This section of the wiki is dedicated to the Mageia artwork team. It aims to provide all necessary information for anybody who wants to contribute artwork and registered contributors: how to join the team, guidelines for the Mageia artwork team, list of available artwork and contact information.
- 1 How to join the Mageia artwork team?
- 2 Mageia artwork guidelines
- 3 List of available artwork
- 4 Contact information
- 5 Current work
How to join the Mageia artwork team?
The artwork team is always looking for new members. If you are a designer, Mageia is the right place for your work and thus promote yourself and gain your skills. If you're just an amateur, or somebody who is just interested in design and artwork, this is a great place to start.
Joining the team is easy.
If you haven't already, create an account at Mageia Identity Management.
Then subscribe to the mailing list. Additionally, we have IRC meetings every other Wednesday at 17:00 UTC on the #mageia-artwork channel. Team members are encouraged to participate. To find out whether there is a meeting this week or not, simply check the Mageia calendar.
Mageia artwork guidelines
The guidelines for creating and using Mageia artwork can be found here.
Current (Web) charter is available on http://www.mageia.org/en/charter.html
All Mageia artwork is distributed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike license. For more information see the license deed at: CC By-SA
List of available artwork
For now, a lot of the Mageia artwork is spread around the web. We hope that in the near future all will be collected into a single repository. For now, here is a (non-exhaustive) list of available artworks:
- Magic Tux
- Small web banner
- Large web banner
- English userbars
- French userbars
- Bubbles fill pattern for use in The Gimp
- Official Mageia color palette
- Mageia Linux badge
Mageia Artwork Collections
-  by Yozac
The Mageia logo is available for download in SVG and PNG format on the Mageia media page.
Right now we are running a pool to collect different wallpapers in preparation for Mageia 2. To view and submit wallpapers please go to http://www.flickr.com/groups/Mageia-2-artwork.
- The above link is mostly for internal purposes, artwork submitted there is not in the contest.
Please visit the Wallpaper page for more details.
The best way to contact the team is to subscribe to the mailing list or jump in to the IRC channel. If you are looking for a specific team member, you can look on the artwork team members page.
Our team leader and council representative is Max Quarterpleen.
Mageia artwork mailing list
We have a mailing list for general discussion about artwork and design related topics, as well as the Mageia artwork bug tracker. Anybody on the artwork team must be subscribed to this list.
Mageia artwork IRC channel
The Mageia artwork team has a dedicated channel on Freenode's IRC network, #mageia-artwork. That is where the bi-weekly meetings are held (every other Wednesday at 17:00) and where artwork-related chat happens.
Here is a list of things currently on our TODO list. If you feel that you have any opinions or contributions to any of these, feel free to contact us.
- Choose general license for artwork (Done - see license)
- Uniform design for distribution and website
- Define a colour palette (Done - see palette)
- Use SVG for icons as much as possible
- set layout for posters, banners and other stuffs (Processing - see mailing list and meeting notes)
- create whole Mageia font (Postponed)
- Select new icon theme, fonts and window decorations