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  1. NHL 2018-19

    I'm not a huge fans of the Hurricanes' identity but I've legitimately never seen a Hurricanes concept logo I preferred to the current one.
  2. 76'ers Betsy Ross Logo

    I mean, it has the same problem as almost all your women-ized logo concepts, which is that the boobs look like a horny twelve-year old drew them. But I understand that you're making them for t-shirts, in which case you obviously understand your target demographic.
  3. Sharks logo WIP - help needed!!

    Nailed it. Great work.
  4. Sharks logo WIP - help needed!!

    Looks a lot better and really good, but I still think that fin/head connection needs to be smoothed just a little bit. Right now there's a weird bump, but the head and the back behind the fin should be one line. You should be able to draw a curved line from above the eye to the side fin. It's kind of a hard thing to describe with words, but I think it's the last thing holding you back from a 10/10 logo.
  5. Sharks logo WIP - help needed!!

    I'd say that your two big problems are the shape of where the fin meets the top of his head, which should be a lot smoother, and how far from the snout his eyes are. Other than that, great work,
  6. Point1's OHL Rebrand (9/20: Guelph Storm)

    Hey guys, thanks for all the comments. It might be clear but I'm not at home any more so this series will be taking another hiatus (hopefully shorter than the last one). If anyone else has anything to say about the past three teams that'd be awesome. Happy new year!
  7. Happy Holidays everyone! Since I'm at home for the next few weeks I have a chance to work on a new project. Inspired by 72freebie's awesome CHL series, I'm going to undertake a full rebrand of the Ontario Hockey League. Some of you might remember my NHL series, which isn't completely dead, but spending a lot of time in OHL barns this year has made me think about how outdated and often inexplicably weird a lot of their branding is. I really like older junior logos that are simpler and more to the point, without growling mascots or cartoons - the ones that stand the test of time. That's the style I'll be going for here. #1 - Barrie Colts The Barrie Colts have existed in the OHL for over 20 years, always with the same logo. While I applaud that consistency, their cartoon horse mark doesn't do it for me at all. The mascot looks on the verge of tears, and it suffers from unnecessary hockey stick syndrome. My new mark - undeniably inspired by the Montreal Canadiens - uses the horseshoe as a C and simplifies things a lot. Like the Habs, I chose not to use a distinct secondary logo and let the primary stand on its own. The secondary on the logo sheet is a jersey mark, and the tertiary is to be used on the pants as well as a possible future third jersey. As for the jerseys, Ontarians will notice that they might be more appropriate for a Kingston uniform, but the combo of navy red and gold looks best in my opinion without being diluted by white. I used the front stripe on the home jersey but chose to accent the arms instead of the chest on the aways. C & C appreciated as always. Next up, the Erie Otters.
  8. The guide that I usually use when making a logo is to squint at it. If you can't clearly tell what it is, then you need to rework it. The Oilers logo passes that test, although I think the alternate on blue could use either a white gear or a white outline. The Coyotes logo just doesn't have nearly enough contrast and the lines are way too thin. The brick and black are too close to be distinguishable. The Isles mark is better, but again the line thin-ness makes it too tough to work out what it is. The shield doesn't really work, maybe look at different shape options for the background?
  9. Point1's OHL Rebrand (9/20: Guelph Storm)

    Thanks for the kind words everyone. One last one before Christmas. #9: Guelph Storm Guelph gave me a whole lot of trouble, which is why I skipped over it when I was going in alphabetical order. They have an awful name, an awful colour scheme (burgundy and black?!) and especially an awful logo. I knew I had to start from scratch. After a lot of failed attempts at rendering tornadoes, storm clouds, etc. I finally hit on a design I liked, which is once again simple with a clear G and a subtle S from the lightning bolt. It also has a crown, representing Guelph's nickname "The Royal City." The colour scheme is by far the most adventurous I've tried so far; when I went to their website I noticed that a lot of their promotional material includes light teal for some reason. Since I didn't like the black, didn't want an identical palette to the Petes, and didn't want to use gold or navy yet again, I thought I'd give it a shot. I like it, but it is definitely out there. Happy Holidays everyone!
  10. Point1's OHL Rebrand (9/20: Guelph Storm)

