David Vignoni, Kenneth Wimer and Nuno Pinheiro, 3 of KDE's finest artists, are very proud to present the Oxygen website, explaining what Oxygen is and the direction it is going in. Oxygen is the new icon theme being created for KDE4. Everything started in March 2005 when a bunch of KDE contributors met in Berlin to form the Appeal Project with the goal to promote KDE related projects and to push the open source desktop to another level.
Graphics and Art
KDE-Artists.org is a new KDE sister website created specifically for artists and coders to use for reference and direction in creating a high quality consistant user interface. It is also the home of Kollaboration, a new concept created by several people to give dreamers, artists, and coders a place to work together.
The KDE artist community has been busy recently. The winners of the digiKam contest have been announced, kde-look.org has had a major update and the KDE logo is on a worldwide tour. Coming soon are The First Annual Icon Marathon, a completely new and improved KDE Artist website and introducing Kollaboration, where your art meets their code! Read on for details.
Improved KDE-Look and KDE-Apps
The KDE project is looking for a great new logo for our biggest event of the year: The KDE Developers and Users Conference 2005, also known as aKademy 2005. This logo will be seen everywhere including websites, on t-shirts and in magazines. kde-look is hosting the contest to find the new aKademy logo.
All logo entries must
The community has spoken and the winner of the First Annual KDE-Look T-Shirt Contest with 24 out of 81 votes is Nenad Grujicic with his entry Green. Nenad has won the first official KDE-Look T-shirt and an External 7 in 1 Memory Card Reader.
Congratulations goes out to him and to all of you who entered in this contest.
KToon, is a new 2D animation toolkit created by Toonka Films and now made available as a free GPL'ed option to the 2D animation industry. KToon has been developed using OpenGL from the Qt library and follows the same interface style of commercial products such as Macromedia Flash (TM) and ToonBoom (TM).