Oolite Icon Competition

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Post by KZ9999 » Tue Sep 15, 2009 11:46 am

KZ strolls past and sees Ahruman's last post. Shakes head and mutters 'Now he tells us!' Shuffles off. Returns a bit later and drops off...
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Mutters with a rye grin 'You can tell he's a Mac user, the logo he wants looks like it could have been stamped in a Apple iPod factory.'
Ahruman wrote:“Less abstract” might be a better description. After all, the original Elite logo is less abstract than the current Oolite icon or KZ’s proposal. .... It’s very clear in my mind, but I can’t really put it down in words, and certainly not in Illustrator.
How less is 'less abstract'? Do you want the starbird to actually have a hawk's head? Bigger, smaller, more, or less feathers? Claws or not. Keep the ball at the base, or lose it? I know what it's like when you have grand design stuck in your head, the overall look is very clear but when it comes fine details, it's as hard to grasp as mist.

Seriously, pick apart the design and tell me where I'm going wrong.
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Post by Griff » Tue Sep 15, 2009 6:49 pm

Wow, those are really nice KZ9999! I know you haven't got a lot of time at the moment to take requests, but i'd really like to see a version of logo on the left without the fade out on the outside edges, just keep that line solid like the interior lines, but maybe a bit thicker, and without the ball at the bottom!

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Post by Cody » Tue Sep 15, 2009 8:15 pm

KZ

Yeah, go for it...hawk's head and claws on the right hand logo.
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Post by Kaks » Tue Sep 15, 2009 8:31 pm

Wait, something a bit like this?

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That should please Lestradae! :)
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Post by FSOneblin » Tue Sep 15, 2009 10:15 pm

Kaks wrote:Wait, something a bit like this?

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That should please Lestradae! :)
No! Like this!

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Now, how much money do I win?

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Post by Lestradae » Wed Sep 16, 2009 3:11 am

Ah yes, the austrian soup duck logo.

Perhaps I should suggest replacing it with KZ9999 Oolite logos to our government, it looks much better.

:lol:

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Post by McSpider » Thu Sep 24, 2009 4:29 pm

My Entry's.
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I also have hand-tuned icons at sizes:
512 x 512, 256 x 256, 128 x 128, 32 x 32, 16 x 16.
Last edited by McSpider on Mon Sep 28, 2009 11:05 pm, edited 2 times in total.

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Post by Kaks » Thu Sep 24, 2009 5:58 pm

McSpider, thank you!
They're both very nice entries! :)
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Post by seventh » Mon Nov 16, 2009 1:39 am

There are my preliminary sketches. If you want to modify them I can share my hi-res and vector files. And if my logo is accepted, I'll be able to draw it more accurately. Thanks for attention.

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Post by Captain Tylor » Mon Nov 16, 2009 5:29 am

Cool

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Post by DaddyHoggy » Mon Nov 16, 2009 9:50 am

And the late arrival - delivers a stunning blow to the opposition!

They're fab!

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Post by another_commander » Mon Nov 16, 2009 1:11 pm

@seventh: Maybe if the wings were a bit bigger (as in wider)? Looking at the logo from a distance, it reminds me of a wasp somewhat, but I have to give it to you: it's a VERY impressive attempt.

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Post by Rxke » Mon Nov 16, 2009 2:51 pm

Yes quite impresssive, esp. the last one that keeps the original Oolite's icon flavouring.

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Post by Kaks » Mon Nov 16, 2009 3:31 pm

Ah, yes, that explains why the last icon feels 'right'... nice use of the 'traditional' colours, btw! :)
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Post by Rustybolts » Mon Nov 16, 2009 6:29 pm

The second one and last one are very good
STE.+ Firefly/Dragonfly + BlackJacksbullion v.1.23 link below.
http://www.mediafire.com/?sharekey=ca16 ... f6e8ebb871
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