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#1 cpl43uk

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Posted 16 March 2013 - 11:13 AM

OK despite the view in my 10x50 bins not being exactly "stunning" I nevertheless decided to record the observation via a sketch. At least it's now in the file!
I hope ISON will be better!

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Posted 16 March 2013 - 12:45 PM

Chris,

Nice sketch of Comet PanSTARRS :).

CS,KLU,

:thanx:,

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Posted 16 March 2013 - 03:07 PM

Absolutely beautiful sketch, Chris! I just love the colours and the cloud you added. Very lifelike!

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Posted 16 March 2013 - 06:44 PM

Thanks guys..

Peter - what a wonderful website and gallery you have. Really inspiring drawings!!

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Posted 16 March 2013 - 07:46 PM

Chris,

Your sketch is pretty impressive. It will climb a bit higher and if it doesn't lose too much brightness. It will begin to look better.

Frank :)

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Posted 16 March 2013 - 08:11 PM

I love how real this sketch looks! Quite nice.

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Posted 16 March 2013 - 11:25 PM

Hi Chris.
If you feel that the comet is not so impressive, it's not the case for your sketch ! I like it a lot. What kind of technique do you use ? Mainly for the sky, is that watercolor or anything else?
Michel

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Posted 17 March 2013 - 01:14 AM

Dear Chis, thank you for that very realistic sketch. It gives a good Impression what you can expect from PanStarrs.

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Posted 17 March 2013 - 05:40 AM

Maybe this comet is not that impressive, but your sketch is so great. Looks like a photo.

Andre.

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Posted 17 March 2013 - 01:25 PM

Fine color sketch!

the view in my 10x50 bins not being exactly "stunning"

Still it is a fine comet. Could you imagine this comet high in a dark nightsky? I guess it would be :jawdrop:

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Posted 17 March 2013 - 06:41 PM

Michel - This is a digital sketch taken from a scan of my field sketch and tweaked with Photoshop CS4. I find that the most important thing for me is to take good notes on colour composiion and then get back to the PC as quickly as possible!

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Posted 01 April 2013 - 09:23 AM

Chris.

I really like the one you have submitted for the contest. A very beautiful sketch of the comet and extremely realistic representation of what I have seen in my scope.

Andre.






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