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From Thien <>
Subject Re: [graphics] Masthead artwork for
Date Fri, 01 Dec 2006 03:23:43 GMT

Cool, I will give this a try. Hope to show you some artworks soon. The 
information I have so far is good enough but if you have any ideas or 
suggestions, please do tell me.


Mark Lundquist wrote:
> On Nov 30, 2006, at 2:42 PM, hepabolu wrote:
>> This sounds like a good idea, although I do think that the 
>> masthead/banner has a large part in the definition of the "look and 
>> feel" of the site. In other words the final choice for the banner is 
>> also a global decision for the look and feel of the rest of the page.
> Absolutely true, the artwork drives the rest of the styling... this is 
> in fact the reason I suggested this approach.  Once we've settled on a 
> cool design concept, as represented by one of the masthead comps, then 
> (a) we have some momentum, and (b) someone with the right skills + 
> motivations + access could complete a re-skinning of the site 
> essentially as an elaboration of a "theme" suggested by the new 
> masthead artwork.  For instance, I have enough design sensibility to 
> do something like that, but I am not a graphic artist by any stretch 
> of the imagination, so I could never produce the artwork; I think this 
> community must have a lot of people like me in this regard, so if we 
> can get the "creative" aspect done by somebody with actual graphic 
> arts talent+skills, there ought to be somebody who can take that and 
> realize an actual redesign :-).
> —ml—

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