Simple Drawing

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Simple Drawing

Post by shipbuilder » Tue Oct 17, 2017 1:59 am

My simple drawing of the oil tanker Algol. I drew this on a large piece of white card with drawing pens, a ruler and some French Curves. Then I photographed it with a normal digital camera, and coloured it in on the computer, and finally added the reflections using the free Sqirlz software found online. I am not clever enough to be able to use CAD or things like that, but I probably get more satisfaction by doing it this way!
This type of ship is not of any great intesrt to me, but I made this drawing/plan because I helped to build the real ship, and then sailed in her for 6 months, mainly spent at Galveston Bar unloading 55,000 tons of oil a time from giant tankers, and taking it up to Houston!
The second image is a part-completed drawing of a British four-masted barque, still on the drawing board.
Oil Tanker Algol.jpg
Oil Tanker Algol.jpg (45.43 KiB) Viewed 80 times
Drawing board (Small).JPG
Drawing board
Drawing board (Small).JPG (48.66 KiB) Viewed 80 times

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