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Continental 737-300 Profile Drawing  
User currently offlinePl4nekr4zy From United States of America, joined Aug 2003, 465 posts, RR: 3
Posted (6 years 7 months 6 days 7 hours ago) and read 17192 times:

Here are some scans of a Continental 737-300 profile drawing I recently completed. (Some of you may remember the work-in-progress scans I posted here a while back.) Ignore the splotchiness of the blue on the tail, it's not like that on the actual drawing.

The drawing measures about 11 1/2 inches from nose to the tip of the horizontal stab, for an approximate scale of 1:15.

Enjoy!

http://img2.freeimagehosting.net/uploads/f0322cfb4e.jpg

http://img2.freeimagehosting.net/uploads/99c00b628f.jpg


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User currently offlineNWADC9 From United States of America, joined May 2004, 4898 posts, RR: 10
Reply 1, posted (6 years 7 months 6 days 7 hours ago) and read 17192 times:

The pencil drawing?  Wow!

Flippin' SWEET!!!



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User currently offlinePl4nekr4zy From United States of America, joined Aug 2003, 465 posts, RR: 3
Reply 2, posted (6 years 7 months 6 days 6 hours ago) and read 17192 times:



Quoting NWADC9 (Reply 1):
The pencil drawing?

Flippin' SWEET!!!

Yes, it's a pencil drawing. And thanks. Smile



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User currently offline787seattle From United States of America, joined Feb 2008, 641 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (6 years 7 months 5 days 20 hours ago) and read 17164 times:



Quoting Pl4nekr4zy (Reply 2):
Yes, it's a pencil drawing.

thats incredible!! I wish I could draw like that!



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User currently offlinePl4nekr4zy From United States of America, joined Aug 2003, 465 posts, RR: 3
Reply 4, posted (6 years 7 months 5 days 13 hours ago) and read 17137 times:



Quoting 787seattle (Reply 3):
thats incredible!! I wish I could draw like that!

Thanks 787seattle!



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User currently offlinePl4nekr4zy From United States of America, joined Aug 2003, 465 posts, RR: 3
Reply 5, posted (6 years 7 months 4 days 15 hours ago) and read 17099 times:

FYI, I accidentally stated that the drawing is 1/15 scale. That's a typo; it's approximately 1/115 scale.


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User currently offlineAndrewUber From United States of America, joined Jul 2003, 2528 posts, RR: 40
Reply 6, posted (6 years 7 months 2 days 8 hours ago) and read 17040 times:



Quoting Pl4nekr4zy (Thread starter):

Fantastic drawing, you've got some serious skills. Have you considered selling prints?

Keep up the great work,

Drew  wave 



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User currently offlinePl4nekr4zy From United States of America, joined Aug 2003, 465 posts, RR: 3
Reply 7, posted (6 years 7 months 1 day 16 hours ago) and read 17020 times:

Thanks Andrew! Yes, I am looking into selling prints.

BTW, my next drawing will be a CO black meatball 727-100 profile.



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User currently offline787seattle From United States of America, joined Feb 2008, 641 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (6 years 7 months 1 day 6 hours ago) and read 16999 times:

It took me a while, sadly, to realize this, but why does your 733 have winglets?


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User currently offlinePl4nekr4zy From United States of America, joined Aug 2003, 465 posts, RR: 3
Reply 9, posted (6 years 7 months 1 day 6 hours ago) and read 16998 times:



Quoting 787seattle (Reply 8):
It took me a while, sadly, to realize this, but why does your 733 have winglets?

Because the real N10323 has them. Wink

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Photo © John K. Jonaitis Jr.


Continental began adding winglets to their 737-300s last July, I believe. According to Wikipedia, 11 of their 48 -300s will be retroffited with winglets, as well as 37 -500s.

As for why I chose to draw a wingletted 737 instead of a non-wingletted 737? I think they look cool!



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User currently offlineKPWM From United States of America, joined Nov 2007, 2288 posts, RR: 1
Reply 10, posted (6 years 6 months 3 weeks 6 days 15 hours ago) and read 16934 times:

That's an amazing drawing. You have great talent!. I have a few questions. The drawing is so detailed, how long did it take? Was this your first or have you drawn any others. I would be extremely interested to see your other drawing if so. Good luck on the CO 727-100.
Regards,
KPWM



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User currently offlinePl4nekr4zy From United States of America, joined Aug 2003, 465 posts, RR: 3
Reply 11, posted (6 years 6 months 3 weeks 6 days 12 hours ago) and read 16923 times:



Quoting KPWM (Reply 10):
That's an amazing drawing. You have great talent!. I have a few questions. The drawing is so detailed, how long did it take? Was this your first or have you drawn any others. I would be extremely interested to see your other drawing if so. Good luck on the CO 727-100.
Regards,
KPWM

Thanks for the nice reply!

I am 19 years old and have been drawing airliner profiles since I was a little kid, around 8 or 9. The CO 737 I posted is actually the first profile drawing I've completed in about three years though, and is leaps and bounds better than anything I drew before it. Altogether, I'd say I've got somewhere around 100 profile drawings (probably did many more than that, but didn't keep them all) from over the years, each one being a little better than the last.

I was extremely perfectionistic when drawing the CO 737 profile; I wanted to make sure I had every last detail and that it was as accurate as possible. As a result, it took quite a while to complete. Like I said, it was a big step-up from anything I'd drawn before, so I spent a lot of time tweaking and re-working things, and trying new techniques. Altogether I spent hundreds of hours on it. It was worth it though, as I'm very satisfied with the end result.

