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Vehicle Concepts for Shadowless

These are concept drawings for an ongoing (if somewhat on hiatus) Comic Book project about a fictional WW1 style conflict between a turn-of-the century French Empire and British Imperial Federation, as seen through the eyes of the main character, a Joan of Arc expy. Slightly steampunk.

In this episode, mechanical design, 2011-17.

A reference drawing of French submarine Gustave Zédé and canal boat Belle Lurette.

A reference drawing of French submarine Gustave Zédé and canal boat Belle Lurette.

British Armoured Train design for Shadowless, based on real life armoured trains operated by the RNAS (Royal Naval Air Service, the air arm of the Royal Navy) in Belgium during the early part of WW1.

British Armoured Train design for Shadowless, based on real life armoured trains operated by the RNAS (Royal Naval Air Service, the air arm of the Royal Navy) in Belgium during the early part of WW1.

Concept art for French flying destroyers, based around the hydrofoil designs of Italian engineer Enrico Forlanini, who experimented with hydrofoils around 1898 in real life. Seen here in peacetime and two types of wartime painting schemes.

Concept art for French flying destroyers, based around the hydrofoil designs of Italian engineer Enrico Forlanini, who experimented with hydrofoils around 1898 in real life. Seen here in peacetime and two types of wartime painting schemes.

British flying destroyer concepts, based on actual hydrofoil experiments by John Thornycroft around 1899-1901. Peacetime and wartime liveries.

British flying destroyer concepts, based on actual hydrofoil experiments by John Thornycroft around 1899-1901. Peacetime and wartime liveries.

A fictional timeline of French tank usage for Shadowless, using some real-world tanks.

A fictional timeline of French tank usage for Shadowless, using some real-world tanks.

Tanks used by the British Imperial Federation during the Great War against the Second French Empire, 1899 to 1907. Also mix of fictional and real-world designs.

Tanks used by the British Imperial Federation during the Great War against the Second French Empire, 1899 to 1907. Also mix of fictional and real-world designs.