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User currently offlineConcord977 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (11 years 4 months 1 week 4 days ago) and read 4154 times:


Some drawings I have been working on recently . . .













Comments and constructive criticism welcome . . .




Curt / concord977
Washington, DC





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User currently offlineSkytrain From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (11 years 4 months 1 week 4 days ago) and read 4099 times:

I really like the Pan Am ones, as well as the Southwest 727! I wish I could draw... It's probably one of the things I'm worst at. That and singing!  Big grin

Anyways, amazing drawings - Keep up the good work Concord977!  Big thumbs up

Cheers - Skytrain.


User currently offlineN243NW From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (11 years 4 months 1 week 2 days 3 hours ago) and read 4054 times:

Hi there,
While mine certainly doesn't compare with the magnificent ones above, I would like to post one of my own drawings. It is an Egyptair A340-212, though the livery isn't visible from this angle. Sorry about the "smoke;" I added contrails only after I realized that I had drawn the gear retracting!  Laugh out loud Unfortunately, due to the scanner I used and the resizing I had to do, the picture's quality is severely deteriorated.

Enjoy!


-N243NW  Big thumbs up


User currently offlineConcord977 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (11 years 4 months 1 week 2 days 1 hour ago) and read 4040 times:

N243NW (Ryan),

I think your drawing looks great. As you can probably tell, I have used a computer for my drawings, which adds talent where mine is lacking.

Yours is hand-drawn, and shows an ability I'll probably never have. The angle that you've captured would be very hard for me to do.

I don't sketch well - although I keep trying.

Nice work!

- Curt





User currently offlinePl4nekr4zy From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 4, posted (11 years 4 months 1 week 3 hours ago) and read 3994 times:

Nice work both of you. Drawing airplanes (by hand with pencil and colored pencil) has been one of my favorite hobbies in the past. But my desire for extreme perfection and detail (I'm talking detail down to every last seem of the fuselage skin) makes my drawings very time consuming, and I havn't been able to do any since last summer. My personal taste is left side profiles such as yours, Concord1977. I will try to scan a few of my better pieces soon.

User currently offlineConcord977 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 5, posted (11 years 4 months 1 week 3 hours ago) and read 3995 times:

P14nekr4zy,

I know what you mean about the details. My drawings are usually printed on 13" x 19" canvas-stock paper. So the individual seams are important. I would love to be able to show actual RIVETS, but I've never made it that far. One thing I can say, if you look very closely, you'll see 50 stars on the US flag! Of course, this was only possible due to the computer.

I'm looking forward to seeing your drawings.

Take care,
Curt



User currently offlineN243NW From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 6, posted (11 years 4 months 2 days 7 hours ago) and read 3896 times:

Thank you everybody for your kind comments. I have a BA 777 on approach to LHR currently in the works. I'll make sure to let you guys know when I'm done (It'll probably be a month or two, though).
-N243NW  Big thumbs up


User currently offlineA330Fan1 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 7, posted (11 years 4 months 23 hours ago) and read 3860 times:

Concord977 - amazing drawings!!

I really can't say any more ...they are just, amazing

nice job man!!

-A330Fan1


User currently offlineTommy Mogren From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 8, posted (11 years 4 months 22 hours ago) and read 3869 times:

Hey Concord1977,

Those are magnificant drawings!
Excellent work!

Which software are you working in ?
Adobe Illustrator ?

Geez, wich I could do that!

Love the 747SP's! Excellent subject!

Tommy Mogren


User currently offlineMerC From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 9, posted (11 years 4 months 20 hours ago) and read 3854 times:

I can only agree with the others here. Great work !!

User currently offlineConcord977 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 10, posted (11 years 3 months 4 weeks 1 day ago) and read 3763 times:

Gee, THANKS for all the great comments.

Tommy, I used to use Illustrator, but I now use CorelDraw! 11.0 - I've found it to be a little easier to import/export into other formats. It is also better for large printing. I have printed a few of these images as large as 3' x 6' - so the rendering needs to be really smooth at that size.

- Curt

P.S. Here is another drawing I did recently for a friend who works at USAirways.







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