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Thank you, Chris! I wonder how Wilson trained himself to memorize colors
and, thus, have perfect color recall.

Do any of you have techniques for color recall? If so, do you use other
colors as landmarks? (Cyan with a touch of cobalt)

Best,
Gretchen



Gretchen Halpert
Illustrator/educator
Scientific Illustration Distance Program
www.gretchenhalpert-distanceprogram.com
www.gretchenhalpert.com






On Thu, Aug 24, 2017 at 12:30 PM, Watts, Juliette -FS <[log in to unmask]>
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> Thank you Chris. Very interesting story.
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> *Subject:* [SCIART] Brown tree creeper painting found in Antarctica
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> Hi Sci-arters,
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> This story came to light for me in one of my archaeology magazines--about
> Edward Wilson, an English doctor, artist and a member of Scott's 1911
> Antarctic Expedition, who brought with him a lovely watercolor of a brown
> creeper which he had painted in 1899. Wilson perished along with the other
> members of the expedition in 1912.  The painting was recently found in
> Scott's hut and is being conserved.  What a fascinating story--the painting
> has lain frozen in Antarctica for 118 years!
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> https://www.nzgeo.com/stories/edward-wilsons-bird/
> https://www.nzaht.org/pages/118-year-old-painting-found-in-antarctica
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> *Chris Gralapp*, MA, CMI, FAMI
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> Medical/Scientific Illustration
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