for Art-Work Design Service. https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/File:T-Shirt_LATAM.svg I think it could use the MgOpen-Modata font for the 10 on the back side (is the release number needed anyway?) Also,

Re: Fedora 10 T-Shirt LATAM (Design Service)

2009-04-23 Thread Nicu Buculei
On 04/23/2009 05:51 PM, Nicu Buculei wrote: On 04/23/2009 05:32 PM, danyi...@aol.com wrote: Hi, Hi, I designed a model of T-shirt for Art-Work Design Service. https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/File:T-Shirt_LATAM.svg I see the design was posted about a month ago, you don't have any reply

Re: Fedora 10 T-Shirt LATAM (Design Service)

2009-04-23 Thread Nicu Buculei
On 04/23/2009 05:51 PM, Nicu Buculei wrote: On 04/23/2009 05:32 PM, danyi...@aol.com wrote: Hi, Hi, I designed a model of T-shirt for Art-Work Design Service. https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/File:T-Shirt_LATAM.svg I think it could use the MgOpen-Modata font for the 10 on the back side

Re: Hello

2009-04-22 Thread Nicu Buculei
On 04/22/2009 05:33 PM, Máirín Duffy wrote: Hi Craig, I wanted to reach out to you and see how things are going with your experience on the Fedora art team. Are you doing okay finding projects to work on or do you need any guidance? let me know. He tried a wallpaper:

Re: Security Spin Wallpaper

2009-04-21 Thread Nicu Buculei
On 04/17/2009 09:30 PM, Mola pahnadayan wrote: On Fri, 2009-04-17 at 12:55 -0400, Craig Kempf wrote: Low res version of a wallpaper design for Security Spin. Please let me know what you think. Thanks... Hi :) I think it's good art idea for fedora 12 theme, really good. I think it is

Re: F11 artwork for buttons and stickers

2009-04-17 Thread Nicu Buculei
On 04/17/2009 07:58 AM, susmit shannigrahi wrote: On Fri, Apr 17, 2009 at 9:41 AM, susmit shannigrahi thinklinux@gmail.com wrote: I was planning to use some of the spare cycles this month to produce a bit of F11 centric buttons and stickers. Is the artwork for them available ? I have

Re: Free Licensed Font: Ubuntu Title very similar to Bryant2 (I use Ubuntu myself)

2009-04-16 Thread Nicu Buculei
On 04/15/2009 01:29 PM, jack User wrote: Please add back the Freedom, Infinity, Voice Bubble on to the UbuntuTitle-escque logo Not sure what you mean... the i|f|v text was replaced by something else. (Fedora(r(Red-hat)) Current Logo) VS Fedora(r) skinned in Ubuntu Title Or we can use our

Re: Request for Temporary Tattoo Art.

2009-04-14 Thread Nicu Buculei
On 04/13/2009 03:19 PM, David Duncan wrote: I would like to request assistance for the creation of a temporary tattoo design. The temporary tattoo will be included in Ambassadors Kits for North America. The design of the temporary tattoo would be based upon the existing artwork for the laptop

Re: Improving Leonidas Backgrounds

2009-04-14 Thread Nicu Buculei
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 users with single screen PCs or even the portable ones! ...

Re: Request for Temporary Tattoo Art.

2009-04-14 Thread Nicu Buculei
On 04/14/2009 09:11 AM, Nicu Buculei wrote: On 04/13/2009 03:19 PM, David Duncan wrote: I would like to request assistance for the creation of a temporary tattoo design. The temporary tattoo will be included in Ambassadors Kits for North America. The design of the temporary tattoo would

the Linux Graphics Users feature

2009-04-10 Thread Nicu Buculei
Remember the questions about our team we were asked some days ago for the Linux Graphics Users forum? The interview is live, you can read it at: http://linuxgraphicsusers.com/index.php?topic=705.msg5198 -- nicu :: http://nicubunu.ro :: http://nicubunu.blogspot.com/ photography:

