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Atolm by SkiesOfAzel Atolm :iconskiesofazel:SkiesOfAzel 313 183 Orta by SkiesOfAzel Orta :iconskiesofazel:SkiesOfAzel 552 677 Work in progress... by SkiesOfAzel Work in progress... :iconskiesofazel:SkiesOfAzel 7 25 Azel by SkiesOfAzel Azel :iconskiesofazel:SkiesOfAzel 67 51 imetal for gnome by SkiesOfAzel imetal for gnome :iconskiesofazel:SkiesOfAzel 143 95 Cerebro by SkiesOfAzel Cerebro :iconskiesofazel:SkiesOfAzel 45 11 Amora OB by SkiesOfAzel Amora OB :iconskiesofazel:SkiesOfAzel 9 12 Amora by SkiesOfAzel Amora :iconskiesofazel:SkiesOfAzel 17 11


Viper II BSG by Plasma3D Viper II BSG :iconplasma3d:Plasma3D 3 0 Attack of the Clones by jurialmunkey Attack of the Clones :iconjurialmunkey:jurialmunkey 130 80 Colors by nale12 Colors :iconnale12:nale12 47 30 Orta variations, 3rd by desprosal Orta variations, 3rd :icondesprosal:desprosal 3 17 The Sky of Undying by tonare The Sky of Undying :icontonare:tonare 345 202 Surface I Wallpaper by sword1ne Surface I Wallpaper :iconsword1ne:sword1ne 219 35 Divergence IV - 'A New Hope' by jurialmunkey Divergence IV - 'A New Hope' :iconjurialmunkey:jurialmunkey 850 456 Vision -codename: inspiration- by Th3R0b Vision -codename: inspiration- :iconth3r0b:Th3R0b 35 48 SlicknesS by Th3R0b SlicknesS :iconth3r0b:Th3R0b 67 82 Pepper Romance by Artgerm Pepper Romance :iconartgerm:Artgerm 7,064 866 Caramel : The TrendMaker by szerencsefia Caramel : The TrendMaker :iconszerencsefia:szerencsefia 12 13 Lucy- Elfen Lied by PsyLady
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Lucy- Elfen Lied :iconpsylady:PsyLady 555 147
O Quam Sancta by nokecha
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O Quam Sancta :iconnokecha:nokecha 3,207 666
Cold Objectbar by rippernkind Cold Objectbar :iconrippernkind:rippernkind 40 51 Beaten by WaldoTheCorpse Beaten :iconwaldothecorpse:WaldoTheCorpse 2 1 Amora VLC Skin by zondajag Amora VLC Skin :iconzondajag:zondajag 38 32



Current Residence: Athenes Greece
Favourite genre of music: Gothic metal, shoegaze, post rock, alternative among others
Operating System: Linux
MP3 player of choice: Rhythmbox, 5800xm
Shell of choice: Gnome
Favourite cartoon character: Lain
I've been inactive for close to two years now, but this is going to change soon. I've been wanting to update Azel's visuals, but unfortunately i've lost the original xcf flies due to hard drive failure... I will still update it with some bug fixes in the near future, but right now i am working on something completely new. It will have influences from Azel, as well as Oxygen and Bespin from the KDE front.

I tried using KDE exclusively for a couple of months since i prefer qt over gtk, but i just couldn't get the same workflow that gnome has offered me for the last 3 years. I did appreciate the visuals though, and going back to gnome and gtk was not a so pleasant experience. That's why i decided to try my hand again at skinning the short guy.

So what should you expect from this new theme? It will be silver but with the option of adjusting the colors and it will have a nice full window gradient. Widgets will be rounded instead of edgy (Azel), shadows will be soft and contrast will be low and easy on the eyes. I am also experimenting with some never before seen things in gnome, but i am forced to implement them with some dirty workarounds since they aren't really supported by the toolkit. This means that there will be some visual glitches in the first version that i intend to fix with per application settings as soon as you find them. Have i ever told you how much i hate custom widgets ???

  • Listening to: Hypocrisy
  • Reading: The Judging Eye


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ChrisHacken Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2011
The Orta theme is badass.. nice work.
caesarivs Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2011
No mate, THANK YOU for the awesomeness in your themes :D
StingBL Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2011

First of all, thank you very much for all your beautiful themes!!

Secondly, let me ask you a question: are there chances to see a variation of minty freshness without the green shade?

I think that with minty-freshness you almost reach the perfection. Orta is great, but minty is a little bit darker and eye pleasant, more compact and most of all doesn't use pixbuf engine. But green is not for everyone...despite the fact that I like green, I tend to you clear blu or some other more neutral color on my desktops...

Just a question, I obviously do not pretend anything!!

Thanks again!!!
Nergalssoul Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2011
love your work, thanks! i like the picture in the the main window of the orta settings manager! in fact, it is one of my favourite art pictures! is there a wallpaper of this one?
SkiesOfAzel Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2011
I don't think there is a wallpaper of this exact piece, no. You could search here for relevant art though.
Nergalssoul Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2011
awesome, lots of good stuff, thanks
Ghostofsparta01 Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2011
cool you live in greece i alway wannit to go there
SkiesOfAzel Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2011
Yes, it truly is a beautiful country. With all those problems we have here these days we tend to forget this simple but important fact, thanks for reminding me :)
Ghostofsparta01 Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2011
well here where i live is very foundy in nature and mountain but the problem here are gangs those thing arent a problem there arent they?
SkiesOfAzel Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2011
Thank god no, are biggest problem is that our economy is on the verge of crashing.
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