F8 artwork

Nicu Buculei nicu_fedora at nicubunu.ro
Wed Jun 6 13:40:03 UTC 2007

Matthias Clasen wrote:
> Some unsorted thoughts to start a discussion about artwork for F8:
> - As most people will probably have noticed by now, Diana is longer with
> Red Hat, and it looks unlikely that we will have a full-time artist that
> can help with the artwork in time for F8. 

Do you think is the case for us to start a 3 round process similar with 
the one proposed for F7? - http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Artwork/FC7Themes
We can easily adapt it with dates following the F8 schedule.

> - Personally, I'd like to explore a somewhat different style of artwork
> for F8; something much less branded and image-based (maybe stripes :-)
> -- if only because the F7 artwork is pretty much at the top of the
> quality scale for this kind of heavily image-based, branded artwork (as
> the initial F7 reviews show), and will be hard to top...

I agree about exploring a new style because I think we should bring 
something fresh in each release and because is fun to explore different 

> - The desktop team has started to work on improving the graphical boot
> (see http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Releases/FeatureBetterStartup ). If
> we can land this for F8, it will will mean quite a few changes to what
> artwork is required for branding the boot (all for the better, less
> images and less awkward restrictions on image formats). It is however,
> blocking on kernel feature that we are currently not very confident to
> have in the F8 timeframe.

We can focus on the overall style in the beginning and when the time 
comes to create the individual images (probably around F8T2 or even a 
little later) probably you will have a better idea about this blocker.

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