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Asphalt-mint wallpaper

Postby merlwiz79 on Thu May 08, 2008 6:12 pm

My first wallpaper and it's widescreen only:
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Normal:
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Widescreen:
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Re: Asphalt-mint wallpaper

Postby xvedejas on Thu May 08, 2008 6:18 pm

It looks great, but it doesn't have any mint colors and to me lacks the mint feel.
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Re: Asphalt-mint wallpaper

Postby merlwiz79 on Thu May 08, 2008 6:40 pm

xvedejas wrote:It looks great, but it doesn't have any mint colors and to me lacks the mint feel.

Yea, I know.
The next version is going to be a green color.
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Re: Asphalt-mint wallpaper

Postby ed@Mint on Thu May 08, 2008 7:07 pm

Nice one.
I guess the yellow was to create a 'street marks' effect, good idea...

I also think it lacks the Mint colors, and i'm sure it'll look as much good with those :)
Oh, and don't forget the KDE version ;)
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Re: Asphalt-mint wallpaper

Postby merlwiz79 on Thu May 08, 2008 8:46 pm

ed@Mint wrote:Nice one.
I guess the yellow was to create a 'street marks' effect, good idea...

I also think it lacks the Mint colors, and i'm sure it'll look as much good with those :)
Oh, and don't forget the KDE version ;)

Well, I don't have the latest KDE logo .svg.
Might have to look for that first.
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Asphalt-mint green wallpaper

Postby merlwiz79 on Thu May 08, 2008 9:29 pm

Here are the green versions:
Normal:
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Widescreen:
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Asphalt-mint wallpaper

Postby merlwiz79 on Thu May 08, 2008 10:12 pm

EDITED:
Removed both images because of mistakes
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Re: Asphalt-mint wallpaper

Postby Zwopper on Fri May 09, 2008 2:11 am

I like them A LOT! 8)
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Re: Asphalt-mint wallpaper

Postby Jernau on Fri May 09, 2008 2:30 am

These look great merlwiz79! I especially like how you've kept the texture showing through the logo, which gives a realistic paint effect. Can I ask which blending technique you used? I normally use 'overlay' when I'm trying to create a similar effect to this, but it never looks as good as what you've managed here.

One minor nitpick: in the official logo version (widescreen) you appear to have distorted the logo as well as rotated it, making it a little too long and twisting the angles slightly.

You can find the Linux Mint KDE logo in SVG format here.
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Re: Asphalt-mint wallpaper

Postby kanishka on Fri May 09, 2008 3:14 am

Great wallpapers! The version with the standard logo is better, IMHO. 8)
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Re: Asphalt-mint wallpaper

Postby merlwiz79 on Fri May 09, 2008 3:22 am

Jernau wrote:These look great merlwiz79! I especially like how you've kept the texture showing through the logo, which gives a realistic paint effect. Can I ask which blending technique you used? I normally use 'overlay' when I'm trying to create a similar effect to this, but it never looks as good as what you've managed here.

One minor nitpick: in the official logo version (widescreen) you appear to have distorted the logo as well as rotated it, making it a little too long and twisting the angles slightly.

You can find the Linux Mint KDE logo in SVG format here.

Darn I just noticed that.
I'll fix it, I forgot to hold Ctrl when resizing the logo.
I use inkscape what are you using?

Are they still using that Kde logo?
I thought the made it darker.
If so I have that one and can use it.
Thanks for the link though.
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Re: Asphalt-mint wallpaper

Postby Jernau on Fri May 09, 2008 3:47 am

merlwiz79 wrote:I use inkscape what are you using?

I use Photoshop for the majority of my wallpapers. Old habits die hard! ;)

merlwiz79 wrote:Are they still using that Kde logo?
I thought the made it darker.

As far as I'm aware that is still the official KDE logo, though I'm sure boo can correct me if I'm wrong.
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Asphalt-mint v2 wallpaper

Postby merlwiz79 on Fri May 09, 2008 4:10 am

Corrected both:
Normal:(fixed the brightness)
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Widescrren:(Fixed Logo)
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Will Make a Kde one now.
It will take longer, since I have to added the text to it.
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Re: Asphalt-mint wallpaper

Postby Jernau on Fri May 09, 2008 4:17 am

Is it just me, or does the widescreen version looks suspiciously similar the normal one?! ;)
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Re: Asphalt-mint wallpaper

Postby merlwiz79 on Fri May 09, 2008 4:32 am

Jernau wrote:Is it just me, or does the widescreen version looks suspiciously similar the normal one?! ;)

Yes, I made a mistake and used the normal instead of the widescreen, fixing now.
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Re: Asphalt-mint wallpaper

Postby Jernau on Fri May 09, 2008 4:40 am

Version 2 looks perfect - you've done a great job with this wallpaper. :)
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Re: Asphalt-mint wallpaper

Postby merlwiz79 on Fri May 09, 2008 4:51 am

Jernau wrote:Version 2 looks perfect - you've done a great job with this wallpaper. :)

Thanks, glad you like it.
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Re: Asphalt-mint KDE wallpaper

Postby merlwiz79 on Fri May 09, 2008 6:09 am

Here is the KDE CE versions:
Normal:
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Widescreen:
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Logo's I used:
Main Logo:
http://www.4shared.com/file/46959040/40 ... -logo.html
My KDE version:
http://www.4shared.com/file/46959041/37 ... -logo.html
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Re: Asphalt-mint wallpaper

Postby ed@Mint on Fri May 09, 2008 6:23 am

Nice work :)
They do look better with the 'real' logo to my tastes.
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Re: Asphalt-mint wallpaper

Postby Boo on Fri May 09, 2008 10:10 am

nice one

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