Re: Fedora 11 countdown banner (artwork team release)

2009-04-10 Thread Nicu Buculei
On 04/10/2009 12:44 PM, Paolo Leoni wrote: Here you can find the italian translation for the F11 countdown banner with pre-redendered images: http://pleoni.altervista.org/fedora11-countdown-banner_it.tar.gz Only a question: for the F11 preview release will be necessary a release banner or

Re: idea for Fedora boot screen (Catalin Festila)

2009-04-10 Thread Nicu Buculei
On 04/10/2009 01:42 PM, Cata wrote: *My idea:* *Direct link* http://www.imagehosting.ro/images/ezo0czislu3w82fne4i1.gif Unfortunately something like this won't work, Fedora is an operating system for the entire world, we can't go with an English-only text. Due to localization concerns, is

Re: idea for Fedora boot screen (Catalin Festila)

2009-04-10 Thread Nicu Buculei
On 04/10/2009 04:25 PM, Jaroslav Reznik wrote: On Friday 10 April 2009 13:28:58 Nicu Buculei wrote: On a side note, your GIF is playing way to fast in my Firefox, I can barely understand what's happening on screen (we wish Fedora would boot *that* fast :p ) Moblin is partially based on Fedora

Re: idea for Fedora boot screen

2009-04-10 Thread Nicu Buculei
On 04/10/2009 04:35 PM, Máirín Duffy wrote: It really sucks that our animation tools suck. I wonder if synfig [2] is any more up to snuff these days. I have not tried it lately. It could be a useful tool in the future. I saw Tatica talking about synfig as one of the applications she like,

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

2009-04-09 Thread Nicu Buculei
On 04/09/2009 12:57 PM, Martin Sourada wrote: On Wed, 2009-04-08 at 12:36 +0300, Nicu Buculei wrote: - do we require some minimal specs for the images, like a minimum resolution? Good uestion. How does 1600x1200 and 1600x1050 as the minimum reqs sounds? Those are absolute minimums. We can

Re: F11 Art Schedule

2009-04-08 Thread Nicu Buculei
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 it's known more widely than this list next time around. I

Re: Fedora 11 countdown banner (artwork team release)

2009-04-08 Thread Nicu Buculei
On 04/07/2009 08:11 PM, Paolo Leoni wrote: 2009/4/6 Nicu Buculei 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 glow around the statue? I know that it's not perfect...but do you

Wallpaper Extras - was: Re: F11 Art Schedule

2009-04-08 Thread Nicu Buculei
On 04/08/2009 10:52 AM, Martin Sourada wrote: On Wed, 2009-04-08 at 10:19 +0300, Nicu Buculei wrote: On 04/08/2009 04:18 AM, Máirín Duffy wrote: 11. wallpaper extras - I do not think this is on your task list John but I think we need to add it. I want to try to revive the wallpaper project

Re: F11 Art Schedule

2009-04-08 Thread Nicu Buculei
On 04/08/2009 04:46 PM, Máirín Duffy wrote: From: Samuele Storari: And for the Plymouth screen I'm not sure of what I have to do... You had said you'd make another mockup... Or we can just go with Charlie's fourth design, we seemed to converge on earlier. -- nicu :: http://nicubunu.ro

Re: Artwork feedback

2009-04-07 Thread Nicu Buculei
Luya Tshimbalanga wrote: Thank yo David for French Fedora user feedback. They are actually useful critics as I have consulted them about Fedora 10 theme. If they are other Fedora contributors that can provide feedback from non-English speaking users (Mola, Martin, Nicu and others?), that

Re: First time !

