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Re: [Echo] preferences-system-firewall sketches

On Thu, 2008-07-10 at 17:20 -0400, Máirín Duffy wrote:
> I have an idea. How about instead of having a gradient from say black to 
> the red, try a transparent dark green => clear alpha gradient on top of 
> the red? I don't know if that works in on-screen artwork but the way you 
> do shadows in painting is to add the complementary color to the main 
> color to darken it rather than just add black.
From what you suggest it seems same like trying gradient from brown to
red, however, the reason that I didn't liked even darker version was
that it was simply too dark, out of place the other icons.

> Or, what might result in the same effect, is make the red a gradient 
> from a darker/desaturated red to a brighter more saturated red. If you 
> limit the total area covered by the super bright red the icon might be a 
> little less harsh on the eyes but the splash of bright color will still 
> preserve the echo bright color palette.
> ~m
That was precisely what I tried when I attempted making it darker.

Anyway, I've finished other sizes for the orange version, I attach the
PNGs, sources can be find at the usual place [1].


[1] http://mso.fedorapeople.org/echo/Applications/

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