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ENGINE

BY ROBERTO F. CASTRO

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INTRODUCTION

The inspiration behind this piece is difficult to define. I had some ideas about creating a flying racing car and gathered some sketches of ships and vehicles that I did some time ago (Fig.01). I wanted to create a scene where the machine takes prominence over the human, as well as to design a powerful vehicle based on great propulsion machinery. I tried to avoid the typical image of a vehicle flying in a race, steam trailing behind its powerful engine. I had a more static idea, and my intention was to ...

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