2009-04-07 Thread Nicu Buculei
Cata wrote: Hello ! Hi Catalin, I used fedora for one year . I want to improve it .I working with gimp and blender 3D . I have few ideas and i want share them. What i need to do ? Post here some links and talk about your ideas. You can also watch the ongoing discussions and take

Re: F11 Art Schedule

2009-04-07 Thread Nicu Buculei
Paul W. Frields wrote: On Fri, Apr 03, 2009 at 07:44:52AM -0700, John Poelstra wrote: Back in January I met with Mairin and others at FUDCon to plot the art schedule for Fedora 11. As a casual reader of the list I know some things are still in flux and have changed and in some ways that is

Re: F11 DVD label, how does this look like?

2009-04-06 Thread Nicu Buculei
Luya Tshimbalanga wrote: susmit shannigrahi a écrit : | Hi, | Just made this. | http://susmit.fedorapeople.org/f11_dvd_label.jpg | | Your comments please? | Note that artwork used for Fedora 11 Beta is not final. Take a look to this topic[1]. Ref:

Re: Fedora 11 countdown banner (artwork team release)

2009-04-06 Thread Nicu Buculei
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: Fedora Mascot

2009-04-06 Thread Nicu Buculei
Ashiqur Rahman Angel wrote: 2009/4/2 Paul W. Frields A mascot would be brand diluting at this point, so my inclination is against having one. I disagree with you.. most cases our brand is symbolized with our logo our Trademark name.. mascot is just for familiarizing our product

Re: Fedora 11 countdown banner (artwork team release)

2009-04-06 Thread Nicu Buculei
Martin Sourada wrote: 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: Fedora Mascot

2009-04-06 Thread Nicu Buculei
Paul W. Frields wrote: On Thu, Apr 02, 2009 at 05:20:04PM +0200, Max Spevack wrote: On Thu, 2 Apr 2009, Paul W. Frields wrote: A mascot would be brand diluting at this point, so my inclination is against having one. Not even a cuddly-wuddly Fedora ferret, with a first name starting with an

Re: F11 DVD label, how does this look like?

2009-04-06 Thread Nicu Buculei
susmit shannigrahi wrote: Also, to keep the printing cost down ideally the label will use only a few colors, see for example http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Artwork/MediaArt/F10 Well, here in India, they don't charge by color. They charge at a flat rate of 11INR(22 cents) each for bulk

Re: Fedora 11 countdown banner (artwork team release)

2009-04-06 Thread Nicu Buculei
Paolo Leoni wrote: 2009/4/6 Nicu Buculei I would include a few pixels from the pedestal, not being very happy with how the drawing is touching the bottom edge. Maybe also move the coming soon text 1 or 2px lower and maybe also the number of days a bit to the right and bottom

Re: little round stickers for cd's

2009-04-03 Thread Nicu Buculei
brian hurren wrote: have we got any designs for any of those little round stickers that you put on to dvd, cd ect. For F11 not yet, since they will have to fir somehow the rest of the theme, probably using the pattern proposed my Mo (the CD art has to be simple, for cost effective mass

Re: Extra Backgrounds package

2009-04-03 Thread Nicu Buculei
Marek Mahut wrote: Dear art team, We will be releasing Fedora Astronomy spin this release and I'd like to include also an extra wallpapers with it - is the extra backgrounds package ready? If not, is it OK with you to create astronomy-backgrounds As far as I know, we don't have such a

Re: Introduction

2009-04-03 Thread Nicu Buculei
Janari wrote: Hello, Hi Janari and welcome! I'm Janari from Estonia. I have designed about 5 (five) years now. I have designed logos, banners, web graphics, web layouts, and icons for for example web. My main focus has been websites but i'm capable of designing different interfaces also. I

Re: F11 wood wallpaper

2009-04-02 Thread Nicu Buculei
Thomas Kole wrote: Nicu Buculei wrote: Máirín Duffy wrote: Other than that we have an explicit policy to not ship wallpapers with the Fedora logo in them. This not only makes our wallpapers more generally useful, but also lessens the complications for folks who repackage Fedora under

