I’ve been doing a bit of art for a local band, The Army of Broken Toys. This is a card of one of the members who was pregnant on stage, during their album release event.
I decided to update my netboot image, make it a lot more awesome looking when it comes on. So I decided to use an existing awesome background (no credit found) and add the required parts.
First this is the default netboot splash for 12.10, it hasn’t changed in a long time:
Next, this was the original netboot image I made three years ago:
Finally, this is my updated image:
While trying to explain the difference to a friend this analogy came to mind. Maybe it’ll help you in your travels.
I think Randall might be onto something with the “two word” Ubuntu branding idea.
There are so many people in Ubuntu who do such marvelous work all the time. I’d like to thank every one of you wonderful hard working bunnies.
My special shout out has to go to a tour-de-force in Ubuntu passion, stead fast community support and on going involvement in any and all LoCo teams she’s within ten miles of. Of course I’m talking about Elizabeth Krumbach (pleia2). Thank you pleia2 for your wonderful involvement and may we benifit from your wisdom for many years to come.
Note: I know I’m not terribly good at capturing people yet, but with practice I can get better, if you’d like to be a test model, send me a message and I will sketch away.
First with Gimp:
Then in Inkscape:
Here is a wonderful picture of my with my new daughter Violet wearing the Ubuntu Onesie her Auntie Sarah shipped from the UK.
I didn’t intend to be wearing the Debian tshirt, makes it weirdly symbolic. 😀
I also just noticed the bowler in the background.
Made using Inkscape on Ubuntu 10.10.