[openstack-dev] [Ironic] A mascot for Ironic

Jim Rollenhagen jim at jimrollenhagen.com
Mon Nov 17 16:15:34 UTC 2014

On Sun, Nov 16, 2014 at 01:14:13PM +0000, Lucas Alvares Gomes wrote:
> Hi Ironickers,
> I was thinking this weekend: All the cool projects does have a mascot
> so I thought that we could have one for Ironic too.
> The idea about what the mascot would be was easy because the RAX guys
> put "bear metal" their presentation[1] and that totally rocks! So I
> drew a bear. It also needed an instrument, at first I thought about a
> guitar, but drums is actually my favorite instrument so I drew a pair
> of drumsticks instead.
> The drawing thing wasn't that hard, the problem was to digitalize it.
> So I scanned the thing and went to youtube to watch some tutorials
> about gimp and inkspace to learn how to vectorize it. Magic, it
> worked!
> Attached in the email there's the original draw, the vectorized
> version without colors and the final version of it (with colors).
> Of course, I know some people does have better skills than I do, so I
> also attached the inkspace file of the final version in case people
> want to tweak it :)
> So, what you guys think about making this little drummer bear the
> mascot of the Ironic project?
> Ahh he also needs a name. So please send some suggestions and we can
> vote on the best name for him.
> [1] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Oi2T2pSGDU#t=90
> Lucas

+1000, this is awesome.

A cool variation would be to put a drum set behind the bear, made
out of servers. :)

// jim

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