"The bear flag is hereby selected and adopted as the state flag of California. ... The said bear flag shall consist of a flag of a length equal to one and one-half the width thereof; the upper five-sixths of the width thereof to be a white field, and the lower sixth of the width thereof to be a red stripe; there shall appear in the white field in the upper left-hand corner a single red star, and at the bottom of the white field the words 'California Republic,' and in the center of the white field a California grizzly bear upon a grass plat, in the position of walking toward the left of the said field; said bear shall be dark brown in color and in length, equal to one-third of the length of said flag."
California State Flag Symplistic Proposal. This is the only flag with curves, because I wanted to convey the feeling of driving along the coastline. By Ed Mitchell. 2013.
Updated California state flag proposal. Probably the most challenging flag to re-design. The current flag has a rich history and even though it breaks many rules of flag design, it is bold, iconic, and looks great on a t-shirt! Previously my design featured curves to convey the coastline and Route 1, and even though it was a completely different take, removing the bear always bothered me a bit. The new design is like the old one with the bear reinstated. The Bear Flag Revolt took place in 1846 when a small group of American settlers rebelled against the Mexican government and proclaimed California an independent republic. By Ed Mitchell. 2016.
California Republic State Flag Remix of an AlternateFlags Design Remixed By: Stephen Richard Barlow on 12 FEB 2015 at 1315 HRS CST. Remixed with Darker Green, Darker Red using Red vice White Star with the Red Star Board White.
California flag proposal by Achaley.
California flag proposal by Alternateuniversedesigns
CA flag proposal "5thEye"
No Bear Flag - just Astro Turf. Design by Rotten Ali.
The Bear Signal Flag. Design by Rotten Ali.
The Political Bear. Basic design by some guy high up in politics - My rework - Rotten Ali
With Indication of a state split up, this design was shown, intitally without the number 51 in the fly. Design by Sutter County. I expect it would be moved to a new page if the state does split.
After a short public contest on the Facebook page of Flags and Vexillology, having brought together for study some 119 designs, this one was declared the winner and two fabric examples made. The I.P. was passed to the State of New California (in formation) on the 13th March 2018.
Green grass under the bear moved up to evoke a rotated Mexican flag, signifying California's historical and ethnic connection to Mexico. Golden circle representing the sun, on the left (West) side of the flag. By Dmitri McDonald, 2018.
Proposal for a flag for California. Make the bear more abstract and a bit bigger, make the grass part of the flag and increase the size of the star. By Qaz Dec 2019 (details)
Part of a series of fifty state flag designs, all in blue and white. (Posted by Ken Morton)