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From Stephen Connolly <stephen.alan.conno...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: New logo?
Date Thu, 02 Jan 2014 13:18:21 GMT
As 9 is particularly problematic I have sketched -14 which is not a direct
copy of a silhouette. This still has the issue w.r.t. other marks called
maven using a silhouetted raven...

http://people.apache.org/~stephenc/maven-logo-contest/maven-14.png (in
context:
http://people.apache.org/~stephenc/maven-logo-contest/screenshot-14.png )


On 2 January 2014 12:47, Stephen Connolly
<stephen.alan.connolly@gmail.com>wrote:

> two more that I drew over the holidays:
>
> http://people.apache.org/~stephenc/maven-logo-contest/maven-12.png (in
> context:
> http://people.apache.org/~stephenc/maven-logo-contest/screenshot-12.png)
>
> http://people.apache.org/~stephenc/maven-logo-contest/maven-13.png (in
> context:
> http://people.apache.org/~stephenc/maven-logo-contest/screenshot-13.png)
>
> I really would like some contributions from the community rather than just
> things that I have sketched...
>
> At present, to my mind, the ones worth consideration are:
>
> http://people.apache.org/~stephenc/maven-logo-contest/maven-3a.png
> http://people.apache.org/~stephenc/maven-logo-contest/maven-5.png
> http://people.apache.org/~stephenc/maven-logo-contest/maven-7b.png
> http://people.apache.org/~stephenc/maven-logo-contest/maven-9.png (note
> would need to check if we can use this one)
> http://people.apache.org/~stephenc/maven-logo-contest/maven-12.png
> http://people.apache.org/~stephenc/maven-logo-contest/maven-13.png
>
> In terms of image rights, these are all sketched by me, in some cases I
> was using images or photos that I took myself (3a , 5 and 13). In other
> cases I traced photos from the web. -9 is the most problematic, both from
> the point of an all black silhouette being used as a logo for another
> company using the Maven mark (but not in our context... we'd need to ask
> permission) but also being a direct trace of an image on the web... if
> people really like -9 then we would need to seek permission for that type
> of image and perhaps try and commission somebody to draw a similar
> silhouette rather than my direct trace. -12 is a composition including a
> direct trace of the outline of a photo of the totem carving of the raven,
> but the inner detail I drew myself as a study of the original... so
> slightly more complex origin... again, if this type of look is popular we
> can look into getting the approval to use the image.
>
> If we can get a few community contributions then I will start a vote
> run-off... I don't want to have a run-off with only my contributions as I
> just don't think that is the spirit of the community that we are (but hey
> if nobody else is willing to try their hand, perhaps we will be reduced to
> a run-off of my creations)
>
>
>
> On 21 December 2013 12:25, Stephen Connolly <
> stephen.alan.connolly@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Having thought about it overnight... if people really want to go with a
>> non-stylised raven we can always ask for permission:
>>
>> http://people.apache.org/~stephenc/maven-logo-contest/maven-9.png
>>
>> OTOH here is a different stylised version
>>
>> http://people.apache.org/~stephenc/maven-logo-contest/maven-10.png
>>
>> Finally, here is a raven totem
>>
>> http://people.apache.org/~stephenc/maven-logo-contest/maven-11.png
>>
>> I think this last one could be put in a forest with sky background...
>> just haven't had time to do it
>>
>>
>> On 20 December 2013 22:26, Stephen Connolly <
>> stephen.alan.connolly@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> I think we can't go with the raven....
>>>
>>> http://www.prweb.com/releases/2012/3/prweb9334175.htm
>>>
>>> Given that a different non-competing user of the name is using a raven
>>> in their logo
>>>
>>> On Friday, 20 December 2013, Manfred Moser wrote:
>>>
>>>> >
>>>> > On Dec 20, 2013, at 1:01 PM, Manfred Moser <manfred@simpligility.com>
>>>> > wrote:
>>>> >
>>>> >> I would move the Raven closer to the word Maven but otherwise this
>>>> looks
>>>> >> good imho. Of course I am not sure if everyone would recognize it
as
>>>> a
>>>> >> raven ..
>>>> >
>>>> > That’s my problem….  doesn’t look like a raven to me at all.
>>>> >
>>>> > When I first looked at it, I guess the “mouth + tough” part seemed
to
>>>> look
>>>> > more like the Seattle SeaHawks logo stuck on a boot with a weird
>>>> swirly
>>>> > thing at the ankle.
>>>> >
>>>> > In other words, a little to “abstract” for me.   :-)
>>>>
>>>> Fair enough. I guess living in the pacific northwest I am exposed to
>>>> these
>>>> depictions a lot so I can tell. But globally we might have to make it a
>>>> bit clearer. Good input ;-)
>>>>
>>>> manfred
>>>>
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>>>
>>> --
>>> Sent from my phone
>>>
>>
>>
>

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