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From Adam Retter <adam.ret...@googlemail.com>
Subject Re: New logo?
Date Thu, 02 Jan 2014 19:42:55 GMT
Okay, so I bit the bullet and tried it. I based my examples on a
Creative Commons image, but it should be fine as long as it is
attributed. http://www.flickr.com/photos/dr_scott/4463167753/sizes/l/

http://static.adamretter.org.uk/maven-logo-example1.png

and

http://static.adamretter.org.uk/maven-logo-example2.png

Thanks

On 2 January 2014 17:52, Stephen Connolly
<stephen.alan.connolly@gmail.com> wrote:
> So what... you cannot do worse than
> http://people.apache.org/~stephenc/maven-logo-contest/maven.png
>
>
> On 2 January 2014 16:55, Adam Retter <adam.retter@googlemail.com> wrote:
>
>> I would love to, but I posses absolutely zero artistic skill.
>>
>> On 2 January 2014 16:28, Stephen Connolly
>> <stephen.alan.connolly@gmail.com> wrote:
>> > how about you try sketching out what you mean!
>> >
>> >
>> > On 2 January 2014 16:18, Adam Retter <adam.retter@googlemail.com> wrote:
>> >
>> >> I like that one best personally. How about something like the Albanian
>> >> coat of arms?
>> >>
>> >> On 2 January 2014 15:11, Stephen Connolly
>> >> <stephen.alan.connolly@gmail.com> wrote:
>> >> > http://people.apache.org/~stephenc/maven-logo-contest/maven-15.png
>> >> >
>> >> >
>> >> > On 2 January 2014 14:52, Lyons, Roy <Roy.Lyons@cmegroup.com>
wrote:
>> >> >
>> >> >> I was wondering if you might be able to try this with the bird
flying
>> >> >> upwards and to the right.  Its a "moving up and to the future"
>> instead
>> >> of
>> >> >> "diving down into the past" kind of feeling.  If it looks good,
>> perhaps
>> >> it
>> >> >> can be a #15...
>> >> >>
>> >> >> On 1/2/14 7:18 AM, "Stephen Connolly" <
>> stephen.alan.connolly@gmail.com>
>> >> >> wrote:
>> >> >>
>> >> >> >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 ..
>> >> >> >>>>> >
>> >> >> >>>>> > That¹s my problemŠ.  doesn¹t look
like a raven to me at all.
>> >> >> >>>>> >
>> >> >> >>>>> > When I first looked at it, I guess the
³mouth + tough² 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 ³abstract²
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
>> >> >> >>>>
>> >> >> >>>
>> >> >> >>>
>> >> >> >>
>> >> >>
>> >> >>
>> >>
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> --
>> >> Adam Retter
>> >>
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