Rock Theme, Was. Re: Ubuntu Studio artwork for next release - wallpapers, and Carbon Theme

Kaj Ailomaa zequence at
Sun Mar 10 13:20:46 UTC 2013

On Fri, 08 Mar 2013 12:14:06 +0100, Kaj Ailomaa <zequence at>  

> = Art Contributors Needed =
> This is on a very short notice, since we're only about a month away from  
> release (all though, we don't actually know yet if there will be a 13.04  
> release right now).
> We need to at least change the wallpaper.
> So, any contributions or suggestions are welcome.
> = Carbon Theme =
> While I was looking through what we had, I got inspired by a background  
> made by Cory, and started working on one of my own. It started out as a  
> wallpaper, but grew on to become a beginning for a theme.
> Not being a graphic artist, there are limitations to what I can do, but  
> I was rather pleased with the results, so I would like to propose my  
> (still in development) carbon theme for proposal. Any feedback would be  
> appreciated.
> So far I've created a wallpaper, and a cover suitable for our G+ page.  
> There's an icon there, which could potentially be used for other things  
> too.

= Rock Theme =

The Carbon pattern wallpapers need much more work. They don't fit well on  
a desktop currently.
I tried out other patterns, and found this one to work better (egg shell).  
I've made two variants that I think work well.
Now the light should be much better balanced as well.

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