Next up in the tutorials for improv pieced vehicles, as found in this quilt, the front end loader.
Obviously, these vehicles are very stylized. What's most important to me when I make something like this is how the block reads. Is this vehicle realistic? No. Does it read as a piece of construction equipment? Yup - at least to my four year old! That's what I'm going for. I just try to reduce a vehicle down to its most basic shapes. You could use this technique to make a quilt block representing anything.Front End Loader Tutorial