Here are a few odd designs I either posted on Facebook or never got around to posting on the blog here:
As promised when I did a Wu-Tang hockey jersey design last year, here is a Public Enemy jersey. As you can see it looks almost identical to the Spaceballs jersey, that’s because I made this just before that design was posted.
The Ben 10 jersey is old news, but the Alpha Flight design hasn’t been posted here (was previously something I posted on Facebook). It got a good reception, maybe offer it for Canada Day? The maple leaf actually extends to the back too, but It made reading the back number difficult, no matter what I did color-wise for said number.
UPDATE: Here is a Spinal Tap hockey jersey. I wanted to make it all black, but I don’t like practice jerseys.
The third version of the popular Browncoats jersey accompanied by the Jaynestown Mudders! The newcomer is done up in the colors of Jayne’s hat, with a front logo that is evocative of a brewery, symbolic of Mudder’s Milk of course! The candy-stripe collar is suppose to represent the ‘poof’ on Jayne’s hat.
I try to differentiate each jersey, so with Browncoats the green becomes a secondary color (only resided in the crests previously), and a new neck patch is added. The brown is also darker. The shoulder numbers now sit on the stripes.
Browncoats 3.0 will likely forge ahead in the next few weeks. Jayne’s might move forward if there is enough interest. Should Jaynestown move forward, it would be a plain red collar (not sure if Rinkgear can candy-stripe collars), and white tie-up lace, something like this:
In the recent Battlestar Galactica series, we are introduced to the sport of Pyramid, which is a hybrid of handball, lacrosse, and basketball. This was actually a nod to the original Battlestar show, which featured Pyramid as a playing card game.
In the overall scheme of the new show, the sport was a throwaway device. It served as the background for one main character (who used to play professionally), and the occasional recreational diversion for the crew. Really just window dressing in the world-building of the show.
The short-lived spinoff show Caprica actually went a step further and offered a glimpse into the sport itself. We got to see just how big Pyramid was – pretty much like the NFL in terms of scope and popularity. Large stadiums packed to the brim, with lots of fanfare and TV coverage — the whole nine yards. Even some actual gameplay was shown, though its rules are still not quite clear.
Between the two recent shows, not a whole lot of league and team design is established. We get to see one team logo, and hear reference to several other teams, but that is all.
EDIT: This is not a Hulk Hogan jersey, this is a WWF jersey. All the jerseys I offer are customizable, so I would just personally choose ‘Hulkster’ for mine (no plans to offer this one yet).
I believe most geeks have a soft spot for old-school WWF wrestling. Wrestlers were larger-than-life characters back in the 80′s and 90′s, and seemed to be just about everywhere. Cartoons, arcade video games, toys, you name it. I had the fortune of growing up in Calgary, so I was treated to Maple Leaf Wrestling (WWF) and Stampede Wrestling growing up, so I may be biased in my outlook.
This here is a simple WWF jersey, which looks pretty 80′s if I may say so. The powder blues were pretty popular back then for team sports (starting to make a comeback). Plus the striping is evocative of the 80′s era Flames and Bruins.
Here is a bonus for the internet: There are no decent high-res images of the old-school WWF logo online, so I made one the other night for a reader who is actually making one of these! It’s just vector art, and is a far cry from the original airbrushed logo, but it’s a good start for those in need:
The real beauty of this design cannot be appreciated until that shield is embroidered in silver. But for what it is, it looks decent. I saw that “GCPD” logo on Gordon’s collar in the film, and I thought that would make for a nice detail.
Here is a bonus “squad car” design, a template which could be used for just about any police department:
I might make the previous “League Of Shadows” design available if there is a lot of interest.