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Sven, if we convert any artwork which is ment to be printed to CMYK format
we should be set to go, unless
the resolution is real small for the size of print... i.e a 640x480 image on
A4 is likely to be ok but not great..
So if anyone wishes to design posters or any visual media it really should
be designed for a specific size
below is the Euro paper size plus its physical size in millimeteres. If your
from the US then erm.. erm..:) US
Legal is A4 .... work from there?!?! :) :) (I have lived in the US for 8
years and still use the A system) :)
4A01682 X 237866 1/4 X 93 3/82A01189 X 168246 3/4 X 66 1/4A0841 X 1189331/8
X 46 3/4A1594 X 84123 3/8 X 33 1/8A2420 X 59416 1/2 X 23 3/8A3297 X 42011
3/4 X 16 1/2A4210 X 2978 1/4 X 11 3/4A5148 X 2105 7/8 X 8 1/4A6105 X 1484
1/8 X 5 7/8A774 X 1052 7/8 X 4 1/8A852 X 742 X 2 7/8A937 X 521 1/2 X 2A1026
X 371 X 1 1/2SIZE mm
Peeps wanting to design there own posters/visuals for printing, its real
important to work in CMYK mode, Gimp and
Photoshop support such modes, the default is RGB, I wouldnt advize working
in RGB then converting to CMYK due
to the shade differences which might screw up your design..
Visual branding is a horrible term divised by corperate idiots who wish to
sound intelligent:) but what it means is that
if you couldnt read, you would know that a poster/hand-out or any other
visual communication is designed for Gentoo.
At this point the G is the symbol of Gentoo, the visual-brand/logo.. but I
am thinking of style also
A Technical example would be CSS for web, but this "CSS" would be for
Presentations/press releases/posters/hand-outs etc..etc..
If you look at the backgrounds I have done so far for the presentation
template they intentionally follow a style, pastle shades and
suble colour changes... I am trying to work on a CSS for it all, I am trying
to devise a concept for the other visuals now. I think
I may have a few ideas, I didnt really like the idea I had posted previous
(LUG poster) it was a style mixture and I dont feel
that is the way to go, let me play around with a few ideas before you shout
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