Ladd Observatory watercolor class notes

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Observatory sketch, watercolor class demo.dp2466_midline_curves copy.jpg

We began by finding the proportions of the structure (green box) and a plumb line (blue).  From there we found curves that described the form from our perspective (red).  We built an armature with that information and fit the details onto it.

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Above I have desaturated the image and increased the contrast to show the value structure underlying the color.

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Color swatches

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