Originally drewn by Larry Ewing
(with the GIMP) the Linux Logo has been vectorized by me (Simon Budig,
This happened quite some time ago with Corel Draw 4. But luckily
meanwhile there are tools available to handle vector graphics with
Linux. Bernhard Herzog
deserves kudos for creating Sketch
a powerful free tool for creating vector graphics. He converted the
Corel Draw file to the Sketch native format. Since I am unable to
maintain the Corel Draw file any longer, the Sketch version now is the
Anja Gerwinski (firstname.lastname@example.org) has created an
alternate version of the penguin (penguin-variant.sk) with a thinner
mouth line and slightly altered highlights. The sketch and SVG version
also feature a nifty drop shadow.
The third bird (penguin-flat.sk) is a version reduced to three colors
(black/white/yellow) for e.g. silk screen printing. I made this version
for a mug, available at the friendly folks at
– they do good stuff, mail Petra
if you need something special or don't understand the german
These drawings are copyrighted by Larry Ewing and Simon Budig
(penguin-variant.sk also by Anja Gerwinski), redistribution is free but
has to include this README/Copyright notice.
Andrew Jorgensen created a Windows MetaFile of the penguin for the use
with OpenOffice. It is available here.
The use of these drawings is free. However I am happy about a sample of
your mug/t-shirt/whatever with this penguin on it...