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Offline Jeremy Collake

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New site logo
« on: July 03, 2012, 09:03:49 PM »
Thanks to Jennifer Cripps for her work on our new logo (on the main site). I hacked on it some, so will show you here original work here. You can find more of her work here: http://www.jennifercripps.com/
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Re: New site logo
« Reply #1 on: July 04, 2012, 06:15:25 AM »
Very nice!
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Re: New site logo
« Reply #2 on: July 05, 2012, 02:10:28 PM »
Very professional looking, i like it.

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Re: New site logo
« Reply #3 on: July 05, 2012, 02:13:40 PM »
Thanks, I am deploying the new PL logo in the next build (hopefully). I have to work on it a bit, crop, resize, adjust color depth, and otherwise make it small enough - etc... Not gonna put a 500KB image in there just to have a splash screen, lol. However, 50KB is probably worth it.
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Re: New site logo
« Reply #4 on: July 05, 2012, 02:29:49 PM »
Thanks, I am deploying the new PL logo in the next build (hopefully). I have to work on it a bit, crop, resize, adjust color depth, and otherwise make it small enough - etc... Not gonna put a 500KB image in there just to have a splash screen, lol. However, 50KB is probably worth it.

PNG or jpeg?


Wait, that would be an ICO image?

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Re: New site logo
« Reply #5 on: July 05, 2012, 02:41:49 PM »
PNG and/or BMP most likely will be utilized. ICO only if the primary icon changes, but these images are not sized correctly (squared) for such a change. I do need a new application icon, but this isn't it.
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Re: New site logo
« Reply #6 on: July 05, 2012, 03:12:19 PM »
Considering how few colors, I'd say go for an optimized gif - could probably have it down to single digits in size ;)
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Re: New site logo
« Reply #7 on: July 06, 2012, 04:38:18 PM »
If you go with a gif you could work with the artist involved and make an animated swirly at the top of the forum and on website ads without being too large in file size. I think that would be a cool eye catcher and might draw some sales.

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Re: New site logo
« Reply #8 on: July 06, 2012, 05:26:26 PM »
As for the splash screen on the installer, yea an optimized GIF given the limited colors would likely be best. Animated GIF, probably not an option because I don't want to push my luck with free art ;p. Sadly, within the program, I'm working with other constraints - which is why I said BMP. No GIFs there. Limited PNG support in newer editions of Windows, but mostly BMP. Fortunately, BMPs can compress pretty well.
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Re: New site logo
« Reply #9 on: July 18, 2012, 06:10:27 PM »
Nice logo!
Yup~
But Admin forgot to change his avatar to the new logo ;D