Request for CoA

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  1. Eriador

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    Well, I have no idea of design, so I hope you can help me to make my perfect CoA. The main theme of my desired shield is a purple llama. Yes, because I'm one! Why not?

    The idea is to make something a little bit epic/dark but with a touch of dark humour. This is a basic scheme that I did in Windows "Paint" (or pain, as you wish):

    https://picasaweb.google.com/lh/photo/YQ8aYkj4R4OCXtg0AS9QY0ooTqtXNwJ-EDDanhPFWBk?feat=directlink

    As you can see is a purple llama with evil yellow eyes walking in a pile of skulls. The back is black, but in the lower zone (under the skulls) is red. Something that not only a necromancer but also a drunken bard can hang in his walls, because I'm a little bit of both. And tamer also!

    I'm not sure about to add a symbol, but maybe a "omega" simple symbol (that means "the end", right?) could be nice... And It's a symbol that reminds me a horseshoe (or llamashoe). :p But really not sure about to add it.

    I have no idea what you will think about this, but any comment will be welcomed.
     
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    A purple llama can most assuredly get done.

    The pile of skulls not so much. Also, while we allow up to two letters, they need to be runic, not greek. I might suggest a purple llama on top, and a skull in base? Something like this (with the scales=llama and the drop=skull):

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    Thanks for the answer, so fast!

    Well, at least we have the purple llama to start. All about the black/red and the division was because the line of skulls in the bottom, so, If "we" cannot work with that maybe I should rearrange the shield..
     
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    The pille of skulls could be a simple line of skulls? Or maybe a checkered b/w line? I dont know, I dont have more inspiration now. I need to sleep. U.U I should go fot the mug of beer or a dragon.
     
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    Could do a chevron checky (I think that's the right term)... like this, only chessboard-style squares:

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    I will start work on a llama tonight. I hope I have enough purple llama dye, it has been a hot item...
     
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    I was looking in a heraldic website that I used to visit. One of the most interesting CoA that I saw was this one:

    http://heraldicahispana.com/ApA/SanJuan3.swf

    The idea is not bad. A llama with yellow eyes there could look more diabolical, and maybe we could change the flag for a scythe or something... (Is it too much?). The book idea is not bad, but maybe less items is better... Or maybe everything is just stupid and weird. Im toooo much tired now. Yes, maybe very different from the original idea. Need to zzzz......

    Thanks! :) I wish you will have enough!
     
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    Do you wish me to make another fake model? Im already enough tired to be crazy. :p
     
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    I have submitted a couple llama charges for approval, I should have at least a llama for you to look at soon, then we can work out some more details after that.
     
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    Nice! I have some ideas without a pile of skulls. A pile of bones! (I was kidding, wihout pile at all). :D Could be use the scythe?
     
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    There is no scythe (that I can find) in the charge database or in the active submissions box. It is possible that it is filed as thing_pokey_curved_blade.svg or something like that, I will keep looking, but I would like to get the llama nailed down first...I am still waiting for approval to add it to the database so I can show it to you. Soon! :)
     
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    Ok, step by step. ^^ First the llama, after other stuff. Sorry, I dont want to be an ass pain.
     
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    Eriador, you are not a pain in the backside :)
     
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    So, in the "frontside"? :D
     
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    OK, the semi-approved version of the llama for your consideration.

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    That llama is 100% cool and fancy! 8) I that llama were in the actual world could have a bow and sunglasses!

    Can you rise a leg? or is it hard? Just to put there a scythe (or mage staff or something, I saw that in the CoA site)... Maybe is not a good idea. I want now your opinion. Im going to make a fake try to show you. I need you ideas now to finish this!
     
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    Some ideas and variations (in low res, need more work but anyway):

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    I can see this in a serie like Warhol. Lol!
     
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    Is that supposed to be a moon or is it a placeholder for another image?
     
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