Last night, I spent about 4 hours coming up with this drawing.
Drawing is always a nice way to pass the time during my break from classes. I hope you guys like it!
I just want to climb in and go for a long drive!
Great talent Ryan. My problem was I did my drawing during classes..... but not nearly as nice as yours!
Hi From Iowa!Great Job - That has been one of my Favorite Cars since growing up in the 50s and studying every Old Car book I could lay my hands on!!! Thanks For Sharing!
I hope you'll forgive me, but I had to make one small change:
Very nice by the way!
That's beautiful, Ryan!
That is delightful Ryan. Mercer is one of my favorites. What did you work from?
P.S. It reminded me of one I did in the summer of 1968 between classes. Have fun with the talent. It should give you a lot of pleasure.
Very nice sketching. Looks a lot like the Ideal model of the Mercer Raceabout I put together years ago. I'll try to get a picture of it. Too hard to find a real Mercer.
Mark, that video is the one that got me hooked on these early speedsters.
No problem Jerry! In fact, I did leave out a few things from the undercarriage like the differential and drive to the wheels.
Richard, I used a side view photo of the one from the former Henry Austin Clark Jr. Collection. I used a caliper to measure things such as wheels, fenders and running board. I used a front photo to better gauge the hood height relative to the fenders, and just worked from there. I considered actually scaling it to a standard model size, but I took the "fast" way and just scaled the photo on the computer to a useable size to cut out the time needed to convert my measurements.
Looks great Ryan — perhaps you're thinking of adding the speedster body style to your Model T shopping criteria list...
I have seen pictures of that car. It is a great one. I'm glad you are having fun with that. Keep up the good work.
Well Ryan, I just had to add a touch of Model T to it.
Yeah, Jerry V O, I saw that pan profile and LAUGHED!