[ubuntu-art] Ubuntu Jersey's
tom at tomgallovich.com
Thu Feb 11 18:54:40 GMT 2010
Do you have enough help for your shirt design or are you just lloking
for ideas now?
Trey Ethridge wrote:
> Hello all!
> I'm riding in two charity bike rides this year. One is for Multiple
> Sclerosis and the other is for Diabetes. I've requested and received
> permission from Canonical to create custom jerseys for use on these
> rides. My team is going to be called "Team Ubuntu".
> This is a chance for the community to show that we can roll with the
> best jerseys that we often see for companies like Microsoft, Red Hat,
> Cisco, and Nortel. I'm am hoping that we can use some Ubuntu culture
> for the theme of the jersey. Ubuntu has a unique mascot for each
> release. My thought was that we would design a jersey that
> incorporated the mascots of our releases. The style of the Hardy
> Heron wallpaper was pretty popular and would probably look good on
> jerseys. Here is a link to the wall paper I'm referring
> to: http://images.google.com/images?q=hardy+heron+wallpaper
> The jersey could include the current supported releases or we could
> try to incorporate them all. The jersey isn't limited to a predefined
> set of colors, so we really have a lot of leeway in our design.
> Here is the list of mascots so you don't have to look them up:
> Lucid Lynx
> Karmic Koala
> Jaunty Jackalope
> Intrepid Ibex
> Hardy Heron
> Dapper Drake
> Gutsy Gibbon
> Feisty Fawn
> Edgy Eft
> Breezy Badger
> Hoary Hedgehog
> Warty Warthog
> I realize that there is a wiki page for Ubuntu Jerseys, but I feel
> that we want to push the boundaries more than these designs. The
> jerseys appear to be limited by the number of colors that they can
> contain due to manufacturing limits. Plus, they appear to just reuse
> a lot of logos and I'm hoping for something new and exciting.
> Here is a link to some designs that another cycling team in the
> Multiple Sclerosis ride received when they placed a bid on the
> crowdspring.com <http://crowdspring.com> design site.
> Check out the Ubuntu jerseys here: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UbuntuCyclists
> I've picked out a company to print our jerseys. They require that the
> design be in the SVG format. Here is a link to the templates that
> they recommend using when designing.
> Jersey template:
> Shorts template:
> They have some notes about the black areas of the templates. The
> black area can be one of seven pre-dyed colors. I recommend checking
> out the notes on the page.
> The Diabetes ride is in June and the Multiple Sclerosis ride is in
> September. The manufacturing process takes 6 to 8 weeks, so we have
> some time to design.
> I look forward to hearing from the group. This is an exciting
> opportunity for your artwork to be seen by thousands of participants
> in these events. Please let me know if you have questions or need
> additional information.
> Trey Ethridge
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