[Live-demo] North American printing of discs - is the artwork ready?

Alex Mandel tech_dev at wildintellect.com
Fri Mar 25 14:29:34 PDT 2011

On 03/25/2011 12:44 PM, Alex Mandel wrote:
> On 03/25/2011 12:54 AM, Astrid Emde wrote:
>> Hello,
>> Alex Mandel schrieb:
>>> Team,
>>> In about 24 hours Tyler is planning to order 750 discs of OSGeo Live 4.5
>>> in the North American market. I was hoping Astrid or someone else
>>> involved with the artwork could double check that the non FOSSGIS
>>> version is done, available and provide the link here so we can get that
>>> to Tyler.
>> You can find the non-FOSSGIS artwork at:
>> http://trac.osgeo.org/osgeo/browser/livedvd/artwork/backgrounds/4.5
>> http://trac.osgeo.org/osgeo/browser/livedvd/artwork/sleeve/4.5
>> It should be ok. But if you find any errors, please let me know.
>> I linked to the artwirk in the wiki on the page Live_GIS_Disc:
>> http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Live_GIS_Disc#Artwork
>> Astrid
> Astrid,
> I'm looking at the template from our printer. They want a 1417 x 1417
> pixel (4.723 x 4.723 inches) image at 300 dpi. I can make that from the
> psd or xcf but both of those seem to be missing the shadow behind the
> OSGeo logo that makes it pop. We also realized that it should probably
> say OSGeo Live like the cover art. It's a bigger deal for the North
> American printing because we're only using the disc label for cost
> saving reasons.
> I'm also planning to add the url http://live.osgeo.org under the logo.
> Do you have time to make these changes or can you provide the updated
> psd/xcf? Maybe I'm just missing something like a filter for the logo
> since I don't have Photoshop and just have GIMP?
> Working on it right now so we can get the order in.
> Thanks,
> Alex

Never mind looks like I got it. Just need to apply a drop shadow. Though
I couldn't edit the text for some reason so I ended up exporting the
background layer to inkscape and recreating the text with the OSGeo Live

Posting to svn shortly.


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