k, so the concept was to get as far away from the last theme I did as possible and still be able to skin Win 7 completely and correctly.
I also wanted to make a red and black theme that took advantage of the dramatic contrasts that this color combo can achieve.
Devilish, menacing, provokative, I dunno.. thats what is running through my head as I throw this PS mockup together.
I suppose I will be doing a light and dark windows version as I dont see anyway around it...
...so this one may take a while to complete but here it is in it early.. fluid stage.
Oh and I may just keep the small branding text... cos I know would approve
will post updates as they are formulated.
SS saved for later (ab)use in RightClick
recolours beautifully....but it's the red...that has....the bite... and is the most....striking...
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^ Agreed. Not surprising he picked the best, is it? When's he gonna give someone else a chance?
Updated the image John.....
ahhhh perfect, beautiful, wonderful, fantastic! when will it be released? i can sense that it is pretty close
well....you're warm....XP almost done..... .....the dark version....that is....
Missed that Jim.......thanks!
How about 4 styles!
Smooth Harley!!!! Link to the wall, please....
The black ones seem a bit flat around the edges. Don't look near as good as the red ones.
Nice Job Harley!
Put some light text (not too light) on the flat black one Harley, would look great I think!
XP done except file animations and please wait... the dark version that is.. now to completely change it all again.
Please wait animation... unfortunately PC's are getting so fast animations on please wait are becoming useless on anything but a 1-2 second cycle.
btw, the frames are smoother in actual animation.
That's pretty cool.
THEY SAID JOIN IT OR BE DEFEATED
You can RUN , and you can even HIDE (for a short time), but you CAN'T ESCAPE.
I pledge full allegiance for I will not be defeated
Another version, with the red.
Sexy, might go just a shade brighter on teh red perhaps, hard to tell against a white page.. looks sharp tho
I have to agree. Red text just is too blurry. MS has to fix that. The clocks look great Harley!
Hey John, on the Logoff screen by the Cancel button, the tiling of the diagonal pinstripe is off by a pixel.........I guess after a week of having My face 3 inches from the monitor staring at it...... .....I've become super-sensitive to that pattern...
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