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Davy Van Elst




Location: Belgium
Joined: 17 Aug 2010

Posts: 8

PostPosted: Thu 05 May, 2011 1:50 am    Post subject: Show us your crest/heraldic signs         Reply with quote

Hi,

I already saw some nice looking helmet crests on the other topics and I would like to see more of them. I also intend to make my own crest, so any tips on how to make them are welcome.

Kind regards,
Davy
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Matthijs Witsenburg




Location: The Hague, Netherlands
Joined: 03 Jan 2011

Posts: 33

PostPosted: Fri 06 May, 2011 3:34 am    Post subject:         Reply with quote

Here's mine:


Here's the source I used:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/12636421@N05/5693038876/

I made it by sewing 4 bits of leather into a grenade shape and then glueing on scalloped leather rings with hide glue for the feathers. It was covered with a layer of gesso and acrylic paint. Here's a picture of the half finished product:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/12636421@N05/5692469169/
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T. Hamilton




Location: United States
Joined: 30 Dec 2009

Posts: 85

PostPosted: Fri 06 May, 2011 9:59 pm    Post subject:         Reply with quote

Here's mine. It's made from a cellulose clay over a cardboard skeleton. Very light, very strong. Attached with rare earth magnets epoxied to the underside.


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"What we do in life echoes in eternity."
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Ben van Koert




Location: Veenendaal, the Netherlands
Joined: 23 May 2007
Reading list: 14 books

Posts: 120

PostPosted: Tue 17 May, 2011 10:21 am    Post subject:         Reply with quote

Here's mine, It just arrived:






Handmade according to Cennino Cennini's guide to make crests, by Payson Muller in the UK.

Based on these:



Here's the livery and flag to go with it:


(livery for a herald of course)
Livery and flag by Black Swan Designs.
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