Art wanted

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For organization: Please put new projects at the top of the list. Completed projects should be removed or clearly marked as no longer applicable (I will create a space for completed art projects and link to it from here). --Nikki

Art Wanted

Name Project Description & Contact Type of Art Needed Artists Involved Additional Information
the title of your project a project description & contact person (link to user page) type of art (icons? character art? illustrations?) who is working on it, so people can communicate anything else you want to say
Health Portal poster We could use a poster/flyer design incorporating the text of Health portal. See SJ poster/ flyer
logo for Music and for Math Can someone work on logos for the music and math portals, similar to the one for Health? See SJ. Logos DMSerley, for one. ...
Forum menu icons The community forum could use some better menu items. Currently, they are too generic to convey meaning (live chat, global map, calendar). See Mburns Current style. We could really use some improvements on the following 5 icons: Forum / Live (IRC) Chat, volunteer global map, current events, support portal. Themeing and general color changes are encouraged.
Google push-pin XOs for Forum The community forum, is going to have a Google Maps-provided page, showing what city (participating) developers and volunteers live in. Useful for meetups, organizations and awesome statistics. :) See Mburns Icons; 15x15px transparent PNGs. I would like XO icons with a couple different basic color combos. Volunteers, Developers, Translators, Educators, XO Users, etc... Pictures should be 15x15 pixel, transparent PNGs. The map marker guide explains it all.
Simplified user guide graphics Black and white or greyscale graphics of the XO to explain tasks with pictures instead of words. Top priorities are images showing the opening and flipping of the case, turning it on, charging the battery, plugging in peripherals, and a graphic of the XO created so that screenshots can fit into the graphic.

Additional requirements SUG Art Needed. See Annegentle isforinsects .

Graphics: EPS or JPG, with text layers. This would make a wonderful portfolio piece for someone. Please help. There are several sample photos of the approximate areas we are trying to describe, in the laptop wiki. The general concept follows the Pixter manual's style as shown in this PDF.

The tool used for creation doesn't matter as much as the ability to reuse graphics in print or web, such as both EPS and JPG. Ideally it would be a program that uses layers for easier editing later. Especially important: text later separaable from the graphic for translation. There is further information about graphics formats for OLPC on choosing image formats. However, please keep in mind that we'd like to use these for print output, not just online output

ISIS - Adventure Stories adventure/rpg game creator, where children develop their adventure/rpg simple games, see Faga (August 2007) Make simple images like a bag for inventory, screen's designs Nobody yet. Please take this task!
Redesign Activity Grid The Activity Grid is where everyone (developers, contributors, and end-users, including kids) will learn about/download/use various .xo activities for the laptop. It needs to be easier and more pleasant to use - colors, graphics, icons, etc. See SJ Klein Graphic/ webdesign Needs an artist! Would be great to have this done by the end of September for Release 2.
"Translate/ Translations" icon Find or make an icon that means "translation/ multilingual/ translate." See Mel Chua Icon Eduardo For use in templates, translations, multilingual books, etc. Simple, small (legible at 32x32px), square, scalable, preferably monotone. Think standard icons (albeit w/ the option of being monotone) or the rss icon. Ideally usable outside the OLPC project to mean "translate" as well... there may already be such a standard icon, but I can't find one - look first, and ask around.

Review Squad wikipage banner Make a "splash banner" logo for the Review squad (for an example of a splash banner with text below it, look here - we want a similar picture w/o the text). See Mel Chua wikipage banner Eduardo Needs review squad icon, above. It will be easy to make the logo/banner from there.
Review Squad OBX Make an OBX for Review squad members to place on their userpages. See Mel Chua OBX Nobody yet. Please take this task! Should use the "Review squad" icon from the "Review squad icon" task above.
Review Squad webpage badges Make little (static, animated, whatever) badges that people can put on their webpages to show membership in or support of the OLPC review squads. See Mel Chua small webpage badges Nobody yet. Please take this task! Use the "Review squad" icon from the "Review squad icon" task above. There should be at least two badges - one for Review squad members (kids, under 18) and one for supporters, maybe a "Member of the OLPC Review Squad" and a "Join the OLPC Review Squad" one, respectively.
T-shirts see MitchellNCharity T-shirt designs and art everyone and anyone: Ongoing Community Art Projects
background creation Nikki or Mel vector art would probably work well for this, but I leave it to your discretion everyone and anyone: Ongoing Community Art Projects

Vision Screening Demo visual acuity and other tests for vision screening. see MitchellNCharity. toolbar icons: 'left eye covered', 'right eye covered', 'both eyes uncovered'. none Perhaps come by #olpc-content and chat.
support for activity programmers and artists assist creation of iso-luminance palettes. see MitchellNCharity. Find FOSS Lab or Munsell color pickers. And/or create tables of iso-luminance colors. none I want colorful activities. One obstacle is finding color values. Eg, "ok, I want a 128 gray line in direct sunlight, but I'd like it purple in color. What's the rgb value of a purple which becomes 128 gray in mono?". For tables, maybe {192,128,64,"very light, just a tint"} gray? In a few hues? Though finding a picker might be easier?

Xavi points out Munsell with a palette! :) A richer palette would be nice. We don't need to use Munsell's colorspace-smushing coordinates. There is also a Munsell color table in the sugar source. Display now has a code snippet which takes a gray-level, plus rgb, and returns a similar rgb which has roughly the given gray level.

olpc wiki Create a video, composed of existing footage, selected for appeal to educators. To draw them in, and help build up the olpc educator community. See MitchellNCharity (June 2007) video - clip selection, gathering and assembly. Finding good footage doesn't require editing skills, so that could be a separate task. none There is a lot of olpc-related video footage. Almost all unedited. When watching it, I think "oh, I wish I could show teacher friends that minute of that talk, and those seconds over there, and...". A video composed of these, perhaps posted in Educators, might help build up the educator community.
OLPC content bundles Improve design, colors and icons in these bundles. See Arael dicts(at) Nobody yet. Please take this task!