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Willem
« on: May 30, 2013, 01:32:37 PM »
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Re: Willem
« Reply #1 on: May 31, 2013, 11:38:16 AM »
I like it better than the portrait used on the official issues so far. The solution for low relief portraits is abstraction. However, the challenge remains to make a portrait recognisable. For the Beatrix portrait, the characteristic hairdo helped a lot.

My impression is that Willem is less into abstraction than his mother, while the Mint would probably like to come up with a break from the previous series. That makes a series in the same style as the previous one less likely.

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Re: Willem
« Reply #2 on: May 31, 2013, 12:41:05 PM »
While I like the somewhat abstract design, that would indeed be too close to Beatrix's portrait on the pre-euro coins and the 1/2 pieces. And then ... while I understand that we can be a little more playful here :) on actual euro and cent coins, the stars need to be arranged as they are on the flag.

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Re: Willem
« Reply #3 on: June 01, 2013, 05:52:36 PM »
right. thank you..

here some old proposals...  :-)

http://www.webalice.it/annovi.frizio/p_eurofantasy18.html

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Re: Willem
« Reply #4 on: June 02, 2013, 05:37:03 PM »
again..



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Re: Willem
« Reply #5 on: June 02, 2013, 09:15:50 PM »
Very recognisable portrait, Frizio. I think WA would appreciate it also.

Peter
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Re: Willem
« Reply #6 on: June 02, 2013, 10:24:37 PM »
Yes, I like that portrait too. The lion I would leave out (an actual coin would have the mintmark and the mintmaster's sign as additional elements anyway), but "WA" looks good. I also find that wide and bold font interesting ...

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Re: Willem
« Reply #7 on: October 06, 2013, 10:00:30 AM »
my last version, please send me your impressions  :-)

http://www.webalice.it/annovi.frizio/coinsfantasy/will.png



here the big res..
http://www.webalice.it/annovi.frizio/p_eurofantasy32.html

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Re: Willem
« Reply #8 on: October 06, 2013, 02:22:59 PM »
I like what you did with the writing, and not to criticise, but more to push (as the artist in me seems to demand) I think the head could be better. Not necessarily better sculpted, but something a little more BAM. Hard to explain as I'm not sure I could actually do it, but something perhaps a little different, that could be considered iconic, rather than just a head.

For example the 5 pound coin where the queen's head is just an outline. Not suggesting you do that, I know it wasn't that popular, but perhaps using some different techniques to liven up the image more.


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Re: Willem
« Reply #9 on: October 06, 2013, 04:43:02 PM »
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