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Mechanika, Revised and Updated by Doug Chiang

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Winged Personal Transport

Motoflyer

For this motoflyer, my goal was to combine the concept of a flying motorcycle with low-tech flapping wings. It’s an impossible and impractical combination, but one that’s visually very striking.

Tools

Surface

Premium white 28-lb. (105gsm) color copier paper, 11" × 17" (28cm × 43cm)

Markers

Black; Cool Grey 30%, 50%, 60%, 70%

Other

8-inch (20cm) 45°/90° plastic triangle with inking edge

12-inch (30cm) metal ruler

Blue line pencil

Computer with Adobe Photoshop

Daler-Rowney Pro White opaque watercolor paint

Fine-tip black pen

Pointed round kolinsky sable brush, 116" (2mm)

Small and large ellipse guides, sizes 10°– 80°

White vinyl eraser

STEP 1: Blue Line Sketch

Sketch the form on color copier paper with the ...

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