Hey guys, could anyone isolate the griffin supporters in the Coat of Arms of the Second Mexican Empire? Thx
The VT-BAM project is a good source for very large maps. See post 1851 for a link to maps which cover the whole world, in 3600x3600 tiles. Using those, here's a 5400x5400 map of the area you asked for:Does anybody have (or can anyone make) a large (and I mean very large, at least 2000 x 2000 pixels) blank map showing the areas of modern Afghanistan, northwestern India and Pakistan, and Central Asia (at least southern Central Asia, Kazakhstan is not that important).
Thanks. This is exactly what I was looking for.The VT-BAM project is a good source for very large maps. See post 1851 for a link to maps which cover the whole world, in 3600x3600 tiles. Using those, here's a 5400x5400 map of the area you asked for:
Apart from combining the tiles and cropping the west/south I haven't changed anything, so credit goes to the contributors to the VTBAM.
Edit: like I keep telling my children, read the entire question - you asked for a blank map... Here's the same map with all borders and shading removed - just water/coastlines left, plus some light-blue shading which I think represents ice on the Himalayas.
I altered your description slightly to keep the eagle on a consistent background. Tell me if you want changes. I also colored the square to match the eagle's color.Can somebody recreate a flag i saw in a dream? It was an Islamic Egypt. The Black Stripe on the Tricolor is now a dark green, and the Eagle on the flag had been moved the the right and was wearing a pyramid as a hat(?). On the left, there was a beige square (that was too big to fit inside the middle stripe, spilling onto the other two) with a white islamic crescent without a star. The Eagle and Crescent Square were similar in proportions to each other to the Austro-Hungarian flag, though a bit closer to the edge of the flag.
Looks great! And you made this flag look great. ( It looked god-awful in my dream)
Even better. I don’t remember the context of the flag in the dream, only that it was an Egypt flag and that it was Islamist. Is there any significance to the stripes splitting in the first one, or is that just a stylistic choice? Looks great either way.
In the first, I started with the current Egyptian flag and tried to stay as close to your vision as possible, although I did expand the white stripe to frame the eagle. In the second, I let the triangles take over. It seemed a better way to frame the symbols. I am glad you like them. I love making flags.Even better. I don’t remember the context of the flag in the dream, only that it was an Egypt flag and that it was Islamist. Is there any significance to the stripes splitting in the first one, or is that just a stylistic choice? Looks great either way.
Thanks for the help currently and for the future@Gokbay
Here's your first two requests: 'British Malaysia' without Aceh and with Aceh.
Also the first one (shield only) on a Blue Ensign.
I'll post the second one on a Blue Ensign tomorrow (due to the 3-image/day limit).
View attachment 533203 View attachment 533204 View attachment 533205 (click the thumbnails for the full-size versions)
If I've collated your various requests correctly, this is what I still owe you:Images created by FriendlyGhost using inkscape and paint.net.
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Some of the constituent parts of this image were taken from images in the public domain, as follows:
(1) Escutcheon and motto scroll (except for text in English) from Malaysian Coat of Arms 1963-65;
(2) Tiger supporter from Padang Coat of Arms 1926;
(3) Lion supporter and crown from UK Royal Coat of Arms (English version);
(4) Aceh symbol from Flag of Aceh Sultanate;
(5) Blue Ensign from UK Blue Ensign.
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All other parts of the image(s) are by me.
(1) the 'Loyalty First' CoA with lion & shark supporters
(2) double-shield CoA with the 1st shield from above on the dexter shield and PNG, TTotPI, Kiribati, Fiji, Solomons and Fr Polynesia on the sinister shield
(3) another double-shield CoA, same as (2) but with the 2nd shield from above
(4) another double-shield CoA, same as (2) but minus PNG and Fr Polynesia