Re: Fedora Mascot

2009-04-02 Thread Nicu Buculei
Ashiqur Rahman Angel wrote: Hi, http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Artwork/Mascot . Is there any possibility of a new mascot based on recent versions of Fedora? What I have seen, last mascot was the Warewolf (based on Fedora 8 codenamed Warewolf). We never had a real mascot, the Werewolf was just

Re: F11 wood wallpaper

2009-04-01 Thread Nicu Buculei
Máirín Duffy wrote: From: Thomas Kole diloph...@gmail.com No comments about mine? =( (http://dilopho-dd.deviantart.com/art/Fedora-wood-wallpaper-v2-116975355) We are looking for artwork that relates to Fedora 11's codename, Leonidas. A lion being a king (as Leonidas was) or images depicting

Re: New Concept for F11 King

2009-04-01 Thread Nicu Buculei
Máirín Duffy wrote: From: Charlie Brej http://www.cs.man.ac.uk/~brejc8/temp/lion.jpg http://www.cs.man.ac.uk/~brejc8/temp/lion2.jpg http://www.cs.man.ac.uk/~brejc8/temp/lion3.jpg http://www.cs.man.ac.uk/~brejc8/temp/lion4.jpg 4 without a doubt although it still needs more work. The others

Re: New Concept for F11 King

2009-03-31 Thread Nicu Buculei
Max Spevack wrote: All we need is the lion saying i can has fedora and we'll have crossed all the streams, and the Internets will cease to exist. Max, don't steal my joke for the upcoming comic (with an i can has beta line inside) :D -- nicu :: http://nicubunu.ro ::

Re: Art team feature

2009-03-31 Thread Nicu Buculei
Nicu Buculei wrote: Bill DeJohn wrote: My name is Bill DeJohn ( Dadster ). I am co-founder of Linux Graphics Users forum. We have a monthly article where we feature a distros art team. http://linuxgraphicsusers.com/index.php?board=48.0 [...] Questionnaire. I'll go first... hope

Re: Art team feature

2009-03-30 Thread Nicu Buculei
For those willing to reply, add Bill in CC, he is not subscribed to the list. Bill DeJohn wrote: Hello, Hi, My name is Bill DeJohn ( Dadster ). I am co-founder of Linux Graphics Users forum. We have a monthly article where we feature a distros art team.

Re: FUDCon Berlin 2009

2009-03-27 Thread Nicu Buculei
Max Spevack wrote: I'd love to use FUDCon Berlin to really show off the coolness of the Fedora Art team, and to provide our EMEA crew with some reusable resources for future FUDCons in the region, as well as some stuff that we can use for the F11 release, and then auction off or something :)

Re: FUDCon Berlin 2009

2009-03-23 Thread Nicu Buculei
Max Spevack wrote: What we're interested in now is: * a t-shirt for FUDCon Berlin, carrying on with the theme that was used for FUDCon Boston, but maybe with a new tag cloud I guess we will take use of the tool made by Charlie, Mo should know better about the Boston t-shirts * a

Re: Fedora-art-list Digest, Vol 36, Issue 35

2009-03-20 Thread Nicu Buculei
brian hurren wrote: What exactly is the fedora font? This: http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Logo/UsageGuidelines#Complementary_Font -- nicu :: http://nicubunu.ro :: http://nicubunu.blogspot.com/ photography: http://photoblog.nicubunu.ro/ my Fedora stuff: http://fedora.nicubunu.ro/

Re: New Member

2009-03-20 Thread Nicu Buculei
danyi...@aol.com wrote: Hi list, Hi Daniel, I'm Daniel i'm from Colombia but i live in Paraguay, i want to be an fedora ambassador here. Welcome! I'm a web developer and a graphic designer. i'm here to help you for anything. As you can probably saw in the introductory message I sent

