[ubuntu-art] Another Wallpaper Proposals

Nikolai Dunkel n.dunkel at gmail.com
Wed Sep 28 06:47:31 CDT 2005


thanks! I'll upload the svgs when I get home!

cheers, n.

On 9/28/05, volvoguy <volvoguy at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 9/28/05, Nikolai Dunkel <n.dunkel at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I heard that we were supposed to explicitly tell people about our
> > proposals...well then I'd like to "propose" my four wallpapers that
> > I've uploaded to art.ubuntu.com as well!
> I'll throw in my two cents. :o) Personally I like the illustrations,
> particularly the mask in this wallpaper:
> http://art.ubuntu.com/backgrounds/ubuntu/26
> *but* (there's always a but, right?), my own feeling is that they may
> be too complicated and/or culturally specific to be used as the
> defaults for the distro. That's just my own opinion though, so if
> others feel differently about them, let us know.
> One thing to look forward to (at least I'm looking forward to it) is
> the future of the "gnome-art" app tied in with art.ubuntu.com and
> possibly part of a default Ubuntu desktop install. That will be the
> next best thing to having one's artwork directly in the distro, as
> people will be able to browse and install AUC (art.ubuntu.com) artwork
> with just a few clicks of the mouse.
> Another suggestion I would make to you Nikolai, would be to release
> SVG versions of your wallpapers. In Inkscape, just leave everything
> as-is, but delete the background - making it transparent. That way,
> people that like your illustrations but not your color schemes could
> choose whatever background colors they want, and your graphics would
> sit on top of that. Just a thought. :o)
> I really appreciate your enthusiasm here, and I'm glad you decided to
> become a part of our team!
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> Aaron
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