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Sketching a C&V bicycle from memory

Old 09-17-18, 04:59 PM
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Sketching a C&V bicycle from memory



Bear on bike

You would think source material was readily available, no?
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Bruin-ologists are probably equally stunned!
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does seem to far off

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Think this ones a bit tall for the bear

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C&V = Carnivore & Verisimilitude.

One only needs to present the idea of the bicycle. The mind does the rest.

Unless one of you critics sees it.
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I've seen several artists' conceptions of bicycles where the chain ring was on one side of the bike and the rear sprocket was on the other side. Somewhere in between, the chain seemed to pass through the spokes. I saw one example of this engineering marvel on the wall of our local Panera Bread restaurant.
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How accurate do you have to be with a children's book to convey that it's a bear on a bicycle? A crankset and two wheels are sufficient for most pre-school children.

What's next? Criticizing Rebour drawings because none of his wheels in his illustrations have spokes? Or that some of his freewheels mysteriously float in in the air, without being attached to hubs?

Personally, I like the drawing. It's a Draisienne with a crankset and no chain. The inaccuracies only enhance the intended whimsical nature.
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It's what most people produce when drawing a bike from memory. I'm a little surprised no one has referred to these yet.
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Originally Posted by non-fixie View Post
It's what most people produce when drawing a bike from memory. I'm a little surprised no one has referred to these yet.
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this one is subtle hint stay








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