[Clipart] contest to celebrate OCAL release 12

Jon Phillips jon at rejon.org
Thu Mar 24 01:34:37 PST 2005

On Thu, 2005-03-24 at 11:31 +0200, Nicu Buculei wrote:
> Jon Phillips wrote:
> > The book I think we should give out is:
> > http://www.thisisamagazine.com/compendia.htm (It is at the top. Click on
> > the image.) We could pick another, but I wanted to break from the ways
> > of giving techie help books from open source projects. I think it would
> > be nice to give out a high quality concept-oriented book, rather than
> > "how to get better at the gimp." There are enough of those, right?
> +1
> > The question I have to you all is what the contest should be? 
> i got an idea: reward the best collection of images, where we define 
> collection as a group of at least 5 images with the same theme/style, 
> where we put accent on the overall quality not the dimension of the 
> collection.

I'm totally into...can you put these ideas on the wiki

> requiring collections, this will increase the number of submissions, but 
> the low limit imposed coupled with the criteria based on quality may 
> avoid receiving large amount of poor images.

Great idea!

> example of such collections already existing in our repository:
> - the drawings from Linda Kim (sorry, no direct link)
> - my fruits - http://clipart.nicubunu.ro/?gallery=fruits

Great idea!

> also i think we should have the jury nominalized before the contest start

How about we ask JIMMAC to be on the jury. I think it would be good to
get ppl. off the core OCAL developers to be jury. I can get some
well-known artists to do it...


Jon Phillips

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