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Water Wheel



Leela is probably wondering how to start the water flowing.

Based on M.C. Eschers "Waterfall". www.mcescher.net/photo.php?idx… I just took it a bit further. Once I figured out how the illusion works, it just kept going.

The original is pencil, so I wanted to keep the same look but using markers. I limited myself to five greys.

A very different practice attempt: Water Wheel Pencil by kaspired
Image size
2519x3269px 1.97 MB
HP Scanjet dj_d02a
Date Taken
Aug 13, 2011, 6:15:18 PM
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For those of you who haven't figured it out, this is also based on the "Futurama" (TV SciFi cartoon) universe. Leela is a one-eyed pilot reminiscent of Ripley from the "Alien" series, pictured here looking away to the right. Bender is the robot with his hands on his hips.
Two of those columns look like... TOENAIL CLIPPERS?! I would love to see that made more obvious by including the half-moon shape at their bottoms, and including the lever+file.

The perspective is ever so slightly wonky, where the rectangular flange around the wall vents+fan appear to get further apart as they recede toward the center vanishing point
Good use of column shadows to make the thing feel 3D.