Preppy Punk 2

August 10th, 2009


Well, I have been so focus on our clients’ deadlines that I missed my own last week. Okay, so I have come to some finalist on the board designs for my son skate deck. You can see where I am mixing the preppy lines with the crest that is a bit rougher in treatment. I thought I would use Harrison’s coat of arms I developed for him when he was born. I worked in a lot of symbols to represent him and that ties back to the symbols the Winslow family has been known for since before we came over from England on the Mayflower.

The symbol below the crest, sort of an upside down crown stands for first born. The symbols inside the crest, starting from the upper left moving around clockwise, is a chevron which represents protection or faithful service. The acorn stands for antiquity and strength. The stump with the new limb growing out of it represents the new emerging from the old. And the last symbol on the inside of the crest is for constancy,  or steadfastness, usually granted to commanders. The lion is the astrological sign of Leo, as well as dauntless courage which suits  Harry’s personality when it comes to skate boarding and biking.In addition to the colors I have on these comps I am going to add silver which represents peace and sincerity.

To create a bit more splash I plan on having the board laser etched then I will fill the recessed areas with paint. We’ll see how that looks. A lot of work for something that is going to get scratched up. I have got a plan for that too but you’re going to have to come back and check out how it is progressing. I am getting more excited as I get into this.


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