[ubuntu-art] Ubuntu DVD Packaging Artwork

Angus Fretwell angusfretwell at me.com
Mon Feb 7 08:11:56 UTC 2011


I probably prefer that one, I'll have a go at making a modified version of yours when I have a few moments. Regarding the linux thing, I just don't want to annoy Richard Stallman :P

On 07/02/2011, at 7:06 PM, Pumpkin Lord wrote:

> Ok, here's the deal.
> 
> @Thirukumaran K - I'm not sure that some organic shapes would fit
> nicely in a design of this kind, with minimalistic and /as sleek as it
> could be/ approach. I was experimenting with a lot of patterns,
> textures, and different shapes to fill the background with, but I
> didn't like how it turned out to be, every time. :/ But I will
> continue my work on Ubuntu DVD covering, that's for sure. We want a
> perfect Ubuntu DVD cover, right? :)
> 
> @Angus - I guess you don't like this cover at all, right? :) Just
> kidding. Well, maybe the Gnome and the Linux kernel logos are not that
> relevant to just Ubuntu concretely, but they are very relevant as
> Linux iconography, and probably they are most known and recognised
> Linux related logos. So considering fact that I tried to make
> "universal" DVD cover, I wanted to add some visual identity of Linux
> itself, not just Ubuntu. And for many people, especially ones not that
> involved in Linux world, Ubuntu = Linux. And being honest, Ubuntu
> actually IS the most relevant Linux represent today, so why not adding
> some Linux iconography on Ubuntu cover.
> As for the visualy identity with Ubuntu webside... I never wanted my
> covers to look like part of some "Canonical DVD Cover Contest", but
> I'm trying to keep my work within official Cannonical/Ubuntu color
> palette at least, and ofcourse official logos, and font. But yes, I
> was trying to do something more similar to Ubuntu website, just before
> I finished this last one. But I'm not satisfied, and it needs more
> polishing.
> It's here:
> http://img573.imageshack.us/img573/3342/ubuntuorby1004.png
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