Re: base banner style for f11 leonidas artwork

2009-03-19 Thread Nicu Buculei
Máirín Duffy wrote: Hi, What do you think about this as a base style to go with for the various banners/splashes for F11? http://duffy.fedorapeople.org/art/f11/mockups/style/fedora-greek-style_mockup.png even plainer:

Re: base banner style for f11 leonidas artwork

2009-03-19 Thread Nicu Buculei
Charlie Brej wrote: I do like. Simple yet styled. I made a plymouth splash based on it. There is a video[1] and the source for anyone who wants to have a go at Cool animation Charlie, but somewhat slow :p I hope the F11 boot process will not take *that* much and increasing the speed of the

Re: base banner style for f11 leonidas artwork

2009-03-19 Thread Nicu Buculei
Nicu Buculei wrote: I like them and I do not find them too over-the-top Greek, back when I was a kid I enjoyed *a lot* reading a book with ancient Greek legends. This is cool. However, I find them a bit too plain, I would like them more vivid, maybe combined with the photo we are going

Re: base banner style for f11 leonidas artwork

2009-03-19 Thread Nicu Buculei
Máirín Duffy wrote: - Original Message From: Nicu Buculei 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: http://fedora.nicubunu.ro/gnome-splash_f11.png I'll raise your wallpaper

Re: new direction for the wallpaper

2009-03-17 Thread Nicu Buculei
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: This morning I had the time to think a bit about changing directions: possibly this will make

Re: new direction for the wallpaper - NEW FOLKS TOO!

2009-03-17 Thread Nicu Buculei
Paul W. Frields wrote: I think the Artwork team should be empowered to change direction if needed. The point of having a wallpaper release in the Beta was to encourage more feedback. If the team doesn't feel it can act on that feedback, it would be silly to bother in the first place! :-) As

Re: Banners and splashes

2009-03-16 Thread Nicu Buculei
Paul W. Frields wrote: On Fri, Mar 13, 2009 at 04:42:23PM +0200, Nicu Buculei wrote: Since we are still stuck with GRUB 1.x. the GRUB splash will be probably the hardest, needing an original (symplified) graphic. I'm betting the cloudy sky (with or without birds, depending on the number

Re: Just an FYI concerning the beta artwork

2009-03-16 Thread Nicu Buculei
Jeff Spaleta wrote: To my reckoning this is the first Fedora artwork that has had culture specific elements in it, so this sort of issue might never have been raised in prior discussions. I don't know, I mostly lurk. But I'm bringing it to your attention to make sure you see that reaction.

Re: new direction for the wallpaper

2009-03-16 Thread Nicu Buculei
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 first time, and it's a movie based on

Re: fedora security

2009-03-16 Thread Nicu Buculei
brian hurren wrote: here is a concept for fedora security spin. it is only a silhouette at the moment. seeing what you all think of the shape. I think it has a very strong shape. It might be a bit cliche but distinctly recognizable as a silhouette or anything else. you can add or remove

Re: Introduction and First Project

2009-03-13 Thread Nicu Buculei
Kevin Friedemann wrote: Hello, Hi, My name is Kevin Friedemann. I am a young aspiring graphic designer looking for experience and real life examples to work from. I use Fedora 10 but prefer Photoshop over GIMP. I am looking for any open We are quite proud that our graphics *for*

Re: Fedora 11 Beta release banner

2009-03-13 Thread Nicu Buculei
Klaatu wrote: i saw the images, and i like the first. but the second was nifty too. I am in the camp liking the second (themed) version best. Only that the bottom text row seems a bit crammed, the green arrow is small and does not have enough space to breath. oh and can we make sure that

Re: Banners and splashes

2009-03-13 Thread Nicu Buculei
Paul W. Frields wrote: Hi all you fabulous Artists and Designers, I wanted to ask about two things, backgrounds and other art. BACKGROUNDS: I noticed that Martin produced a package of the leonidas-backgrounds, and F10 users can test it now if they want:

