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Mechanika, Revised and Updated by Doug Chiang

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NEW DEMO

Desert Transport

Walking transports are ubiquitous in science fiction. For this demo, my inspiration came from a modern container ship. I wondered what a land version of a cargo ship would look like.

Tools

Surface

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

Other

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

12-inch (30cm) metal ruler

Blue line pencil

Computer with Adobe Photoshop

White vinyl eraser

STEP 1: Preliminary Pencil Sketch

Sketching quickly with a blue line pencil on copier paper, work out the rough idea of a walking cargo carrier. Using the triangle as a straightedge, draw guidelines ...

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