    All the logos that aren't already used by teams are my original designs/renderings. I've actually never seen leaf Chevron designs before, just came about organically when I was sketching out ideas, guess it's an idea that makes a lot of sense! Appreciate the compliment buddy Next up will be Guelph, hopefully by tonight. Took ages to get a design I liked from them. Any more comments on NB or Mississauga are still appreciated of course.
  11. Point1's OHL Rebrand (9/20: Guelph Storm)

    Quick bump, anyone have anything to say about Mississauga?
  12. Point1's OHL Rebrand (9/20: Guelph Storm)

    Thanks for the comments guys. #8 - Mississauga Steelheads The Steelheads have a very respectable 2000s-style minor league logo - well-rendered if kind of goofy. I wondered for a while what I would do to adapt it to the style I'm going for in this series, and I decided to scrap it completely in favour of going back to a classic look that followed the franchise from its original St Mikes history. The logo is Whalers-inspired, with the tail of a steelhead trout coming out of the bottom of the M, and only uses the team's two colours: blue and white. The jerseys continue to evoke the Leafs, but a shoulder yoke keeps it from being just a total copy. C&C appreciated as always.
  13. Point1's OHL Rebrand (9/20: Guelph Storm)

    Happy Holidays again! This series was never dead, just on hold. With some time back home I finally will be able to render some designs I've had in my head in the past year or so. I'm choosing to disregard alphabetical order and jump in with the North Bay Battalion. #7: North Bay Battalion The North Bay, formerly Brampton, Battalion have one of the more unique and bizarre logo sets in the OHL. With no secondary logo, the grimacing soldier in olive, yellow, black, and red is the face of the franchise. I tried really hard to maintain that colour scheme but I just couldn't find a way to make the olive colour not sickening. Instead I've simplified the colours to forest green and gold. I've always thought that cartoons of soldiers in logos is a little bit odd so I chose to go with a design inspired by the chevrons on the current sweater, intended to be simple and eye-catching. The secondaries are also based on CAF patches. I'm not a fan of militarized sports teams but with a name like Battalion it's kind of impossible to avoid.
  14. CFL in Halifax coming soon?

    The Atlantic Tide. Bay of Fundy has the largest tides in the world and happens to be between NS and NB.
  15. NHL 2017-18

    Was it really necessary to quote the entire post?
  16. NHL By Nike: 12/30 COLUMBUS

    Love the idea and execution. I'd be interested to see how the PRIDE jersey looks with gold instead of white though.
  17. NHL 2017-18

    Unpopular opinion: single colour numbers look better and way more teams should have them.
  18. NHL 2017-18

    All things considered it's pretty impressive that there are only 4 black teams in the league. In 2004 there were 7. 14 used either navy blue or black. Now it's half that.
  19. NHL 2017-18

    I've never been a fan at all of adding black trim to the Flames jersey. Hurts my eyes, and on the C the black bleeds into the white. If contrast is an issue, I think darkening the red is fine. But I don't think it is.
  20. NHL 2017-18

    I was vehemently against the gold helmets, but I was watching an old video and the navy blue actually looks kind of weird now that I'm used to the gold.
  21. NHL 2017-18

    Why are so many of these showing curvy hem stripes? It really doesn't seem to be the case:
  22. NHL 2017-18

    The orange and blue should never touch like that, that looks awful. Let alone the collar.
  23. NHL 2017-18

    The Avalanche is the one that I'm looking forward to. Navy or Burgundy?
  24. NHL 2017-18

    Sharks lightening the teal would be awesome, I really hope they do.
  25. NHL 2017-18

    Uh are we sure that these are hints at the new sweaters because only Minnesota shows any change at all.