Re: Introduction and First Project (Máirín)

2009-03-13 Thread Nicu Buculei
Kevin Friedemann wrote: Cool thanks for the link. Most of the designs I do are in Illustrator so that they are in vector format. I can convert it to (almost) any format you need though. I have done a very small amount of print but not enough to really work with it. Usually when I have an

Re: theme song

2009-03-12 Thread Nicu Buculei
wonderer wrote: Hy, Do we have something like a theme song for fedora? Either lyrics or a composition? Sounds like a good idea (after some are working on a picture book that would be the next step I guess). Only that if does not need to block on the photo book, some of us working on that

Re: theme song

2009-03-11 Thread Nicu Buculei
Subodh wrote: Hello, Hi, I am not sure if this is the right place, but just to start with I am putting my query here. It sounds like a good place, even if we lack people with a background in music. Do we have something like a theme song for fedora? Either lyrics or a composition?

Re: theme song

2009-03-11 Thread Nicu Buculei
Konstantinos Antonakoglou wrote: On Wed, 2009-03-11 at 16:11 +0530, Subodh wrote: Do we have something like a theme song for fedora? Either lyrics or a composition? I'd like to ask about sounds like the start-up sound etc. Is there any room for additions? or even improvements/changes? Back

New and experimental Inkscape build

2009-03-06 Thread Nicu Buculei
Probably you saw a few days ago when Lubomir blogged about the Inkscape development snapshot landing in Rawhide: http://v3.sk/~lkundrak/blog/entries/inkscape-snapshot-rawhide.html He also has something tasty for us, those who are still on F10, a special build, interesting to see what's new in

Re: Wallpaper for Beta?

2009-03-05 Thread Nicu Buculei
Máirín Duffy wrote: Would you mind applying those changes to the newer mockup I posted to the wiki last night? I can't apply the same changes sing the image is different, but I tried something: https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Image:Artwork_F11_Betamockup1_n.jpg

Re: Fedora-art-list Digest, Vol 36, Issue 6

2009-03-05 Thread Nicu Buculei
brian hurren wrote: Just a quick unrelated question. Is it too early to suggest ideas for fedora12? Yes, is a bit earlier since we don't know how the process will be going (for F11 we tried something new, tying the theme to the release name and going with a single concept). But if you have

Re: Picture Book Mockup

2009-03-04 Thread Nicu Buculei
Máirín Duffy wrote: http://duffy.fedorapeople.org/collateral/picturebook/mocks/friendsmockup.png The general layout is pretty much the same I was thinking about. I only think it may be too much blue, I would like the photo bigger and less empty (blue) space, something more like

Re: Wallpaper for Beta?

2009-03-04 Thread Nicu Buculei
Máirín Duffy wrote: From: Paul W. Frields When is the decision going to be made about which one goes in the Beta? 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? I think we can go with one of those

Re: Help out with the f11 wallpaper?

2009-03-02 Thread Nicu Buculei
Samuele Storari wrote: I've uploaded a new proposal for the Greek theme on the wiki https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Image:Leonidas_sstorari_mo1_1920x1200.png The Ideas behind this mockup are: 1) a connection between past (helmet, Shield Spear) and a connection with our time or the future

Re: Help out with the f11 wallpaper?

2009-03-02 Thread Nicu Buculei
Hisham Abdel-Magid wrote: hello all ^_^ i have a small Q ... why the use of 4070 x 1267 resolution? (i hope this is not a square zero type of Qs). It looks like that exact size is arbitrary, but the intention is to have an image for a dual wide screen (the most extreme case, everything

Re: Respond to Mola

2009-03-02 Thread Nicu Buculei
1512purple wrote: From: Mola pahnadayan Hi all, I work on greek-concept and you can see my ouyput here : http://mola.fedorapeople.org/gimp/view/ total 15 pictures ( 13 picture is new work ) I like it, but you need to make the outline of FEDORA darker because it blends in to much at spots.

