Sunday, October 11, 2015

Gordini Maurice Trintignant 1953

This is Maurice Trintignant in its Gordini at the Reims Grand Prix in 1953. The drawing/painting is oil pastel (Pentel) on Stonehenge paper.

This is the the corresponding sketch that I made on drawing paper. I like to draw on drawing paper because it's easy to erase pencil marks. I must admit to using a proportional divider (it looks like a two-ended compass) to get my proportions kinda right. I also use a rolling ruler to get the angles kinda right.

By the way, I can guarantee you that the the fourth wheel is not visible in the reference photo. So no, there's no missing wheel in my drawing.

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