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Streamline Bodies in the Skies

November 13, 2013

It’s always a challenge to sketch an aircraft. You may think it’s an easy exercise.

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An aircraft fuselage is a streamline edifice that is graceful and proportionally beautiful. This may give you false hope that your sketching attempt would be straightforward and simple, but that is far from the truth.

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Great iconic artists of the past identified similar gracefulness and proportional beauty in the female nude figure; the ingenuity of nature. Aircraft design today is a manifestation of engineering wizardry and technological ingenuity: Streamline bodies in the skies.

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HK Internatonal Airport 2

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