[IC] GMK Ashes [Launches Feb. 15th]

Hello Keebtalk!

This is my first Interest Check for a keyset, GMK Ashes, A achromatic set that resembles ashes from a volcano.

GROUP BUY STARTS Feb. 15th till March 16th 2020

Design & Inspiration
This idea originally began as a dark keyset, I was working with a lot of dark gray and red pantone colors, after rethinking what I was trying to achieve I decided to look at other keysets to get ideas, I decided to try to invert the colors similar to GMK Honeywell to test out that idea and really liked the look of it. I threw out the red because it just didn’t fit in well with the set but kept the gray colors. Then I started messing with more with different shades of gray and came to love the final result of colors!

I present to you GMK Ashes:


OSA by BlindAssassin111

Kit Design
I plan on having support for standard TKLs to 65%, WKL bottom rows, HHKB, a numpad, UK-ISO and more! I am also working on getting some renders that will use Left Centered Legends for Mods! I really would love to give the legends a shot seeing as they are going to be on 9009 R3! I Originally had Pantones that I was going to use to color match but ended up switching to RAL colors that were very similar to the Pantones.

Base Kit

Ghost Kit
Mod Colored Alphas, with support alice type boards built in, along with ISO keys for ISO users.

Extension Kit
This kit covers novelties, spacebars, a second B and support for some 40s boards.

Deskmats?
I’m working on making a couple of deskmats for the keyset! One simple design and one that is more busy and pays homage to a special game that I love. :wink:

Artwork for GMK Ashes by @hiki_draws on instagram

Group Buy / Vendors
US:ProjectKeyboard
EU: MyKeyboard.eu
Oceania: DailyClack
Asia: DailyClack

Thanks
Many thanks to the following for your help and support during the design of this set:
BlindAssassin111 for feedback and support on the set guiding me on how to make an IC!
OneFiveNine for giving me ideas on what to theme the set after, running the set and helping me out with the set!
The Texas Mechanical Keyboard Discord for all the feedback and support everyone has given me in there!
MetallicCharles for helping me out with these amazing renders of the set! (More renders on the way by him and other renders in the community!)
HamKenobi, DixieMech, Kristmascane, TennisShoeNinja, Erin and Gus along with others from the Houston Discord for being there for me for these past two years!

N E Renders Avail?


Satisfaction75 designed by CannonKeys


OSA by BlindAssassin111

Full Album with more renders!

Next Steps
Listen to community initial interest
Adjust kits if there is demand

Updates

Update (10/31/19): Revamped the keyset kits,renders and date! Also added artwork for the set!

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Looks really nice!
Although way too similar to the Symbolics PN364000 keycaps.

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Woah! That’s awesome! I haven’t seen that old vint board before! Very cool hahaha!

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I’d say that’s actually in this kits favour in my opinion! Nice way to visualize it and another potential inspiration point to build off of.

Hey guys! It’s been awhile since I’ve updated this Keyset! Thought I’d refresh everything that’s changed in it, I did the same thing for reddit and geekhack too!

Please 6u in base kit…