The baseballification Mike Bossy's career in cards continues. By this time, the Islanders Dynasty was in full swing and Bossy had solidified his place as the NHL's top sniper, who is not named Gretzky.
The 1981 card was a bit of a pain since I had to swap out a baseball cap for a hockey helmet. The 82 and 83 were fairly simply. I switch to making them Topps cards since the Topps logo looks a lot better than the OPC in these sets. I always loved the 1984 set but I couldn't find the right font for the team name so I actually cut and pasted each letter off other 1984 Topps cards, but then had to get them all the same colour. Not the way I like to do it but the best font I could find would have cost $40. I like making these cards but I am not up for buying fonts.
Three more to go.
|1981 OPC Mike Bossy|
|1982 Topps Mike Bossy|
|1983 Topps Mike Bossy|
|1984 Topps Mike Bossy|
Part II looks great!! Nice attention to detail with the cap to helmut substitute! The fonts look fantastic as well! Another Boss post!!ReplyDelete
Nice work! The 1982 design works very well for hockey. (Great image on that card, too.)ReplyDelete