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Mars, Jupiter and a crescent moon for breakfast...

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#1 JeanB

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Posted 30 October 2013 - 12:04 PM

Hi all,

On October 29th (5:30 in the crisp morning) Mars and Jupiter could be seen in company of a nice crescent moon. I decided to sketch the scenery, with a graphite pencil and then with pastel and gel pen.

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#2 JeanB

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Posted 30 October 2013 - 12:05 PM

Here's the graphite sketch...

Jean

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Posted 30 October 2013 - 12:44 PM

Jean,

Nice sketch of Mars, Jupiter & Crescent Moon :).

CS,KLU,

:thanx:,

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Posted 30 October 2013 - 01:06 PM

Jean,
A very lovely drawing. A work of Art!

Ken

#5 Paul G. Abel

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Posted 31 October 2013 - 09:23 AM

That's really rather lovely.

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Posted 31 October 2013 - 10:16 AM

Jean,

Very impressive and quite beautiful.
Who needs a scope to enjoy the night sky?

Frank :)

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Posted 31 October 2013 - 10:20 AM

Jean, that's really beautiful!

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Posted 31 October 2013 - 11:10 AM

Jean, this illustration is striking! Absolutely amazing control of colors!

#9 Tamas Bognar

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Posted 31 October 2013 - 05:03 PM

wow... Excelent sketch !

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Posted 31 October 2013 - 06:14 PM

Jean.

Great art my friend. Excellent job as usual. You master your art very well.

Andre.

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Posted 01 November 2013 - 04:34 AM

Very beautiful sketch.

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#12 JeanB

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Posted 02 November 2013 - 11:34 AM

Thank you all!

Jean

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Posted 02 November 2013 - 08:14 PM

Excellent display of blue colour gradient! Looks as good as some works I have seen in museums!

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Posted 03 November 2013 - 01:42 AM

Wow! That's all I have to say!

#15 Jef De Wit

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Posted 04 November 2013 - 01:22 PM

Congratulations with your ASOD! Naked eye sketches... I love it, and this one is no exception.

#16 JeanB

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Posted 05 November 2013 - 08:04 PM

Thank you guys! Considering that the sky of Montreal is heavily light-polluted I was rather pleased to see some nice stars with Jupiter and Mars. It was fun to sketch and even more pleasant to read you kind words!

Jean

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Posted 13 November 2013 - 01:25 PM

Beautiful work Jean! :jump:

Best,

Eric






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