mcrosby

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  1. *Updated with New Logo* College Intramural Franchise

    Looking good. Instead of/in addition to using the middle orange to shade half of the face you might try increasing weights of the dark orange in the shadowed area. Right now we see that one half is in shadow, but that's only on the face. Use your dark orange to shade that area as well.
  2. Vanderbilt Helmet Stripe Helmet

    Low-res.
  3. Atlanta Falcons Concept -updated with unis

    The beak seems a little large. Lookin' great Crosby.
  4. *Updated with New Logo* College Intramural Franchise

    With the style you're looking for I find it easiest to draw your logo, all the details and then just start removing them. Combine shadowed areas (the undersides of the mountie and fisherman's hats blend with the shadows of their faces). Let the viewer fill in the gaps. We all know what eyes look like, you can use simple shapes to convey expressions in a logo much easier than details can. Sometimes I create the logo without any shading and choose my light source once that's done. I start thickening lines that will be in shadow, eventually these thick lines become the shadow. I used this process in my Bulls concept. I basically started with their current single weight logo and made lines thicker and thicker until I was happy. I also used small bits of light within the shaded areas to highlight points of expression (eyebrow and cheek).
  5. College Football Uniforms - 2017 Season

    I think it transcends slogan when it's 130+ years old and takes on symbol status.
  6. College Football Uniforms - 2017 Season

    At least SKI-U-MAH is a unique university motto that has and will outlast a coach. I absolutely loved the use of SKI-U-MAH but detest the ROW THE BOAT. As always, I hope Minnesota's boat sinks under the crushing blows of Wisconsin's axe, but this time I hope it takes their new motto with.
  7. Show Your Mini Helmets

    Hey, it's me, your son. I can't wait for the day that you decide to gift me your collection.
  8. First of all: I have no idea which forum I should post this in, but I'm making my own helmets so I guess it fits in the concepts section. PLEASE MOVE IF NECESSARY Second of all: I'll post pictures ASAP but for now I just have a few questions. Alright all, I recently painted myself a Maryland flag helmet pocket pro, and it turned out quite nice. Rutgers latest helmets will be my next endeavor. I used a white helmet for the Maryland job, taped it off and went to work on it. Rutgers is going to be a different story. I'll be starting with a black helmet, painting some 'chrome' spray paint I found and then basically scratching the hell out of it to get the right look. I've tested this method out a bit and I'm confident it will work. The Rutgers 'R' is pretty simple so I may just paint this logo on, as I did the Maryland design. I'm wondering if you all have made any custom pocket pros. How did you remove the decals? How did you make/print new ones? What was your final result?
  9. FC Barcelona Rebranding

    I love it. I think removal of the football would simplify it even further. Barca is such an iconic club and the elements of the badge are so iconic that no one will mistake their badge for anything else, even without a soccer ball.
  10. Ballpark Mashup

    The Ideal MLB ballpark post over in sports logos got me working on a sketchup project. Here's what I've got so far. I started with Camden yards, specifically for the right field warehouse. I haven't done too much to the outer facade or anything other than the outfield. That'll be the next step. I then added Petco's Western Metal Supply Co + the Green Monster + Minute Maid's train in left field. Center field is a mix of PNC's simple hedges and Citizen's Bank stacked bullpens. The outfield wall has a nice layer of Wrigley Ivy all the way around. As of now I haven't found a good way to include the Wrigley scoreboard in center like I would like. There will be some terrible sightlines at this park, and the only way the outfield would be any less fun to play in would be the addition of Tal's Hill, but that's the joy of baseball compared to any other sport.
  11. Your Ideal MLB Ballpark Outfield

