[Clipart] GNU Solfege icon and banners: some more info
nicu at apsro.com
Wed Oct 26 04:45:09 PDT 2005
Are we on-topic with the discuss on this mailing list? Perhaps is better
to talk on the Solfege list (but add me on CC)
mark at markvdb.be wrote:
> Thank you for your proposals. Some comments. Please be patient. I'm
> probably not
> using the right graphics terms, but you should get a general idea:
> * The drop shadow adds too much graphical information to the icons.
That was perspective shadow and is used sometime to increase the 3D
look. A drop shadow can be used instead and the will look cleaner. Of
course, the imace can have no shadow.
> * The green face looks a bit sad. I don't really like its color, either. It
The sad look was probably because of the shape of the eyes.
> looks a bit poisonous. I don't know about standard color settings for
> icons, but this icon's color doesn't seem to fit in with the rest...
Is one of the GNOME colors
but you are right, it look poisonous.
I wanted each proposal to differ in shape *and* color, to give wide
range of combination, is trivial to change colors in a SVG drawing.
> * The purplish icon is nice, but a bit too general without the face.
Indeed, that was a base image used to obtain the others.
> * The yellowish note looks angry. Scary!
Because it has *very big teeth* and eyebrows looking almost like horns :)
> Facial expressions are probably very difficult to visualise, but I would
> like the icon to have something more enthousiastic and happy.
here is another try, a combination based on previous images (01 with
happy eyes, larger mouth, color from 02 and drop shadow instead of
do not hurry to make any decision, it is early, you may receive other
proposals, maybe even with a complete different vision
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