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Design Your Own Coat of Arms: An Introduction to Heraldry

3.65 of 5 stars 3.65  ·  rating details  ·  26 ratings  ·  2 reviews
Design your own personal coat of arms. Detailed, easy-to-follow instructions make it easy even for beginners to fashion emblems that reflect family origins, traits, and accomplishments. Decorate plates, mugs, and stationery or create wallhangings, sew-on patches, T-shirt decals, pin-on badges, and much more.
Paperback, 48 pages
Published July 1st 1987 by Dover Publications
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Highlights are:
* The drawings through which you can trace your own shield. The recommended process is to trace onto paper with a light pencil, then color with pencils, then line with marker.
* The family shield lineage which shows how shields evolved and changed.
* Line drawings of medieval European shields by kingdom (56 shield alphabetically by kingdom)

What is missing:
* The section on national heraldry ("You may wish to incorporate some of the symbols from your ancestors' native lands..." conta
A fun little book aimed at kids, teaches the super basics of Heraldry. I use this book for examples in the SCA. Note; not all of the material in this book is SCA appropriate but it has some usable clip art and charts.
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