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From "Nathan Bubna" <nbu...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Logo Proposition for VelocityTools
Date Thu, 13 Dec 2007 20:24:04 GMT
On Dec 12, 2007 5:54 PM, Edward <are.you.cursed@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> Thanks for giving me feedback. Heres an updated version:
> [image: ApacheVelocityTools2.png picture by shadowpwner]
> and a link for those who can't see it:
> http://i226.photobucket.com/albums/dd53/shadowpwner/ApacheVelocityTools2.png

The colors mesh perfectly now. :) I also like the different font
weights for Velocity and Tools.

> I tried to make the T look more like a T, but now to me it looks like a
> tongue :P (See the resemblance?)

Yeah, though my first thought was that it looked like a shield, which
is a bit more noble than a tongue. :)  I wonder if straightening out
the wings of the V would help...

> Also, here it is with the current template:
>
> http://i226.photobucket.com/albums/dd53/shadowpwner/VeltoolsNewLogoPS2.png
>
> The logo will probably be 50% of the current size, I enlarged it so you
> could see the details.

Cool, though i'd be curious to see how well the details compress also.
 And there still seems like more whitespace than necessary on the
right side and the top.

> Regards,
>
> Edward
>
> On Dec 11, 2007 8:57 PM, Nathan Bubna <nbubna@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > Hey Edward,
> >
> > That's a pretty good start, though i confess that it took me a second
> > to realize that the symbol was a V with a T inset.  The T is
> > particularly hard to recognize.  Still, the symbol looks a lot
> > snazzier than the current meager wrench (no offense, if you're still
> > out there Tim Colson :).   I do think the color scheme could use some
> > adjustment to fit better, as it clashes a bit right now.  I attached a
> > screenshot of this draft logo in the velocitytools docs to show that.
> >
> > I think that's it for stylistic feedback.  I'm not really the best at
> > that.  Functionally, the logo will need to be smaller and could
> > probably stand to have some of the surrounding whitespace reduced to
> > make better use of its space.
> >
> > Thanks for working on this!  I'm excited to have a nice logo for once! :)
> >
> > peace,
> > nathan
> >
> > On Dec 11, 2007 7:17 PM, Edward <are.you.cursed@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > Hello All,
> > >
> > > I entered the Google Highly Open Participation Contest for the Velocity
> > > Tools logo.
> > >
> > > Here is my proposition so far:
> > >
> > > [image: ApacheVelocityTools.png picture by shadowpwner]
> > >
> > > In case the image doesn't show:
> > >
> > >
> > http://i226.photobucket.com/albums/dd53/shadowpwner/ApacheVelocityTools.png
> > >
> > > Please note this will not be the final draft, but only something to
> > start us
> > > off with.
> > >
> > > Please give helpful comments and suggestions, to improve my work.
> > (Example:
> > > Too simple, colors don't match layout, etc.)
> > >
> > >
> > > Regards,
> > >
> > > Edward
> > >
> > >
> > http://code.google.com/p/google-highly-open-participation-asf/issues/detail?id=52
> > >
> >
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>
>
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