[ubuntu-art] Changing GIMP splash for Dapper

Pascal Klein 4pascal at tpg.com.au
Sun Apr 16 12:53:20 BST 2006

On Sun, 2006-04-16 at 12:35 +0200, Frank Schoep wrote:
> Hi all,
> On Sunday 16 April 2006 11:29, Henrik Nilsen Omma wrote:
> > Petr Tomeš wrote:
> > > Hello,
> > > I think this is absolutely great:
> > > http://klepas.org/wp-content/uploads/2006/03/gimp-ubuntu-splash.png
> >
> > I agree. I think we should use that one.
> >
> >   - Henrik
> That's the one in the Examples folder if I recall correctly. It looks good and 
> would be a great improvement over the current rusty dial, it's even 
> appropriately Ubuntu branded.

Yep, it sure is. :)

> My only gripe with it is that the "ubuntu" name in the rounded font looks a 
> bit aliased, or was this intended to show off an artistic paint-like effect?

That was intended. I scribbled the entire thing and then resized it to
fit respectively with the picture in regards to size and composition. It
is supposed to give it a slightly more rustic, or artsy feel. ^^

> By the way, it's great to see the discussion pick up, thanks.


> Happy Easter and kind regards,
> Frank

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