Fencing has been contested at every Summer Olympic Games since the birth of the modern Olympic movement at the 1896 Summer Olympics in Athens.
There are three forms of Olympic fencing:
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Drafting Fencing Block Using Electric Quilt
Select Block>New Block>Easy Draw Block.
Import the above image for tracing in the Tracing Image tab.
Drawing board set-up in the Easy Draw tab is:
Using the Line tool, divide block into major sections (see image below).
Add to Sketchbook.
Change snapping options to only Snap to Lines and Arcs of Drawing.
Trace each section. Add to Sketchbook after each section is drawn. Sometimes the lines will bend or shift a bit. If that happens just go back to the previous drawing in the Sketchbook and restart from that point.
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