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Mechanika, Revised and Updated by Doug Chiang

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NEW DEMO

Painting An Interstellar Shuttle

Shuttle

Sophisticated designs like spaceships often require a lot of preplanning. In this demo, I want to show that sometimes you don’t need to preplan, and that it can be fun to let the design evolve during the painting process.

Tools

Surface

Post-it Note pad, 3" × 3" (8cm × 8cm)

Other

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

Blue line pencil

Computer with Adobe Photoshop

Fine-tip black pen

White vinyl eraser

STEP 1: Post-It Sketch

On a Post-it Note, sketch a thumbnail drawing of the ship. Scan this rough drawing into the computer.

STEP 2: Cut and Paste

Open the scan in Photoshop. Using ...

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