If anyone wants this? (Zandronum Desktop/Dock Icon)

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If anyone wants this? (Zandronum Desktop/Dock Icon)

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Post by Medicris » Thu Jun 14, 2012 9:43 pm

Medicris wrote: So I've been tinkering for a little bit, unhappy with how ugly my past attempts have been, along with their mismatching colours with the forum shade of green. This is an edited version of the one seen here:
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2. No Face Glow
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3. No Border Bevel
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4. No Glass Dome Glare
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5. No Anything (bare shapes)
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Post by Parad0x » Thu Jun 14, 2012 11:34 pm

I like it! It looks like the Skulltag one

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Post by infurnus » Thu Jun 14, 2012 11:57 pm

Have you tried making a green variant of your icon?

I made more than the 32x32 24x24 icon that you see on the forums.
Here:
x16: Image x24: Image x32: Image x48: Image

Also, here's one of the concepts for my helmet icon for future reference:
Spoiler: helmet outline concept (Open)
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And a 256x256 icon I've been working on for Mac support:
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Sorry that I haven't been able to find a piece of icon making software that's compatible with Windows 7 64bit yet to throw these all together, in the meantime, anyone who knows how can use convertico or something to use these for Zandronum shortcuts.

Here's a gallery of all of these that I'll try to keep up to date:
http://imgur.com/a/JBDSS#4
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Post by Medicris » Fri Jun 15, 2012 1:00 am

It's the same color as the background of Zandronum's Moddb icon, which is more green than Skulltag's icon anyway.

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So I thought it'd fit.
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Post by infurnus » Fri Jun 15, 2012 1:08 am

Ooops. That's supposed to be the transparency color (like how cyan/magenta is used for Doom graphics unofficially), it's not an official Zandronum color.
The graphic was used on the moddb page is one of the concept images, specifically the last version before the official/final one I linked previously

I mean, you're free to use that color, I just always make my 8-bit transparency color one that fits with the art I'm currently messing with because bright cyan/magenta is hard on the eyes.
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Post by Medicris » Fri Jun 15, 2012 3:23 am

I can make it more green if you wish. It's the same hue as the forum's Green theme.

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Post by Medicris » Fri Jun 15, 2012 5:48 am

It looked too plain without something there, since the ST logo had a much more detailed shape. Like I said, it was 5 minutes. Chiillll.

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Post by Disguise » Fri Jun 15, 2012 9:06 pm

Nice icon you got there.
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Post by FCx » Fri Jun 15, 2012 9:14 pm

Wooo. Nice icon ;)

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Post by NachtIntellect » Fri Jun 15, 2012 9:47 pm

Maybe you should try making some sort of planet shape or make it sort of shiney since this forum is new.
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Post by Medicris » Fri Jun 15, 2012 11:21 pm

Alien wrote:
Medicris wrote: It looked too plain without something there, since the ST logo had a much more detailed shape. Like I said, it was 5 minutes. Chiillll.
So you don't like constructive criticism? :neutral:
Nah, nothing like that :p I agree fully with you, I was just stating the amount of effort I put into it (next to none), and why I slapped the Z on there in the first place. I'm not a talented artist at all and I know that. In retrospect I chose my words terribly.

As for shinyness/glassiness/orb shaped, I guess. I'm guessing it'll be moot soon enough with Zan 1.0 getting its own hi-res icon. This one was just meant to be in the meantime.

By the way, I took some of your advice and also used Infernus's superior emblem drawing and did this. Hopefully it's an improvement, as in it uses more than two layers.

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Ico: https://dl.dropbox.com/u/19194830/works ... roIcon.ico

I still don't think I have any idea what I'm doing graphically and I'd like some help.
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Post by Avi » Sat Jun 16, 2012 12:20 am

Already a huge improvement man.

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Post by NachtIntellect » Sat Jun 16, 2012 7:47 am

It looks so much better.
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Post by Bloax » Sat Jun 16, 2012 8:27 am

I'd say it would be even better if you can manage to salvage the sharp angles from the previous attempt into this one.

Because honestly, it's so rounded that it hurts.

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Post by Medicris » Sat Jun 16, 2012 7:59 pm

I see your point. I can give it a shot; this was infernus's logo drawing instead of mine. I thought it looked better than mine .-. I'll post when I can get around to it.

EDIT: Okay, I can't decide what to do since I have no artistic knowledge, so help me out.

I have four here. In this order: Plain, bordered, textured, and bordered and textured. The texture was some hi-res COMPBLUE I found somewhere, but it didn't turn out great.

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Post by infurnus » Sat Jun 16, 2012 8:17 pm

Bloax wrote: it's so rounded that it hurts.
Yeah that was concept art, sorry.
I didn't think my little icons would get so popular

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Post by _Cold » Sat Jun 16, 2012 11:19 pm

I like the plain one Med!Cris

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Post by Medicris » Sun Jun 17, 2012 1:27 am

Looks pretty good on my desktop to me.
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Post by Shoggy » Sun Jun 17, 2012 5:13 am

Epic... make it into a wallpaper now ;D

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Post by Blasphyx » Sun Jun 17, 2012 8:10 pm

Hmm...I gave it a shot too and this is what I came up with. I dunno about how the helmet turned out though.
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