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I decided that I would love to stare at my luscious car until it
becomes available and that I needed a good Solstice wallpaper.
I was growing ever so sick of looking at the somewhat bland
Sly colored Solstice on my desktop, so... I headed on over to
seriouswheels.com and snagged up a nice looking (and large)
picture of my beloved auto. Then I took her into Photoshop
and spent a good hour making sure I got every little detail of
painted surface onto a separate layer that I could alter, and
then I color shifted it to my sexy Aggressive color. I then
decided, 'why not do all the colors, and then offer it up to my
fellow forum goers... so that they may too enjoy a wallpaper
with their favorite color?' And thus I have done that very thing.
I don't feel like I got Deep and Envious right, and Pure looks a
bit off to me as well... but I've never seen these cars in person,
so I did the best I could in recreating them from what I've seen.
I also got so carried away that I made the Yellow color (which
has now been removed from the Solstices color choices) and
also a fantasy color; Electric Blue! I for one think it looks really
good in this brilliant blue and wish it was offered. But I digress,
here are the wallpapers for you all to enjoy.


Stay tuned, I will do more! I think a frontal shot is next.





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Billabongi said:
Great job!

Please dont make a orange. I weep when I see orange I want it so bad!
Oh I know the concept color that I wished so badly was available!

If you play Gran Turismo 4 it's even harder to deal with because thats what you're given:



*DROOL!*
 

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dori-san said:
I decided that I would love to stare at my luscious car until it
becomes available and that I needed a good Solstice wallpaper.
I was growing ever so sick of looking at the somewhat bland
Sly colored Solstice on my desktop, so... I headed on over to
seriouswheels.com and snagged up a nice looking (and large)
picture of my beloved auto. Then I took her into Photoshop
and spent a good hour making sure I got every little detail of
painted surface onto a separate layer that I could alter, and
then I color shifted it to my sexy Aggressive color. I then
decided, 'why not do all the colors, and then offer it up to my
fellow forum goers... so that they may too enjoy a wallpaper
with their favorite color?' And thus I have done that very thing.
I don't feel like I got Deep and Envious right, and Pure looks a
bit off to me as well... but I've never seen these cars in person,
so I did the best I could in recreating them from what I've seen.
I also got so carried away that I made the Yellow color (which
has now been removed from the Solstices color choices) and
also a fantasy color; Electric Blue! I for one think it looks really
good in this brilliant blue and wish it was offered. But I digress,
here are the wallpapers for you all to enjoy.


Stay tuned, I will do more! I think a frontal shot is next.





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| ········· Deep ········· | ········ Envious ······· | ·········· Pure ········· |


| Sly (Original Image) | · Yellow (Removed) · | Electric Blue (Wish!) |
Great job. Could you do one in a pale baby blue and a coral (rosey peach) color? I think these colors would be great for Florida Sol owners. Tropical colors are unique and beautiful.
 

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Dori-San, GREAT JOB... Hello!! GM ARE YOU CRAZY!! :willy: ...dropping YELLOW from the lineup... :brentil:

Betcha those RATS (GM) :smash: are going to bring out YELLOW for 2007!!

Well I'm NOT going to buy 2 Sols...AM I?? Black alongside Yellow would be an awesome site in the driveway!! :cool:

GM, You are SO, SO, cruel!!

P.S. Dori-San...can those "wallpapers" be made into "emoticons"??
 

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Sweet, been looking for some higher res black Solstice pics.
 

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Please dont make a orange. I weep when I see orange I want it so bad!
You've got to stop calling it orange! The correct terminology is "Mandarin Flame". :lol:
 

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I immediately grabbed a red version for my computer screen. My wife thinks I've gone totally crazy over this car. Thanks for the image. Fantastic work!
 

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Good job! Now what you need to do is start with a better interior shot in order to properly show the unavailable sand/steel with aggressive.
 

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Great job Dori-San. Given the names GM has selected for the paint, orange would probably be "Peel". My wife would have insisted on yellow or "mello" if it has been rolled out. Where I grew up all the state road trucks were painted that color. No one would have wanted to drive anything painted state road yellow. Oh, so long ago... :lurk:
 

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crj1949 said:
Great job Dori-San. Given the names GM has selected for the paint, orange would probably be "Peel". My wife would have insisted on yellow or "mello" if it has been rolled out. Where I grew up all the state road trucks were painted that color. No one would have wanted to drive anything painted state road yellow. Oh, so long ago... :lurk:

What about having names like, "Sunrise" for Yellow,
and "Sunset" for Orange...
as to match the astrological concept of its (Solstice) name.
You might even take it a step further...pick an (South) East coast location to integrate into the "Sunrise" name:cool: ,
and a (South) West coast location to integrate with the "Sunset" name :devil: ...
As both parts of the country will be strong markets for the car. :thumbs:
 

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SOL MIO said:
What about having names like, "Sunrise" for Yellow,
and "Sunset" for Orange...
as to match the astrological concept of its (Solstice) name.
You might even take it a step further...pick an (South) East coast location to integrate into the "Sunrise" name:cool: ,
and a (South) West coast location to integrate with the "Sunset" name :devil: ...
As both parts of the country will be strong markets for the car. :thumbs:
You'll love this thread from August of last year:
http://www.solsticeforum.com/forum/showthread.php?t=515

MAN! we REALLY had nothing to talk about then....

Ahhh, the old days :rolleyes: :jester:
 

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Burnt mettalic orange

Our Pontiac dealer is also a Chevy dealer and we are talking to him about painting ours Corvette orange when it hits the dock! :cool:
 

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Thanks for the pics Dori-San ... I think the electric blue looks hot. Just thought I'd mention one thing I noticed about the rear. The whole lower rear section of the bumper is a dark gray on all the colors. Or at least that's how the promo DVD and production pics show it. I don't like it at all and much prefer the original version you used, but that doesn't appear to be what we're going to get. I think it will look OK on the grays, but I think it will look silly on red and some of the other colors. I'm actually considering having that outer piece painted to match the car. I could see having the honeycomb portion a different color, but not that whole panel. Anyway, here's my post on the topic from another thread that shows the original versus the current style ...

http://www.solsticeforum.com/forum/showthread.php?p=38897#post38897
 

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Technicolor PS - Part 2

Here is a frontal shot, as promised. More to come. Not sure which pic to do next but rest assured there will be more. Also did yellow and blue again, however I did not post Sly as you can get the original pic at www.seriouswheels.com anyway.

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Dori-San I wish GM's RED looked as good as yours!! :yesnod:

And Thanks for the YELLOW... :cool:
 
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