Re: Help out with the f11 wallpaper?

2009-02-27 Thread Nicu Buculei
Máirín Duffy wrote: Do you have any ideas on how we can integrate Greek columns into it? I think you were on the right track when originally requesting either the top or bottom of the pillar. If we have the columns like in the mockup, starting from outside of the image and ending also

Re: Help out with the f11 wallpaper?

2009-02-27 Thread Nicu Buculei
Michael Beckwith wrote: I think it'd be cool, at the details stage, if we could perhaps have some light cast in between some of the columns, and perhaps change the angle as time goes by. Unfortunately, we are in GIMP, doing 2D raster operations... what you say would be relatively easy to

Re: Help out with the f11 wallpaper?

2009-02-27 Thread Nicu Buculei
Máirín Duffy wrote: I did two more. I took out the large framing column because neither the top or bottom was in great shape. I might spend some time fixing up the bottom of the column and add it back though. Instead I swapped in a temple image I've been working with:

Re: Help out with the f11 wallpaper?

2009-02-25 Thread Nicu Buculei
Máirín Duffy wrote: It's a very quick/sloppy copy/paste job. I healed the columns a little bit so they look less crumbled than in Bob's original photo, but could push it more if we decide this is a good direction to go. (Same with the mountain/clouds/sky boundary and the water.) I am not that

Re: Help out with the f11 wallpaper?

2009-02-24 Thread Nicu Buculei
Máirín Duffy wrote: So the clock is ticking and we don't have much time to make F11 beta. I would like to try to take the wallpaper base artwork that I put together [1] and add some elements to it to match Luya's sketch [2]. (Although I'm not 100% sure the vase in the composition will work

Re: Help out with the f11 wallpaper?

2009-02-24 Thread Nicu Buculei
Máirín Duffy wrote: BTW, how did you generate your gallery? It looks great. I used a less known gem: gThumb and Create Index Image (under it's Tools menu) and tweaked a bit the parameters (background color, font face and size). -- nicu :: http://nicubunu.ro ::

Re: Starry background

2009-02-23 Thread Nicu Buculei
brian hurren wrote: I have just made up this mock up of a starry background, just want to know what you all thing. I was thinking of maybe doing a starry background as a strip stretching from dusk till dawn, for the background animation. https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Image:Milkyway.png

Re: Fedora-art-list Digest, Vol 35, Issue 27

2009-02-23 Thread Nicu Buculei
brian hurren wrote: I made the background stars in the picture using Gimp, first I copied bg layes. then I opened noise/hurl, set percent to 1, and iterations to 1, and then hurled random pixels over the screen. Then I copied that layer and enlarged it by 200%, I repeated this step to give

Re: Tirthankar

2009-02-23 Thread Nicu Buculei
tirthankar bachhar wrote: Hello everyone, Hello and welcome! I'm tirthankar.i'm very new in fedora art.i just want to know what kind of work should i start first. If you kindly tell me i'll be very happy then. If you are looking for something to work on, we have some incoming requests

Re: F11 wallpaper mockup proposal

2009-02-20 Thread Nicu Buculei
Paolo Leoni wrote: This is a very simple mockup for F11 wallpaper (day/night version): http://pleoni.altervista.org/f11-wallpaper-day_mockup.jpg http://pleoni.altervista.org/f11-wallpaper-night_mockup.jpg It's a simple modification of the world chart posted on the wiki. It could be usable?

Re: F11 wallpaper mockup proposal

2009-02-20 Thread Nicu Buculei
Paolo Leoni wrote: 2009/2/20 Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams What about turning it into a blueprint? ...like this? http://pleoni.altervista.org/f11-wallpaper-day_mockup_2.jpg http://pleoni.altervista.org/f11-wallpaper-day_mockup.jpg http://pleoni.altervista.org/f11-wallpaper-night_mockup_2.jpg

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