[Clipart] Possible suggestion to include more artists.

Joel Montes de Oca joelmontes01 at gmail.com
Tue May 31 18:24:32 PDT 2005

Sounds like a great idea!

I also suggest if this route is taken, that we use a system where the
community will know when someone is vectorizing the image in question so
that a bunch of people wont vectorz the same image unknowingly that
others are also working on the same image.


On Tue, 2005-05-31 at 15:08 -0600, Gerald Ganson wrote:
> I have this idea as a way to increase contributions and variety.
> To encourage more artists to contribute. 
> There are likely many artists of the pen and paper variety who would be
> interested in contributing, but do not have the required tools and
> skills to create vectors.
> If there was a place to upload JPG submissions for the purposes of
> having clipart designers turn them into vectors, this may encourage more
> submissions. It would be clear that the JPGs themselves are not becoming
> part of the collection, but may/will be used by "vectorizers" to create
> clip art. 
> The area could have information on how to draw artwork that is best
> suited for clip art etc.
> It could be closely linked to both the submissions, and requests ideas.
> "Vectorizers" could then turn these into SVG clip art in the similar way
> that I did with the PNG from ABI that I e-mailed about earlier this
> month.
> I'd be willing to work on wording and examples for the "information"
> section.
> Comments ?
> Gerald G.
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