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Louisa Rautenbach

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on: May 10, 2015, 06:57:22 PM
Moeraki boulders done today.
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Reply #1 on: May 10, 2015, 07:19:15 PM
beautifull bolders,  they must have been robed by the see quite a bit they are so round.   :clap: :clap: :clap:


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Reply #2 on: May 10, 2015, 07:24:34 PM
Thanks Danielle, yes I suppose the rolling in the water make them so rounde, first time I ever saw something like this. Now I can also say I sketched a Moeraki boulder. heheheh. :hug:
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Reply #3 on: May 10, 2015, 07:26:36 PM
 O0


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Reply #4 on: May 10, 2015, 08:57:43 PM
well done Louisa :clap: :clap: :clap:
What you want to look out for is the contrast in each boulder. You need a contrast from the top right to bottom left to show they are round, especially in the front boulder O0


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Reply #5 on: May 10, 2015, 10:45:11 PM
Louisa,

I think you did quite well on these, especially since they are so out-of-the ordinary.

Yes, they are strange looking.  Reminds me of the backs of turtles in the shape of ladybugs.

I want to see more of these and find out why they have that shape.

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Reply #6 on: May 11, 2015, 02:19:05 AM
Wow Nolan, that is awsome, I think i wiil have to do that one.  Such neat rock, i have sean roundish but that round and smooth , never.  The sea must be very rough there to form these rocks.     :yippee:


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Reply #7 on: May 11, 2015, 06:20:13 AM
Fantastic work Louisa and Nolan it looks like the bar is set high for this one.  Ray
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Reply #8 on: May 11, 2015, 09:49:20 AM
Nolan I will re-do the whole sketch, it is beautiful and different and I want to do it perfect, just like yours. Mea and Roy thank you so much for commenting. :hug: :hug: :hug:
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Reply #9 on: May 11, 2015, 02:39:46 PM
Here is my try for the Moeraki boulders which was more difficult than it looked.  Thanks for an interesting class again Nolan.  I have a new operating system and I can't edit my photos properly. This picture came out awfully dark. Comments and critiques are always most welcome.  Thank you,  Patricia






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Reply #10 on: May 11, 2015, 02:59:24 PM
Patricia,

You, too, have done well on these curious oddities of nature.  Your posted picture does not appear too dark on my screen.

I did look them up - fascinating.  Lots of images of them on the Internet.

I must add these to my to-do list.

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Reply #11 on: May 11, 2015, 08:58:26 PM
Beautiful job Patricia :yippee: :yippee: :yippee:
You can still make the puddle of water darker to differentiate it from the sand O0


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Reply #12 on: May 11, 2015, 09:41:37 PM
 :thankyou: :thankyou:  Mea and Nolan for your lovely comments.  Yes, Mea, like always, I would recommend doing this lesson for it is not as easy as one would think.  I used printer paper which I think is a mistake and my next pencil lesson will be done on something more smooth with less tooth.


Thank you Nolan, I will darken the puddle of water but I am always nervous of going too dark. I do however realise that to differentiate or have a contrast, one has to have the dark in order to see the light. Hope I have phrased that right but I do understand.   


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Reply #13 on: May 11, 2015, 11:53:15 PM
Great drawing Patricia.   Are they not unusal these bolders!!!   :yippee:


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Reply #14 on: May 12, 2015, 09:29:30 AM
Lovely work on the boulders Patricia and you have got the waves to a tee well done  :clap: :clap: :clap:   Ray
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