Hello McVickar Family - Concept 2 has been completed and amazing results by Jenn.

I wanted to recap on the requirements we provided Jenn and then you can see how they visualize on the latest drawing she provided.

Requirements to preserve

  • Must have Argent (Silver/White) shield – this is in historical documentation as part of the description of record
  • Must have Sable (Black) millrind with 4 estoles – this is in historical documentation as part of the description of record
  • Must have helmet facing right with facemask closed – represents gentleman/nobleman
  • Must have eagle rising proper – our family crest
  • Must retain some of the original color

Requirements to enhance

  • Add McVickar name
  • Add family motto
  • Add 2021 in roman numerals
  • Add cross for tie to Christianity
  • Enhance eagle – move from sea eagle to bald eagle
  • Enhance helmet – improved design
  • Move helmet onto shield and incorporate eagle firmly grasping top of shield
  • Add American and Irish flags
  • Move color braids to top of shield (black, purple, white – repeating)

Next steps - Concept with color

Assuming no major changes or feedback we will follow up with Jenn this weekend to enhance the picture with color so we can finalize what/where the colors are.

  • Red/White/Blue on American Flag
  • Green/White/Orange on Irish Flag
  • Black/Purple/White repeating on braid on top of shield (reference original drawing under bird)

 

Concept-02a
Concept-02b