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Line Work Train
« on: May 01, 2021, 05:43:25 PM »
I was looking for a quick Train, mine are usually are too involved.
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Re: Line Work Train
« Reply #1 on: May 01, 2021, 05:57:38 PM »
It sometimes takes a few goes for me to start getting somewhere with a design.
Thing is if you don't start you cant progress and get somewhere.

Now last night I preferred the Yellow train against the Red, the Yellow might be OK with an extra front section added.
In case you are wondering about the Yellow smoke its because I'm very low on 160 White at the moment.
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Re: Line Work Train
« Reply #2 on: May 01, 2021, 05:59:58 PM »
So it was the Red train that I progressed with and made a couple of variations this morning.
I'd gone off the Yellow one but will add a front section to see what it looks like.

The Train would need a better face drawn than the one I have done, but you get the idea hopefully.
This train is three balloons and a White scrap.
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Re: Line Work Train
« Reply #3 on: May 02, 2021, 02:48:45 PM »
I added the extra section to the front of the Yellow train and it then turns into more or less the same design as the Red train.
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Re: Line Work Train
« Reply #4 on: May 04, 2021, 09:57:08 AM »
I had another idea so started off again.
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Re: Line Work Train
« Reply #5 on: May 04, 2021, 01:50:07 PM »
And the next version, I have another idea I'd like to try as well from this.
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Re: Line Work Train
« Reply #6 on: May 04, 2021, 06:18:19 PM »
I then refreshed my memory on a Train design I made back in Dec/Jan time.
This is the link to how it came about, https://www.balloonchat.co.uk/balloon-chit-chat/train-11786/

I wanted to refresh my memory as I will be running a Zoom workshop on the design on the 1st June,
details here if anyone would like to book, https://www.balloonartwholesale.co.uk/balloons/care-share-days/

One is made from 260's and the other 350's, its hard to tell the difference?
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Re: Line Work Train
« Reply #7 on: May 05, 2021, 09:00:50 AM »
Here they are together for size comparison.
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Re: Line Work Train
« Reply #8 on: May 06, 2021, 10:03:48 AM »
I then made a track for the Train.
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Re: Line Work Train
« Reply #9 on: May 06, 2021, 01:56:28 PM »
Changing the side pinch twist to Red so the Red stripe flows along the side and then Black for the front of the Train.

I also added a 160 Pale Blue to the 350 version so the body and top section had a smoother look.
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Re: Line Work Train
« Reply #10 on: May 07, 2021, 09:30:19 AM »
This will be like spot the difference as I was just tweaking the design slightly.
I have set up a zoom balloon workshop if anyone would like to book on and learn this design?

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Re: Line Work Train
« Reply #11 on: May 08, 2021, 11:40:23 AM »
I then went back to the Gold Chrome design and tried a variation on that.
The cab is possibly too big?
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