I don't have any other drawings scanned right now, and I'm at college away from home and don't have any other drawings with me anyhow. But take me at my word when I say the rest aren't really worth seeing anyhow. Wink

As for the CO 721, thanks! I'll start it this summer when I'm back home and have a fair amount of time to work on it. I'll post some work-in-progress scans once I make some significant enough headway.



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User currently offlineKPWM From United States of America, joined Nov 2007, 2288 posts, RR: 1
Reply 12, posted (6 years 6 months 3 weeks 5 days 14 hours ago) and read 16885 times:



Quoting Pl4nekr4zy (Reply 11):
I wanted to make sure I had every last detail and that it was as accurate as possible. As a result, it took quite a while to complete. Like I said, it was a big step-up from anything I'd drawn before, so I spent a lot of time tweaking and re-working things, and trying new techniques. Altogether I spent hundreds of hours on it. It was worth it though, as I'm very satisfied with the end result.

The time you put into the drawing definitely shows! Again, great work, I am truly amazed!



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User currently offlineUltimateDelta From United States of America, joined Sep 2007, 2148 posts, RR: 6
Reply 13, posted (6 years 6 months 3 weeks 5 days 13 hours ago) and read 16883 times:

That is totally amazing!!! Not to boast, but I can draw pretty well, but I think this even surpasses my own work!


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User currently offlinePl4nekr4zy From United States of America, joined Aug 2003, 465 posts, RR: 3
Reply 14, posted (6 years 6 months 3 weeks 5 days 9 hours ago) and read 16873 times:

Thanks again, KPWM.

UltimateDelta, thanks. And by all means, let's see your airliner drawings! Please post them here!



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User currently offlineUltimateDelta From United States of America, joined Sep 2007, 2148 posts, RR: 6
Reply 15, posted (6 years 6 months 3 weeks 4 days 13 hours ago) and read 16852 times:



Quoting Pl4nekr4zy (Reply 14):

I will. I am going to start on a DL 757 or 737 soon. I'll be sure to post it as soon as I can. Once again, fantastic job.



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User currently offlineUltimateDelta From United States of America, joined Sep 2007, 2148 posts, RR: 6
Reply 16, posted (6 years 6 months 3 weeks 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 16786 times:

I have my 737 done. Tomorrow I will set up my scanner and will post it as soon as I can. I'm really looking forward to showing it.


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User currently offlinePl4nekr4zy From United States of America, joined Aug 2003, 465 posts, RR: 3
Reply 17, posted (6 years 6 months 3 weeks 1 day 9 hours ago) and read 16783 times:



Quoting UltimateDelta (Reply 16):
I have my 737 done. Tomorrow I will set up my scanner and will post it as soon as I can. I'm really looking forward to showing it.

Cool, looking forward to seeing it! Is it a profile?



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User currently offlineUltimateDelta From United States of America, joined Sep 2007, 2148 posts, RR: 6
Reply 18, posted (6 years 6 months 3 weeks 20 hours ago) and read 16767 times:



Quoting Pl4nekr4zy (Reply 17):

Yes, it is.



Midwest Airlines- 1984-2010
User currently offlinePl4nekr4zy From United States of America, joined Aug 2003, 465 posts, RR: 3
Reply 19, posted (6 years 6 months 3 weeks 14 hours ago) and read 16751 times:



Quoting UltimateDelta (Reply 18):
Yes, it is.

Cool. Let's see it!



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User currently offlineUltimateDelta From United States of America, joined Sep 2007, 2148 posts, RR: 6
Reply 20, posted (6 years 6 months 2 weeks 6 days 11 hours ago) and read 16705 times:



Quoting Pl4nekr4zy (Reply 19):

I'll try to upload and post it tomorrow because things didn't go as scheduled, but it may be a few more days.



Midwest Airlines- 1984-2010
User currently offlineAA61Hvy From United States of America, joined Nov 1999, 13977 posts, RR: 57
Reply 21, posted (6 years 6 months 2 weeks 6 days 9 hours ago) and read 16703 times:

Amazing job.

Thank's for posting this!



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User currently offlinePl4nekr4zy From United States of America, joined Aug 2003, 465 posts, RR: 3
Reply 22, posted (6 years 6 months 2 weeks 3 days 8 hours ago) and read 16622 times:



Quoting AA61Hvy (Reply 21):
Amazing job.

Thank's for posting this!

Thanks, and no problem! Hopefully I'll have another finished profile drawing this summer to share.



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User currently offlinePl4nekr4zy From United States of America, joined Aug 2003, 465 posts, RR: 3
Reply 23, posted (6 years 5 months 1 week 4 days 17 hours ago) and read 16257 times:

For anyone interested:

http://img32.picoodle.com/img/img32/4/5/22/f_CO737m_6e12d75.jpg

I'm offering signed prints for sale for $25 plus $5 shipping. They come in a protective display sleeve on black mounting paper. Here's a pic:



The display case measures 11x14 inches.

Please email me at mike9727@gmail.com if interested. Thanks!



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User currently offlineHorvik89 From Norway, joined Nov 2007, 79 posts, RR: 0
Reply 24, posted (6 years 5 months 1 week 4 days 14 hours ago) and read 16247 times:

wow.... amazing drawings, maybe put them up on ebay?


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User currently offlineF9Animal From United States of America, joined Dec 2004, 5081 posts, RR: 28
Reply 25, posted (6 years 3 months 2 weeks 7 hours ago) and read 15443 times:

Holly shizzle dude! That is really nice work. I have been drawing planes since I was a child, and I can't even get my airplanes to look like that. LOL! Great job!!!


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