|click to enlarge | Illustration by Mark D. Ruffner, 1973|
I stained balsa wood blue and inset it into an illustration board, then drew around the sunken "implant" with colored pencils. Today, of course, I'd do it in half the time digitally.
Conestoga Wagons were made by the Pennsylvania Dutch in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. Because the Pennsylvania Dutch cartwrights traditionally painted their wagons blue, and the Pennsylvania Dutch wheelwrights traditionally painted their wheels red, the Conestoga wagon is almost always seen in this color combination.
|Illustration by Robert Layport, 1973|
|Illustration by Paul Rendel or John Banks, 1973|
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|click to enlarge | Scott Paper Company|