My graphite pencil sketch of a Clipper Ship at top speed – 10683 views on 02/01/2014
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Based on the Cutty Sark, the last of the great tea clippers.
Cutty Sark has travelled across the world, sailing under both the Red Ensign and the Portuguese flag, visiting every major port in the world through the course of her working life. In admiration of her beauty and in recognition of her fame, she was preserved for the nation by Captain Wilfred Dowman in 1922.
Since then, the old clipper has been berthed in Falmouth and Greenhithe, finally arriving at her current resting place in Greenwich in 1954.
A Clipper Ship Racing the Sun
My sketch in colour