Call for Content: Themes

user-interface

#208

I have no problems with that, since the ‘Awesome’ theme got the most votes anyways.


#209

I am obviously a bit biased in this since my theme is also among the alternatives for Pro3, but, if you ask me, the Awesome theme is quite dark and it is much closer to the default one than to a middle grey, so IMO if one should be removed to make space for it, I think it should be one of the brighter ones, for otherwise there would be quite a gap between super bright and super dark themes.

Awesome vs Pro3:
https://cdn.knightlab.com/libs/juxtapose/latest/embed/index.html?uid=a1b5706e-f247-11e8-9dba-0edaf8f81e27

Awesome vs Deafult:
https://cdn.knightlab.com/libs/juxtapose/latest/embed/index.html?uid=11eda986-f249-11e8-9dba-0edaf8f81e27


#210

That’s why I didn’t pick it - it seems to be a bit too close to the default theme, but I have no super strong opinion on which of these.


#211

It’s not just about similarities, it’s about balance. There are huge differences between those themes.


#212

Trust me, it is not.
But still I can’t see why you can’t pick an even number of themes, 4 of each light/dark.
Anyways, it’s up to you guys.


#213

Maybe we can - I’ll discuss with UI team members.


#214

Alright, here is the promised replacement for the XSI theme: Fresh Grass Gray. I have averaged the main panel gray color of Platinum theme and Pro3 theme 50/50 to hit the spot right inbetween.




fresh_grass_gray.xml (41.3 KB)


#215

Just to clear it, I’m not the owner of that theme and I didn’t submitted any theme here.


#216

I know, I was only talking about the average brightness of the themes though, to me it doesn’t make sense to not have something between the very bright and the dark ones, just this. I also think that having an extra good theme wouldn’t hurt as long as we don’t end up with a list of 15 or 20 themes like we had before.

Out of the “competition” speaking of middle grey, I’ve fixed (or at least I’ve tried to) the old default theme, for nostalgic people.
Only thing I changed is adding colours to the different node types: 27x_2.xml (41.4 KB)


#217

Dark Play

darkplay.xml (41.3 KB)


#218

I made some changes to white theme white_v3.xml

And some points, that I want change, but can’t (in addition to previous, that I describe in first post):

  1. Cant change colors of this balon (with object amount counter):
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  2. Can’t do anything this shadows of nodes (and the node itself always semi-transparent, so it just can’t be white):
    %D0%A1%D0%BD%D0%B8%D0%BC%D0%BE%D0%BA%20%D1%8D%D0%BA%D1%80%D0%B0%D0%BD%D0%B0%20%D0%BE%D1%82%202018-11-27%2022-10-30

  3. Frame text color, can’t find it:
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#219

Love this theme. still has some work on it. like the selected faces highlight on edit mode is not very visible, suggest you change the selection highlight to something like cyan. checkout machin3 tools 0.3 theme of its selection highlights


#220

I made medium gray theme



natural_aquamarine.xml (41.4 KB)


#221

Ok, so, with the feedback from here, and discussions with UI team, I have updated the list of preliminary picks.

  • Removed the XSI theme. Even though it is fantastic, it was out of place with no other app-emulating themes in there
  • Added the ‘Awesome’ theme

White


Super bright theme, for certain environments this can make sense.

Fresh Snow

Platinum


Similar to: Breeze

Pro3 (needs a new name)


Nice medium grey
Alternatives: Blender Medium, Modo, Maya, Awesome Theme

** Awesome** (needs a new name)

Odyssey


Alternatives: Dark Blue, Godot

Dark Minimal


Alternatives: Blender Pro, Greetooth, Yello


#222

so this makes them 9 in total,why not add anoher one and make it even number :slight_smile:


#223

The fresh grass theme is pretty easy on the eyes


#224

Why you need new names? They are great :joy:


#225

X2

Don’t know why the rush for themes for beta. Why not wait a little longer and come up with more options.

I’d replace Pro3 with Fresh Grass Grey, Odyssey with Dark Blue and Dark Minimal with Blender Pro. Ditch White or come up with a replacement. The only thing I see is the orange and blue. Maybe if the colors were “softened” a little, it would look better.


#226

Because they are not descriptive names in any way.

We can’t have all our themes named Good Theme, Great Theme, Fantastic Theme, Brilliant Theme, The Best Theme etc.

Those kinds of names are just not appropriate.


#227

Alright. :smile:

So, @proxe @TheRedWaxPolice could you guys provide new names?