[ubuntu-art] Early Breathe Submissions

Cory K. coryisatm at ubuntu.com
Mon Sep 29 20:25:19 BST 2008

spg76 wrote:
> 2008/9/29 Thorsten Wilms <t_w_ at freenet.de <mailto:t_w_ at freenet.de>>
>     Hi!
>     We now have 3 items on the submissions page, all thanks to Sebastian
>     Porta.
>     https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Artwork/BreatheIconSet/Submissions
>     After talking with Cory, we decided that it's best if all submissions
>     there are also announced to the list, so they can be discussed in the
>     open. It's also a good idea to join us on IRC, #ubuntu-artwork.
>     I already provided feedback to the artist on the first user-trash and
>     the dictionary and don't want to repeat it here now.
>     Cory and I are quite happy about the user-trash2. It provides a good
>     impression of depth in the large size. This could perhaps be improved
>     for smaller size by making the inner wall darker.
>     The recycling logo is very nice on the large size, but perhaps the
>     arrow
>     heads need to stand out a bit more for smaller sizes.
>     The shading on the main body gives a good impression of half-matt
>     plastic. The border on the top is less convincing. Maybe it's just the
>     lack of a shadow beneath it.
>     The base of the bin needs to be darker. The rounded edge above the
>     base
>     would benefit from a smooth darker gradient.
>     I'm not sure about the color, as I think we should avoid making
>     everything orange, but we could get back it after other icons are in.
>     We will likely need a few iterations, anyway.
>     Cory was already willing to place it on the accepted icon page. With a
>     few tweaks as mentioned above, I will agree :)
> I'm glad you and Cory like the new user-trash. I'll take notice of
> your suggestions and update the wiki with a new version and announce
> it here for discussion.

Yes. I think the 2nd one is the direction we want to go. I guess various
color options should be explored.

-Cory K.

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