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something’s burnin’…

Burning sulphur. What do you think? Post a reply here or join the conversation on fedora-art-list! The SVG is available if you wanna poke at it! (inspired by “Sulfur burning at night” by Johannes Hemmerlein at Wiki Media Commons.)

Bling

fedoraproject.org banners The content area on fedoraproject.org right now is not that blingy. Due to particular bandwidth issues, we put small screenshots up that are less interesting than they could be if they were a bit larger. Here’s an idea for a replacement; I think it would be cool to have large banners like gnome.org: … Continue reading

Fedora Interview Banner

Just a quick banner design. Crack open the SVG and you can replace the text with any name you’d like. The background was done using the new 3D box tool (a Google Summer of Code project by Maximilian Albert) in the Inkscape .46 preview, now packaged in the devel repo by lkundrak (who is quickly … Continue reading

Fedora General-Purpose Posters Part 2

Thanks to everybody who helped me out with the poster design here in my blog and in fedora-marketing-list. I think this cut is pretty good so if you are willing to translate the poster into another language or if you would simply like to have it printed up, it’s ready now: http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Artwork/MarketingCollateral

Inkscape Tutorial: Sulphur Crystals

Well, due to popular demand, I decided to try my hand at creating a screencast tutorial on how to make the sulphur crystals I made for some of the F9 theme mockups and F9 alpha banners. I hope you enjoy it, let me know if you have any questions about it. I created the video … Continue reading

General-Purpose Fedora Posters

Hello! So, Joerg Simon pointed out to me that we have a need for general-purpose, reusable designs for Fedora posters that can be used at many different events / during different releases of Fedora (so no event-specific release-specific feature-specific etc. notes on them.) This is my first draft at an attempt at this. It is … Continue reading

Sulphur is fun to draw

I really like drawing sulphur in Inkscape. :) I came up with an easy way to do it. Basically you use the star/polygon tool in polygon mode. Set it to make 6- or 7-sided polygons, spoke ratio should be at about .8, rounding should be at 0, crank random up to .17. Then draw a … Continue reading

Fedora 9 Artwork Round 2 Update

For various reasons the Fedora art team has decided to push back the deadline for round 2 theme submissions to February 12, one week back from the original due date of February 5th (today.) We are hopeful that the extra week will give folks the time they need to get their submissions ready. Want to … Continue reading

New Email Address

Hey, just a quick note that I’m trying to use duffy at fedoraproject.org as my main email address. Traditionally I have used my redhat.com email address for Fedora-related stuff but I’m trying to separate the two now so it’s easier for me to access Fedora-related emails.

It’s ‘T’ Time!

Max started the conversation, and Nicu set up a wiki page for us to organize our ideas and designs for various Fedora T-shirts. The major shirt designs under discussion are: General-purpose “Fedora” T-shirt FUDCon Boston 2008 T-shirt Fedora @ LinuxTag Berlin T-shirt (maybe) Fedora 9 Theme T-shirt One of Nicu’s general Fedora T designs: If … Continue reading

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