Role Models – May 2023

19th May 2023

Following the last two newsletters on preparatory sketches for paintings and furniture, this one looks at shipbuilding. Naturally drawings for ships are immensely technical and have to be totally accurate. Before help from computer programmes, naval architects used templates and pre-drawn curves. We are lucky enough to have a draughtsman’s box full of such curves which belonged to
Wilson Chilton in 1820.

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