[Design-team] F12 Final wallpaper polish

Kris Thomsen lakristho at gmail.com
Thu Oct 22 21:23:32 UTC 2009


Hey Charlie,

Your latest file is broken :) Can't open it.

// Kris

2009/10/22 Charlie Brej <fedora-art at brej.org>

> On 22/10/09 17:57, Máirín Duffy wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > Just as a head's up, myself, Nicu, Ian, and some other folks had some
> > discussion in IRC this morning about applying some polish to the
> > wallpaper for F12.
> >
> > You can see some of the work-in-progress here:
> >
> > http://duffy.fedorapeople.org/art/f12/oct%2020/
> >
> > I'd love to hear your thoughts. I think we want to stay with the order&
> > chaos concept; Nicu and I brainstormed a bit and I started taking this
> > direction where you have close-together/orderly bokeh bursting out onto
> > the left:
> >
> > http://duffy.fedorapeople.org/art/f12/oct%2020/rain11.png
> >
> > I would love to hear what you think - could this work for F12? How could
> > we push it further?
> >
> > Thanks,
> > ~m
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> As I said in IRC, I do like very much. I know there may be a desire to make
> it
> more grey but I like it the way it is now, crisp and catching[1], rather
> than
> depressing[2]. I'm using it now and you can easily distinguish the
> background
> from the windows even on the busy areas.
>
> I made a different way of creating the specs which have uneven edges to
> make
> them realistic[3]. These take the image as a pattern and form circles with
> the
> pattern as a stroke and add blur. Makes them look like small lenses. Under
> those
> there are also the ones which are whole circles made from the pattern.
> (unfortunately inkscape has made individual copies of all patterns so the
> file
> is huge)
>
> [1] http://duffy.fedorapeople.org/art/f12/oct%2020/rain11.png
> [2] http://duffy.fedorapeople.org/art/f12/oct%2020/rain.png
> [3] http://www.cs.manchester.ac.uk/~brejc8/temp/specs.svg<http://www.cs.manchester.ac.uk/%7Ebrejc8/temp/specs.svg>
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