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Re: [Adonthell-artwork] wallpapers?

From: cirrus
Subject: Re: [Adonthell-artwork] wallpapers?
Date: Mon, 30 Sep 2002 10:43:24 +0000

Benjamin Walther-Franks wrote:
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Kai Sterker [mailto:address@hidden
> > Sent: Sunday, September 29, 2002 10:39 PM
> > To: Adonthell Artwork
> > Subject: [Adonthell-artwork] wallpapers?
> >
> >
> > A while ago, Nils suggested to add some Adonthell desktop backgrounds
> > for downloading. That's certainly a good idea.
> >
> > So I have two questions/requests:
> >
> > Cirrus, could you perhaps rescan that Dwarf of yours in
> > 1600x1200? That
> > Waste's Edge pic has that resolution, if I remember correctly. And I
> > think all of our backgrounds should have it. It's much better than the
> > smallish 1024x786 ones you find elsewhere. I guess plenty of
> > people have
> > larger desktops these days, and they'll certainly appreciate the
> > quality.
> Good idea. How about we have several resolutions for offer to download, like
> 1600x1200, 1280x1024, 1024x786, etc. Us resiszing them would surely give a
> better result than a resize on the fly.

I would definitely appreciate 1600x1200 ones :)
Seriously though, I think it's a good idea to work at a high res and
scale down afterwards to your desired size rather than working on small
images. You get better quality that way!

> > And finally, Ben, didn't you want to make some wallpapers too? I guess
> > we can start with two, but the more we have, the better :).
> I certainly want to do them, there's quite a lot of stuff that I want to do,
> the problem is that at the moment I'm really low on time, since I'm quite
> busy at work, plus visitors etc. - sorry!
> In two weeks I'll be back in Bremen at University, and I should have more
> time then. So please go ahead and don't wait for me, as you said two are
> enough for a start, and anyway, It'll be hard for me to top James' brilliant
> work :)
> But it's a section that can easily be added to and as we go along I believe
> that more and more wallpapers will join the download section. It should keep
> our newslist busy ;)

If I colour in some of my sketches and tinker with them in GIMP I could
perhaps make something too. I'm gonna get them on my computer this


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