[Design-team] f12 wallpaper
michael.d.beckwith at gmail.com
Sat Sep 12 00:01:55 UTC 2009
On 09/11/2009 01:34 PM, Paul W. Frields wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 11, 2009 at 01:00:45PM -0400, M�ir�n Duffy wrote:
>> On 09/11/2009 10:24 AM, Nicolas Mailhot wrote:
>>> Le Ven 11 septembre 2009 15:27, M�ir�n Duffy a �crit :
>>>> Hi folks,
>>>> We can't be totally satisfied with the current default can we?
>>>> Any ideas on how to improve it? Has anyone heard any feedback, good or
>>>> bad? (I've heard nothing)
>>> My main beef with it is that it is not a mosaic, it's a set or very
>>> regular square tiles. Therefore, while the motif is itself pleasant, I
>>> don't really relate it with the release name. An actual antique mosaic is
>>> composed of less regular tesselae, they're not lined up on a grid, and
>>> they compose some motif.
>> Ahh I forgot to mention Tatica's work (we really need to link it to the
>> f12 artwork wiki page) which I think we should develop further instead -
>> It's more of a real mosaic rather than just flat tiles as you mentioned!
> Yes, yes, yes! While I like the current perspective shot, this mosaic
> could be really stunning.
What it would really need at this point is texture. While the
arrangement and layout is good, they look too smooth.
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