    Putting some pieces together.
  12. My other topic was moved over to Sports in General, so here we go with the concept league. As a refresher, and for anyone who hasn't seen the other topic: I'm working on a concept WNBA where every NBA city has an affiliated team in the WNBA. As long as I'm at it I'm relocating some of the NBA nicknames. WNBA nicknames will honor the past and fit alongside NBA nicknames. Here are the team names as I have them so far: City NBA Current NBA New WNBA Current WNBA New Atlanta Hawks Hawks Dream Harriers Boston Celtics Celtics Connecticut Sun Charm Brooklyn Nets Nets Charlotte Hornets Hornets Vespas Chicago Bulls Bulls Sky Cleveland Cavaliers Cavaliers Dallas Mavericks Mavericks Wings Mares Denver Nuggets Nuggets Glint Detroit Pistons Pistons Sparks Golden State Warriors Warriors Guardians Houston Rockets Rockets Comets Indiana Pacers Pacers Fever Los Angeles Clippers Clippers Schooners Los Angeles Lakers Longnecks Sparks Okapis Memphis Grizzlies Grizzlies Vixens Miami Heat Heat Fire Miilwaukee Bucks Bucks Does Minnesota Timberwolves Timberwolves Lynx Lynx New Orleans Pelicans Jazz Brass New York Knicks Knicks Liberty Liberty Oklahoma City Thunder Thunder Shock Orlando Magic Magic Miracle Philadelphia 76ers 76ers Belles Phoenix Suns Suns Mercury Mercury Portland Trail Blazers Trail Blazers Sacramento Kings Kings Monarchs San Antonio Spurs Spurs Stars Stars Toronto Raptors Raptors Owls Utah Jazz Lakers Washington Wizards Wizards Mystics Mystics Seattle Sonics Storm Storm And of course, here are logos for the first pair: The Milwaukee Bucks and the Milwaukee Does Primaries Throwbacks I made some minor changes to my Bucks concept to make the Does logo more feminine, without going too over the top...like the throwback logo may have.
  13. I've been without a functional computer for a while now, so for now the series will be on hold.
  14. Unused Logos and Uniforms

    Slugpug
  15. Your Ideal MLB Ballpark Outfield

    and of course some ivy
  16. Your Ideal MLB Ballpark Outfield

    No outfield is complete without a slide:
  17. 2018 Winter Classic Jersey Concepts

    I'd like to see a Sabres version of this jersey:
  18. artplaya0711's recent post about the Boston Charm inspired me to begin work on a major expansion of the WNBA. Before I really get into team logos I want to ask your help in naming the rest of the league. The chart below shows some of the changes I've made to the NBA (because as long as I'm at it I'm going to fix the mismatched nicknames of the NBA) as well as some initial ideas for the new WNBA. Nicknames in red are nicknames that are switching cities. I want to have nicknames related to the NBA nickname, but not overly feminine, because the WNBA deserves respect, and only identifying them by their genitalia seems a bit much. ...there are exceptions to that rule, I couldn't pass up an opportunity to name the Bucks WNBA affiliate the Does, after their short lived Women's Professional Basketball League. Logos and maybe uniforms to follow the nicknaming of The Sister League. City NBA Current NBA New WNBA Current WNBA New Atlanta Hawks Hawks Dream Harriers Boston Celtics Celtics Connecticut Sun Charm Brooklyn Nets Nets Charlotte Hornets Hornets Vespas Chicago Bulls Bulls Sky Cleveland Cavaliers Cavaliers Dallas Mavericks Mavericks Wings Mares Denver Nuggets Nuggets Detroit Pistons Pistons Sparks Golden State Warriors Warriors Houston Rockets Rockets Comets Indiana Pacers Pacers Fever Los Angeles Clippers Clippers Los Angeles Lakers Longnecks Sparks Memphis Grizzlies Grizzlies Miami Heat Heat Miilwaukee Bucks Bucks Does Minnesota Timberwolves Timberwolves Lynx Lynx New Orleans Pelicans Jazz Brass New York Knicks Knicks Liberty Liberty Oklahoma City Thunder Thunder Lightning Orlando Magic Magic Miracle Philadelphia 76ers 76ers Phoenix Suns Suns Mercury Mercury Portland Trail Blazers Trail Blazers Sacramento Kings Kings Monarchs San Antonio Spurs Spurs Stars Stars Toronto Raptors Raptors Owls Utah Jazz Lakers Washington Wizards Wizards Mystics Mystics Seattle Sonics Storm Storm
  19. And here I thought I just found a nice clean version of the original. Great work Ren.
  20. To be clear, the Does throwback is the logo they actually used back in the day. I can not take credit for it.
  21. I do like the name and logo, but with the Phoenix Suns I don't really want to use it. Same goes for Blaze, with the Portland Blazers. I'm not sure what else to name a Miami team that plays on the "Heat" nickname.
  22. First Logo: LA Longnecks
  23. I think I might go with Philadelphia Bells, though 20s is a great name.