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Colour analysis of Manchu Robe

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Colour / Part one - Project 2

Just needed to see what my Pantone app would make of the beautiful robe from China as mentioned in the last blogpost. – Wild Orchid, 16-2120 TCX – Sweet Corn, 11-0106 TPG – Delphinium Blue, 16-4519 TPG – Desert Mist, 14-1127 TCX – Quail, 17-1505 TCX A triadic harmony between Wild Orchid, Delphinium Blue and Desert Mist? —– This scarf is also within this colour palette, sorry about the light; A slightly different composition in […]

Mark-making inspired by shawl

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Part one - Project 2

A closer look at the shawl has inspired the following sketches; Materials used Japan paper in off-white, 60 x 42 cm Markers of various colours and sizes Hard pastels in various nuances of neutral Derwent Graphitint and water Thick cardboard Aim To get an initial feeling of the shawls texture and structure. Process A hard pastel sketch of a corner of the shawl – looked at the triangle shape and the tassels. I tried to […]

The shawl – initial mark making

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Part one - Project 2

Canson recycled paper, thick markers for meetings of lines and Polychromos coloured pencils to try to work with the texture between the lines – work with the paper texture and the idea of opacity. And a little detail – various pressure of the pencil, moving the paper around and looking at light and shadow. And magic – this flower fits perfectly in with colour and largesse…