[ubuntu-art] [Breathe] Notes/Reminders to artists

Cory K. coryisatm at ubuntu.com
Thu Mar 26 18:39:37 GMT 2009

Cory K. wrote:
> Now that we have a few more people doing submissions I thought I'd take
> this time to give a few notes on some things I've seen and to keep in mind.
>     * Please remove the "Instructions" and "Palette" layers from
>       submissions. This saves filesize.
>     * "Vacuum Defs" is very important. (File>Vacuum Defs) It will remove
>       alot of cruft that will also save on filesize. I had one today
>       that went from 1.2MB>234KB
>     * Make sure you *don't* delete the "plate" layer. This happens from
>       time to time and the layer is very important to rendering the icons.
>     * Align your icons in the same spot over each plate size. Some
>       submissions have 1 icon on the far fight then another size on the
>       right or center.
>     * *Don't* add additional metadata to the files. Naming objects and
>       such. I have 1 icon giving issue atm because of this. Only change
>       the layer name according to the path/name the icon should be.
>     * Before submitting please make sure things are on their proper
>       layers and the "plate" layer is hidden. In the end, you should
>       only have 2 layers.

    * If you use an icon from another source it *must* be compatible
      with the license used on Breathe (see wiki) and you must disclose
      it's origin.

-Cory K

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