0.21 splashscreen contest: deadline 31 May 2023

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Re: 0.21 splashscreen contest

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Here is my submission. A bit of a departure from the style of previous splash screens.

Design goals:
Simple (Basic planetary gear)
Emphasize FreeCAD's identity (red/blue colors)
Stylish (vector line art background)
Font used: Evolventa

I went through several iterations on Discord with colors and I think this provides a great balance so here it is. If this one becomes a serious contender for the release I'm more than willing to make reasonable suggested tweaks.
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And here is how it looks actually set as the splash screen. Some text alignment would have to be adjusted as happened with the last release.
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Re: 0.21 splashscreen contest

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I wouldn't mind submitting, did you say when this ends? @chennes
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Re: 0.21 splashscreen contest

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@obelisk79 The image itself should not contain a version number. It will also be used for the next dev cycle, it would then be confusing to see both '1.0' (small) and '0.21' (big).
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Re: 0.21 splashscreen contest

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Roy_043 wrote: Sun May 14, 2023 10:47 am @obelisk79 The image itself should not contain a version number. It will also be used for the next dev cycle, it would then be confusing to see both '1.0' (small) and '0.21' (big).
That's a pretty easy fix. I still think it's good to see a mock up of alignment/size for it though. I appreciate the feedback.
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Re: 0.21 splashscreen contest

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Updated Variants based on previous comment. GIMP XCF and FCStd files available upon request.
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Re: 0.21 splashscreen contest

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The contest will run through May 31, with voting the following week. The current plan is to use our normal voting scheme if there are three or fewer options, and to use Instant Runoff Voting (Ranked Choice Voting) if there are more than three.
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Re: 0.21 splashscreen contest

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@obelisk79 looks awesome!
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Re: 0.21 splashscreen contest

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Maybe it "looks" good. But for me it looks non, functional, means not good, since any kind of bearing (glide or roller, does not matter, axial thrust on skew gear!) is missing and had no space/section for that. Also it seems not really defined, which side is moving (outer ring seems to have a ball bearing nut, but seems not functional). Yes, i do not deliver any other suggestion, i know .... . I mean to say, that in a CAD preview/splash screen the model should be functional.

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Re: 0.21 splashscreen contest

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user1234, I made the model intentionally non-detailed... The goal was a more abstract visual simplicity but still illustrate some capability. I do appreciate your feedback though.

Kunda1, thanks for the kind words!
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Re: 0.21 splashscreen contest

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I want to add some splashscreen design (contain my models.)
If i can decide on the design i can change the colors and alignment the texts.
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