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Jupiter 11/24 first time sketching!

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#1 frito

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Posted 25 November 2012 - 01:50 PM

let me start by saying i'm no artist, i'm rather terrible at drawing actually. the scale is not quite right on this one and i know it but i wanted to give it a go anyhow!

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#2 Dean Norris

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Posted 25 November 2012 - 02:15 PM

Frito,

Thanks a great first sketch of Jupiter. I see you recorded the turbulence following the GRS. The hollow of the GRS, the STB belt following the GRS, a festoon base on the NEBs border and the NTB belt along with the north and south polar regions. Not bad for just starting off!!

Good luck with your future observations and sketching of Jupiter.

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Posted 25 November 2012 - 03:55 PM

Excellent first sketch, Frito! As Dean noted you have recorded quite a bit of information. Keep it up. I'm looking forward to more of your observations. :cool:

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Posted 25 November 2012 - 04:05 PM

thanks guys. i need to get a clip board and a pencil sharpener. it was kind of a spur of the moment thing i did last night and it turned out better than i thought it would.

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Posted 25 November 2012 - 04:12 PM

Very good first go, you managed to record quite a bit of detail.

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Posted 25 November 2012 - 06:50 PM

frito,

I agree--you did an fine job first time sketching. Glad you went with your impulse. Keep it up--you'll see more and more and get better and better at recording it. :)

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Posted 25 November 2012 - 07:09 PM

Well done! :waytogo:

My first sketch wasn't much better, but we all have to start somewhere. The more you sketch the better you get, and as an added bonus you'll start observing much more planetary detail. Besides, it's not about art, it's about recording what you observe.

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Posted 25 November 2012 - 10:10 PM

Frito, I agree with everyone above. It's a great sketch, looks like you had a great view of Jupiter. The quality of the sketch is nice, but the viewing is what's important. (Sometimes I forget that, but it always comes back to exactly that.) Sketching does take some practice, but so does observing Jupiter. Hang with them - both.

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Posted 25 November 2012 - 10:32 PM

Frito.

I sincerly think you have some talent in sketching. You have captured lot of details in your nice first sketch. Please continue, I'm sure with time you'll get much better. Now find a better way to scan your sketch to get more light and contrast making your sketch more appealing. Looking for more sketches from you. Congratulation.

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Posted 25 November 2012 - 10:51 PM

Frito,

Very nice sketch. That's the way I saw it last.

Frank :)

#11 frito

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Posted 26 November 2012 - 11:15 AM

thanks everyone. i'll likely continue this for a bit esp as the full moon is almost here and that makes looking at most other objects less rewarding :)

next up a clip board and yeah i can scan them at work but have no scanner at home. i took a photo with my cell of it in the pic above.

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Posted 26 November 2012 - 02:19 PM

Dwayne,

Very good 1st sketch of Jupiter :).

CS,KLU,

:thanx:,

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#13 JimPie

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Posted 27 November 2012 - 11:51 AM

Dwayne,
You captured some nice details.Keep the sketches coming.

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Posted 29 November 2012 - 09:15 PM

Excellent!!!

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