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#1 TenthEnemy

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Posted 09 July 2009 - 09:41 AM

Here's a pastel sketch I did of last night's moon rising between a house and a tree in a cloudy sky.

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#2 kraterkid

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Posted 09 July 2009 - 10:56 AM

TenthEnemy,

This sketch is simply stunning! :bow: :bow: :bow: Very beautiful composition and the sense of the Moon's illumination is awesome! :waytogo:

#3 frank5817

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Posted 09 July 2009 - 12:10 PM

TenthEnemy,

Very well done. The black and white work perfectly here. This is a sketch with perfect composition. I can see why you were compelled to make this sketch. :cool: :rainbow: :bow:

Frank :)

#4 markseibold

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Posted 10 July 2009 - 01:18 AM

Tenth

Very impressionistic yet very real! :bow: :bow: :bow:
You could do illustrations for books. Did you say that you just started sketching recently? If so, this is a testament that there are great artists waiting to be discovered!

Keep up the good work!

Mark
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#5 rolandlinda3

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Posted 10 July 2009 - 04:23 PM

It made me smile....nice sketch.

#6 Shannon s

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Posted 10 July 2009 - 04:33 PM

I like it, Picasso-ish. If that were big enough I'd frame it and hang it on the wall. :jump:

#7 BobinKy

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Posted 10 July 2009 - 06:54 PM

This is good!

#8 Erix

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Posted 10 July 2009 - 07:35 PM

Very pretty sketch!

#9 CarlosEH

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Posted 10 July 2009 - 11:29 PM

TE,

An outstanding observation of the rising Moon in a thinly clouded sky. The observation has a very eerie feeling to it lent by the reflected lunar light off the clouds and the shadows of the home and tree. Thank you for sharing it with us all.

Carlos

#10 TenthEnemy

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Posted 11 July 2009 - 12:06 AM

What an overwhelmingly unexpected response :o, I can't think of anything to say to express my gratitude.

Mark, I started doing sketches in pencil in January last year. I began using pastels a few months ago, inspired by your amazing drawings.

#11 Special Ed

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Posted 11 July 2009 - 07:22 AM

Nice, mood-evoking sketch. Like Carlos, what caught my eye was how well you rendered the moonlight reflecting off the clouds. :)

#12 rodelaet

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Posted 14 July 2009 - 02:36 PM

TE,

Wow!! Great sketch!:jump:






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