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#1 DeWynter

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Posted 12 January 2019 - 02:03 AM

I tried sketching Jupiter and Venus this morning. Haven't tried that before at all. Critique is welcome, but please be gentle - my first time. :)

 

Used pencil on white paper. Inverted and adjusted in Photoshop.

 

I do know about a few issue:

  • Jupiter bands and not parallel
  • Jupiter edges are not perfectly round.
  • No glow on Jupiter - I tried to add it in the same way as for Venus, but for some reason I got ugly banding.
  • EP background is not adjusted for the light - it's only one hour before sunrise so it was much brighter.

Any other issues?

 

 

20190112_Jupiter.jpg

 

20190112_Venus.jpg

 

Regards,

Ilya

 


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Posted 12 January 2019 - 03:55 AM

Hahaha Ilya,
I am delight with your very first sketches!
They are wonderfull
Thanks for sharing
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Posted 12 January 2019 - 04:43 AM

Ilya

 

I like the dramatic result very much.  I would like to do something along those lines, too.

How did you get the image of the black-on-white sketch into digital form?

 

The addition of the color of V2106 adds a nice touch. Years from now, you will remember the beautiful scenario when you review the sketches.   Did you re-create the hue from memory or some other aid?

 

I think that sketching helps us to see more of what is before us in the eyepiece. 

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Posted 12 January 2019 - 05:27 AM

Ilya

 

I like the dramatic result very much.  I would like to do something along those lines, too.

How did you get the image of the black-on-white sketch into digital form?

 

The addition of the color of V2106 adds a nice touch. Years from now, you will remember the beautiful scenario when you review the sketches.   Did you re-create the hue from memory or some other aid?

 

I think that sketching helps us to see more of what is before us in the eyepiece. 

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Thanks a lot!

 

For the digitazing I used the technique described here. Very nice and useful set of sketching tutorials.

 

For the V2106 I recorded the name of the object during the observation and then got info on it - orange-red star. Then I tried to get orange-red colour from the palette.


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Posted 12 January 2019 - 05:44 AM

Thank you for the link. It explains very well.

 

Looking forward to more of your sketches.

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Posted 12 January 2019 - 07:39 AM

Thanks for sharing; I like your renditions a lot! They "feel real." And encouraging me to get back into sketching.    Tom


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#7 Robert Zebahl

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Posted 12 January 2019 - 08:01 AM

Very nice sketches, especially of Venus waytogo.gif


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Posted 12 January 2019 - 11:07 AM

Great first sketches, Ilya. Nicely done. Thank you for sharing. Clear skies. 


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Posted 12 January 2019 - 11:20 AM

Ilya,

 

Very nice Jupiter and Venus - (My very first sketching) smile.gif .

 

CS,KLU,

 

thanx.gif ,

 

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Posted 12 January 2019 - 02:58 PM

Fine (first) sketches! I hope to see much more in the future waytogo.gif 


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Posted 14 January 2019 - 01:26 AM

hi all,

Ilya:

good work ! Jupiter with "5" moons.
Please more.


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Posted 14 January 2019 - 04:43 AM

Hi Ilya

What a nice begining!

I prefer Venus, very artistic!  Did you try Venus during the day ? I don't know with your scope but usualy you can get some contrasts in the atmosphere.

A suggestion you can post your image here or look for other astronoms images:

http://alpo-j.asahik...c.jp/indexE.htm

Michel


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Posted 15 January 2019 - 05:36 PM

Hi Ilya

What a nice begining!

I prefer Venus, very artistic!  Did you try Venus during the day ? I don't know with your scope but usualy you can get some contrasts in the atmosphere.

A suggestion you can post your image here or look for other astronoms images:

http://alpo-j.asahik...c.jp/indexE.htm

Michel

Wow! What a great site! These guys are awesome! Thanks!

 

PS. I just realised by looking at your avatar I saw your sketches on internet before. They are fantastic!



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Posted 15 January 2019 - 06:30 PM

I agree with others, you rendered some striking first sketches. Whether you know it or not, you have embarked on a journey of discovery. Keep at it. 


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Posted 28 January 2019 - 06:40 PM

Seriously. Beautiful work!


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