Reference material
(A project in association with MADOC, Production Company for Exhibitions and Museums.)Madoc
The engine did not appear to be on the blueprint. The client underlined the importance of featuring the engine because of its characteristics. Based on some pictures provided by the client I made a pencil drawing.
Drawing the vector engine
The engine in open line mode prior to coloring.
Colored engine
The engine is an impressive piece of machinery. But since side views lack every perspective and depth I have to simulate some depth to emphasize the volume of the machine. To achieve this I use gradient colors and different kinds of blending modes.
Mercator Engine
Final detail view of the motor.