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Gencon trophies 2009

Posted August 6th, 2009 at 01:53 PM by stay_golden_PONYBOY
Now that they've been posted by R˙chean, I thought I'd share how a few of the trophies for this years GENCON were pitched and how they turned out.

My inspiration for approching him came from seeing what my very gracious roomie had crafted for GENCON 2008. I saw the pride he had in presenting those trophies and I wanted to continue on the tradition of custom made pieces.

When I saw this thread, I found my chance at offering to make one.

I should apologize for my photoshop skills in advance, but this:



turned into this...


This:



into this...



and this into



these...



I have to admit, I had a lot of fun drawing these up and sending them to R˙chean via PM.

I know there lots of you out there much more talented than me, so I encourage you to look into throwing some ideas out there for next years events.

Anyone traveling next week, please have a safe trip to Indy, and I'll see you on the battlefield!
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Mr Migraine's Avatar
Those look great, however the General Wars plaques really stand out to me. The symbols along with the plate in a corresponding color look fantastic. Too bad I suck too much to win one.
Posted August 6th, 2009 at 02:57 PM by Mr Migraine Mr Migraine is offline
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Heroscape Elffy's Avatar
Very nice, Ponyboy. I wish I was going to GenCon just to see them in person!
Posted August 6th, 2009 at 02:58 PM by Heroscape Elffy Heroscape Elffy is offline
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Fan-Freakin-Tastic work there buddy...wish I was coming to hang out with you again this year.
Posted August 7th, 2009 at 12:39 AM by Onacara Onacara is offline
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ZBeeblebrox's Avatar
WOW! Nice job pony! those look great!
Posted August 7th, 2009 at 01:27 PM by ZBeeblebrox ZBeeblebrox is offline
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stay_golden_PONYBOY's Avatar
Thanks for the compliments everyone.

I really hope the winners like them, and I'd love for them to post a photo of them displayed in their home/office after GENCON.
Posted August 11th, 2009 at 10:46 PM by stay_golden_PONYBOY stay_golden_PONYBOY is offline
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Kudos for the trophies. I tried to win the Aquilla General trophy but was shut down, going 0-5 and fininshing the whole thing in LAST PLACE! YESSSS! I ROCK! But seriously though, the trophies that I saw at the con were really nice. Bravo to making them a reality!
Posted August 20th, 2009 at 10:37 PM by butchflannagan butchflannagan is offline
 
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