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Seeking Design Advice [Anvil Iconography - 8/11/17]Carcearion 08-11-2017

Hey guys! I am still hammering away trying to create some decent chaos dwarf styled iconography and I have been struggling to create a good anvil design to fit us. My own design skills are extremely limited (Lol the very reason i call myself a hobbyist and not a artist), I have been woefully unable to create a convincing "broken anvil" effect but failing that I have cobbled these together.





Do you guys think either of them are really sufficiently chaos dwarfy? would you put these symbols on a terrain piece or the side of a war machine in your own collection? I would be able to make these bits as small as about 6-8mm with the new material I'm working in (and as thin as 1mm), larger pieces would be no problem of course. Also of note I am no longer confined to plates.


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RE: Seeking Design Advice [Anvil Iconography - 8/11/17]Admiral 08-11-2017

Yes! They are wonderful. Both of them.


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RE: Seeking Design Advice [Anvil Iconography - 8/11/17]Enjoysrandom 08-11-2017

I think the 2nd one is best, but they both look good!


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RE: Seeking Design Advice [Anvil Iconography - 8/11/17]Bloodbeard 08-11-2017

The second one is the best one. The explosion there is closest to all the banners and emblems of the Big Hat era stuff.

http://www.chaos-dwarfs.com/wiki/index.p...le=Banners

Also the rounded shapes of the flames would be a lot harder to carve in stone, than the straight edged explosion.


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RE: Seeking Design Advice [Anvil Iconography - 8/11/17]Jackswift 08-11-2017

Well done.  Both are great as is.  I concur that the second is more in line with early edition chaos dwarf iconography.  The second one is best.  You might also consider making the anvil itself a bit blockier to feel more in concert with Chaos Dwarf styling.  Cheers!

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